GRM (4237) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 29, 2008
Brown bottle, 341 ml, purchased at the brewery in Whitehorse (Yukon), savoured on November 23 2008; eye: burgundy, clear, slight effervescence, beige head that turns into a tiny ring, a bit of lacing; nose: lots of caramelized malt, light roast, candied fruits; mouth: lots of caramelized malt, hops, roasted malt, candied fruits, finale in caramelized malt with a hint of hops, rather sweet and bitter, light astringency, average carbonation, medium body; overall: quite likable
Bouteille brune, 341 ml, 7 %, achetée à la brasserie à Whitehorse (Yukon), savourée le 23 novembre 2008; œil : bourgogne, claire, très légère effervescence, mousse beige qui se transforme en un petit anneau, un peu de dentelle; nez : beaucoup de malt caramélisé, léger torréfié, fruits confits; bouche : malt caramélisé, houblon, malt torréfié, fruits confits, finale en malt caramélisé avec une pointe de houblon, plutôt sucrée et amère, légère astringence, carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen; en résumé : bien aimé JoeZasada (318) - Beaumont, Alberta, CANADA - APR 20, 2009
An excellent strong ale. Kind of a chocholate colour, with a light brown head... tastes of caramel and malt... very smooth falvour... Yukon’s best one yet! zdk (1917) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Bottle thanks to Joe - Dark pour, nice dark and chocolately. Some grassy grainy and smooth malts, not much bitter. Touch of coffee, bubbly mouthfeel hint of bitterness. Not bad at all. reebtogi (6403) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 5, 2012
341ml bottle pours dark brown in color with a creamy off-white head that leaves some thin lacing on the glass. Aroma is dominated by roasted malts. Taste is roasted malty bitterness with some malty sweetness as well finishing with a light hoppy bitterness. Medium body and nice carbonation leave a pleasing mouthfeel. This is my favorite from this brewery. andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 8, 2013
Pours a dark brown colour with some tan head leaving little lace up the glass. Aromas of chocolate and roasted malts, bready, caramel, nutty, light dry fruit, and some sweetness. Flavours of nuts, chocolate, caramel, roasted malts, sweet, mildly bitter, mild dark dried fruit.
Travlr (26406) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber brown color, tan head. Aroma of toasted caramel. Taste is nutella on toast. Very nice. Bulk_Carrier (6064) - Vermont, USA - SEP 19, 2014
From my haul down from Whitehorse earlier this month.
This one was poured into a snifter.
The appearance was a black color with a slim glazing of an off white foamy and bubbly head that dissipated rather quickly. Light speckled lacing ran all around my glass.
The smell was a bit roasty, a little bit of rich caramel coated nuts and a light running bitter coffee all combine to enliven my nose, definitely English by nature.
The taste was roasty and sweet through the nuts and caramel backed up by the bitter coffee to balance. Light chocolate came in as well.
On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body as I found myself sipping this. The carbonation was there but nothing overbearing. A nice bitter invasiveness rolls over my tongue.
Overall, I really liked this beer and am glad to have another one going into winter. ljthiessen (1507) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 10, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a ruby hue and a thick off-white head. Aroma is chocolate, dark fruit and coffee; some dark cherry and plum notes, raisin, roasty cocoa and coffee. Flavour is sweet dark fruit with some roasty bitterness. A little too sweet perhaps, but very flavourful and a really nice malty English ale. BeerandBlues2 (14018) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle @ Calgary Beer Fest. Pours clear brown with a medium, fizzy tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is caramel, nutty and toast malt, dates and figs with earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant, light hops and bitterness with dark fruits and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation. BlackHaddock (7953) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2016
Cheers duffman for this and a host of other Canadian goodies you sent to minutemat. 341 ml bottle shared with Mat on 4th Aug 2016. Brown pour, with a ruby red hue: wispy beige head. Malts rule the roost here with semi-sweet caramel flavours coming through loud and clear. Really enjoyed this, one of the best beers on our little tasting session: my sweet tooth loving the brew straight away.