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LAmère à Boire Imperial Stout
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Brewed by LAmère à Boire
Style: Imperial Stout
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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common

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Marris Otter, Chocolate and Cristal malts. Torrefied barley. Fuggles and East Kent Golding hops. English yeast. At least 60 days of cellaring.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (5918) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2012
Nitro tap at L’Amère à Boire, pours black with a medium creamy tan head. Aroma of subtle roasted malts and some toasted nuts - no coffee or chocolate qualities. Flavour of smoothly roasted malts, which are very subtle, bittersweet chocolate and not much else. Medium-bodied and smooth-as-hell mouthfeel from the nitro pour. Very good, but missing a bit of oomph / flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1223) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2012
Tap at brewpub. Pours coffee black with thick tan head hatchet lasts and medium lacing. Aromas of roasted malt, espresso, maybe some licorice. Creamy in the mouth with some residual alcohol burn on the end.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sseb69 (1474) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2012
En fût à L’amère à boire. Couleur noire. Mousse beige. Arôme de malt torréfié, espresso, un oeu de chocolat. En bouche, tellement crémeuse. Notes d’alcool, café, anis, chocolat noir. Excellente.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
OliverG (276) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 19, 2012
18-01-12 Fut: Couleur noire foncée avec une belle mousse beige, épaisse et crémeuse. Légers arôrmes de café avec petite note de chocolat. Asser amer. Coprs léger pour une imperial stout avec une texture trop mince pour le genre. Se boit tout de même facilement, peut-être du fait qu’elle est plutôt légère comparé aux imp stout américaines à 9-10 %.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SCP (53) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2011
Coffee, chocolate, this one is light but tasty. It’s not complex but very enjoyable. It fits the kind of beers that l’Amère à Boire makes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2011
On tap at the Brew Pub. Poured a black color, with brown edges and a small sized off white head. Chocolate, dark fruits, roast, and some bitter coffee finish.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (1940) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 6, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2013 Incroyablement onctueuse, à la manière stout à l’avoine St-Ambroise mais avec un profil de saveurs d’un autre registre totalement, noix de coco, cassonade, chocolat. La version bière d’un café au lait. Adéquate amertume, facile à boire.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lanchester (182) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2011
On tap at the Brewpub. Poured a jet black with a solid beige head. Prominent notes of chocolate and roasted coffee beans in the aroma, with subtle resinous hop undertones. Very tasty brew, the malts lend a rich flavor, loads of cocoa and coffee character without being overly sweet. The hops are less present than in other imperial stouts I’ve tried, though they yield a bitterness that gives the beer a balanced profile. Finishes with a lingering molasses touch on the tongue. Quite smooth on the palate, the body is a bit thinner than expected although it makes for a very drinkable result. Nicely done.

3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
georgebrassin (176) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 7, 2011
Black with a large creamy beige head. Aroma is torrefied malt, caramel and some herbal hops. Full body with low carbonation. Flavours is chocolate, carame, a bit bitter at finish. Well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2011
Draft. Pours a black body with a tan coffee head. Creamy carbonation, with a light chocolate and coco like sweetness. Nice bitter coffee like notes, and bitter earthy hop tones. Licorice hints, dark chocolate bitterenss. Nice drying finish, pretty roasty. A nice offering.


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