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


on tap

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hawthorne00 (3538) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2015
Nitro tap. Black with a light tan head that coats the glass. Aroma of chocolate-malt, vanilla, bitter coffee, grass, light roast, herbs.Thin, vaguely milky texture - if nitro gives the illusion of body it’s a pretty scrawny illusion here. Mocha and vanilla are there, but what sweetness there is is rather sugary. Very dry indeed at the end with a fair bit of bitterness and strong grassy and anise notes that linger. Didn’t do much for me.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ele (8) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 28, 2015 does not count
Notes of dark chocolate and espresso, with a hint of vanilla. Amazingly complex aroma. Slightly sweet. Pitch-black in the glass with a medium brown head. Pleasant bitterness. One of the best canadian beers I tried.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (715) - ITALY - APR 10, 2015
Il "sangue d’inchiostro" del birrificio canadese Le Trou du Diable è una stout di quelle possenti. Ha un colore nerissimo e una schiuma molto persistente quasi marrone. Al naso è molto decisa, aroma di caffè e malto tostato. Assaggiandola i sapori del caffè e cioccolato sono accompagnati da una diffusa "secchezza" (infatti è classificata come dry stout), con quel gusto un po tendente al legno e al carbone tipico di queste stout così forti. Buona ma difficile possa piacere a tutti.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (6492) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 5, 2015
375ml bottle. Pours near black with a thin brown head. Slightly woody, some coffee notes, roasted malt, milk. Flavor has pleasant roastedness, light sweetness, milky notes. Finishes dry, slightly vinous and again, woody notes. Good body. Very tasty. Nice label.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (3367) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2015
Flaska från Saveur-bier drucken med ölföreningen. En stor stout med stora smaker trots låg alkholstyrka. Kaffe, choklad, hårdrostad malt men också söta smaker av russin, katrinplommon, lite soja. Rund, mjuk, lätt beska. Riktigt gott och stora smaker och stor kropp för den låga alkoholstyrkan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Flyguytruckguy (56) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2015
Before rating this stout, I read a few of the other rater comments and wondered if I had the right beer. Looks like this one should be on tap to be truly enjoyed! Light malty aroma of roasted grains and mild coffee. I don’t detect the hops. Creamy light brown mostly lasting head with fair lacing over a dark brown body. Light sweet initial flavor with a light bitter sweet average finish. Lively carbonation with a dry chalky palate. This was from a 600ml bottle., bottled on halloween 2014.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9562) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at Vices & Versa. Pours a clear ruby tinged brown with a medium sized creamy tan head. Sweet roast and a touch of cocoa on the nose. Medium bodied, quite smooth. Roast, stewed fruits, chocolate, cocoa. Warm roast on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
guiroul33 (255) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - FEB 7, 2015
On tap @ Moeder Lambic. Quite light body, more watery than usual stouts. Not bad but too light for the style.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40827) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy dark briwn with a small brown head. Aroma is toasted abd caramelish. Bitter, fruity and toasted. Bitter, fruity and light toasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (8208) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2015
250 ml. draft @ Chez Moeder Lambiek Fontainas. Very dark tree brown / black, mocha bubbles. Nose is sweet watery chestnut, cheap chocolate, mocha. Taste is watery coffee, liquorish, thin coffee, cheap cacao, thin coffee, chestnut,… Nearly flat & watery. Okay but pretty weak stuff overall.

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