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Le Saint Graal Prima Nocte

Le Saint Graal Prima Nocte
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Brewed by Le Saint Graal
Style: Brown Ale
Saint-Thérèse, Canada


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
English brown ale, Le Saint Graal first beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarnotingPete (777) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
Bière couleur de noisettes, limpide et coiffée d’une fine écume laissant au verre une large dentelle. Des notes de caramel, de noix grillées et de café brun. Elle est peu amère et légèrement acide. Elle est crémeuse, peu effervescente, de corps moyen et se termine sur une belle finale légèrement amère et très aromatique.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Whatup14 (1412) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2013
En fût au brouepub. Couleur acajou foncée, mousse beige, Arôme de caramel, noix, malt grillé. Goût de caramel, noix, pain grillé. Carbonation moyenne, corps moyen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boutip (5693) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 27, 2013
Tap: Poured a clear brown color ale with a medium foamy head. Aroma consist of light dry caramel malt with very little else characteristics. Taste is dominated by dry caramel malt with light grainy malt notes. Body is slightly below average with good carbonation. Good session beer with limited complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6919) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 1, 2013
En fût. Verre de 12 oz dégusté directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de caramel avec une pointe de noix. Apparence: La couleur est brune. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de caramel avec une pointe de noix grillés et de fruité. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #4727)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8987) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 14, 2013
My Bottom Line:
Fruity esters and caramelized malts benefit from a lean, silky mouthfeel, as earthy connotations add depth to this delicate English-style Brown Ale.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam garnishes the light brown.
-Malts are well defined.
-Fruitiness is reminiscent of cherries at times.
-This is not a show-stopped, but it is a well conceived, traditional Brown Ale. It would probably express itself beautifully through a hand-pump...

On tap at the brewpub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 13, 2011
In short: A nutty cookie in a pint. Pleasant nourishing beer.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Opaque milk-chocolate color body topped by a very small beige head
In long: The malty nose is just that, very malty, milk chocolate notes. Taste has a lot of cookies, lots of cashews, some milk chocolate, some tree bark, walnuts, yeast, brownies, some caramel, leafy hops. Rich creamy body with a tickling carbonation. The beer is very muddy but it is pleasantly muddy and very nourishing. Nice walnuts after-taste. Overall sensation of drinking a nutty cookie. Nice even a tiny bit too sweet. This was my first visit to this new pub. I realized I was a excessive pub-crawler when every time I walk into a new brewpub I am greeted with a mysterious voice that says "we’ve been expecting you".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LadySusan (756) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 31, 2011
On tap at St-Graal.My first on here.The color is a dark brown with a thin beige head. The taste is of roasted malt,sweetness of caramel,some hops that give it a certain bitterness. The aroma is of sweet malt. This is a good start for St-Graal

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12401) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2011
A clear brown ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, a sweet nutty malt with light veggie notes, and light solvents. In mouth, a good nutty malt with light roasted notes, herbaceous, nutella, quite nice. On tap at brewpub, April 25 2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bedainedebiere (509) - Terrebonne, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2010
Tap at brewpub. A rather intense and earthy english brown ale, with a fresh and malty sweet aroma. Obvious flavors of hazelnut, dark chocolate and notes of coffee, with a light herbal hop presence. I hope that this new business will be profitable because this first beer clearly shows talent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3250) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 2, 2010
On tap at the brewpub, brown color, with a small beige head, nice toasted, caramelized, biscuity, roasted malt, fruity nose with some chocolatey coated raisin, fig, date notes, with a faint cocoa powder, molasses, cookie dough, nutty accent, within a light bran muffin aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a good toasted, biscuity, caramel malt, fruity character of dark dried raisins, dates and figs, with some cookie dough, chocolatey, light brownie flavours, with some chocolate coated nut undertones, with a hint of cappuccino, leading towards a fruity, datey, chocolatey, lingering roasty bitterness finish.

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