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Simple Malt Imperial Stout Plus Noire Truculente - Brasseurs Illimités

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Simple Malt Imperial Stout Plus Noire TruculenteSimple Malt Imperial Stout Plus Noire Truculente

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very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 7.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: papat444 on 11-18-2013

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Photo of MatChar
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a nice dark brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of dry coffee notes with some astringent roasted malt with some nice black chocolate notes also noticeable. Taste is dominated by astringent roasted malt with nice black chocolates notes and a spicy finish. Body is full with nice creamy texture with good carbonation and light warming alcohol. This is an extreme imperials stout which retain just enough drinkability. I must admit I preferred the barrel-aged version which had less rough edges.

Photo of Ultrarunner100
4.58/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tbeckett
3.6/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Whatup14
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of BrunoPettipas
3.64/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of YamagamiTravis
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of bleedsblu
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Mack
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of flipper2gv
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours really really really black. Gotta be the darkest beer I've ever seen. Incredibly dark head, full on brown color, nowhere near mocha. Retention is ok as well as lacing. Very imposing beer.

S: Very deep malty notes with tons of coffee and chocolate. Some coconut maybe in there too? There is a weird muskiness about this beer that I haven't noticed much in any other imperial stouts before. Lastly, the alcohol brings a tiny bit of strawberries that have been cooked in maple syrup.

T: Same as the nose, you get tons of semi sweet chocolate with coffee that is laced with a tiny bit of coconut. It is still a tiny bit musky which gives it a character similar to some whisky (but not to be associated with whisky barrel aging). Again, there seems to be some strawberries in this with a tiny amount of maple syrup. But, I don't know why, but the hops leave a medicinal aftertaste that reduces the score of this beer.

M: My my my, this is one thick and sticky beer. I don't remember drinking a beer this thick since BCBS. Very smooth.

O: This is a very drinkable beer even considering how heavy it is. Although it is not the most complex and awe inspiring Epic stout out there, it is still a very solid offering that I would recommend to every imperial stouts drinkers out there.

Photo of SebD
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice jet black color to it. It has a nice creamy brownish head that dies down moderately and leaves little lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of sweet roasted malts, dark chocolate, some coffee and some molasses.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some roasted malts, bitter dark chocolate, roasted coffee, faint molasses and a touch of black licorice.

Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

Simple Malt Imperial Stout Plus Noire Truculente from Brasseurs Illimités
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.