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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: 124   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!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34741) - 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]

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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - 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 ...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 3, 2010
341ml bottle, shared. Crystal clear body with minimal white head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, orange, some alcohol, grape. Taste is sweet, caramel, some plum/raisin, light vinous. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11016) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2010
Bottle courtesy of Lenny at the DC local tasting. Dark copper color. Aroma of licorice. Taste has malt, caramel, and a slightly bitter finish. Pretty unremarkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010

Date: March 11, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: clear dark amber, wispy beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet caramel aroma, touch of fruityness, light smokey earthyness, touch of fusel alcohol
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, light bitterness, lingering smokeyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9877) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2009
A reddish brown ale with a thin off white head. A nice candy malty aroma, with treacle, light c-hops, vinous notes. In mouth, a very peated barley wine, a bit nutty, veering on a smoked malty vienna. Nice offering. Bottle at Mondiale 2009.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy off-white head, long retention with light lacing. Aroma is pear and apple esters, cookie and light caramel malt, vanilla and oak with spicy alcohol. Flavor is sweet malt dominant, light spicy hops, dark fruity esters, and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9443) - 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


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