Brewed by LTM - Les Trois Mousquetaires
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Brossard, Canada


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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 339   ABV: 11.3%
Lager rouge forte brassée avec un mélange spécial d’épices qui évoquera de beaux souvenirs du Temps des Fêtes. Saveurs: pain d’épices / fruits confits / sapin / vanille. Dry-hop: Centennial, Summit.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (2410) - Montréal, Quebec, - JAN 5, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 Bière rougeâtre coiffée d’une énorme et persistante mousse, qui garni le verre d’une dentelle échevelée. Au nez, c’est épicé. La cannelle, le clou de girofle et la muscade semble tourbillonner avec des effluves de sucre d’orge, qui serait à son tour, poivré. Le goût s’apparente à des herbes d’automne et d’épices. Des saveurs boisées, florales, herbacées et fruitées. Ça sent bon, ça goûte bon, mais le résultat me fait grimacer un peu. Peut-être parce que ça ressemble à un gâteau aux fruits? (Embout. 11/2012) (499-281212)

KansaiBeerLvrs (5498) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 8, 2018
Tap at Vices & Versa. Reddish brown. Burnt caramel and nutmeg aroma, medium bodied and dry . The taste is full on Christmas spice explosion! If you want a spicy Christmas beer this is for you, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

omhper (25948) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2017
Keg at Brasseur du Temps, Gatineau. Cloudy nut brown. Becherovka aroma. Mid sweet with medium-full body and dense, rounded mouthfeel. Gingersnaps and Becherovka all the way. Herbal bitter finish. A perfect copy of Becherovka, but with less alcohol and more caramelly malt.

melush (4957) - SPAIN - JAN 14, 2017
75cl Bottle @ 2D2Dspuma Tienda, Barcelona, Spain. Dark reddish amber colour with a small beige head. Aroma is malt, sweet, fruity, slightly spicy. Flavor is malt, sweet, citric, raisins, spicy, boozy. Medium body, medium carbonation. Warming and spicy Christmas Ale.

shawnmurphy (665) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle purchased at the brewery in Brossard (worth the trip!). 750 ml corked bottle poured into a snifter. Appears a clear orange-amber color. No head, no lacing. Aroma is a complex medley of what’s to come on the taste buds. Here’s what I taste, in no particular order: ginger cookies, anadama bread, cinnamon, maple syrup, spruce tips, candied tangerines, caramel, honey, figs, dates, and candied nuts. It’s sweet, to be sure, yet not cloying; there’s just enough prickly bitterness and smokiness to balance it out. But, let’s be clear, at 10.5 percent and with this many calories, this is definitely a sipper -- ideally in front of a warm fire and the Xmas tree.

teddybeer (4252) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 7, 2017
Darl coppery color with an off-white head with good retention. Aroma has notes of caramel, toasted malts, molasses, some cinnamon and ginger. Flavor is moderate sweet, toasty, spiced. Final with notes of honey and spiced hints.

Franckg (1917) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 25, 2016
Bouteille datée du 07/11/2014, bue après près de 26 mois. Robe cuivrée claire avec de beaux reflets rougeâtres avec un mince col de mousse. Arômes de cannelle, muscade, biscuit Patte d’Ours© fraîchement sorti du micro-ondes, cardamome, bois d’épinette arrosé de liqueur de cerise, prune et datte séchés, anis étoilé. En bouche, canelle en bâton, gomme d’épinette, muscade, cerise noire, mélasse et caramel salé. Arrière-goût de datte, cardamome et autres fruits séchés. Texture huileuse et festive, corps moyen.

PilsnerLieutenant8 (18) - Price, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2016 Un pur délice; un gâteau à la cannelle dans une bouteille. Parfait comme digestif. Une belle surprise en bouche même pour ceux qui n?ont pas la dent sucrée. Belle couleur.

Bierdimpfe (640) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 28, 2016
Cloudy copper color with snowfall activity. Creamy beige 3 finger head, lasting around 15 minutes, making strong lacing. Flavors of ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, dark berries, cherries, herbal spices and roasted grains. Slick medium body with the perfect dose of prickly carbonation. Medium strength finish with a short lingering feel of gingerbread and candy cane. Overall good quality craft. The flavors are nice and well refreshing. The alcohol is incredibly well hidden. Good intensity, but lacking balance from an overly syrupy sugary feel. Would be more pleasing with a thicker body. I find the Red racer gingerbread a better choice.

asheft (3125) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2015
Bottle. Very spicy aroma with spruce and cinnamon and other spices. Hazy red-bronze under no head. Potent spruce and spicy cinnamon flavour with sweet golden raisins and moderate bitterness. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2015
750ml bottle from Broue ha ha in Gatineau, Quebec. Orange-brown in colour with a thin white head, light lacing. The aroma is of spices, dark fruits, cloves and candy. The flavour is very spicy, some candy. Spicy mouthfeel, medium body, moderate carbonation. Finishes with more spice. A straight forward spicy Christmas beer.

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