SHAWINIGAN, QC – Microbrasserie Le Trou Du Diable has announced details of three beers that are being released this month in very limited quantities.
Released this past Saturday July 16th was the third annual edition of Le Coq, a 7.5% abv rye saison aged in Cabernet, Syrah and Banyuls wine barrels for 12 to 24 months, with the blend then aged for an additional month on 450 pounds of sour cherries before being bottled.
Coming on Saturday July 23rd will be Lord Barlow is a 9.5% abv British-style ale aged for four months in red wine barrels. It’s named in honour of Alex Barlow, a UK-based master brewer, author and beer educator.
Finally, Saturday July 30th will see the release of Aldred, a 5.5% abv American-style saison blended with apple and grape juices, and aged for four months in red wine barrels with Brettanomyces. The name pays tribute to John Edward Aldred, co-founder the Shawinigan Water & Power Company, one of the companies that contributed to the rapid growth of Shawinigan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
All three beers will be available exclusively at the Trou Du Diable retail and bar locations in Shawinigan, and at select festivals and beer events through the rest of the summer.