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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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2005
A pitch black beer with a thin "nitro" dense brown head. The aroma is slightly roasted combined with slight chocolate notes. The flavor is rather mild with notes of coffee, leading to a nice roasted dry end. Nice, but I’d like more power.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19381) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2002
Dark black. Full bodied, soft maltyness, chocolate and salty liquorice flavours, lingering bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2010
Draught, 7.5% at the brewpub. Black colour, small stable creamy brown head. The flavour is sweetish with some chocolate. Alcoholic aftertaste, but rounded off by some oxidised port notes. Low carbonation. Quite good and quite well-rounded.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12626) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 3, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 23, 2004 Near black appearance; appetizing toffee & smoke aroma; smokey, fruity, creamy, hint of alcohol, nuts, coffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 30, 2003
Black body with tan head. Aroma is sweet, coffee, light chocolate. Taste is strong coffee, sweet, roasty/smoky. Full body -- impressive for such a "low alcohol" imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2004
Deep dark beer with moka creamy head. Bitter chocolate aroma. Nice bitter choclate taste, with alcool warmth and creamy mouthfeel. Biody is superb! Tasty stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9163) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2005 Draft... This beer rocks!... The lighting is not great inside this brew pub, but this beer is pitch black as far as I can tell. Very creamy, well-tanned head with excellent retention. The nose is of dark chocolate, espresso and red wine with touches of licorice and wood. For such a heavy beer, the flavor is very well-balanced and nicely bittered. Lots of burnt, charred notes in the flavor, but not overwhelmingingly scorched. Chocolate notes. Full-bodied and creamy with mild carbonation. Medium-length, moderately bitter, roasty finish. Very nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8940) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (8660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2005
Coffee aroma. Thick Chocolatey, creamy, from nitro tap. Beautiful black with mocha head. Taste which is roasty and a touch of smoke and expresso certainly covers alcohol. Full mouthfeel. A nice after dinner drink.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8038) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2005
Modeately thick texture with a light brown head and a deep brown body. Semi-smoky, almost cheese-like scent with charred, smoky malts, lactic qualities - basically not a very complex nose but not disappointing. Cake-like with notes of creamy chocolate, light and candy-like and very smooth on the palate. A very pleasant, smooth chocolate fudge flavor, making this an excellently crafted beer, but average or simple when you get geeky with it and compare it to past favorites.


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