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


on tap

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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

[ As Charlevoix Vache Folle Imperial Milk Stout ].
Clear dark black brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, light brown sugar. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, malt . chocolate sweet, roasted bitter, mild - white chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140720]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (26415) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2009
Bottled. Very dark amber colour, small brown foamy head. Aroma is roasted malts, some cream, mild spices, burnt wet wood as well as soem coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, a bit creamy, some chocolate burnt wet wood and alcohol. Mild dark dry fruityness. Pleasant, but a bit too burning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24630) - Tyres, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2009
Bottled at PBF. Black, pale brown head. Chocolatey soy sauce aroma. Sweet and full bodied with compact but rounded malt. Peach and salt, chocolate and brandy. Drier finish with salty bitterness. A great dessert beer. Poerful, but not overpowering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (20222) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle from Firefly, Vancouver
Black color; generous beige head, compact. The aroma of dark chocolate and roasted malt is light, with a very light touch of coffee and dry cold smoke. The body is medium structured, the drinkability is therefore eased; without being too strong, the roasted malt flavor is very good, almost coffeish, with some residual sweetness, with a late impression of liquorice; finally, in the end, the alcohol warms the mouth. Elegant Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (19440) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 30, 2014
Vollmundig malziger Antrunk mit weichen Schokoladennoten, die eine milde Se aufweisen. Der Alkohol scheint dabei etwas durch, s rstig, schokoladiger werdend. Kaffee, reife Banane. Vollmundiger Nachgeschmack mit leichter Vanille und kurzzeitig brennendem Alkohol. 9/11/9/10/9/9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (19201) - PCastle, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes, fast schwarzes Bier mit schner brunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr rstmalzig, s schokoladig, Kaffee. Geschmack intensiv rstmalzig, Kaffee, se Schokolade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18706) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2012
IP trade in Montreal with Patrick for this one. Poured from a 500ml bottle (Mar 12) into a goblet to a luxurious black colour with a generous creamy beige/light brown head that, whilst reducing, kept its presence throughout the drinking experience. On the nose I got sweet milk chocolate, a little roasted malt and perhaps caramel/fudge and a pinch of coffee lurking in the background but sweet was the overwhelming word! Taste wise not as sweet as I had expected, which was a good thing from my point of view! The chocolate flavour was definately at the sweet end of the spectrum rather than bitter and had a milky taste to it also lightly roasted malts present. Not a big punchy flavour as one may expect from a high ABV imperial stout but well balanced and highly drinkable none the less! Enjoyed the mouthfeel on this beer, very creamy and smooth, top end of medium bodied but not as full as most 9%+ beers of this ilk. low to moderate carbonation - spot on ! Overall a good imperial stout, but perhaps a little too creamy and sweet to be a world beater in this category, none the less it was a fun beer that I enjoyed and will happily revisit!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (17070) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2009
Bottled (PBF). Opaque black color, small beige head. Nose has kind of medicinaly toastyness, light apples and light coffee. Tastes a bit like baltic porter, not much milk stout. Toasted malts, some coffee, light sweet lactose notes. Feels less than 9 %. Ok, but not as good as average 3.72 here indicates.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (16619) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2010 500mL bottle, pours black with a tan head. Aroma of oatmeal, coffee, vanilla and a little chocolate. Very hearty oatmeal in the flavour, with coffee, vanilla, and a milky quality - quite sweet. Not overly fond of the milky/lactose quality, but its a solid beer no doubt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (15946) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Bottle thanks to Arch. Pours black with a very light brown head. Nose is lactose, powdered milk and roast chocolate malt. Some light hops. Taste is creamy chocolate milk and roasted chocolate malt. Light body for a regular stout, nevermind an imperial. Smooth. Easy drinking.

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