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Brewed by Le Trou du Diable (MolsonCoors)
Style: Imperial Stout
Shawinigan, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This imperial stout, aged in bourbon barrels, gives notes of roasted malt on a coffee, dark chocolate and caramel background. The velvety palate is sustained by a sagacious amount of alcohol warmth that give this beer the taste and feel of a fine spirit.

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2.2
Inbreak (6531) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2017
16.06.2017, 0,75l bottle shared @ local tasting:
Gusher. Huge fizzy longlasting head. Aroma is strange sour-ish mineraly, bloodlike minerals, grass, minerals, alcohol, dark malts, mild bourbon, weeds, bark. Taste is slightly dry sour-ish mineraly, weeds, minerals, bark, oak, mild bourbon, medicine, booze, dark malts, grass. Medium to longlasting bitterness, slightly harsh medical mouthfeel. So disappointing...

3.7
pictoman (1212) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 10, 2017
Poured from the tap. Dark black with tan head. Soy and leather with hints of roast malt, mild alcohol. Pretty lacklustre to be honest.

3.7
alexsdad06 (10812) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2017
Draft at Churchkey from notes. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, dark chocolate, bourbon, oak, dark fruit, hints of caramel, some vanilla, just a touch thin.

3.6
Maakun (6434) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2017
Tap at Moeder Fontainas. Very dark brown with beige head. Huge bourbon up front, flowers, vanilla, rum, marzipan, fudge. Quite sweet with flowery bitterness. Medium bodied with slick feel and soft carbonation.

3.7
sjogro (4734) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2017
Tap at Moeder Lambic Fontanais. Black with tan head. Sweet chocolate malts, bourbon, licorice, raisans, prune, cinnamon. Over medium sweet, moderate bitter. Slightly over medium body, soft carbonation. Bit alcoholic and not very subtle.

4.2
Bule (2255) - California, USA - MAR 14, 2017
750ml bottle of 2016 Release. Pours a black color with a lot of frothy head. Heavy on the bourbon. Very dry. Nice hop balance.

4.1
AleRider78 (1456) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 4, 2017
750ml bottle from Marché Omni. Pours a big thick frothy beige head and has a dark murky brown appearance. Some nice sticky lacing. Aromas are a little bit woodsy, barley malts, toasted malts, vanilla. Flavours are mostly roasted malts, hints of chocolate, vanilla, a little bit of sweetness. Alcohol is fairly noticeable, coming from some whisky/bourbon barrels and it shows. It’s still very easy to drink, has a smooth and slick mouthfeel. Slight bitterness on the palate towards the finish. Exceptional brew, well done and well balanced as well. Only complaint, a tad pricey. *note: 10%abv on this bottle.

3.8
Serapac (551) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 29, 2017
On tap, Moeder Lambic. Black, medium tan head. Aroma predominantly liquorice, hints of eucalyptus, mix of spices. Heavy body, oily, sticky texture. Taste sweet, spices - cloves, cinnamon, cardamon. Mild coffee notes.

3.5
salvaticas (979) - - JAN 15, 2017
On tap at BGH. Pours a pitch black. Good flavor but weak palate. Not too bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Renobob (2064) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 31, 2016
Bue à la pression. Belle couleur noir. Mousse beige persistante. CO2 moyen+. PAalis chocolat noir, café. Pointe boisée acide et hit d’alcool type whisky. Cool


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