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St-Barnabé | Microbrasserie Le Naufrageur

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Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Le Naufrageur
Quebec, Canada

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by papat444 on 10-30-2010

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Photo of eberesford
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Good appearence and flavour but the body is way too light for an oatmeal stout

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Photo of Juneau
4.51/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Subtle coffee, very bitter oat.

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Photo of Poljazz22
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Opaque, dark with a middle brown evanescent head.
S: Expresso and chocolate.
T:Coffee, chocolate a bit of toffee. Toasted grains.
F: Very easy to drink, typical stout flavors, nice carbonation. Aftertaste is refreshingly bitter.
O: Better than a Guiness!

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Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MyThoughtsExactly
3.36/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

L: Appears black with some red, ruby colors appearing when put to the light.
S: Sweet aroma of roasted malt and chocolate.
T: Roasted malt with some notes of roasted coffee and chocolate. Lasting bitterness on the tongue and back of the mouth

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Photo of mattycasey
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Niceroad77
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 31Sam13
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Haydn-Juby
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Traditional DIS appearance. Black in color with some ruby red/ brown highlights coming through. One finger of tan colored head with mild retention.

S: Roasted malts, maybe a bit of tobacco.

T: Roasty and toasty. I get some roasted barley and touch of coffee. Initially I found it a touch acrid but maybe I just haven't had a good stout in a while. A little bit biscuity. Bitterness is firm, but well played up. A bit of dark caramel but it's extremely slight- as I like it.

F: Creamy, full-bodied, but easy drinking. Smooth.

O: This is a pretty good offering. A good introductory to stouts yet still complex enough that it could keep dragging back an experienced drinker. I'd happily drink another. I'm just happy to drink a stout that isn't the 19%, syrupy, barrel aged, mess that seems to be so increasingly popular. This beer is proof great stouts can be elegantly simple.

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Photo of Malenkimol
4.48/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bonne biere noir cafe. Peut etre un peu trop cafe

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Photo of TheBierdimpfe
4.37/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Opaque black color. Pale brown persistent head with tons of carbonating activity.
Pleasant sweet aroma and flavor of chocolate with some toasty nutty bitter coffee. Well balanced aromas of floral and herbal spices.

Earthy spicy sensation with a hint of fruits. Creamy and warming full body, but missing a little zesty feeling from all that carbon activity. Well balanced in the mouth with a short finish.

A fresh, well crafted and balanced stout that is not too sweet nor bitter.

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Photo of SputnikMonroe
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrunoPettipas
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Mack
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Socialiste
5/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of Mi_and_Mart
4.48/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Belles arômes de café et de chocolat, bonne amertume en bouche, assez désaltérante malgré un goût général plutôt sucré.
Mousse d'un brun pâle, garde son collet assez longtemps.
Une des meilleures stout faite au Québec, dans le style de la Guinness mais avec un goût plus prononcé.
À goûter absolument.

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Photo of saeh
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of kjyost
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Krakpoff
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Rutager
3.83/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks papat444!

Appearance. Pours a deep dark brown, pretty much black with half a finger of khaki head.

Smell. Dark roast coffee and a bit of chocolate syrup. Getting some creamy sweetness like in a milk stout and maybe just a bit of earthy hops.

Taste. Bitter dark coffee and dry roasty malts. Theres a little bit of really dark (like that lindt 99% stuff) chocolate, and a small amout of sweetness.

Mouthfeel. Medium body and medium-low carboantion.

Overall. Nice stout with lots of flavour. Enjoyed it! Thanks again, papat444!

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Photo of KalanM
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jrenihan
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottled September 22, 2012.

Thanks to Papat444 for this one.

Beer is black with a good-sized tan head. Great retention.

Nice strong smell. Primarily of coffee, roasted malt as well. Bitter chocolate.

Taste is similar to the nose. Coffee, bitter chocolate, roasted malt. A fairly bitter stout, with a creamy flavour from the oatmeal. Straightforward and nice.

Medium bodied, very smooth and creamy. Low to moderate carbonation- activity without any irritation.

Overall, a pretty enjoyable stout.

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Photo of Molson2000
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of spinrsx
3.65/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml Bottle from Marche Omni QC for 5$

Appearance - Black/brown colour with with an average size fizzy light brown head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, coffee, smokiness

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and some roasted/toasted notes. There is also a bit of a smokiness and some coffee and a hint of dark fruit. It ends with a chocolatey slightly bitter aftertaste.

Overall - From the first scent is was very promising. It's quite good but it seems to be missing a little something. Lots of great chocolate comes through in the smell though. Definitely a beer worth trying.

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St-Barnabé from Microbrasserie Le Naufrageur
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 37 ratings
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