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Les Brasseurs du Temps Obscur Désir

Brewed by Les Brasseurs du Temps
Style: Imperial Stout
Gatineau, Canada
Serve in Snifter


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HippyHop (212) - CANADA - OCT 2, 2014
Pour is typical black with tan head, good retention but no lacing. Nose is tons of chocolate and coffee, roasted malt, caramel, liquorice and molasses. Taste follows to a T. Bitter coffee and lingering alcohol warmth on the finish. Very nicely executed imperial stout. Only complaint is that BDT’s beers are all ludicrously expensive, for some reason, even straight from the source.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (943) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
bottle from les arpents verts A: chocolaty, roasty, coffee app: pitch black small mocha head. t/p: full body with long bitter finish. some warmness from the alcohol. oilly texture o: nice. solid malt backbone. the alcohol is a little too present for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stephane_Houle (135) - - JUL 2, 2014
Apparence: D?une couleur noir opaque, elle est coiffée d?une bonne mousse de couleur café d?une bonne durée. Effervescence quasi inexistante. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des notes de malt torréfié et de café. Saveurs: Ample en bouche, c’est vraiment le malt torréfié qui prend le dessus au début. Alors que cette saveur s’estompe progressivement, elle est remplacé par le café et l’amertume qui perdure dans le temps. Aucune effervescence. Conseil, à essayer avec un morceau de chocolat noir. Fiche technique Style: Impériale Stout Format: 750 ml Taux d?alcool: 9% Température: 12°C

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cargo150 (686) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2014
Couler d’un noir profond avec un col brun. Nez intense de café et de malt grillé. En bouche c’est d’une très grande complexité et d’intensité malt grillé, pain grillé, du café très persistant, l’alcool goûte beaucoup, il y a une bonne amertume du a la torréfaction. D’une bonne complexité mais trop intense pour moi. Un peu déçu mais une bonne bière tout de meme...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gluepot (69) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2014
On tap at Les Brasseurs du Temps. A rich black colour topped by an appealing tan head. Strong roasted coffee and some booziness in the nose. This is an imperial stout of large tastes. Heavily roasted coffee, roasted malt, chocolate (not too sweet) and a touch of vanilla. The booziness in the nose carries over to the taste, adding some nice warmth. There is a moderate bitterness to the finish, working with the aforementioned roasted elements. It is full bodied with a slightly creamy texture. This might not be your beer if you like hyper blended understated Imperial Stouts. But it’s right up my alley.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1374) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2013
Black with a decent chocolate head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, molasses. Full bodied, roasty on the palate with a slightly dry finish. Taste is roasty coffee, anise, dark chocolate, blackcurrant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4323) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Dark chocolate and light but pervasive coffee musk dominate this beer. Pours black with little head or lacing. Doesn’t integrate super well. Thick on palate with musk. Finishes with a light touch of bitterness and lots of caramelized roast malt. Tap at brewpub.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
probstblueribbon (3011) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
750 mL bottle from Broue Ha Ha served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass. 22/08/15#312. Deep brown-black with a decent mocha head. Sort of tangy and vinous with lots of dark chocolate, some molasses, ashen deep-roasted masks, some alcohol, a bit of fruitiness, very deep and dark, rounded, quite good. Medium-full body, soft, refined effervescence, silky. Lots of very dark malts, molasses, slightly smoky, molasses, dank hops, a little pine and resin, black coffee, complex and big; lightly sweet with good bitterness, and a long, inky, richly dark malt finish. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiereLuc (953) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 30, 2013
Bière noire, mousse moka avec un nez de grains cuits. En bouche, l’amertume d’un bon café corsé domine avec l’alcool. Le background offre une belle acidité. Très bonne bière.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1332) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2013
Un Imperial Stout dans les normes, l’Obscur Désir annonce ses couleurs (très foncées) dès l’entrée en matière : crémeuse, compacte, très épaisse, il est évident que BDT n’a fait aucun compromis. Puissante autant en nez qu’en bouche, elle révèle une amertume racée en finale, après une sauce au café et au chocolat très noir, qui enrobe l’intérieur de la bouche. Copieuse, audacieuse malgré sa fidélité indéfectible au style, elle demeure plutôt coûteuse mais au final vaut son pesant d’or.

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