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Brewed by Brasseurs du Saguenay - La Tour à Bières
Style: Stout
Saguenay, Canada

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Metalchopz (2216) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2011
Originally rated June 2006. Bought in Laval at the Dépanneur À Tout Prix. Pours a real dark black colour (no red highlights) with a brown bubbly-cream head that dissipates fast enough for a beer of this kind. No lacing is left behind. Many sediments of yeast fall to the bottom of the glass. The nose is roasted with malt, cacao, molasse and some light candy. Flat mouthfeel that is watery. The taste is a bit dull, lacking the punch of a real stout. Hardly any bitterness and the roasted malt is kind of dull. Some coffee, biscuit malt and candy. Decent aftertaste that lingers. Not a terrible brew, but does not beat other Quebec stout like the St. Ambroise Noire and Boréale Noire.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sseb69 (1481) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 21, 2011
Bouteille 650 ml. 5%. Couleur noire, mousse fugace. Arôme de café et malt grillé. Goût de chocolat, café au lait..un peu aqueuse. Finale sans amertume. Correct

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
probstblueribbon (2872) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2011
Bomber from Broue Ha Ha, served cool in a tulip glass.

App.: Deep brown-black with a fair light mocha head that disappears quickly. Aroma: Unpleasant, sour organic acid notes, burnt nuts, some black coffee and dark chocolate, seems like it would be decent if not infected. Palate: Medium body and moderate effervescence. Flav.: Somewhat watery and moderately infected with the tangy organic acids and gross flavours, less of the burn nuts, very little of the coffee and chocolate, a touch of caramel, not good; dry with light bitterness and a touch of brightness, the finish is a bit weak but doesn’t give much of the infection.

Haven’t had good luck with this brewery...drain pour.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DeanF (1662) - Nunavut, CANADA - FEB 1, 2011
Nice black body, little head however. Soft aroma of roasted barley and burnt oak. Flavour is all burnt barley, almost leaning towards ash, and I don’t like ash - sometimes when I simmer split peas or lentils they get burnt on the bottom, and after hours of cooking I get this ashy-taste that just totally pisses me off because not only did I waste my time but I also wasted food! Oh, and the mouthfeel is a bit weak. In short, I want more out of a stout.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
drougkolya (276) - Otterburn Park, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 15, 2011
Bière de type dry stout de 5% d’alcool, très sec, bien mousseuse, bien houblonné, bonne amertume.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
frankyjus5000 (7) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 10, 2011 does not count
Goute beaucoup trop l’eau, Effervescence micro (je n’aime pas trop pour ce style de biere). Arrome de chocolat et café.... bouteille de 660ml... Biere trop chere pour la qualité!!!

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
czar (4159) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 17, 2010
Stout brown. A bit pale. Much more of a PORTER than a stout, that’s for sure. Acidic, not sweet (5% refermented in bottle). Nice chocolate and coffee taste though, i.e. nice choice of malts. Weak body.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SlovakSniper (3048) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2010
Bouteille. Noire avec un petit col mousseux qui manque de résistance. Le liquide dégage des parfums de café, de chocolat, de cendre, de mélasse. En bouche, café et chocolat se disputent la première place. Sous le palais, le liquide laisse une impression de légèreté avec sa texture franchement mince. Bonne finale sur des notes amères.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Boutip (4656) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 15, 2010
Bottle: Poured a deep black color stout with a large foamy head with OK retention and some good lacing. Aroma of light black chocolate and some medium coffee. Taste is also dominated by average notes of black chocolate and some dry coffee notes. Body is too light for style with good carbonation. I guess this is OK thought it does lack some character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
asheft (2484) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 4, 2009
[bottle] Nice roasty meaty smoky burnt black malt aroma. Opaque black with small, tan cover and ring. Sweet, smoky burnt mocha coffee chocolate malt flavour with a subtle, roasted barley bitterness. Grainy. Tons of vanilla. Medium to full body, smooth, low carbonation, roasty finish.


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