Le Trinqueur | Brasseurs Du Monde

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Le TrinqueurLe Trinqueur

Brewed by:
Brasseurs Du Monde
Quebec, Canada

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by spinrsx on 10-12-2012

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 18
Reviews by spinrsx:
Photo of spinrsx
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from Marche Omni QC for 3.75$

Appearance - Dark brown colour with an average size fizzy dark beige head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, dark fruits, coriander, molasses

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, dark fruits, and some smokey notes. There is also some molasses and some coriander and peat. It ends with a slightly sweet aftertaste.

Overall - An interesting take on the style. The coriander isn't as pronounced as I expected it to be, but maybe that's a good thing. The booze is well hidden and while I won't rush out to but more, I think it's a beer others should try.

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Photo of rugene
3.91/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a clear mahogany color ale with a medium size dark white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of caramelized malt with strong fruity and candy like ester. Taste is dominated by fruit cake like notes with some caramelized malt and some candy-like ester. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Enjoyable and somewhat similar to the Assoiffée 12 I had a couple of nights ago which makes me think this Scotch ale is veering into Belgian territory.

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Photo of kabritz
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VbolieuV
3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Copper-caramel color with a nice beige head that disappear quickly. Smell of red licorice/candy, caramel malts. Nice sweet taste with some caramel malts. But the spiciness from the coriander feel kinda weird.

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Photo of CanadianBacon
3.82/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - This beer pours a clear dark brown color with 1 finger of off white head, the head faded almost immediately.

Aroma - extremely sweet smelling, I get butterscotch, Caramel, Toffee, Brown sugar. Some very light hints of roasty malts underneath. Coriander, and some light floral hops,

Taste - The coriander really does dominate this with a nice spicy citrusy taste and that is contrasted beautifully by some toasty and roasty malts and the sweet caramel. Everything comes together really well, I thought it was going to be overly sweet but it isnt.

Feel - Medium bodied with strong prickly carbonation,

Overall - This is a decent cheap scotch ale, The flavors contrast so well that that has to be the high point of the beer for me. It really does come together where taste is concerned. Try it if you get a chance.

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Photo of Socialiste
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wizo
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of spycow
3.34/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Franck
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Allegue04
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Electros
3.87/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SmithyAlan
3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beersnake1
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from a 341ml bottle

A: Poured a deep brown with minimal head and left behind little lacing. The head eventually turned into a ring which stuck around for quiet a decent amount of time.

S: The coriander advertised is definitely the leader of the aroma. Some toasty malts are also in the background.

T: Coriander is the leader of this beer. It provides an interesting contrast to the malt character which is toasty and perhaps a slight bit roasty. The malts bring forth flavors of overcooked raisin cookies, heavily toasted bread, molasses and dark candied fruit in a pleasing fashion. Bitterness and hoppiness is appropriately mild so as not to clash with the coriander, presumably.

M: Moderate in body and carbonation is well done. Alcohol is astoundingly well hidden and not apparent at all.

O: Very unique but not something I would really drink again. The experience was good and it was interesting to see the coriander flavor in something besides Wits and other Belgian styles but it was nothing astounding. The coriander could get to be a bit much as well.

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Photo of groleau
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Jerk_Store
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of -chii-
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Le Trinqueur from Brasseurs Du Monde
3.6 out of 5 based on 18 ratings.
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