Brewed by À l’Abri de la Tempête
Style: Barley Wine
L’Étang du Nord, Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Canada
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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Inspiré de ce rocher en perdition au large des Îles, Corps Mort est un vin d’orge salin et robuste. Brassé à partir de grains fumés, ayant frayé avec le hareng du «Fumoir d’Antan», il offre une alliance de saveurs riches et sauvages ayant un fort potentiel de vieillissement.
2010 vintage 11.0% abv **Peut contenir des traces de hareng boucané!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kubilai (111) - , Quebec, - JUL 14, 2011
Pours rusty orange with a quick gone off-white head. Floral aroma with butterscotch and smoke hints. Oily texture combined with a smooth mouthfeel. You don’t taste the 11%. Sadly, in my opinion, they tried to mix too much things in that beer. The Barley-Rauchust could had been a great combination but... I don’t know. Something missing. Maybe too much balanced!...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (3107) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 31, 2017
Poured a deep ruby-amber with a white head. Light sweet barley and cherry aroma. Light cherry and light smoked character, and a touch of saltiness towards the finish. Leaves you thirsty for another sip.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (6248) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 26, 2017
From my brother: pours copper with a white head. Aroma is lightly smoky, caramel, loads of malt, booze, and hops. Definitely is a bit of a rauchbier, but the barley wine aspect is strong with this one. Heavy body and huge taste. Fairly bitter. Lingering and boozy aftertaste. Much. Not totally my thing... but for those who like it...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ametras (1538) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 8, 2016
341ml bottle. Hazy copper with a foamy off-white head. Flavors are fresh wort, smoke, barley sugar and alcohol with fruity, grainy and salty notes. Full body, soft carbonation, oily texture.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (442) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2016
It pours murky copper with amber highlights; the head is beige and mousse like. The aroma of: Sherry, toffee, peat smoke, and raisins. The taste is medium sweet that finishes mildly astringent and medium bitter; the aroma notes carry through with some charcoal and iodine. The palate is heavy bodied with basically no carbonation; the finish is long. Overall, it’s the nanny’s bitchtits!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (11601) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2016
From Youri. Pours dark Amber with off white head. Smell is awesomely smokey with light fruit, toffee and hops. Flavor is good - smoke here as well, lightly astringent, fruity malty and bitter in the finish. A little rough around the edges, but good. I’d give the nose an 8.5 and the flavor a 6.5 if I could.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
G_C_R (12) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 26, 2016
A good friend described this as a rauchbier masquerading as a barleywine. I do not disagree. It is deliciously smokey, salty and complex. It made me thirstier, but also quenched my thirst at the same time. Bravo!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (2699) - - JAN 5, 2016
Draught at EtOH. Rich maltiness with a smokey edge, maple, orange marmalade, pepper, round mouthfeel, gentle warming finish. Dangerously tasty one, a very enjoyable if not outstanding barley wine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franckg (1575) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 29, 2015
Robe orangée foncé tirant sur le brunâtre très trouble avec un mince filet de mousse blanc crème. Arômes de sucre d’orge, malt légèrement fumé, orange, eau de mer, caramel dur. Haut taux d’alcool imperceptible. Manque d’intensité et de complexité pour un vin d’orge. En bouche, saveurs d’orange et abricot, léger citron, le tout enveloppé dans un malt caramelisé et de sucre d’orge. Léger goût fumé qui s’intègre très bien. Finale plus amère et saline, zeste d’orange. Un peu épicé par la présence d’alcool. Vin d’orge original sans être trop sucré. Bel équilibre des saveurs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
guil0000 (431) - New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 14, 2015
Pours a hazy golden copper color with a medium long lasting white head. Lots of carbonation on the appearance. Strong smoky fish nose but not unpleasant. You also get some red wine, maple and some roasted malts. Oily mouthfeel, alcool well hidden but you fet a lingering alcool finish. You also get some sourness in the middle of the taste. Quite balanced actually.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
simardsam (261) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2015
Ambrée, voilée, avec une très mince mousse blanche. Nez de zeste d’orange, de fumé et de malt caramélisé. Goût de fumé, de caramel, de houblon herbacé et d’épices. L’amertume est plutôt présente et la finale laisse sur une note sèche. Je me souviens d’en avoir bu une, il y a 4-5 ans, et les flaveurs de fumé étaient plus fortes, on pouvait même déceler des notes de hareng.

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