Brewed by Le Bilboquet
Style: Scotch Ale
Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada
Serve in Thistle


on tap

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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
This one is different than the Bieropholie version as it has a different yeast and hops. It has also some difference through the fermentation process. The malts and the honey are not exactly the same. And, of course, this one has less alcohol. They have the same type of aromas, but some esters are really not the same.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (5979) - Sherbrooke, Quebec, - OCT 8, 2012
Bottle. Light gusher. Dark brown pour with creamy off white head. Aroma of cherries, grapes and chocolate, lots of chocolate actually, some light honey notes. Taste of dark fruits, cherries, plums, grapes, honey. Body is a bit watery but carbonation is fine.

cmacklin (1372) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours an unclear deep red-brown with a medium, frothy, long lasting, tan head that leaves curtains of lace. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, honey, dried fruit and light roast. Sweet flavour of caramel malt, honey, dried fruit, dark chocolate and spice with warming alcohol in a dry, mildly bitter finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice Scotch Ale.

kajser27 (2086) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 29, 2017
Clear, dark amber to brown colored, medium beige frothy head, nice lacing. Aroma is mostly malty and caramel, some candy notes, dried fruits, some honey, light herbal notes. Taste is is quite malty, very sweet caramel and caramelized sugar, toffee, dried fruits, honey, bit toast, raisins, light herbal notes, medium bitterness, sweet finish, almost no alcohol noticeable. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, sticky. I would never say this is a 10.8% but a bit too sweet for me. (bottle)

Benzai (16918) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2017
Draught @ Zeezicht, Breda. Nice dark red to red-brown color with a full sized beige head that lasts for quite a long time. Aroma is malts, quite some red fruit influence. Taste malts, sweetish, dark forest fruit, blueberry sweet mixed with dark malts. Medium body, quite soft carbonation. Hmm weird combo.

Scrumpy369 (986) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 2, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2017 On tap at hopaholic. Deep brown colour small lightbrown head. Nose is intense honey, malty. Taste is low roastedness, intense honey. Smooth mouthfeel well hidden alcohol. Jummy.

andrepintado (3748) - Porto, PORTUGAL - JUL 19, 2017
On tap at catraio, Porto. Dark red brown black. Medium beige head. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet. Body is medium and super smooth. Aroma and flavour is chestnuts, chocolate, cacao, alcohol, chili, vanilla, fruity.

Jashiu (1404) - Gdañsk, POLAND - JUL 18, 2017
Bottle @Pułapka, Gdańsk

Honey and spices, plus loads of fudge and butterscotch, with warming some slight fruitiness. Very tasty, sweet, nicely layered aroma.Warming

Olo13 (298) - POLAND - APR 12, 2017
Bardzo mocna beczka, poza tym duzo, dużo słodyczy, mogloby byc mniej beczkowe.

mike_77 (7232) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2017
Dark brown colour with thin head. Aroma and flavour have lots of sweet, nutty, caramel malts.

mansquito (7127) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2017
From my brother for my wedding gift: pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, fruitiness, some earthiness, and hoppiness. Taste is sweet but not too sweet. Light bitterness. Booze is present but well covered in a sense. Large body. Gets you a bit crunk. I like it.

wolffish (661) - Saint-Donat, CANADA - DEC 27, 2016
Dure à battre dans son genre... Elle me rappelle aussi certains Barleywines. Ça goûte les noix et c’est assez tourbeux. Les malts sont vraiment savoureux. Quelle bonne bière!!

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