Brewed by Microbrasserie Le Naufrageur
Style: Belgian Ale
Carleton-sur-Mer, Canada


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
La Swordfish est une brune hybride aux céréales d’une bière anglaise et à la levure belge, ce qui lui donne un goût à la fois malté et léger. Les goûts de caramel et de chocolat sont prédominants, alors qu’une touche d’épices reste en bouche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cargo150 (1289) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Couleur brune avec un beau col beige. Nez terreux, un peu de chocolat et de torréfaction. Caramel et épices aussi. en bouche les saveurs sont subtil mais bien balancé. des notes terreuse suivi de chocolat et de caramel domine le bal. corps moyen. Carbonation moyenne. Bonne!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPPothier (1) - Farnham, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 1, 2014 does not count
Biere brune de bonne qualité avec bonne teneur en alcool. New Castle plus forte et surtout avec du gaz un peu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (11974) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 26, 2014
from Mondial de la Bière 2013, Mulhouse - dark brown beer with a rubish hue under a solid creamy beige foam; nice lacework; biscuity maltiness with hints of nuts and marzipan, toasted; full-bodied, quite thick, some malt sweetness and a decent earthy bitterness; ; light dry and long malty hazelnutty finish with gentle unwanted vegetables notes and cacao as well

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (14122) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Joes. Slightly unclear red color, medium to full sized beige head that lasts for quite a while. Aroma is malts, leaves, iron, overripe fruits. Tastes the same: malts, leaves, iron, overripe fruits, nuts, a hint of toasted malts. Decent body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansjelaah (1747) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @joes. Brown red color with a small head. Smells chocolat, roasty malts, sweet. Tastes roasted malts, a bit coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (5581) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @ joes. Brown colour with a small off-white head. Smells sweet, raisins, dark malte, sugary. Tastes chocolate, coffee, roasty, sweetish, nice. Medium body, soft carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (6419) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 7, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, ruby red glowing dark brown colour with average to huge, frothy, effervescent, then rapidly diminishing, minimally lacing, ochre head. Fruity, malty aroma has notes of dark berries, bramble, blueberry, black currant, chocolately background, cautious yeasty overtones. Taste is dry dark malty, minimally roasty, slightly bitter hoppy, slightly fruity, slightly herbal, less explicit hints of dark berries, more earthy, woody, mossy, some peppery yeasty spiciness. Resembles a British Premium Bitter in many areas, especially in its fruit profile, has additionally a Belgian yeasty twist. A nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (3279) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle 500ml. Pours very dark brown/black with high beige head. Intense lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, fruits, chocolate. Taste is of roasted malt, chocolate, fruits, soft bitterness, sugar. Palate: Medium body. Soft carbonation. Overall: Good. Nice balance (sweet but not too much). Very crafty fruitiness from belgian yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swiseman (481) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
light brown in the glass. light to medium bodied. prominent cereal and hay with hints of toffee. definitely a full-flavoured brown

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (7723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
pours almost clear dark brown with a nice light beige head, some retention and lacing. nutty malts, some dirt and vanilla, lean chocolate malts, hazelnuts, very peppery and spicy - pink peppercorns, roasted coffee beans, grassy, chalky, wee bit of pine and vegetal notes. moderate carbonation, light body - slightly watery, grassy-spicy-peppery-lightly piney-earthy finish. interesting offering.

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