Brewed by Le Trèfle Noir
Style: Sweet Stout
Rouyn-Noranda, Canada


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Bière noire - Stout

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dandeman (799) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 19, 2012
Nice coffee and black chocolate aroma with a touch of vanilla, caramel and sugar cane, reminding me brownies or fudge. What an exceptional nose. Constant with this brewery. Appearance: Pitch black and opaque. Head is half creamy and half rocky, sticking to glass and leaving a nice lacing. Taste: Attack is smooth and mellow with accents of coffee, chocolate and fudge coming back accompanied by notes of vanilla and caramel. Roasted and hops bitternesses are completing each other marvelously. Balance is perfect. Palate is mellow and round with a long lasting bitter finish. One of the best stout that I’ve tasted up to date.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (4063) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2013
On tap at La Foire Gourmande in Ville Marie Quebec. Black pour, with a huge mocha head. The thick roasted aroma is great, notes of coffee, cocoa, and touches of soy. The mouthfeel is great, a touch thick from the oatmeal, and the carb is perfect. the finish is again, very rich and intense with the roasted malts. More coffee, even espresso. Bitter cocoa, and soy. Great stout.
Earlier Rating: 4/30/2012 Total Score: 4.2
upfront big roasty notes, some light lactic notes, and some subtle sweeetnss that turns into cocoa, and coffee. Carbonation was low, but the mouth feel was spot on. intense roastiness in the finish with a big dose bitter cocoa, and some coffee. a great stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oqnid (131) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
23 juin '13 -->stout noire, 5.8%, 500ml -noire absolue; mousse mince, veloutée -nez gomme balloune, réglisse, café, choco/vanille -entrée café instantané, choco amer -ronde -finale torréfiée, café, cendrée; sèche Co=3.5 Arô=3 Am=3 Su=1.5 Arr=3 via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sseb69 (1766) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 25, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2013 Bouteille 500 ml. 5.8%. Couleur noire comme la nuit, mousse brune. Arôme de café, espresso, torréfaction, charbon. En bouche, pain brulé, café, houblon, malt. Très doux, un peu de chocolat noir. À mon goût, excellent stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lesifflebiere (1618) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2013
Stout classique, ayant de puissantes saveurs de chocolat et de café au lait, avec de petites touches de vanille et de boisé. Très solide dans le genre, elle ne révolutionne rien mais cela fait d’elle une représentante typique des stout québécois de base.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (1022) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Arômes de malt torréfié, café, chocolat et bois. En bouche, plutôt chocolaté, bien boisé. La finale nous présente des saveurs de grains de café et un peu citronnées qui s’étirent longuement sur le palais. Texture onctueuse, corps moyennement rond et faible effervescence. Une stout sans origonalité mais au-dessus de la moyenne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere (6174) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 7, 2012
A dense tan tower of foam settles above the blackness. Charred grains dominate the aroma in which mellow coffee, burnt bread and soft dark and red fruit notes make agreeable appearances. Smooth mouth entrance, its carbonation is flowing, very soft and amplifying the round texture. Very pleasant mouthfeel, round yet not heavy and sweet, but never syrupy and balanced by a hefty roastiness that dries the palate out. At the same time, the hops feel strikingly fresh for a stout, leaving a tea-like, herbal and resinous impression in the finish, but never being anywhere near abusive., the bitterness being apparently evenly shared by the malts and hops. Excellent balanced, once again by Trèfle Noir. Impressive, the drinkability of a 4.5% stout, but the body of a small impy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fhoublon (428) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Bouteille de 500 ml (5.8% alc.) achetée chez Bières, etc. à Montréal. Dégustée en septembre 2012 (shaker). Bière noire opaque. Mousse beaucoup, col beige foncé, très épais et persistant. Odeur de café crème, de chocolat noir bien présente. Très douce, très sucrée, très amère. Goût de chocolat noir marqué. Très belle à l’oeil. Peut-être un peu trop sucrée mais sans être sirupeuse. Savoureuse, se boit bien, pas trop lourde. Pas aussi raffinée que les meilleures stout mais très bonne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (8987) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2014
50 cl bottle. @ Timo A. Bottled on 04.06.2014. BBE 06/2015.
Pours dark red color with a large beige head. Lots and lots of coffee on the nose, cocoa, caramel and some bread. Malty bready flavor, very dry, nutty, coffee too, dark fruits and ash. Medium carbonation. Very refined and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Doomsday (20) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
Excellente stout. Goût de pain grillé intéressant mélangé au café et au chocolat noir ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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