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Brewed by À l’Abri de la Tempête
Style: Barley Wine
L’Étang du Nord, Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Canada
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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspiré de ce rocher en perdition au large des Îles, Corps Mort est un vin d’orge salin et robuste. Brassé à partir de grains fumés, ayant frayé avec le hareng du «Fumoir d’Antan», il offre une alliance de saveurs riches et sauvages ayant un fort potentiel de vieillissement.
2010 vintage 11.0% abv **Peut contenir des traces de hareng boucané!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours reddish orange with off white head. Nose of caramel, smoked malt, rye, tea, bandaid and barley. Tasted is same without the bandaid. Lots of smoked malts. Body on the lighter side of medium.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1580) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 29, 2012
Bottle 341ml. Pours hazy orange, with almost no head (whitish). Aroma is of malt, salt, caramel. Taste is of malt, sweetness, salt, slight caramel. Bitter finish, Well balanced, full bodied. Very drinkable for a barley wine. I would recommend.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2012
Courtesy of MartinT, bottled 2010, 11% ABV
Hazy orange-amber color, small creamy head. Mild aroma, light smoke character, malt, also light sourness. It has a slim body, malt flavor, quite high alcohol perception, high salty and marine presence, and some astringent character in the end.
Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle @ Miss January / AA Meeting Afterparty Tasting, March 2012. Pours cloudy orange with a small off white head. Fruity nose and flavor. Slightly alcoholic. A bit of spices. A bit of warmth. Full bodied. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarnotingPete (740) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2012
Winter warmer 2012. Bière couleur de miel, limpide et coiffée d’un beau col couleur crème traçant une large dentelle au verre. Des arômes de caramel, de fleurs et d’alcool. Amertume soutenue et bien agencée aux arômes. Bière veloutée, mais de corps très solide. Douce effervescence, elle se termine sur une interminable fin amère et aromatique.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlainG (1035) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 25, 2012
Liquide ambré légèrement voilé ayant une tête onctueuse se dissipant lentement. Des arômes fruités, sucrés, boisée et fumés en émanent, qui réussissent à combiner les parfums bucoliques du printemps, de l’été et de l’automne. Goût riche où se mélangent des saveurs sucrées et d’herbes salines. L’alcool réussi à se faire discret. (Embouteillée en nov. 2010) (168-170212)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (2828) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 23, 2012
Sample, 4 ounces, from bottle, at the Bières des neiges et vins d’hiver, savoured on February 18 2012; eye: amber, lightly hazy, no effervescence, tiny ring of white head; nose: burnt toffee, smoke, malt, light scotch, light peat, light alcohol; mouth: burnt toffee, smoke, malt, light scotch, light peat, light alcohol, finale in burnt toffee with presence of alcohol, full body, below-average carbonation, mildly sweet, lightly alcoholic texture; overall: quite fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, 4 onces, en bouteille, lors du Bières des neiges et vins d’hiver, savourée le 18 février 2012; œil : ambrée, légèrement voilée, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse blanc; nez : toffee brûlé, fumé, malt, léger scotch, léger tourbe, léger alcool; bouche : toffee brûlé, fumé, malt, léger scotch, léger tourbe, léger alcool, finale en toffee brûlé avec présence d’alcool, corsée, carbonatation sous la moyenne, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement alcoolique; en résumé : bien bon

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (2630) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2012
Orange brown colour, small off-white head. Aroma of wort, sweet malts, orange peels, light smoky iodine aroma, sea aroma’s are very prominent, bit reminding of Talisker and Oban. Light pine resin. Flavour sweet malty, light madeira, salt, ash, light bitter hops, very complex. Rather sweet finish, lingering sea tones. Good balance, interesting salty tones, really nice!
(From 341mL bottle @ RBBWG 2011, Antwerpen. Thanks for sharing, Antoine & Nicolas!)

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (3313) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 29, 2012
341 ml. bottle sampled @ RBWG 2012 – thx to Antoine & Nicholas – clear orange with a small white head – sweet malts, oranges & marmalade, slight bitter touch with some pine hops & salty (nice, always been interested in a salty beer) – marmalade & oranges, toffee, pine hops, salt, sweet malts, flowers, slight funky smoke, slight citrus, slightly bitter aftertaste, medium body & carb. very interesting & lovely

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4069) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2012
14/I/2012 341ml bottle @ RBBWG 2012 - bottled: IX/2011 (2012-47) Thanks to Antoine & Nicholas for bringing the bottle!

Clear light orange beer, no head. Aroma: sweet malts, little saline, spices, some milk chocolate, bit flowery. MF: ok carbon, full body. Taste: smoky start, very malty, peppery, salty touch, sweet alcohol. Aftertaste: more pepper, some citrus, bitter hops, bit cheesy, bready finish.


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