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Bock D'Hiver - Micro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste

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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: n/a
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Micro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Bock |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ZorPrime on 12-14-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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Photo of ZorPrime
3.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I went to the beer shop to pick up a 6-pack of a beer I could drink at the party... that just came out to the store so why not... This is a special edition of their bock. BOttled on november 19, 2009. Tasted at the party on the december 4th, 2009. Tasted seriously december 13th, 2009.

Notes from december 13th, 2009: Color is amber almost red. It is very dark amber color. A nice head which is a change from this brewery. The aroma is malts (caramel), not much hops. The taste is caramel malts with a light note of bitterness at the end. Medium body beer and very refreshing. I nice beer to have during fall. Typical of this brewery, not out of this world beer, more like a classic beer. Nothing shocking which could be good sometimes.

Tastier and smellier than their all-year round bock. Not bad, not extraordinary... however much better than their bock...

Photo of tbeckett
3.18/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Deep red with tinges of brown. Bright. One finger light brown head fades to a nice cap. Medium carbonation.

S - Soapy, metallic, and candied maltiness in the form of toffee or caramel.

T - More of that soapiness with more of that caramel maltiness with a dry and slightly bitter finish. I expect alot more warming maltiness from a bock.

M - Medium amount of carbonation with a medium body. Soft in the mouth. A touch thin.

D - Not a bad attempt at a bock but definately no better than average. Requires more solid maltiness and a little more body.

Photo of slowfade
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.83/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served from a 341 Ml bottle

A: Small one finger head that left some nice looking but rather thin lacing. Head retained itself for a moderate length. The color was a transparent amber. Looked quiet appetizing.

S: Caramel. Mostly highlighting sweet tasting malts and small tinges of a yeast character coming through.

T: Once again malts are the most present flavor here. Sweet caramel flavors are present and there is almost a light smoked flavor in the after taste. Very little hop flavor and not very bitter. The higher than average alcohol content is masked pretty efficiently

M: Slightly above par mouth feel. Fairly low carbonation and could perhaps be just a tad higher. A good clean finish leaving the drinker craving more.

O: This was a good beer and personally I thought it was far better than the companies other Bock offerings. I would pick this beer up again if i could but unfortunately its been continued. I wonder why?

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

Bock D'Hiver from Micro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste
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