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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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89
very good

535 Ratings
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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)
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blakesell

Ohio

3.3/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the 11.2oz bottle into a snifter/goblet.

Appearance- Beer pours brown and creamy, thick and cloudy. There is no visibility shining through the glass. The carbonation rises two and a half fingers and quickly fades to a thin film across the top. Lacing is somewhat ample but dies quickly and there is slight alcohol legs showing.

Smell- Phenolic alcohol wafting forward first thing. It smells very hot with delicious smelling sweet medium roast malts and brown malts. Yeast is strong and phenolic as well, and there is no hint of hops.

Taste- Sweet and gluey with the before mentioned brown and medium roast malts. Yeast is present on the flavor as well, and there's a bit of a rubberiness also brought on by the yeast. There is a touch of hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Sticky and gluey, thick and medium in carbonation. Full bodied and phenolic.

Drinkability- This is not Dieu Du Ceil's best. But I will not disqualify everything from the brewery by a long shot.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2009 01:37:56 | More by blakesell
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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.

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Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.