INSEPT1ON Saison – Torque Brewing


From Torque Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba comes their “INSEPT1ON Saison” a beer aged in French Oak red wine barrels.  The beer pours a yellow colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of saison yeast, spices, oak, citrus and some wine in the finish.  The flavour is of wine, oak, yeast, pepper, bready malt, lemon and generic citrus with a mild bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 6%.  I really enjoyed this wine barrel aged saison and I hope they do more beers like this in the future.

Commercial Description:  Aged 6 months in French oak red wine barrels, this bottle conditioned Saison is both refreshing and light with hints of oak and vanilla.

 

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Bumper Shine Winter Warmer – Torque Brewing


From Torque Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba comes their “Bumper Shine Winter Warmer”.  The beer pours a very deep ruby red colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of caramel, toffee, brown sugar, cinnamon and sweetness.  The flavour is of cinnamon, toffee, caramel, brown sugar, earth, butterscotch and a sweet finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 8.5% with an IBU of 45.  I like this style of beer as its got lots of flavour and the alcohol warms you up.  This is a good representation of the style.

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Witching Hour Dark Pumpkin – Torque Brewing


From Torque Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba comes their “Witching Hour Dark Pumpkin”.  The beer pours an opaque black colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of pimpkin, cinnamon, allspice, mild roasted malts and some residual sweetness.  The flavour is of roasted malts, pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, earth, caramel, toffee and some bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.5% with an IBU of 30.  With so many pumpkin beers being overrated this one stands out in the pack.

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The Witty Belgian – Torque Brewing


From Torque Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba comes their “The Witty Belgian”.  The Belgian Wit pours a golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus, wheat, yeast, spices and a hint of banana.  The flavour is of banana, citrus, wheat, yeast and some spices.  The alcohol content comes in at 4.7%.  While this wheat beer is tasty it is also confused.  A Belgian Wit should not have banana flavour while a Hefeweizen would.

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Red Line Red IPA – Torque Brewing


From Torque Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba comes their “Red Line Red IPA”.  The beer pours a deep reddish colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of caramel fruity mild roast and floral hops.  The flavour is of caramel, toasted malts, citrus, grapefruit, pine, some resin and  bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.5%.  Torque Brewing in Winnipeg has started out pretty strong so far and this beer is just anouther example of this.

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