Série Signature Sticke Alt
Les Trois Mousquetaires

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From:
Les Trois Mousquetaires
 
Quebec, Canada
Style:
Altbier
Ranked #26
ABV:
6%
Score:
86
Ranked #18,708
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 10.42%
Ratings:
115
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 14, 2022
Added:
Feb 19, 2010
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  17
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Notes: Malts: Pilsner, Pale, Caramel 60, Caramel 160/
74 IBU / Hops: Magnum, N Brewer, Hallertau
OG: 15.3ºP FG:4.3ºP / SRM: 19 / 12 month aging
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3.92 by Boone757 from Virginia on Feb 14, 2022
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3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by LanceBiggums from Canada (AB)

Pours a translucent copper red, with two generous fingers of sudsy head that lastalmost the whole pint and leave thick bands of lacing. The aroma is somewhat muted. I get mostly caramel malt and a faint whiff of alcohol. On the palate are caramel malt, raisin, and strong, grassy hops. I don't taste the toasted bread or nuts that the packaging suggests, which would have come from the Pilsner malt. I don't get that breadiness at all. Between the caramel malt and the bitter hops, it reminds me of an English Bitter. The contrast between the two also creates a nice balance. It's sweet at first, but hops bitterness dominates the finish. The feel is quite smooth. Overall a solid craft beer, and bonus points for attempting a traditional style, and for indicating the types of hops and malts used.

Dec 30, 2021
 
3.97 by garthbrennan from Canada (AB) on Apr 18, 2021
 
3.52 by WDJersey from Colorado on Mar 09, 2019
 
3.57 by videofrog from Texas on Jul 21, 2018
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3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Organdrew from Canada (QC)

Bottle dated 26/09/2017; 8 months since bottling. Poured into a flute glass at fridge temp.

Appearance: A murky ruby-brown liquid Creates a massive and foamy off-white head that is quite appealing which leaves plenty of lacing in the glass. A layer of foam seems to stay until the end.

Aroma: Malty and like toasty bread. Noticeable maltiness.

Flavor: Mildly complex with different flavors coming in and out. Sweet start. Caramel and nutiness. Some subtle fruitiness. A cocoa-like bitterness on the finish. Definitely not a boring beer.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Moderate carbonation.

Overall: A beer for those who like both malts and hops, as they are present throughout. Bordering on the heavier side of things but remaining medium-bodied. It's got the feel of a heavy beer without being overwhelming. Perfect for someone looking for something a heavier than a lager and complex, but not too complex. Fairly easy to drink. A drink you cold pound back, but also sit back and enjoy. I think it sits more on the malty/sweet side, but does transition over to more hoppy and dry at the end so you get the best of both worlds. Just a tad too sweet for my liking but not offputting by any means.

A perfect fall drink. A drink fit for a mug or a stein.

I would drink again. I recommend.

Jun 03, 2018
 
3.71 by Tivlavrie from Canada (AB) on Dec 24, 2017
 
4 by GoHabsGo from Canada (ON) on Aug 28, 2016
 
3.63 by NotAlcoholicJustAHobby from Vermont on Jun 20, 2016
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3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by SportsandJorts from Virginia

Appearance: pours a copper to reddish color. a two finger plus foamy tannish head. good retention leaves behind a small frothy lacing. a bit of chill haze that makes the beer just short of clear, some nice brightness when held to the light.

Smell: strong malty aroma. lots of toastiness, lots of crystal malt sweetness giving off notes of dark fruits to caramel and some burnt sugar.

Taste: opens with some strong maltiness, toasted grains and crystal malts. crystal ranges from caramels to dark fruits and some burnt sugar. small amount of herbal to earthy hop character.

Mouthfeel: full body feel. nice balance despite the large amount of crystal malts. ends slightly bitter.

Overall: a nice alt but I think the malts don't quite make it for me. I prefer the more traditional german malts. the crystal sweetness just doesn't do it for me. nice body and balance though.

Jun 12, 2016
 
3 by Noelito76 from New York on May 07, 2016
 
3.95 by VincentGR from Canada (QC) on May 01, 2016
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4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by Bruno74200 from France

L - beautiful amber colour with a good ivory head

S - prunes, raisins, figs

T - good hop bitterness, herbal notes, nuts and raisins

F - okay mouthfeel

O - my first altbier and it's a real treat! Good balance with the bitter hops and the sweet malts, really flavourful

Mar 07, 2016
 
3.79 by jfreeze from Canada (NB) on Jan 20, 2016
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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by josanguapo from Spain

From Cervezasespeciales. In Teku glass. Reading CPPHTP10 Ch12. Pretty tasty and nice, above all, very nice smelling. The first Alt I take and Ive enjoyed it.

Jan 16, 2016
 
4.53 by RBorsato from Virginia on Jan 08, 2016
 
4.32 by Arthuros from France on Jan 01, 2016
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4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by smcolw from Massachusetts

Impressive dome-like head. Starts at three fingers thick and settles ever so slowly. Plenty of matrixed lace as the head recedes. Deep, dark copper color. Hazy.

Smell of sweet caramel sugar. Predominately crystal malt toastiness to the nose.

Tastes like an amber ale with a strong hop finish in the swallow. Not nearly sweet as the smell would suggest. The caramel flavor are still present but they are quickly offset by the white pepper bitterness that shows up in the swallow. Moderate aftertaste length. Darker than many alts, but it works.

Dec 31, 2015
 
3.94 by StoutBoi from New York on Dec 17, 2015
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4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
by Borbly from Canada ()

Poured from a 750mL bottle, production date of July 3rd 2015. When poured it produces a deep cuprous body with off-white head, and is fairly opaque. The scent is heavy on medium-roasted malts with a few noble hop aromas coming up as well. The taste is heavy again in toffee malts with and a deep hallertau hop tone. The feel is fairly smooth, with a bit of additional bitterness and heavy carbonation. Overall it is a pretty great show from the Série Signature, really impressed by the diversity of beer that LTM is putting out.

Nov 29, 2015
 
4 by Socialiste from Canada (QC) on Nov 15, 2015
 
3.49 by CurtisD from Canada (NB) on Oct 30, 2015
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3.72/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by VbolieuV from Canada (QC)

Red/amber in color with a nice bubbly head. Smell of sweet malts, molasses, caramel. In the mouth I instantly noticed a black fruits taste, followed by some caramel malts. I find that it's a little bit too sweet, but it'S not bad.

Oct 17, 2015
 
4.12 by Parmesan from Colorado on Sep 03, 2015
 
3.71 by jjmbenoit from Canada (NS) on Jul 18, 2015
 
3.1 by nathanmiller from New York on Jul 12, 2015
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by oberon from North Carolina

Poured into a beckera deep amber brown with a full one and a half finger off white head.Big brown sugar and prune in the nose with a just a light touch of herbal hops...very light.Flavors start out somewhat sweet with brown sugar and toffee with a drying doughiness coming in halfway keeping the sweetness somewhat in check.Seems bigger than what it is to me,a little sweet but not bad overall.

Apr 23, 2015
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3.29/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by mwilbur from Minnesota

Poured from 750 mL bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a clear brown-amber hue with super high carbonation producing a 5+ inch off white head. About a 3:1::head:beer ratio.
S: Sweet caramel malt, toffee, fig, and a hint of spice (?cinnamon, ?nutmeg).
T: Super sweet caramel malt and several off notes. Could be this one is past date.
M: Light body. Loads of caramel sweetness. Moderate pine hop bite.
D: I believe this one is likely past its best by date. Still, this seems fairly straight forward, very malt driven, and not well balanced.

Apr 20, 2015
 
4.18 by Temptation from Spain on Mar 09, 2015
 
3.23 by brandonld23 from Massachusetts on Mar 01, 2015
 
4.05 by DrJay from Texas on Jan 10, 2015
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3.63/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by endovelico from Portugal

This rusty brew is intense and imposing, with organoleptics of toffee, butter, caramel and yeast layered around a minty pine-y center. Some citric hints sneak through on the tongue, to unfortunate effects as it clashes with the darker flavors. Furthermore the palate is flabby and coarse with a premature finish. Extremely unfocused with some questionable choices made regarding the hops.

Nov 26, 2014
 
3.52 by sebastien_bedard from Canada (QC) on Nov 12, 2014
 
4 by Boozecamel from Canada (BC) on Aug 29, 2014
 
4 by slowfade from Canada (QC) on Aug 14, 2014
 
4.75 by JavierGC from Spain on Aug 09, 2014
 
3.75 by BrunoPettipas from Canada (QC) on Aug 06, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by Dope from Massachusetts

No bottling date that I see.

A: Pours a dark reddish-brown. Tall, fluffy light brown head. Great head retention and thick, substantial lacing.

S: Pleasant dark fruits and caramel sweetness. Figgy with raisins. Sugary. Some toffee and a hint of bread. Maybe even some brown sugar. Really nice sweet maltiness in general.

T: Huh, not nearly as sweet as I was expecting. Up front there is some herbal hoppiness followed by a little toffee. Lots and lots and lots of crusty bread. Quite earthy too, especially towards the finish with more of that herbal spiciness. Lingering bitter, drying earthiness and herbal character.

M: Medium bodied, smooth and dry.

O: I expected a bit of a sweeter beer but this one is herbal, earthy and dry. I think I was expecting something more like a sticke doppelbock. This thing is seriously herbal and bread crusty. Not bad but a little too one-note at points.

Jul 14, 2014
 
4.5 by EpicHobo1 from Canada (QC) on Jul 10, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by Haydn-Juby from Vermont

A: A very clear darker amber color. One finger of tan beige head. Great lacing as well as retention.

S: A bit hoppy but lots of cereal malt and raisiny bready aromas are present as well.

T: Pretty interesting actually. The hops present themselves as spicey with a slight citrus zest. Malt dominates the main profile of the beer though. Raisiny, bready, and to a lesser extent toasted. Sweet but balanced accurately and has a good bitterness.

M: Very thin mouthfeel but its okay. Somewhat lower carbonation.

O: Good beer overall. I would by again if the price was right. Interesting as Alt's are one of those styles that I feel doesn't get enough exposure.

May 16, 2014
Série Signature Sticke Alt from Les Trois Mousquetaires
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 115 ratings