Brewed by Les Trois Mousquetaires
Style: Altbier
Brossard, Canada


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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Stronger, rarer and hoppier version of an Altbier typically found in Dusseldorf, Germany Used to be 5.5%, now 6% (2013)

neuromatt's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, - DEC 24, 2012
750 mL bottle at Volo, served in a stem glass. Pours clear reddish amber with a moderate tan head that fades to a thin cover, leaving a small amount of fine lace. The nose has caramel malts, grain, fruit and soft hops. The flavour is slightly sweet, with grainy malts, along with earth, fruit and a hint of dust. The finish is long and malty. On the palate, it is medium in body with a slightly dry texture. Overall, a nice alt with elegant malts; it could have been a little more complex, though. 2012-06-05

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matbigrey (89) - Mascouche, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2015
341 ml bottle. Dark ruby color with very high carbonation. 1-2 finger beige head. Malty aromas at first, caramel and a hoppy feel that mostly comes from the magnum hops I guess.. Taste is quite the same, very malty yet not overwhelming. The high carbonation helps the taste that could feel quite dull in my opinion. For a 72 IBU beer, this is not too bitter, the grain are balancing this beer very well. Sticky warm aftertaste. Had my doubts about it but I was wrong. A bit simple but well brewed beer overall! cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1148) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2015
Marrón oscura. Densa y turbia. 2 dedos de espuma ocre que dejan una película de medio centímetro imborrable. Aroma complejo. Fruto seco. Caramelo. En boca predominio dulce, con rica base de caramelo. Pero no queda ahí. Frutos secos siguen. Y un final bien amargo, que perdura.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DomD (162) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 28, 2015
Poured from bottle. Aroma of bread dough. Pours a cloudy red with white head. Medium bitter taste. Medium body, sticky texture, with a bitter somewhat dry finish. Very nice and hoppy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Metalflake (35) - Les Coteaux, Quebec, CANADA - APR 1, 2015
375ml bottle, bought at the grocery store. Poured into a lager glass, deep orange-brown in colour and a solid 2cm beige head. Lovely lacing on the glass. Strong malt profile, with whiffs of raisins, currants and hops. Medium-bodied mouthfeel, lively carbonation, sweet malty taste with enough bitterness to balance it out, and an aftertaste of dried fruits. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 3, 2015
New England Bucket List Trip #191. C&C 750 mL bottle from State Line. "Smells like I need some seltzer and I could make an egg cream out of that." Says a good friend. Pours a hazy orange with a thin tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of caramel, dark fruits, chocolate, raisin. Taste is raisin, toffee, chocolate, dark fruits, herbal hops. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beardbeerman (251) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
Pours a deep copper topped by two fingers of coarse tanned head showing moderate carbonation, retention and lacing properties. The nose is caramel but also displays fruity elements like apples and pineapples. The taste follows the same path through a medium body and a light bitter finish where the pineapple slowy pushes back the sweetness of the malts. Decent brew overall, cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
carlm87 (10) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
9 février 2014 Épais col crémeux qui dure dans le temps..bonnes arômes au nez par contre le gout s’estompe rapidement et ne laisse que l’amertume en bouche. Bonne rousse dans la moyenne.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (261) - Soria, SPAIN - JAN 27, 2015
Vierte ámbar oscuro con buena cabeza de espuma beige que ofrece retención media, aromas a caramelo, albaricoque, pan tostado y herbales; en boca entrada potente con amargor equilibrado que se hace más fuerte en el retrogusto, notas a caramelo y malta tostada, largo y seco pos gusto en una interesante cerveza bien compensada y compleja.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadie (1003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
Un alt super. Rouge avec un grand col beige. L’arôme très malté, du pain grillé, du caramel et les rains sec. Le goût et le même. Un peu sucré d’abord puis une finition sec et super bien équilibré avec un amertume moyen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
remice2 (151) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
Super bonne sticke alt. beaucoup de caramel,noisettes,malt,légères notes fumés avec une mince touche d’agrumes. Une rousse bien malté quand même amère et un tout petit peut sucré.Final sèche pareille.. bien bonne!

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