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La Buteuse Special

La Buteuse Special

This exceptional beer, fermented with three different types of yeast, was aged for six months in oak barrels, which were previously used in the making of apple brandy. Its nose features notes of vanilla, spices, roasted grains and barnyard. Its palate delivers intertwined flavours of burnt caramel, peach and fresh tobacco, as well as a soft effervescence delivered by fine champagne-like bubbles.

Triple aged in Calvados barrels
Aging time
8 mois
750 ML
Barrel type
Brandy de pommes (Calvados)
Golden, orange highlights, lightly veiled
Vanilla, fresh tobacco and leather
Burned caramel and peach
Warm and smooth
Food pairings
Blue cheeses, gorgonzola and torchon-style foie gras
Operating temperature
4 to 6 celcius
Belgian + Wild Yeasts
Creation date
25 January 2009

2017 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) Design, Canada Winner

2015 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) Gold Medal – Canada – Belgian Style Tripel

2014 Canadian Brewing Awards (Canada) Silver Medal – Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer

2014 Mondial de la Bière Europe (France) Gold Medal- MBière Pierre Celis

2014 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) The Americas Bronze Belgian Style Tripel

2013 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) World’s Best Belgian Style Tripel

2012 Canadian Brewing Awards (Canada) Silver Medal, Belgium Style Strong Speciality Ale

2012 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) The Americas Best Belgian Style Tripel Pale Ale

2011 Canadian Brewing Awards (Canada) Gold Medal, Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer

2011 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) World’s Best Flavoured Pale Ale

2010 Best Beers of Canada (Top50), prix des internautes

2010 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) The Americas Best Strong / Extra Special Pale Ale

2009 Mondial de la Bière de Montréal (Canada) Gold Medal, Concours MBière

Did you know that

Some of our apple brandy barrels come from the cider mill Michel Jodoin, in Rougemont. A lot of people can hardly believe this beer has a 10% alcohol content. The fine balance hides behind surprisingly light flavours for a Tripel Belgian beer. Don’t give into the temptation (not too much anyway)!

Dominus est, quod bonum est in oculis suisfaciat”

Father Buteux
Who it is for

If your heart needs to be warmed, you won’t be able to resist this one of a kind beer. It is above all intended for specialists and strong beer lovers. It is meant for special occasions, tasting and to perfectly accompany a good meal. Whether you’re taking a swig for the first time or going for seconds or thirds, it will always offer you more satisfaction than a nice bottle of wine. Open it and get a taste of the legend…