Dulcis Succubus – Le Trou du Diable

From Shawinigan, Quebec’s Le Trou du Diable comes their “Dulcis Succubus” a saison aged in noble rot wine barrels with brettanomyces added.  This saison brett pours an Orangey/amber colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of yeast, funk, fruits, grapes, sweetness and an earthy finish.  The flavour is of malts, yeast, citrus rind, grapes, pineapple, brett funk, pepper, sourness and some honey.  The alcohol content comes in at 7%

Commercial Description:  Six months of maturation in oak barrels from white wine Californian botrytised gives this beer a complex nose resembling flower honey, vanilla, Apricot and leather by the addition of yeast.  Translated from the latin, Dulcis Succubus means “sweet succubus. A succubus is a demoness in the charming appearance of woman taking advantage of sleep to seduce and die for men.  (English Translation from French)


2 comments on “Dulcis Succubus – Le Trou du Diable

  1. beerscout says:

    This stuff is mindblowingly good! I bought four bottles despite the rather prohibitive cost. I plan to drink one today, along with a 2013 Abyss!

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