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Grande Reserve Vin No 1 - Microbrasserie Le Castor

Not Rated.
Grande Reserve Vin No 1Grande Reserve Vin No 1

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Le Castor visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DannyBaldoni on 01-26-2014

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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 3
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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a light orangey color le with a generous foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light warming rum notes with some sweet a caramelized barley malt notes. Taste is also dominated by some caramelized barley malt notes with some rum notes and some well-balanced residual sugars. Body is somewhat full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very nice base beer with nice arming undertones and balance residual sugar with the rum barrel notes bringing in some nice additional complexity.

Photo of mtomlins
3.95/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a stemmed tulip glass and shared with friends.

Pours a clear amber color with a short head, falling quickly and leaving a bit of slippery lace. The nose is dominated by sweet boozy rum, hot alcohol, vanilla and to a lesser extent, sweet caramel malt. The barrel also dominates the palate with sweet boozy rum and a bit of hot alcohol. The vanilla, toffee, candi sugar and caramel malt and raisins still come through with spicy hops coming through in the finish. The body is round and smooth. A nice offering from their new barrel age line.

Photo of MatChar
2.34/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Smell: hops basically absent. Taste: quite malty, taste of wrong fermentation, perhaps. Feel: 8,5%
alcohol is too present. Will perhaps get another bottle to look if I got a bad one the first time.

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Grande Reserve Vin No 1 from Microbrasserie Le Castor
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.