Grimousse | Le Grimoire

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Brewed by:
Le Grimoire
Quebec, Canada

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Phyl21ca on 08-14-2007

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 13
Reviews by Molson2000:
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3.25/5  rDev +41.3%

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Photo of DannyBaldoni
4/5  rDev +73.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of my fav reds, but I am not a big fan of reds overall

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Photo of Phyl21ca
2.42/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bottle: Poured a deep brown color ale with a small foamy head with limited retention. Aroma of dry caramel malt is dominating. Taste is dominated by the same dry caramel malt with not much sweetness or bitterness from the hops. Body is slightly more full then the average from the style with some low carbonation. Overall, I thought this was a boring take on a boring style and an example that wouldn’t even make a good session ale.

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Photo of roddenberry
2.65/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Nice color for a "rousse" but surprisingly cloudy, nearly opaque. Aroma is subtle and effervescence is fair, thin head that dissipates quickly. The taste isn't appealing at all. Vague chocolate flavor, quite sour in the mouth, actually very sour. Aftertaste is rather undefined. As a red ale, it's a bit of a miss.

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Photo of rarbring
2.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A clear red brown beer, a small off-white head with no lacing and small curtains.

Smelling off egg yolk and boiled maize, when warmer milk chocolate nuances.

The taste is different, very much chocolate pudding, brown bread and raisins. A "pucko" (chocolate drink) vibe.

Little carbonation, a fresh texture and a medium body.

Too sweet, and too much artificial chocolate flavor.

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Photo of ToddMopps
1.75/5  rDev -23.9%

Photo of doumfillion
3.18/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Je l'ai acheté en bouteille. Ce n'est pas la meilleure rousse que j'ai gouté mais je la trouve quand meme bonne. C'est une rousse tres pale qui va vers le brun. Je l'ai bu tiede sorti du frigo sur le comtoir avant de la boire. Je n'ai pas pu trouver a quoi ressemble le gout mais ce n'est pas une biere forte

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Photo of Socialiste
3/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pootz
3/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3


Decants a deep chestnut brown ale into my glass, rocky 1 finger off-white cap..modest lacing.

Subtle nose of sweet cocoa and wet hay.

Decent chocolate/coffe tones from some dark malts..a little "chared husk" astringency, cedary hop buttering, light fruity clean finish.

Smooth chocolatey-fruity character, medium light body, a fairly decent dark ale ...drinkable but nothing really stands out.

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Photo of shamus
1.49/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Smells like grape juice with a splash of urine. I'm not sure that i can take the next step, which is to taste it...
tastes like grape juice with...
No this can't be happeming.
NEVER buy this.
NEVER SERVE THIS. Unless it's a revenge plot...

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Photo of Wordslinger
1/5  rDev -56.5%

Photo of f3el
1.68/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of CliffBrake
1.79/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Medium amber color. Pours with a good head but dissipates quickly.

The aroma is soapy and perhaps slightly sweet.

Very thin mouthfeel with a slightly sour taste. No discernable hop aroma or flavor.

The color is nice. But I was not inspired to drink this beer.

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Grimousse from Le Grimoire
2.3 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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