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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: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
bottle at The Danish Invasion tasting ...light hazy amber ... soft sweet malt roast ...sweet fruit nose .. juicy apricot fruits ... very sweet .. orangy .. some of that creamy malts ...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2239) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
Bottle at craig’s. Light amber colour. Light aroma, alcohol, some dried fruits, yeast spiciness. Similar taste, some caramel, little spiciness, slightly yeasty. Slight sweetness and a clean finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9429) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 15, 2012
from Mondial de la Bière 2011, Strasbourg cloudy copper-orange beer with no foam left; aroma of corn, caramel and prune; full-bodied and pretty sweet, thick and sticky; low bitterness and some residual sugars; aftertaste of ripe fruits and brown sugars with notes of warming alcohol

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2012

Bottle 341ml.

ABV: 11.0%. Clear medium orange colour with a small, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, apricot, rubber - smoke notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, dark citrus - orange, rubber notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120324]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (8183) - , 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 (1740) - 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 (14380) - 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 (13802) - 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 (777) - 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 (1175) - 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)


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