BEER OF THE WEEK
Trou du Diable La Buteuse
at 10%, this light amber beer, from Shawinigan, Quebec was voted in 2013 as World's Best Style Begian Tripel
Rich Christmas cake and marmalade aromas with honey and candy sweetness. Slight peppery. Very entertaining on the palate.
MikesCraftBeer.com comes up with a wonderful descrption
"From Shawinigan, Quebec’s Le Trou du Diable comes their “La Buteuse” a Belgian Triple. The beer pours an amber colour with a creamy champagne like white head. The aroma consists of fruits, spices, sugar and sweet malts. The flavour is of fruits, spices, yeast, hops bitterness, citrus rind, sugar, honey and an alcohol warmth. The alcohol content comes in at 10% with an IBU of 30. This is a great Belgian Triple and I will be buying it again in the future.
Commercial Description (Translated from French): Amber beer topped with a rich lather. Her dress full of fine champagne bubbles leads with her perfumes sugar and exotic spices. The whole is supported by the warmth of the alcohol and its intoxicating scent.
Food Pairing according to O’hare’s Beer Club notes are as follows: Honey glazed ham, shellfish, Thai Dishes"