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Pit-Caribou L’Étoile du Brasseur Vin d’orge

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Brewed by Microbrasserie Pit-Caribou
Style: Barley Wine
L’Anse-à-Beaufils, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smoked Barley Wine.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (14587) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Ceramic bottle - pours orange white head - nose/taste of smoked caramel, toffee, dark fruit - medium body

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (9521) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle at the RBSG Lobby Share. Pours a hazy orange with no head. The aroma is candy sugar, booze, wood. Medium body, similar flavors to nose, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (20903) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle, hotel beer at RBSG Pittsburgh 2016. Hazy golden color, white head. Aroma of burnt caramel biscuit. Taste is burnt vinous caramel. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone (6560) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Sampled at rbsg. cloudy orange brown and hazy. Soapy white head. Complex dark fruit. Yeasty. Big over ripe fruit. Melons. Really quite smooth. Orange and zest. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Matwill (91) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2016
Bouteille de 660ml acheté au Marché Station 54. Belle bouteille blanche surmontée de cire orange autour du bouchon, elle se démarqu dans l’offrande de Pit-Caribou. Au nez je ne ressent pas grand chose, peut-être le rhume qui l’emporte sur moi. Par contre au goût on y retrouve une belle amertume en plus d’une touche de fumée.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cfrancis (3058) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 13, 2016
This reminds me a lot of Stone’s Old Guardian. I healthy hopped barley wine. Pours light caramel with a small white ring. Aroma is sweet caramel, hot alcohol and nice earthy hops. Taste is sweet, alcohol burn and pine hops. Slight oak and dried palate. Really tasty.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bawelt (487) - Lyon, FRANCE - FEB 27, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2016 Superbe...Nez caramelisé à souhait, ça sent la barley wine gourmande, un rien fumé, un fond cannelle.La bouche est très belle, début d?attaque ronde qui part vite sur une jolie amertume fumée, de belles notes agrumes et d?herbes sèches, on y trouve même des notes fruitées raisineuses. Longueur pas mal fumée, mais très délicate comme un après barbecue ou un fond bacon. Toute en subtilité et en caractère sur les dominantes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Metalchopz (3030) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 16, 2016
Beautiful simple white bottle with orange waxed top. Pours a hazy amber colour with golden highlights. Creamy warm beige head with great retention and foamy lacing. Aromas of fruity malts, smoked wood, butterscotch, hop and mild nutty notes. The smokiness starts the taste, going through some nice bitterness from the hops and then balancing both in the finish. Some grass lingers, some burnt wood shows hints. This is really quite a nice surprise that is worth getting before it is gone. A smooth smoky Barleywine.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LouisFelix (16) - Quebec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2016
Probably one of the greatest looking bottles I’ve seen. Clear, dark copper colour. Smokey taste is interesting, and pretty good actually, but I really prefer my barley wine without it. Extra points for trying something original.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (13254) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2015
650mL bottle, sent from yourilevesque (thanks a lot, Youri), pour a dark orange with a small white head. Aroma is very hoppy, with a mix of caramel malt, resinous hops, and strange perfumey notes. Flavour is very strange, with earthy notes, bready malts and floral hops. It has a rather earthy, smoky quality to it. Not very good at all.


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