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Brewed by La Barberie
Style: Bitter
Québec City, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18954) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2004
Bottled. Copper coloured, some yeast particles, rich head. Grapefruity hop aroma. Sweet with clean mouthfeel. Very roasty and somewhat ashy. Resiny finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (11798) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 17, 2003
Amber-orange colour. Smokey, fruity, earthy, mossy, toasty, but not very assertive amounts of any of these, make up the aroma and palate of this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9428) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2003
Deep red copper colour with a big hoppy alty nose. Caramel malts, nuts, with lots of floral hops (good for QC beer), but a little acidic point (beer may be going off).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 6, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2003 (Tap) Standard soft bitter…Lambent hop bitterness and caramel, fruity malt… 3/5 (Bottle) A gentle citrus breeze caresses the rose and hop garden...Needless to say, this wet earth attracts a horde of honey bees...A bit thin like most Barberies, but nice nonetheless...Quaffable equilibrium leading to refreshing grassy hop aftertaste...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7348) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2003
Hazy red amber, with a medium sized tan head. Nice malty bitterness with a pleasant slightly tart tang to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6324) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 19, 2003
Nice refreshing aroma . Fresh clean , full hopps . Clean nice hoppy body , nice herbal feel . Decent quality.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6107) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 22, 2003
On tap, malty and hoppy nose. A good herbal bitter with cloves? and roasted bicuits. The finish is long, accompanied by a definition of hop bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (5984) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2006 Bottle (500ml). Shared with blankboy, his bottle. Deep clear ruby-copper with a large lasting foamy-sticky straw-coloured head. Dry, peppery-yeasty aroma, light sweet dusty malt, a hint of fruit, quite bitter but almost sweet cherry fruitiness emerges as it opens up and the sharp yeast diminishes. Bitter taste, like appleseed, light fruit, not much malt, the hops are very dry, almost stale - long somewhat harsh bitter aftertaste. Light bodied, very astringent, almost burnt bitter linger - not bad, but the bitterness is a little off-putting, needs more funky/pungent UK hop character.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (5798) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2006
Bottle shared with HogTownHarry. Pours a hazy dark ruby-brown with a large lasting foamy off-white head. Aroma of sweet malt, spices, hops and some sweet fruit. Hoppy fruity flavour with some malt, quite a lot of spices and a long bitter finish. Medium bodied. Pretty good, I enjoyed it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5546) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2008
En fût. Verre de 12 oz dégusté directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de caramel avec une pointe d’houblons. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée foncée voilée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’houblons et de caramel avec une pointe de noix. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement crémeuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’houblons en arrière goût. (Rating #1972)


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