Brewed by Brasserie Kruhnen
Style: Stout
Blainville, Canada


on tap


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
La Sout Chocolat noir: bire sche sur levure, 7% alcool, non-pasteurise, refermente en bouteille dont le gout de chocolat est obtenu par le mlange de 5 type de malt de diffrents torrfaction.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2013
A clear super dark reddish brown stout with a thick brown head. In aroma, smooth chocolate and licorice, fruity and pleasant. In mouth, a superb sweet milkey chocolate with licorice, coffee, alcohol warmth, very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (9765) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2012
My Bottom Line :
Light bread and chocolate tones ride a lean mouthfeel and soft effervescence into a shortlived finish where roastiness and piney hops brush the palate.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A healthy head of foam draws lacing.
-Body is on the dry side despite the chocolate touch. This is far from dessert-like like most Chocolate Stouts.
-Drinkability is quite high, but the flavor profile is too unmemorable for me.
-For this type of flavor profile (balanced and subtle), Id prefer something in the 5% range.
-I dont know what the previous rater really drunk since I had the same first bottled batch and everything was faultless. As polished as can be for a first batch even, Id say.


   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (8896) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 5, 2013
pours dark brown with a decent light beige head, little retention. bretts (!) and sweet chocolate notes, medium roastiness. average carbonation, light body - watery mouthfeel, some sweetness along with some grassy-herbal notes, for a short finish. when infection is the best quality to the beer...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TaktikMTL (7710) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2013
Bouteille de 660 ml achete au Carrefour des Bires (Drummondville, QC). Arme: Lgre odeur de chocolat avec une pointe fruite. Apparence: La couleur est noire. Prsence dun mince col beige mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Lger got de caf et de chocolat avec une pointe fruite. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence de chocolat en arrire got. (Rating #4700)

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
SlovakSniper (5529) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2012 Une bire embouteille le 14 aot 2012. Un liquide presque noir. Une tte absente. Un nez bouchonn. Un got de contamination et de chocolat noir. Une bouche presque morte. Une texture qui nest pas mince. Un corps incertain. Une finale maladive. Problmatique.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rodenbach99 (4554) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2012
Bouteille de 6600ml. embouteille le 14 aot 2012. Deuxime offrande de cette brasserie. Jai aim la premire. Bire presque noire avec une mousse brune qui semble durable. Le nez semble prime abord quelque peu acide (fruits ferments) ce qui fait peur. Il y a du cacao aussi. La bouche est mince, un peu fruite, avec des saveurs de grains rtis et de caf. Trs ordinaire. 5/10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eructoblaster (4143) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle - 660ml. Pour an opaque black body with low carbonation and a thin beige foamy head. Malty/hoppy aroma with molasses and spicy hints. Taste is misbalanced and slightly dominated by cocoa flavors. Some woody and plummy notes are also noticeable. Ends with a decent, moderately warming, bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (3469) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle 660ml. [Bottled 25 sept.2012] Pours very dark brown with pretty low beige head. Some lacing. Aroma is of nude alcohol, acidity, malt. A bit weird, brett reminescent (without the funk). Taste is of roasted malt (exposed), including acidity. Bitter, chocolate, yeast (uncommon), someone told me it was belgian yeast. Palate: astringent mouthfeel, dry. Medium-high body. Overall: An uncommon stout. As it has been said, its not what you would expect from a chocolate stout. Surprising at first, but not bad. Easily drinkable for a stout. I find that beer better than it appears, but one has to be quite open-minded and, indeed, get an uninfected bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Viper666 (3283) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 28, 2013
Bouteille 660ml. De couleur noire et opaque. Nez de malt rti, de chocolat noir, lger de caf avec des traces fruites. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un ptillement moyen-doux ainsi quune texture lgrement crmeuse. Got de malt assez rti et lgrement brl avec des notes de levures sauvages (?) et des traces fruites lors de lentre en bouche auquel se rajoute un lger got de pain grill et de chocolat noir amer puis en finale lon retrouve un lger got de caf avec quelques notes de houblon herbeux. Post-got moyen et moyennement sec, lgrement amer de rti, lger de caf avec des notes de chocolat noir ainsi que de faibles traces mtalliques.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Quevillon (3040) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 29, 2013
660 ml bottle purchased at La Saucisserie BAM (La Saucisserie Ste-Rose) in Laval (Quebec) on November 20, 2012. Black, no head. Barley aroma with chocolate and licorice, a little dry. Licorice taste very dry and sour berries, hints of tobacco, burnt aftertaste! I tried to like it!

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