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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
89
very good

529 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 42
Gots: 60 | 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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sennin

Michigan

4.65/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a La Chouffe Tulip Glass.

A: Very enticing, the color is almost like cider. Dark burgundy and a light off-white colored head. The head is very nice as well, a bit small but it lasts throughout the entire beer session. Lacing is very evident.

S: This beer smells like Fall, brings to mind what the appearance originally did and more. Smell is definitely cider-like mixed with some very flowery and pleasant citrus scents. I also detect a cardamon/cinnamon like smell, amazing smelling beer.

T: First taste is something of lemon and other citrus like flavors, especially orange and lemon. Later some dark fruits like fig and raisin come in on the back end. I also get something like a caramel or butterscotch like taste mid-way through the tasting. A funky (but not bad) hard cider like taste comes in at the end of the taste session and lingers. Very good stuff. Alcohol is hidden exceedingly well. Incredibly drinkable.

M: Texture is great, very creamy- wraps around the tongue and sticks to it after the tasting. Bubbly but not in a way that takes away from the experience. One of the best mouth feels I have come across with a beer.

Definitely one of the best beers Dieu Du Ciel has on offer. Perfect as we come into the Fall season. A very pleasant beer that needs to be tried.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 09:21:20 | More by sennin
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jdklks

Nevada

4.6/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

wow, this is a great beer. one of my favorite quads. pours a murky dark brown with an off white/tan head that laces the glass thickly. smells of sugars and burnt malts. very sweet, with a hint of alcohol.

the flavor is of so much sweetness. caramel, brown sugar, dark fruits, molasses. burnt figs and prunes come to mind. just enough alcohol and hops to compliment the overall flavor, both of which play their roles without contributing too heavily and taking over the greatness of this malty awesomeness. this one should definitely have a higher overall score. im baffled at the B+.

mouthfeel is thick and well carbonated, and the beer is easy to drink. a little less sweetness and alcohol would land this one a 5 for drinkability, but as it is, it remains very drinkable in its own right.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2009 06:06:06 | More by jdklks
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francisweizen

Alaska

4.6/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One year old bottle, split three-ways with BA friends. Murky bronze/brown with a nice tannish head that did not quit. Aroma was out of this world. Sweet/dark fruits, alcohol, lovely malts, herbal hops, yeast, candy, dark port wine, and more! I also picked up hints of coffee, chocolate, and caramel. The taste was more of the same. Fruity up front with some nice malts in the middle and the herbal hops in the finish. The chocolate and coffee flavors were hidden within this beer as well. The mouthfeel was very thick and filling, but just right for an ABT, and the drinkability was also awesome for an ABT. A great Belgian-style beer and a truly wonderful example of the brewers art at work. Quite possibly one of Dieu Du Ciels best beers!

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2004 20:28:52 | More by francisweizen
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-02-2014 17:15:44 | More by cam477
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Mattgruv

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

04-13-2012 23:01:42 | More by Mattgruv
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Duwey

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-18-2014 03:18:34 | More by Duwey
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

04-17-2013 14:12:22 | More by Whatup14
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-16-2012 11:14:18 | More by MeisterSmudge
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-02-2012 00:38:00 | More by IrishColonial
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

05-09-2014 01:40:37 | More by KeeganRohovich
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ScottStache

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-10-2013 00:39:57 | More by ScottStache
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GoGata

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

08-28-2013 21:50:30 | More by GoGata
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redsonja

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A; amber brown, no head

S; caramel,spices,red fruit.

T; toffee,caramel,spices,red fruit,wood.

M; the spices stay in your mouth a long time.

O; nice beer for relexing again to manny tastes that i can trace but it is all coming togheter.
made in the belgian trappist style.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2011 07:09:31 | More by redsonja
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-17-2014 15:46:52 | More by wrightst
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jnance34

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-26-2012 15:38:02 | More by jnance34
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

02-24-2014 22:42:22 | More by DaftCaskBC
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-25-2011 20:07:11 | More by deapokid
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

09-19-2012 23:52:20 | More by Molson2000
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-04-2013 02:25:09 | More by KJ2013
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MarioM

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-22-2012 20:42:04 | More by MarioM
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ajs4bd

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-11-2012 02:41:58 | More by ajs4bd
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ihmurria

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-04-2013 20:58:54 | More by ihmurria
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Tivlavrie

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

04-26-2014 01:54:34 | More by Tivlavrie
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-04-2012 05:58:46 | More by schnarr84
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

4.49/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Taken in 'La Trappe' San Fransisco on 6 Feb 2013. The basement is very dark (where we sat anyway), so I had trouble seeing the true colour of the beer: it looked dark brown though. The bottle label being dark also was almost unseeable too, which is a shame because the art work is lovely.

The smell told me however I had a great beer in front of me, even if I couldn't see it too well. Malty molasses and rich fruit esters filled my nose and I couldn't wait to taste it.

The richness of the flavours exploded in my mouth, sweet malty molasses (like the aroma) with hints of toffee, caramel and chocolate. Add dark fruit and yeastiness into the mix and you have a very tasty beer indeed.

Full bodied and rich from the first sip, overall an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 04:20:11 | More by BlackHaddock
Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.