Brewed by Microbrasserie Charlevoix / Le Saint Pub
Style: Imperial Stout
Baie-St-Paul, Canada
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

[ As Charlevoix Vache Folle Imperial Milk Stout ].
Clear dark black brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, light brown sugar. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, malt . chocolate sweet, roasted bitter, mild - white chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140720]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2009
Bottled. Very dark amber colour, small brown foamy head. Aroma is roasted malts, some cream, mild spices, burnt wet wood as well as soem coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, a bit creamy, some chocolate burnt wet wood and alcohol. Mild dark dry fruityness. Pleasant, but a bit too burning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19976) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2009
Bottled at PBF. Black, pale brown head. Chocolatey soy sauce aroma. Sweet and full bodied with compact but rounded malt. Peach and salt, chocolate and brandy. Drier finish with salty bitterness. A great dessert beer. Poerful, but not overpowering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle from Firefly, Vancouver
Black color; generous beige head, compact. The aroma of dark chocolate and roasted malt is light, with a very light touch of coffee and dry cold smoke. The body is medium structured, the drinkability is therefore eased; without being too strong, the roasted malt flavor is very good, almost coffeish, with some residual sweetness, with a late impression of liquorice; finally, in the end, the alcohol warms the mouth. Elegant Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2009
Bottled (PBF). Opaque black color, small beige head. Nose has kind of medicinaly toastyness, light apples and light coffee. Tastes a bit like baltic porter, not much milk stout. Toasted malts, some coffee, light sweet lactose notes. Feels less than 9 %. Ok, but not as good as average 3.72 here indicates.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2010
( 50cl bottle ) Pours a dark brown body with a moderate beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, lactose, and cocoa. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, subtle anise, and raisins.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11653) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 13, 2009
50cl bottle, thanks CaptainCougar. Medium tan head, black body with brown edges, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, cinnamon. Taste is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, roast, some raisin, light burnt, cinnamon. Medium body, light effervescence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11260) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2010
Bottle. [thanks, cfrancis]
Pous completely black with a staying, rather large, light-beige head. Mild aroma with dark chocolate, a hint of smoke, some coffee and lactose. Low to medium carbonation, fine light dry and light creamy palate. Flavour is kinda mild but very elegant. No sign of the 9%. Milky darkish chocolate, quite sweet. The lactose adds a smoky hint. Fairly sweet overall, but not in a bad way. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (11063) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 30, 2014
Vollmundig malziger Antrunk mit weichen Schokoladennoten, die eine milde Süße aufweisen. Der Alkohol scheint dabei etwas durch, süß röstig, schokoladiger werdend. Kaffee, reife Banane. Vollmundiger Nachgeschmack mit leichter Vanille und kurzzeitig brennendem Alkohol. 9/11/9/10/9/9

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (10485) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 18, 2007
A deep dark stout with a viscous texture, and thick lacing moka head. In aroma, an herbal chocolate aroma with light alcohol warmth, and coffee notes. In mouth, sweet smooth chocolate malt balls, caramel and herbaceous hops, along with alcohol warmth. A classy stout from the crew in Charlevoix. Sampled in Feb. 2007.

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