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Les Brasseurs du Temps Obscur Désir Fût de Bourbon

Les Brasseurs du Temps Obscur Désir Fût de Bourbon
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Brewed by Les Brasseurs du Temps
Style: Imperial Stout
Gatineau, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
probstblueribbon (3633) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2015
Part of a 750 ml bottle shared by Bruce. 2012 vintage. Deep brown black, thin mocha head. Aggressive barrel character, peppery, strong dark maltiness, surprisingly aggressive for a three year old beer. Strong coffee finish with a vinous quality, very woody finish. Too much, even now!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (5918) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2015
Bottle: Vintage 2012: #17: Massive thanks Pushkinwow: Chouffe glass: Ashy beige brown head. Black beer. Aroma obviously shows some bourbon also minerals, roast, light coffe, some liquorice, hint of cherries and some chocolate. Flavour is roast, bitter, chocolate, bourbon, light coffee, some marzipan, light liquorice, malt roast, nice. Aftertaste is roasty, chocolate, bourbon, wood, malts, and some coffee... Low carbo, creamy close to silky mouthfeel, close to full bodied. Nice beer, bit longer on a barrel wouldn’t be wrong either...

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cargo150 (1289) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2015
Bouteille vieilli 4 ans. Couleur noire aux reflets bruns avec un mince col brun qui se dissipe rapidement. En bouche des saveurs tres torrefier de tabac, un peu de chocolat noir... A reeseyer plus frais...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
750ml bottle from Broue Ha Ha in Gatineau, Quebec. Black in colour with a thin beige head, little lacing. The aroma is of alcohol, sugar, vanilla, roasted malts. The flavour is of roasted malts, vanilla, some alcohol, dark fruits, some sweetness. Warming mouthfeel, medium body, mild carbonation. Finishes long, sweet and warming. Really nice, the barrel aging doesn’t thin the beer at all. Really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strowlands8 (180) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Very oaky aroma. appearance is dark with a dark beige head. Taste is very oaky with a bit of sweetness, chocolate and coffee. Nice but a little too oaky. Would like to try the other versions.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dandeman (784) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2014
Olfactif: Superbes odeurs de liqueur de café, de cerises noires, de bourbon, de pruneaux, de chocolat et de noix. Complexité absolue. Puissance maximum. Notes de noisettes légèrement rancies est le seul point négatif. Visuel: Noire à opacité maximum. Petite mousse brune, crémeuse et dense qui perdure assez longtemps. Elle colle également très bien au verre en y laissant de belles traces. Gustatif: L’attaque est ronde, épaisse, complexe, avec un équilibre chocolat / café bien défendu. L’alcool est juste à point et enveloppe de sa douce chaleur les notes de café et de caramel. On y décèle une âpreté de noisettes, probablement issue du malt de whisky, qui combiné aux houblons amérisants, rendent la finale sèche et mordante. Cela lui donne beaucoup de corps, de là son intérêt avec la richesse de sa texture et son équilibre presque parfait. La maturation et le vieillissement a fait son œuvre. Par contre, on aurait espéré une plus grande complexité et une plus grande variété au niveau des saveurs. Ça demeure très standard a cet effet. Néanmoins, une bière d’une très grande qualité.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beerjoe777 (15) - - JAN 4, 2014
Big league stout barrel aged gave a little sweet alcohol touch to the rather espresso chocolate notes generally found in the beer. Picked it up at Bières du Monde in Aylmer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (3250) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
On tap at the brewpub, deep abyssal color, with a thick creamy tan head, with a mild bourbonish, mocha, vanilla, dark dried fruit nose, with some woody, black coffee, faint grated coconut notes, with a roasted, black, toasted, caramel malt, dark bitter chocolate accent in the aroma follows through on a full-bodied palate with a warmth yeasty, fruity, bourbon, black coffee, vanilla, mochaish, dark bitter chocolate, chocolate cake, burnt toast character, with some burnt fruitcake, roasted, chocolate, black, toasted malty flavours, leading towards a warming, bourbonish, burnt fruitcake, coffeesih, dark bitter chocolate, lingering roasty bitterness finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cfrancis (2984) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2013
Delightful. Pours velvet black with a small beige head. Aroma is bourbon sweetness, oak, roasted malt and a thin layer of chocolate. Taste is a great balance of bourbon sweetness, oak dryness, bitter chocolate and roasted malts.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiereLuc (1259) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 21, 2013
Bière noire opaque, sans réelle effervescence et sans collet. Le nez nous offres des pointes d’espresso, de cendres, de bois... mais c’est en bouche que le tout se révèle. Abricots, mousse aux fraises, chou chinois et noix de coco sont des saveurs qui n’ont aucun rapport avec cette bière. Ici, on parle plutôt de vanille, de chocolat noir, de café, de cerises et de bourbon bien boisé... Je trouvais la version régulière de l’Obscur Désir magnifique, mais celle-ci est une ou deux petites coches au-dessus.


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