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Brewed by Les Brasseurs du Temps
Style: Scotch Ale
Gatineau, Canada
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (17353) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle thanks to Chad. Pours caramel brown with off white head. Nose and taste of caramel, toffee malt, dark fruit, sweet bread and light alcohol. Finishes spicy hop/toffee malt and dark fruit. Medium body.


3.6
TheJester (2543) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 1, 2016
750 mL bottle. Amber-brown. Not much head. Smoke and humbugs in the nose. Dried fruit and smoke. Not too sweet. Not complex, and finishes quickly.

3.7
HopsandBolts (258) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2015
750 ml bottle from a small dépanneur over in Gatineau.


Appearance: Pours a deep hazy brown with a couple solid fingers of tan head. Good retention and lacing.


Aroma:
Caramel malt, toffee, peat, tar.


Flavours:
Burnt malt, black coffee, nuts, oak, hint of vanilla and an earthy bitter finish.


Mouthfeel: Average viscosity and carbonation.


Overall: A nice Scotch Ale but I would have preferred it a bit more on the sweet, malty caramel side rather than being more dark malt and bitterness.

3.1
stef73 (687) - Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
De Couleur brun avec une peu everfessance . On sens des notes de caramel , en bouche c est un mail caraméliser avec malt qui est présent . C’est une bière correct pour le style mais qui réserve aucune surprise .

4
jaseurboreal (23) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
Belle couleur brune foncée avec une bonne mousse. Goût de malt et de caramel. Un peu d’amertume.

3.8
RickTheRick (949) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 9, 2015
** Bouteille datant de mars 2014 ** Une mousse beige se positionne fermement sur une bière brunâtre aux reflets rubis. Des effluves de fruits secs et de caramel brûlé émanent du verre. C’est même un peu tourbé au nez. Le caramel brûlé reprend du service en bouche, mais une légère madérisation apporte quelques saveurs de fruits rouges également. Encore bien ronde, mais pas trop sucrée, ce scotch ale demeure sans contredit un des meilleurs au Québec.

3.9
HippyHop (715) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 1, 2015
Really wish the bottling date was legible, as I’ve had this for a while, and I doubt it was fresh when I bought it. Anyhoo, this has aged very well. I don’t have much to say that wasn’t covered by radiomgb below, but I will add that this stuff has some really nice earthy/woody/peaty scotch notes, like it’s been barrel-aged (I am, in fact, drinking the normal version, though it’s gotta be at least two years old). Batch number is also, unfortunately illegible, but at any rate this is really good stuff. Alcohol on the label is also 9%, not the 8% listed above.

4
rarbring (2290) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2015
Overall: Sweet toffee, candy.
Note: On-tap at Les Brasseurs Du Temps. Reviewed 2015-04-29.

3.5
Jannick13 (181) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours mahagony with medium tan head. Arom is an interesting balance of roasted malts and caramel. Taste is similar, but also a bit smokey and some herbs a poping out a bit.

4
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
Muddy brown in colour with a thin but lasting beige head, light lacing. The aroma is of caramel, brown sugar, some sweetness, dark fruits, earthy. The flavour is sweet, light toffee, some dark fruits, woody, herbal and peppery. Sweet mouthfeel, medium body, medium carbonation. Finishes long, warming, sweet. This is really good stuff.

4
Stephane_Houle (229) - - DEC 23, 2014
Apparence: D?une couleur brun caramel foncé quasi opaque, elle est coiffée d?une bonne mousse de couleur caramel d?une bonne durée. Effervescence difficile à évaluer, mais semble quasi inexistante. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont principalement des arômes de malt caramélisé avec des notes de tourbé. Saveurs: En bouche, c’est un corps ample. Au goût, c’est des saveurs de malt caramélisé. Finale de durée moyenne, il n’y a aucune effervescence et idem pour l’amertume. Fiche technique Style: Scotch Ale Format: 750 ml Taux d?alcool : 9% Température: 12°C


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