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Brewed by Brasseurs Illimités
Style: Malt Liquor
St Eustache, Canada

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 357   ABV: 11.9%
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Liqueur de malt extra forte.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11106) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle @ adnielsen’s house, ticked with LeninCat, t0rin0, and StalinCat (he scrolled past). Mahogany pour with a khaki head. Whiskey, dark fruit, and vanilla on the nose. Sweet caramel, too. Flavor is somewhat hot and boozy. Whiskey, dark fruit, vanilla, and caramel. Brown sugar, raisin, and plums. LeninCat approved.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9287) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle @ home, thanks to LeninCat for sharing and BlackIPA for sending. Enjoyed with LeninCat, StalinCat, t0rin0, and womencantsail. Pours a clear dark reddish orange appearance with a decent cream colored head. A bit boozy, whiskey, oaky, rich caramel/toffee, dark fruity aroma. Pretty fucken smooth, candy, brown sugar, plum, fig, vanilla flavor that finishes pretty smooth. A goddamned fucken a bro chill malt liquor. I have no doubts that had Michael Jackson still been around when this legendary beer was released, it would have made the next edition of this World Guide to Beer. Since he’s passed, we are left with a video review by the world’s foremost feline beer judge, LeninCat. http://youtu.be/cDThF2pFYWk

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (7911) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
Kupferfarbenes Bier mit geringer beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr alkoholisch, reife Früchte. Geschmack sehr süß malzig, alkoholisch.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6295) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, thanks Aaron! Dark reddish brown pour with thin off white head, aroma brought notes of big whiskey, grain, vanilla, hints of oak, earth, slight caramel, toffee, hints of molasses, finishing earthy. Taste is a mix of sweet caramel, toffee, nice oak whiskey, earth and molasses, hints of vanilla, finishing fairly sweet, slightly oaky, dry. Pretty good actually.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6134) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2013
Perhaps worth noting I’m sampling a couple of ounces from a bottle that has been opened and recapped 15-20 days ago, kept at fridge temperature in between. Flat looking mahogany. Intensely malty aroma with unnoticeable hop character and gently estery yeast profile procuring cherry and strawberry notes with a banana notion at the rear. Fairly oxidized aroma, presumably from oxygen exposure since the initial opening - it fits though, adding a nutty focus, reminiscent of walnuts into realms of vanilla intensity dominating the more subtle oak, earth and dense cereal notes. Extremely sweet, one meant to be drunk slowly. Interesting positionning, halfway between beer and Scotch with an obvious Single Malt connotation - and obviously far less expensive than a Scotch even though out of bounds by regular beer standards. Difficult to compare it to any beer, but in terms of pure hedonism, such straightforward malt concentration, almost syrupy in texture, rarely hits the spot for me. Still, I like it more than I would have thought. I can’t help but think it is a very personal trip on the part of the brewer. Would I buy another bottle - the answer is no, but were I a fan of liquors, I might consider it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6100) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 13, 2013
7/13/13. 750mL thanks to mathieuc! Drank from the included glass! Rich amber red pour with a small khaki head. Booze, bourbon, and loads of caramel. Super sweet bourbon caramel vanilla taste with a touch of burnt toast. Super strong and sweet... would fit into a BA barleywine tasting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5870) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
Bouteille claire de 750 ml partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Odeur de caramel et de vanille. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée-brunâtre. Saveur: Goût de caramel et de céréales avec une pointe de vanille. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture sirupeuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’alcool en arrière goût. (Rating #4961)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4546) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2013
sample from bottle at bateau de nuit, thanks seb for that! clear dark golden-amber without a head. plenty of toffee, caramel and mostly vanilla bourbon. some nutty notes. cloying caramel malts. soft carbonation (or maybe was it because bottle had been opened earlier?), medium body - velvety and oily, short but present grassy finish - still not enough to cut through all that sugar. boozy but then again, for almost 12%, not that much. sweet ’’low’’ alcohol bourbon. still an interesting sipper after dinner.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaghana (4028) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle @Mondial de la bière, a copper beer with low head and carbonation. Nose is intense on dry grapes, oak and vanilla, candied fruits. Aroma is on vanilla, blond caramel, dry grapes, very sweet, bit tannic. Long caramel aftertaste, light sourish notes, very pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper (3244) - Out Of This World, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2013
Une eau-de-vie ambrée. Des arômes enveloppants de bourbon et de sirop de poteau. Des effluves de fruits et une surface épicée. Des saveurs de bourbon et de malts qui me semblent être un peu trop sucrés. Un alcool chaleureux. Une bouche bien molle, un peu lourde et assez collante. Un arrière-goût dominé par un bourbon caramélisé. Tout compte fait, une proposition parfaite pour les amateurs de bières obèses. En terminant, je souhaite remercier Yan de s’être sacrifié pour cette bouteille au prix complètement démesuré, astronomique, colossal, déraisonnable, exagéré, exorbitant, immodéré, pharaonique et outrancier.


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