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Brewed by Broue Pub Brouhaha
Style: Barley Wine
Montreal, Canada
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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cuivrée au reflets orangés aux arômes intenses de fruits mûrs et de fleurs. Équilibre parfait de malt, alcool et houblon. Infusée en continu avec les houblons Centenial, Simcoe et Amarillo. Maturée 8 mois.

Brassy orange highlights the intense aromas of ripe fruit and flowers. The perfect balance of malt, hops and alcohol. Infused continuously with Centenial hops, Simcoe and Amarillo. Eight months matured.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OliverG (276) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2011
11-12-11: Bouteille 341 ml Édition 2011: Bière rubis-rouge foncée, claire et limpide, sans effervescence et avec un mini collet de mousse blanche. Ressemble totalement à une barley wine. Les premiers arômes sont ceux de l’alcool pénétrant dans les narines. Suit de petites notes de fruits rouge et de beurre chaud. Plutôt sucrée, légère amertume. Notes de cerises, d’alcool, de camarel fondue. Corps asser puissant. Texture grasse et moyennement ronde. Carbonisation moyenne. Finale astringente sur des notes d’alcool.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (1052) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2016
473ml can from Veux tu une bière for $11.50. Aroma: intense caramel, molasses, American hops. App: clear burgundy, small off white head, good lacing. Taste and palate: full body, medium to high sweetness, alcohol burning and medium bitter finish. Overall: good stuff but I guess I should have shared it since this is really sweet.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VertBaconStrips (2296) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2010
Thanks cfrancis for the bottle. Pours out a crystal clear deep amber with a small tan head and slippery lacing. Excellent colour. Scents of sweet caramel, sweet citrus, peaches, mild apple, sugar. Smells rich and is nicer when warmed up a bit. Mmmm.. tasty caramel and lots of fruit. Very good sweetness, mild pine, thick and syrupy, resin, nice bitterness. Pretty straight forward yet tasty. It also has been a while since I’ve had a good barley wine. No alcohol distraction. Full bodied and syrupy, hidden bitterness and a really nice finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (13023) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 30, 2010
341mL bottle, sent from Glouglouburp, pours copper amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts, dried dark fruits (plum, raisins, dates), and a slight roasted character. Flavour of plum, caramel malts, some floral notes, citrus hops and a slight alcohol finish. Not terribly complex or dense in the palate, but a very enjoyable barley wine nonetheless.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2418) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2011
341 mL bottle in trade from SlovakSniper. (Geez I’m going through these quickly.) Transparent orange-brown with almost no head. Nice aroma of peaches, brown sugar, alcohol and a bit of citrus from the hops. The flavour is a little sweeter and definitely fruitier than most barleywines. These flavours come up front, and are followed by alcohol, malt, and surprisingly little alcohol. Pretty juicy for a barleywine. But not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (9537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2012
2012-01-22. Very dark brown body, small tan head fades. Aroma has light alcohol up front, a modest but rich sweet malt character. Flavour is similar, mild alcohol throughout, sweet sugary malt middle, mild balancing bitterness is magnified by the alcohol in the finish. Malt takes on some more nuance as it warms, sugary fruit touches, light toasty malt undertones. Simple, and the alcohol is overly prominent but fairly enjoyable malt forward barleywine. 2011 Vintage bottle bought July 2011 from Dep Peluso, Montreal

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 14, 2012
2011 bottle (it appears -- scratched label) via a trade. Pours with a extremely dark brown, bordering on a black body with a lasting, off-white head with pretty solid lace. Mild alcohol legs above the legs. Excellent retention. Aromas are of brown sugar, maple, malty, caramel, floral, marmalade, toffee, citrusy/orangey hops. Vanilla, deeply bready, mild oxidation. Flavors are very sweet, bordering and perhaps fully cloying! Brown sugar, molasses, candied citrus and marmalade. Vanilla, boozy, strong ethyl alcohol, medium bitter. A lot of sharp alcohol and esters. Smooths a bit after volitization and warming. Brandy. Dried figs, bitter. Syrupy body. Low carbonation. Burnt and warming.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quevillon (2842) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2009
Bu au brewpub en fut (12 oz), le 10 mars 2009. Rousse cuivrée, peu de collet. Arome d’orge malté légé, un peu de céréal sucré. Goût de sucre d’orge plaisant, assé malté et l’alcool est très présant.. Pas pire, mais vieille ou un nouvelle brasin serait meilleur!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6943) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2009
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de caramel avec une pointe d’orange et d’alcool. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel légèrement fruité avec une pointe d’orge et d’alcool. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’alcool chaleureux en arrière goût. (Rating #2322)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12574) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2009
A golden amber ale with a thin white head. A herbal aroma, with British hops and vinous notes. In mouth, a barley wine with catnip, mineral qualities, treacle, lots of British hops, a bit light but good. On tap at Brouhaha, March 28 2009.


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