1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

Not Rated.
Rigor Mortis ABTRigor Mortis ABT

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
89
very good

535 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 535
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 43
Gots: 61 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rastacouere on 02-06-2004)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 535 | Reviews: 319 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by PolarBear3:
Photo of PolarBear3
PolarBear3

Australia

3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a deep dark brown colour with a small off white head.

S - Sweet dark fruit , prunes and cherries and almost sweet candy like.

T - Sweet dark fruits shine through with raisins, cherries and I get a little vanilla with the strong belgium yeast although a little boozy on the finish as expected.

M - Fairly carbonated and medium to full bodied

0 - A reasonable quad/dark belgium ale which goes down well on a winters night. Not the best quad going around but definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2012 13:15:12 | More by PolarBear3
More User Reviews:
Photo of bblouin8
bblouin8


4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-26-2014 23:28:39 | More by bblouin8
Photo of DrBier
DrBier

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-26-2014 02:39:45 | More by DrBier
Photo of Socialiste
Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-26-2014 02:25:20 | More by Socialiste
Photo of d_brommer_nh
d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

07-22-2014 00:52:40 | More by d_brommer_nh
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-20-2014 06:13:49 | More by Howlader
Photo of Svendozen
Svendozen

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

07-19-2014 05:03:30 | More by Svendozen
Photo of WckdVbz
WckdVbz

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-14-2014 20:20:25 | More by WckdVbz
Photo of MickeyMonk
MickeyMonk

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-12-2014 07:25:06 | More by MickeyMonk
Photo of sammyg832
sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

06-27-2014 18:55:38 | More by sammyg832
Photo of MattArchambault
MattArchambault

New York

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

06-26-2014 02:12:22 | More by MattArchambault
Photo of my_knew_craft
my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-21-2014 23:47:42 | More by my_knew_craft
Photo of Kendo
Kendo

New York

3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I have no idea how old this bottle is - the notches on the numbers on the side of the bottle seem to line up with a 1 and a 0; could that possibly mean this is from 2010? I've had it in my DBF in the cellar for awhile, but I wouldn't have guessed any more than a year. . . .

A: Poured from the bottle into a Piraat tulip/snifter-type glass. The body is the color of iced tea - murky or hazy iced tea - but when backlit it's more mahogany or even ruby. Small thin khaki-colored head on top disappears immediately. No real lacing other than some short-lived "legs" after each sip.

S: Brown bread, brown sugar and spiced apples - think those mulling spices you put in cider. Also a touch of alcohol is noted.

T: Similar to the nose, I get apple pie-type flavors: overripe apples, brown sugar and some spices (cinnamon, maybe cardamom). Some bread dough too. Alcohol is fairly well hidden on the palate, but shows up as a drying element in the aftertaste; heat is felt in the belly right away.

M: It's low in carbonation and a little watery for such a "big" style (and given the high ABV).

O: Good but not great.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 01:17:52 | More by Kendo
Photo of YamagamiTravis
YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-20-2014 03:04:26 | More by YamagamiTravis
Photo of Duwey
Duwey

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-18-2014 03:18:34 | More by Duwey
Photo of wrightst
wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-17-2014 15:46:52 | More by wrightst
Photo of fredmugs
fredmugs

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-12-2014 22:56:46 | More by fredmugs
Photo of Flight317
Flight317

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

06-05-2014 07:08:33 | More by Flight317
Photo of Beersnake1
Beersnake1

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-25-2014 21:08:38 | More by Beersnake1
Photo of PappyVans
PappyVans

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-25-2014 01:00:57 | More by PappyVans
Photo of leroybrown10
leroybrown10

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-24-2014 22:28:35 | More by leroybrown10
Photo of Gatordaddy
Gatordaddy

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-19-2014 14:32:53 | More by Gatordaddy
Photo of AJ_Nungesser
AJ_Nungesser

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-16-2014 21:20:49 | More by AJ_Nungesser
Photo of kjyost
kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Beer cellared for IIRC 4 years.

Poured into a tulip for Game 7 Habs vs. Boston.

A hint murky with a nice tight he's that drops quickly. Great nose filled with dried fruits, burnt sugars. Body continues in the same manner with dried fruit, alcohol warmth and a fairy sweet back taste. First pour was prickly, second was soft on the tongue. No discernible hop (thankfully).

A stellar beer, hopefully for a stellar game tonight. Go Habs!!

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2014 00:12:39 | More by kjyost
Photo of KeeganRohovich
KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

05-09-2014 01:40:37 | More by KeeganRohovich
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.