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Loup Rouge Chapeau Noir

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Brewed by Loup Rouge Micro Brasseur
Style: Sweet Stout
Sorel-Tracy, Canada

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Un Sweet Stout dans la tradition anglaise, mais avec un penchant du côté des Oatmeal Stout. Le nom provient des ingrédients qui s'y retrouve : le lactose et l'avoine. La Chapeau noir est brassée avec de l'orge malté, de l'orge caramélisé, de l'orge torréfié, de l'avoine en flocons et du lactose. Elle est aromatisée avec des houblons anglais et américains. SRM : 60.1, IBU : 49.5, 6.5 % alc./vol.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (3114) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
On tap at L’Autre Oeil (Gatineau, QC). pours an opaque black body with a thin beige foamy head. Good malty/hoppy aroma with roasted cereals, molasses, and chocolate hints. Its robust taste carries strong plummy notes. Ends with a long, slightly misbalanced, bittersweet finish. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fhoublon (316) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Dégustée en fût au Pub Brouhaha à Montréal le 19 avril 2014. Bière noire opaque. Col très épais beige moka, crémeux et persistant. Odeur de café très marquée. Douce, peu sucrée, très amère et un peu aigre en finale. Saveur de café marquée, un peu aigre. Très typée café plutôt que chocolat noir.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2298) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Un chocolat au lait frappé par des tons d’acide lactique et de verdure. Le corps est relativement crémeux.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Sweet caramel and stale coffee aroma. Taste is rather sweet, with lots of ash and caramel, coffee grounds and chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4687) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2011
on tap at chambly fest. very dark brown, nice medium dark beige head, good retention/lacing. nose: roastiness, umami, tobacco.. big roastiness, smoke, umami, light fruitiness and acidity, hint of sweetness. light to medium body, slightly thin, soft carbonation, relatively short finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3472) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2011
Tap @ Soirée des Brasseurs. Dark pour with thin brown head. Aroma is quite lactic, burnt grain, oats. Flavor is quite lactic as well, slight sourness, sweet grain, slightly bitter burnt toast/oat finish. Good palate, sticks together better than most sweet stouts I’ve had but still light and refreshing. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13304) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 23, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Very dark brown, dark brown head. Aroma of sweet milk chocolate and coffee. Taste is Hershey bar. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 19, 2011
Tap at Churchkey. The pour is a deep bistre with a medium, reddish coffee head. Nose is really fantastic: mild smoke/smolder with brown sugar and maple raisin oatmeal. Really an incredible nose. Taste is bitter coffee, sweet hazelnut butter/Nutella, dark chocolate brownie. Mild lactic finish. It may a bunch of unintended flaws (perhaps mild diacetyl, mild lactic sour, mild phenols); but I really enjoyed it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3063) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2010
On tap at the brewpub, pitch black colr, with a tan-colored head, nice chocolate cake nose with some smooth brownie, chocolate praline accents from the oatmeal cereal, toasted, chocolate, roasted malt used, with a hint of chocolate milky lactose in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a mild roasted, black, chocolate, toasted, caramelized malt, chocolatey brownies character with some dark dried fruit, mild bitter chocolate flavours, with a mellow cocoa powder, oatmeal silky accent and a faint chocolate milkyish lactose note, leading towards a fruity, milky, chocolatey, roasty bitterness finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fred82 (2115) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 13, 2010
On tap at Loup Rouge
Appearance : Pitch black with a medium creamy head. Nice lacing.
Aroma : Chocolate, sweet, coffee. Roasted malt and some hops.
Taste : Roasted malt with some hops. A bit sweet but rather dry and roasty. Finish is quite bitter.
Overall : Pretty good beer. Very mellow due to the oatmeal. I would have this one again for sure ! Looking at the ratings, it looks like it may be hit or miss...


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