Boréale Rousse | Brasseurs Du Nord Inc.

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110 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasseurs Du Nord Inc.
Quebec, Canada
boreale.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by the42ndtourist on 10-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
110
Reviews:
44
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
14.61%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
28
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Sam106
3.64/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boo-urns
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kvgomps
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Roguer
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.52/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep red-coppery body with a faint amount of slightly off white head that quickly decays. The aroma carries sweet molasses and roasted grains with some mild hopping at the back. The taste is very roasty, with some more caramel and biscuit coming off from the carmelization of hops sugars. Carbonation is effervescent, and the beer has a generally light finish. A nice red ale, would buy again.

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Photo of dbauer
3.63/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mack
3.44/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dazka
3.11/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Boto
3.61/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Draught: This one pours a fairly clear dark amber color. There was a thin off white head that left some lacing. It has a lighter nose. Malts, caramel and some earthy notes. The taste is good. Caramel malts, earthy notes, a hint of roastiness. Nothing special but a nice beer.

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Photo of Noooddle
3.74/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of doctorpepperguy
3.86/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaveBar
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased as part of a mixed 12pk for $15.00 plus tax and deposit. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a small 1/2" heat that is gone in a minute or two. Medium brown colour and filtered clear

S- Nice but nothing special. Sweet

T- Typical red ale. Nothing great but definitely good

M- Dry and sticky.

O- Not the greatest of brews but nice to try. Will not buy again though

Food Pairing

This ok brew went well with...... Roasted potatoes tossed with Italian seasoning and olive oil.

Enjoy

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Photo of schopenhauerale
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of snowmageddon
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fortyfield
3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mynie
2.61/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours dark amber with a decent head. Smells malty with a little bit of crisp red ale hops. Tastes very much like it smells: faint, starting with not so great caramel malt and finishing with a combination of crisp hops and thick malt sweetness.

Not horrible, but bland enough to make me wish that this was a Rickards, or even a Leine's.

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Photo of TheSevenDuffs
2/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is an extremely bland red ale. A copper/caramel flavour was dominant with next to no hopping. Very sweet and badly in need of a greater hop presence to cut through the sweetness.

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Photo of CanadianBacon
3.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - pours a clear medium brown, with 3 fingers head that disappear fairly quick.

Aroma - Caramel, coffee, roasted malts.

Taste -caramel, roasted coffee, slight bitterness from the hops

Mouth feel - lots of prickly carbonation, medium-light body.

Overall - This is probably one of my favorite brews from Brasserie du Nord so far. A very well done red ale.

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Photo of joemcgrath27
3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mendvicdog
2.93/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ryan4120
4.16/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GoHabsGo
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jul_dredd
3.12/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rugene
2.89/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of talbotjf99
3.13/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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Boréale Rousse from Brasseurs Du Nord Inc.
3.49 out of 5 based on 110 ratings.
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