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Brewed by L’Amère à Boire
Style: Imperial Stout
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Marris Otter, Chocolate and Cristal malts. Torrefied barley. Fuggles and East Kent Golding hops. English yeast. At least 60 days of cellaring.

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3.6
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2011
On tap at the Brew Pub. Poured a black color, with brown edges and a small sized off white head. Chocolate, dark fruits, roast, and some bitter coffee finish.

4.5
Marheb (6193) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 6, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2013 Incroyablement onctueuse, à la manière stout à l’avoine St-Ambroise mais avec un profil de saveurs d’un autre registre totalement, noix de coco, cassonade, chocolat. La version bière d’un café au lait. Adéquate amertume, facile à boire.

3.7
Lanchester (196) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2011
On tap at the Brewpub. Poured a jet black with a solid beige head. Prominent notes of chocolate and roasted coffee beans in the aroma, with subtle resinous hop undertones. Very tasty brew, the malts lend a rich flavor, loads of cocoa and coffee character without being overly sweet. The hops are less present than in other imperial stouts I’ve tried, though they yield a bitterness that gives the beer a balanced profile. Finishes with a lingering molasses touch on the tongue. Quite smooth on the palate, the body is a bit thinner than expected although it makes for a very drinkable result. Nicely done.

3.6
georgebrassin (176) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 7, 2011
Black with a large creamy beige head. Aroma is torrefied malt, caramel and some herbal hops. Full body with low carbonation. Flavours is chocolate, carame, a bit bitter at finish. Well done.

3.8
Rciesla (5607) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2011
Draft. Pours a black body with a tan coffee head. Creamy carbonation, with a light chocolate and coco like sweetness. Nice bitter coffee like notes, and bitter earthy hop tones. Licorice hints, dark chocolate bitterenss. Nice drying finish, pretty roasty. A nice offering.

3.6
rodenbach99 (4678) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 10, 2011
Une pinte sur place. Cette ale est noire, très foncée, la mousse est brune elle offre une bonne rétention. Le nez est agréable avec de la torréfaction, un peu de café rôtie. La bouche est moyenne-mince, un peu sucrée, elle manque de caractère, elle est facile à boire. Je préfère les lagers de ce brasseur que leurs ale. Question de goût.

3.8
SlovakSniper (5561) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 13, 2010
Le liquide est noir. La mousse est foncée et a une bonne rétention. Le nez est complexe avec des grains torréfiés aux accents de chocolat et de caramel. Présence d’esters fruités avec une touche herbeuse et un léger alcool parfumé. Au goût, les saveurs de torréfactions sont intenses et les houblons goûteux. Les fruits sont macérés, voire liquoreux. En bouche, le liquide est assez velouté avec la très faible effervescence qui le traverse. En finale, cette version propose des notes d’amertume qui semblent être résineuses avec de bonnes notes amères de torréfaction.

3.4
MiP (15973) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2010
Draught, 7.5% at the brewpub. Black colour, small stable creamy brown head. The flavour is sweetish with some chocolate. Alcoholic aftertaste, but rounded off by some oxidised port notes. Low carbonation. Quite good and quite well-rounded.

3
DerWeg (1708) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2010
Initially sweet and cloying in this hot, hot weather, seems to lack roast and coffee character but has a dark winey and dark fruit quality and shows a little spice. Evident alcohol, assertive hop finish, slight soapy palate feel.

4
garthicus (2945) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 23, 2010
L’amere a boire imperial stout  Appearance: pitch black, medium creamy brown head.  Aroma: leather, coffee, chocolate, all those wonderful imperial stout qualities.  Flavour: bitter chocolate, leather, baileys like cream, long milk & whiskey finish. Lovely. 


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