Brewed by Microbrasserie Le Corsaire
Style: Mild Ale
Lévis, Canada
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1753) - - FEB 16, 2015
Can. Dark cola color with a thick beige head. Slightly metallic at first but opens up to lots of roasted malt and a touch of fruity sweetness. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (889) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 23, 2014
Aroma is light floral hops, slight sulphur and light sweet malts. Taste is lightly roasted

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AlainG (1362) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
Une brune aux reflets orangés. Une mousse qui se résorbe rapidement en un mince voile. Un nez de raisins secs, de malt grillé et de poivre. Tout ça semble être d’un autre régistre. Ça goûte le café instantané avec des élans amers et acidulés. C’est correct. (1250-210914)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (2147) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 17, 2014
Can 500ml. Pours very dark mahogany/brown with low beige head. Good lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, chocolate, smoke. Taste is of roasted malt, chocolate, slight acidity, bitterness, some sugar. Palate: Medium body. Low-medium carbonation. Decent balance. Overall: Not bad. Straight-forward but interesting roast features.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2013
In short: A grainy, toasted and nutty brown ale with a timid personality and a good drinkability.
How: Tap at brewpub.
The look: Mahogany body topped by a persistent small beige head.
In long: Nose is nutty (roasted almonds) with notes of earthy tree bark. Taste is grainy cereals, husky sensation, toasted whole-wheat bread, peanut shells, almonds, light notes of tart red fruits (raspberry-ish), dried tobacco. Body is a bit fluffy/foamy. Finish is grainy and roasted. Tastes like a Brown Ale or maybe a nutty Altbier. A low intensity beer that is easy to drink but also a bit boring. I am allowed to complain that Corsaire beers are boring or that the Corsaire pub is boring because I know what boring is, I’m an expert in boringness, every time I receive a call from a telemarketer after a few minutes the telemarketer hangs up on me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2631) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
473 ml can from St. Nicholas Metro. Pours a clear dark brown with modest-sized light tan head. Aroma is roasty chocolate, nuts, grains and hints of fruit. Flavour is moderately roasty chocolate, nuttiness, bit of a lactic note, graininess with light fruitiness. Lightly carbonated. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VincentDamon (370) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
Belle bière d’une couleur noire avec des reflets rougeâtres. Au bouquet, on retrouve des notes de petits fruits rouges et de baies de sureau, de même que des résidus de sucres. En bouche, c’est lisse, effervescent. Dans cette noire hybride c’est davantage les notes fruitées et acidulées qui ressortent ; le goût s’apparente beaucoup plus à une bière fruitée qu’à une noire de type stout. Aucun chocolat, aucun café comme on aurait pu croire en raison de la couleur noire. Ce déguisement noir laisse deviner des notes intéressantes de cerises, de malt, et la finale amène une belle acidité. Original comme produit, bien que ce ne soit pas un coup de foudre... Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VT (1708) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2012
473 ml can. Pours an orangeish black with a nice beige head. Smells like roast and fruit. Taste is sweet, malty, somewhat fruity (dark, red fruits). Light unripe fruit bitterness. Light bodied, smooth mouthfeel. Good dark ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBeCue (103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2012
473ml can. This is the first beer I had from Le Corsaire and the best one. Fortunately, because if I had started by the Bristol (see my review), I would’ve stopped right there...

Aroma has roasted tones, and a bit of sweet caramel with cereal. Color is dark brown, carbonation relatively low with a tad more than minimal head. Slightly sweet taste with a medium bitter finish. An OK beer, nothing special to write about. If given the choice, I would choose this over a can of the Labatt-brewed Guiness we have here in Québec.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
[3873-20110808] Tap. Chocolate syrup cream aroma has a hint of roast to it. Slightly hazy, dark mahogany body with a long-lasting foamy light tan head. Roasted plum chocolate syrup flavour. Medium-full body. Good balance, would be a good finish to a meal. (7/3/7+/4/14) 3.5+
(@ brewpub, Levis, QC)

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