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L’Alchimiste Eisbock (Congelator)

Brewed by L’Alchimiste
Style: Eisbock
Joliette, Canada


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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franckg (48) - - DEC 16, 2014
Arômes de canne à sucre, caramel, réglisse et houblon. Pas mauvaise mais le goût de sucre est trop dominant. Peut-être qu’un vieillissement pourrait être bénéfique. C’est à essayer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HippyHop (260) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
Pours Jurrasic Park amber with virtually no head/retention. Nose is caramel, roasted grain, alcohol, molasses. Taste is caramel and molasses, ripe prunes/stone fruit, spice, some alcohol. Mouthfeel is heavy, syrupy, as it should be. Good interpretation of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9164) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Poured a deeper amberish color with an off white head. Nutty, some fruitiness, caramel, and some sugary sweetness. Alcohol content well hidden. Found it funny that Damico was drinking this exact beer at almost the exact same time even though we were 100s of miles apart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2681) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Pours unclear dark crimson amber with a small beige ring. Aroma brings a balanced sweet malt flavor, a bit of fruity candi and currants but not too sweet at all. The flavor has a nice sweetness balanced as welll with the fruity eisbock flavors described in the nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8972) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle @ home shared with Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaah. Clear amber reddish color, small beige head. Faint aroma, only get a slight maltyness and some sweetness. Taste lightly malts, sweetness, some alcohol, overripe fruits. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (4297) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Clear amber colour with a very small sized off-white head. Smells sweet, barley wine, malts. Tastes sweet, barley wine, nuts, bourbon. I like the barley wine taste, so this beer?s fine for me. I?m not too familiar with eisbocks, so I don?t know whether this is a good one. I like the taste though. Medium to full body, soft carbo, slightly thick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (811) - - APR 20, 2014
Nutty cereals aroma, plum ,honey. Rich caramel malt flavor, plenty of plum, dark cherry, biscuit, cocoa butter, funky sour finish. A quite enjoyable brew, pretty smooth despite the high abv thanks to a nice mix of sweet and fruity flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (4478) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Not that I’ve had many but this isn’t among the better eisbock’s I’ve enjoyed. Pours reddish brown without much head or lacing. Seems a little low in alcohol for style - tastes more like an average barley wine than an eisbock. Smells huge on caramelized malt. Pretty thick consistency as well. Finishes sweet with a note of woody barrel. Bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (941) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - FEB 23, 2014
BOTTLE 341ML shared with Boystout - thanks! Look: clear dark ruby with a small disappearing head. Aroma: super intense malt character, caramel, burnt sugar, dried prunes, raisins, some phenolic pepper, but not alcohol. Taste: lighter than the aroma suggests but still rich, very sweet, malt, light phenolic, not much alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (8335) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig süß, fruchtig, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr süß, malzig fruchtig, den Alkohol merkt man deutlich.

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