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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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89
very good

554 Ratings
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Ratings: 554
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
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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Rochefort10nh, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

tmoneyba, May 18, 2010
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

petermethot, Jun 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

rderedin, Apr 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

DarthGuitarHero, May 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

peensteen, Oct 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

LilBeerDoctor, Jul 14, 2009
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

In_Control_Mike, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

BobZ, Jan 07, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

bashiba, Sep 25, 2009
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3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

elricorico, Nov 22, 2010
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3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

dickieb, Dec 17, 2009
Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 554 ratings.