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Brewed by Le Bilboquet
Style: Scotch Ale
Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada
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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Série Millésimée 2009 - Oak-aged for 3 months.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (1842) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2011
750ml bottle from Omni. Brown with a light biege frothy head that settles fairly quickly. Caramel, buckwheat honey, vanilla and oak, rum cake and bread - have not smelt anything quite like this. Unfortunately the rest doesn’t quite match up. Thinner then I would have hoped but still decent, oak, rum, good carbonation, somewhat sweet and becomes more so with plum and grape notes on the finish along with booze and oak/vanilla. An up and down beer - finish and aroma are very good but letdown in the middle. Worth trying.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirdeye11 (5390) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2011
(750ml bottle thanks to bu11zeye) cloudy ruby-brown with dark tan bubbles. Nose of honey, caramel, rosewater, rich and awesome! Taste of caramel, toasty, honey, big raisin, rich, absolutely awesome! Oak barrel, creamy honey linger, complex and endless!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
matt7215 (2109) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2011
750ml bottle shared with jsprime and joe. dark brown with a tan head. big dark fruit aroma, well integrated barrel. huge complex flavour. easily the best scotch ale ive had.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2011
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy amber-brown body with a medium cream head. Aroma of vanilla, oak, raisins, caramel, and honey. Flavor of vanilla, roasted malt, oak, raisins, subtle smoke, and honey.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atheist_Peace (884) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2011
750ml bottle. Pours milky brown with a tan head that leaves a nice lace. nose of apple, vanilla, wood, honey and a hint of paint thinner...oddly not in a bad way. Quite sweet in the mouth with a heavy maltiness with honey and vanilla. Finishes bittersweet. A little too viscous on the palate for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (2807) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 4, 2011
75 cl bottle. The look : Mahogany with a small tan head. Lacing all around the glass. The nose : sweet malts, light touch from the barrel, vanilla for sure, notes of fruits. The taste : caramel and honey sweetness with the quiet strenght of the oak. The mouthfeel : body is well rounded, bubbles are there and the texture is slightly oily. The finale : soft caramel and honey finish with a kiss from the wood. Overall : pleasant to drink late at night.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2011
Bouteille 750ml, "Grande Réserve" vieillie 4 mois en fût de chêne. De couleur ambrée-brune foncée et claire. Nez boisé (fût de chêne), malté de caramel toffee sucré, moyen de fruits (prunes sucrées, traces de pruneaux et de raisins) et de vanille avec des notes d’alcool liquoreux, de miel et d’herbes. Moyenne-ronde en buche avec un pétillement moyen-bas et une texture légèrement liquoreuse et aux petites notes huileuses. Moyen goût fruité (prunes sucrées, léger de dates, traces de raisins) accompagné d’un goût de vanille et d’un goût boisé (fût de chêne) lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût malté de caramel toffee sucré avec notes rôties et terreuses ainsi qu’un léger goût de miel et de notes de pain grillé. Parallèlement, un léger goût d’alcool réchauffant s’installe jusqu’en finale où l’on y retrouve également une légère amertume de houblon herbeux, des traces de noix grillées ainsi qu’un léger regain de goût de fût de chêne et des traces de fumée de bois. Post-goût moyen-long, légèrement amer de rôti, d’alcool et de houblon herbeux avec un léger goût boisé (fût de chêne) et fruité (pelures de prunes).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (3671) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Bottle Courtesy bu11zeye. Pours a murky reddish brown color with a white ring of head. Aroma is sharply sweet with bready notes. Some sugary spice. Bit of yeast as well. Dry flavor with a sugary taste. Caramel Malts that have a dry tea leaf taste as well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
godofsky (264) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 18, 2011
750ml bottle. oak aged for 4 months. pours a murky dark brown with hints of amber coming through it. the oak dominates the aroma with some slight caramel. taste is sweet, with vanilla and honey leading the way. again, the oak makes its presence. full bodied, thick texture, soft carbonation. i prefer this beer without the oak aging. still great stuff, but double the price for nothing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark bruin body with a yellow off white head. Dry herbal and wooden splinter like tones. Light vanilla notes, some oak with a light fruit tone and a wisp of smoke. Soft with vanilla, honey and caramel with a mild warmth. Very nice.


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