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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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89
very good

550 Ratings
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Ratings: 550
Reviews: 321
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 45
Gots: 62 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Rastacouere on 02-06-2004)
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-28-2011 05:02:21 | More by bigox420
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MarkyMOD

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-05-2012 04:05:08 | More by MarkyMOD
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-03-2013 22:35:30 | More by WOLFGANG
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THECPJ

Delaware

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-04-2012 20:35:42 | More by THECPJ
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Cheezus

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-07-2012 05:40:37 | More by Cheezus
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Apathetiq

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

03-11-2013 02:58:52 | More by Apathetiq
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-26-2011 01:23:25 | More by Rochefort10nh
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tmoneyba

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.3%

Poured a clear brown color with an average creamy brown head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy, yeasty and alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration with a small alcohol burn. This is a good complex brew.

05-17-2010 23:08:24 | More by tmoneyba
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-07-2014 23:29:23 | More by afsdan
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petermethot

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.3%

06-25-2013 18:32:48 | More by petermethot
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rderedin

Maine

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-11-2012 00:27:53 | More by rderedin
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-29-2013 18:57:13 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

Pours a murky brown with a light ring of off white head, no lace to speak of. I had to give this a hard swirl to get some head out of this. Smell is of dark fruits, raisin, brown sugar, yeasty, good amount of alcohol scents, plums soaked in booze, spicy with some chocolate scents as it warmed. Taste is full of dark fruit, dark sugary candy notes, lightly yeasty, raisin, plum and berries, lots of overripe fruits, light alcohol. Medium carbonation, silky smooth mouthfeel, medium-full body, good weight. This was pretty solid but I really had to warm up to it, starts out a little weak but halfway through I was sold, ABV hidden well, good overall.

10-16-2011 22:23:57 | More by peensteen
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LilBeerDoctor

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

Bottle. Pours a murky brown with a tiny white ring of head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, spices, and roasted nuts. Flavor of roasted nuts and a touch of roasted malt and sweet malt. Not boozy per se, just very warming. Nice abt/quad. It's roasted characteristics make it stand out from the traditional Belgians.

07-14-2009 17:46:03 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-01-2013 22:18:28 | More by In_Control_Mike
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BobZ

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12oz Bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Appearance: Light brown in color with hints of red. A head of about a 1/2" which quickly receded to a cap. Decent lacing.

Smell: Belgian yeast and sweetness, hints of dark fruit.

Taste: Pleasant dark fruit/raisin flavors. A bit on the sweeter side but not overwhelmingly so, still rather well balanced.

Mouthfeel: Very clean on the palate, not at all cloying.

Overall: A nice example of a Belgian definitely worth a try.

01-07-2013 19:21:31 | More by BobZ
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-15-2013 02:00:46 | More by DaPan
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-25-2013 06:28:44 | More by derkfromwi
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Lambocalrisien

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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laxer8811

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-24-2013 03:46:35 | More by laxer8811
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-09-2012 02:34:11 | More by imperialking
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bashiba

Iowa

3.98/5  rDev +0.8%

Poured a dirty brown with lots of sediment and a thin soap ring of a head.

Had a very sweet raisony smell with maple and brown sugar.

The flavor was very malty with a bit of cedar, maple, and sweet brown sugar with a bit of alcohol poking through. The flavor lingers into a long lingering bitter minty hop finish. Has a nice level of complexity with decent balance.

The mouthfeel is oily and thick leaving a long coating of flavor.

A pretty good belgian style quad.

09-25-2009 01:38:10 | More by bashiba
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elricorico

Alberta (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +0.8%

Medium brown while pouring, crayon brown in the glass with some light slipping through on the edges. Thin tan head which slips to a cap but leaves a good bit of lacing.

Aromas of grape juice and candy sugar. Very sweet to the nose. Brown sugar and Belgian yeast.

Boozy and sweet, though the alcohol taste isn't abrasive. Dark fruits soaked in liquor. Caramel and a spicy finish. Good, but I'm a big fan of quads and I can certainly think of several that are tastier.

Smooth, medium bodied. Not as full as many quads, but it kinda works for this one.

Not bad, but I had higher hopes for a quad from this brewery. I'd have it again, but given a choice I would go for one of the more classic quads.

11-22-2010 03:47:04 | More by elricorico
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dickieb

Rhode Island

3.98/5  rDev +0.8%

Pours a murky amber/brown with a very thin head and some below average lacing. The smell is of raisins belgian yeast brown sugar and a hint of booze. The flavor is similar in profile to the smell but not quite as hot, a very mellow malty belgian flavor with hints of dark dried fruits and spices. The mouthfeel seems a bit thin at first but it thickens some with warming, and its drinkable but not as much as other quads I have tried. This is the second beer from Brasserie I have been impressed with(the other being Peche Mortel) and I will have to keep my eyes open for more.

12-17-2009 23:51:34 | More by dickieb
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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +0.8%

Poured into my Chimay chalice. Was slightly surprised at the rich chestnut colour, and relative lack of head. Not very lively in terms of carbonation, and already expecting no more than the scantest of lacings.

Very rich aromas coming off of this one. Toffee and rum soaked raisin are at the forefront. A touch of clove like phenol is also present before giving way to a touch of lemony and grassy hops.

Delicious. Taste is much like the nose hinted at, but reveals even more depth, some apple like esters are carried then released from the noticeable booziness ( not surprising for an ale with 10.5% abv).

This is a big, full bodied brew. Well put together example of the style.

For a beer this big it happens to be fairly drinkable. Im savouring each sip, and will be enjoying this for a while yet i imagine. A good example of the style, im wondering if i should have let this one age slightly longer. At any rate im glad to have tried this rich and tasty brew, and would gladly drink again.

04-18-2010 23:49:54 | More by demcorhip
Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 550 ratings.