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Le Grimoire Désérable

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Brewed by Le Grimoire Microbrasserie
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Granby, Canada

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eloimv (39) - - MAR 28, 2015
Goût très prononcé d'érable ! Tres douce et coulante, se boit comme un charme !

2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
elminster18 (16) - Delson, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 3, 2015
Sucre d'orge fondu avec un petit goût de bière. Peu de corps et collet inexistant. Décevant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beardbeerman (222) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
660ml bottle poured into a pint glass This ale is for me, the expression of what a maple syrup flavoured beer should be. It pours a crystal clear copper with roughly no carbonation topped by a thin airy marble head showing nice lacing. The nose is maple, maple and MAPLE!!! The pairing with the malts even gives the impression of smelling pancakes. The taste is on target with just enough roasted malts to balance out the sweetness of the maple syrup. It finishes hoppy but the maple will persist way pass the end. This awesome ale is not too sweet and could probably be defined as liquid candy. Sincerely, everything works (visual, smell and taste). Great product I strongly recommend. You could easily use this beer to marinade a pork roast with some garlic and veggies or on a nice oven roasted ham and it will definitely give it some kick! I know my rating is higher than most people, but that must be because I got it really (and I mean really) fresh. Beers brewed with maple syrup don’t let that flavour come through so much usually and when they do, it dissipates quickly as the yeast eat away the sugars of the beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (939) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 3, 2014
Aroma is raisin, plum, vinegar and funkiness. Taste is a light malt sweetness which is consumed by a sour and funky body. Appearance is a clear copper with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jauneattend (76) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
Belle couleur de sirop d’érable avec une légère amertume mais qui au départ n’a pas um goût très prononcé. Elle laisse un goût riche de sirop d’érable dans la bouche une fois la gorgé prise.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (1259) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
Granby!! i spent many o times there, happy to finally have a beer from the area. Hazy amber brew. mapes syrop pancacke aroma with some dark tree fruit on the aroma. Sweet brew, as expected, but fairly balanced giving the sweetness as the maple syrup is rather pale, relative to others I’ve had. Pretty good.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
weark (400) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - APR 22, 2014
Bottle from Au Grain D’Orge - Clear brown color with a small and fast disappearing tan head - Aroma of maple, caramel, toffee - Flavor of maple syrup and hints of malt - Medium body, good carbonation, sweet, sweet maple syrup finish - not well balanced the maple syrup is too present

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (1994) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
500ml bottle @ the 3rd Shrewsbury Bottle Share, courtesy of me. Bought from Auchan. Has a strong maple syrup aroma that permeates all the way through this beer to the point where it doesn’t actually taste like a beer at all. Very sticky and sweet with a caramel orange appearance. Probably great drizzled over pancakes!

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Randy4Beer (316) - - MAR 17, 2014
Appearance - This is 7%abv. Pours the exact look of Maple Syrup. Really thin head. Almost more of a film. Nose - immediate assault of maple syrup. No mistaking this. Hints of vanilla as well. One of the most pleasant beer aromas I have ever inhaled. Palate - Maple syrup, although not as pronounced as it is on the nose. I get a hint of some hops, especially if I swirl it before sipping. This is a fairly sweet beer though. Overall - Great aromas give way to a very good, but not quite as great taste. In ways it reminds me of La Vie du Chateau, also from La Grimoire brewery, so no coincidence there. This is an aroma and taste explosion.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (10041) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Amber pour, off white head. Flavors of caramel, toffee, maple, brown sugar, graham crackers, stale malts. Ok.


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