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Le Purgatoire - Archéoporter - Le Trou Du Diable

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 6.7%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 03-20-2013)
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Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by yancot:
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

yancot, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Sammy, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle (Hivernale): Poured a dark black color porter with a medium size light brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of sour cherry notes with lots of oak notes and some light dry roasted malt notes. Taste is a mix between some porter notes of chocolate and dry roasted malt offset by some cherry notes with quite a bit of oak and some tart notes. The sour notes are definitely stronger then the porter notes. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Interesting concept though not necessarily a flavour profile that I would seek on a regular basis.

Phyl21ca, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of liamt07
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

liamt07, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of jrenihan
4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Beer is black with a very small tan head. Head fades rapidly, leaving no lace.

Nose is vinous and tart, with cherry and grape flavours sticking out. Lots of oak as well, with accompanying vanilla scents.

The taste is very interesting. It begins like a Flanders sour; tart with some cherry, red grape, oak and vanilla. Then all of a sudden the porter introduces itself: roasted malt, a bit of chocolate and a notable bitterness. Pretty new flavour combination for me, and I quite liked it.

Full bodied and strongly carbonated. The carbonation is a bit irritating, and makes the beer feel a bit thin.

Overall, unique and quite enjoyable. Does not come across as strong as 10.5%.

jrenihan, May 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Kmat10, May 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Noyt, Apr 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

peensteen, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

tom10101, Jul 24, 2013
Le Purgatoire - Archéoporter from Le Trou Du Diable
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.