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Le Trou du Diable Sang-d’Encre

Brewed by Le Trou du Diable
Style: Dry Stout
Shawinigan, Canada


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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Bière d’un noir intense, coiffée d’une mousse moka laissant de riches traces de dentelle sur le verre. Nez généreux de café chocolat et de houblons herbacés. Ronde et crémeuse en bouche, l’amertume est soulignée par un trait anisé qui s’efface sèchement dans une douceur de sucre candi.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8688) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 26, 2015
Medium, dense cream-beige head over pitch-black beer. Very nice & intriguing nose with stout features, aromatic herbs & flowers, rosewater, straw, immortelles, liquorice, roasted and sweet; Fascinating! Dry, roasted to burnt. Sweet and bitter(ish) chocolate. Roasted grains, black bread. Creamy MF, seemingly well-carbonated, but not very well-bodied, even slightly watery. Pleasing stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (2769) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2015
600ml bottled 06/2014, date exp.06/2015ish from Mondial de la Bière Mulhouse 2014. - does all it says on the label and promises as an Irish dry stout, with an unmistakeable New World hop freshness: bayleaf-spiked Wiener Nescafe, damp nettle and dried orange rind in aroma, more powdery bitter chocolate in taste, some milk chocolate cream and more bayleaf herbalistics joining hazelnut malts. Great mouthfeel and dryness, quite full for its abv, with few watery pockets. Nevertheless holds it own with genuine IRL Porterhouse Wrasslers Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2544) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
600ml bottle from Broue Ha Ha in Gatineau, Quebec. Near black in colour with a thin but lasting beige head, good lacing. The aroma is of dark malts, coffee, liquorice, smoke and chocolate. The flavour is lightly sweet, brown sugar, chocolate and coffee, some burnt malts, toasty. Sweet mouthfeel, medium/light body, medium carbonation. Finishes long, sweet and roasty. A vert nice and drinkable stout. Sweet and roasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2015

Bottle 600ml.

[ As Le Trou du Diable Sang-d’Encre ].
Clear dark red brown color with a large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, sweet malt, white - light chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, chocolate, dark malt, dry, wood - coffee, white - light chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150620]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2963) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2015
Tap at Moeder Lambic St Gilles. Surprisingly light. Cola element. Maybe a little fruity, bit spritzy. Light roast, little choc. Seems more carbonated than i would have expected,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (8510) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 25, 2015
Draft - Nice roasty notes. Jet black with a rich brown head. Dark bitter sweet roast and a odd almost sweet bitter sour note. Dry finish, but not enough to roast in the flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (5650) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2015
bread, chocolate, black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, light bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (7809) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2015
Dark brown and clear. Has an off-white head. Roasted aroma with notes of smoke, dry texture, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (15096) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Huge creamy head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are dry roast malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and hops. Nice dry semi bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (23262) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Bottled@fonefan. Ambery brown colour, mediumsized beigeish brown head. Aroma is mild roasted notes, some toffee and mild creamy notes. Flavour is roasted malts, ashes, some toffee and a bit liquorice.

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