Brewed by Microbrasserie Charlevoix / Le Saint Pub
Style: Imperial IPA
Baie-St-Paul, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
pumpkinhead2 (916) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2016
Bire orange-cuivre, bien limpide, bonne effervescence, et surmonte d peine une trace blanchtre sa surface en guise de col. Armes de pain grill, grain rti, sucre dorge et petits fruits rouges, petite tendance caramel avec un petit quelque chose de fum Effluves houblonns davantage en arrire-plan, houblon qui semble principalement poivr, mais galement floral. Nez plutt ordinaire dans lequel on ne reconnat pas vraiment le Columbus, complexit moyenne, intensit leve. En bouche, ptillement assez lev sur la langue, breuvage rond et onctueux, lgrement huileux, un vritable plaisir au palais! Au got, entre malte de pain grill, grain rti, sucre dorge et caramel, suivi dun houblon qui semble toujours principalement poivr et floral, mais avec, il est vrai, quelques pointes dagrumes. Amertume tout de mme trs modre pour une bire qui affiche un IBU de 90! Excellent quilibre malt/houblon, trs bel intgration des diffrentes saveurs entre elles, trs bon got. Lintensit en bouche y est toujours bien leves, mais la complexit y semble un peu faible. De plus, je ne suis pas persuad que cette bire atteigne vritablement son objectif de faire goter le houblon Columbus, la base malte me semble trop forte. Mais, dun autre ct, ce nest vraiment pas pour me dplaire et je trouve mme que cette bire est trs bonne, alors je ne vais pas trop men plaindre

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Whatup14 (1918) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2016
Bouteille 500ml. Couleur cuivre fonce translucide, mousse beige laissant une dentelle fugace. Arme de malt caramel, houblon rsineux, poussireux. Got dalcool, malt caramel, sucr, amertume moyenne. Carbonatation faible, corps moyen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gluepot (614) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2016
A rich copper body topped by a big fluffy white head with good retention. The nose includes dank fruity hops, fresh cut hay and sweet malts. Havent kept up with this series as they have lost their high-impact taste profile over the years and months, but this is a good beer. Caramel malt and citrus and tropical hops with some astringency and resin dominate the taste. Touches of pepper and honey and a dense rich body add to the taste experience. The medium plus carbonation keeps the sweetness and richness in line. Enjoyable, but I always expect more at 9% abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (5976) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle (500 ml) at home. Clear copper with a medium off-white head, ok retention, leaving little lacing. Aroma is interesting and less malt and boozy than their other DIPA from that series, theres nice citrus, some caramel, honeyed notes and mild peppery presence. Taste is moderately sweet with lots of citrus, honeyed notes, caramel, a bit of alcohol, peppery notes and moderate bitterness. Medium to full body. Medium carbonation. Quite oily mouthfeel. Citrusy finish with some alcohol warmth. One of the good beer from this series but still a bit too high in alcohol and not aromatic enough. Old style, but well executed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
packers188 (59) - - FEB 15, 2015
Style: pale ale Ibu: 80 Description: tres belle dentelle, ambree legerement ambree/ nez caramel/ gout agrumes houblon americain, tres bien balance

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dandeman (957) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 19, 2013
valuation no. 36 Octobre 2010. Aucun nez. De couleur ambre. Mousse trs persistante. Texture trs onctueuse. En bouche le malt est trs prsent et accentu de caramel. Le fort titre en alcool naffecte en rien la saveur riche et balance entre agrumes et caramel. Bire avec beaucoup de corps. Fruite et savoureuse. Balance de tous les ingrdients parfaite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2012
Clear copper with a good frothy white head. Malt, fruity beer with a honey aroma. Caramel flavour. Slightly hoppy. Syrup like texture. Seems more like a strong ale than an ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HogTownHarry (6611) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2012
November 24, 2011 - with blankboy, jerc and mabel. 500ml bottle c/o J&K. Slighty hazy bubbly amber-gold with a decent lasting frothy-creamy beige head. Decent aroma - a little sweet - mild resin, citrus zest, a little faded (7-). Taste is good and juicy, again citrus zest, some tropical fruit character, floral and a hint of resin - on the sweet side, only moderate alcohol, quite nicely balanced, reminded me a bit of what DdC Corne du Diable tasted like at first. Average body, solid carbonation, starts sweet and a little sticky, medium length finish, floral and dry - nice stuff, not great, but solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2012
Pale golden pour with a thick white head. The nose is a little bit fruity and sweet. A little bit of honeyed malt along with a touch of light sweet pine and berry character. Some chewy honey sweetness and a little bit of peppery bitterness. Its fading into something like an old ale - the bitterness is still there but there is a malt dominated profile. Kind of reminds me of Fullers Vintage Ale with a bit of age on it. I bet this would age well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (3732) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2012
500 ml bottle from Premier Wine and Spirits (Halifax). Pours a lightly cloudy deep golden orange with moderate-sized cream-coloured head. Aroma is citrus and pine with rich, sweet caramel/fruity malt. Flavour is caramel, tropical & dark fruits and piney/citrusy hoppiness. Fairly full body. Good.

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