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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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unknown

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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6120) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2007
Biggish grayish beige creamy head. Nearly opaque dark brown body. Sweetish perfumed licorice aroma with apple notes. Sweet stale licorice and apple taste, giving way to a gorgeously hopped dry, grassy, herbal licorice aftertaste. Burnt vanilla and coffee notes linger, as well as dry cocoa. Smooth mild and drinkable. Great! (0.321l draft.)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BitchesBrew (714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2007
[draught] Hoppy, molasses and roasted malt aroma. Flavors are roasty, with subtle cocoa and coffee flavors blending well. Plum and fruit flavors blend with a slight anise character towards the finish. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
robinvboyer (2984) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2007
UPDATED: APR 14, 2008 On Tap at Brewpub. Well........looks exactly like Guinness with the thick creamy head. aroma is kinda sour, and roasty. MOuthfeel is thin, and again that sourness lingers, and it’s quite dry. Not my cup of tea.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
puzzl (3249) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2007
Tap on location. Very dry, perfectly balanced stout. Roastiness present with good chocolate notes, plum. Slightly vegetal. Palate/thickness is as expected for 7.5%, which is not too thick, but it does a good job avoiding potential thinness and making a full, clean mouthfeel. Very good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
probstblueribbon (2853) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2006
5 oz. sampler at the brewpub. App.: very deep brown-black, reminants of a tight mocha head. Aroma: really nice dark chocolate with a bit of coffee behind it. Palate: med.-full body, creamy and almost no carbonation. Flav.: raisins and dried fruits, lots of chocolate (both dark and milk), somewhat woody. Pleasant dark-roast coffee bitterness to finish, a touch of sweetness and acidity, alcohol is well-hidden. This is a solid product, thankfully. I was starting to worry about this place...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6042) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2006
Draught. At L’Amère à Boire. Opaque ruby-black, large lasting creamy-smooth light brown head, even nice lacing. Roasty aroma - mild molasses, tart fruit, coffee & hops. Taste - this is a solid impy stout, just like the aroma, roast, fruity, hops, coffee, chocolate, some alcohol, very nicely balanced hop / roast malt finish. Nice chewy body, light carbonation, alcoholic, sticky and mildly acidic mouthfeel, long finish to it. Very good imperial stout, oh yes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 24, 2006
aroma:coffe,chocolate,light roestde malt aroma... Appearance:dark cool beige head... Flavor:light alcohol,sweet mix of chocolate-coffe and rosted malt....

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
heemer77 (5096) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 5, 2006
On cask. A most excellent and well balanced impy stout. The body was black with a light brown colored head. The aroma was chocoalte with coffee and some anise. Very rich. The taste was light sweet coffee with some chocolate. There were also hints of anise with some mild oranges. A very smooth mouthfeel. This is a winner.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Quevillon (2448) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2006
But sur place. Très noir, avec un collet beige à deux doigts!! Arome de torrification légé est plaisant. Très bon goût de mocha, arrière goût réchaufant. Très bon!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Siroy (220) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 17, 2005
nice creamy head.. Chocolate/Coffee lightly roast to the nose. A True Russian Stout but without distinctive personality.


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