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Boréale Noire - Brasseurs Du Nord Inc.

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56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasseurs Du Nord Inc. visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
English Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: the42ndtourist on 10-22-2002

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Ratings: 56 | Reviews: 32
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3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Boreale Black Velvety Dry Stout

The look of it: a black colour. With half of finger of head.

The smell of it: Some coffee and chocolate with a touch caramel.

The taste of it: some expresso with a touch of chocolate. A little bit watery. Not as good as the Saint Ambroise. A bit disappointed on the taste. The smell is definitely much better

So overall would I recommend it? As a black beer and a stout beer. No
As a regular beer. Yes.

Photo of trevorpost
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of icormier
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

This is available in grocery stores and dépanneurs in Quebec - i.e., pretty easy to get, even when coming over the river from Ottawa. I know this is a stout, but it really reminded me of a porter, i.e., a little bit thinner body. Totally drinkable, good taste, could become a winter standby.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of papat444
3.03/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 341ml. bottle, best before May 21, 2013.

Appearance: Thick black body, a dense brown head that pops a lot before fading completely away with no lacing. The real nice color gives it a half-point nudge.

Smell: Quite shy, can coax roasted notes, mild cocoa and light smoke.

Taste: This is all malt for sure, tail end has a bit of hickory and smoke but otherwise pretty plain.

Mouthfeel: Quite average, a bit dry, slightly watery.

Overall: Very average. Could be used as a gateway for the Guinness drinker.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Tuey13
4.32/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Boréale pint glass I got while in Québec City on one of my many visits. Pours velvet black with a thick two and a half finger tan head.
Smells wonderful, roasted malts, espresso, and dark chocolate, some smoke... a bit of molasses on the nose as well.... smells delicious
The taste is amazing... bitter dark chocolate, strong coffee, some smokiness, burnt caramel, and a bit of licorice with a bitter dry finish. I thought this was a very flavorful stout.
Rich and velvety, full flavored... yet easy to drink.
Always one of my favorite beers from Boréale... i only wish I could buy it here at home :(

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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Boréale Noire from Brasseurs Du Nord Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.