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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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89
very good

546 Ratings
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Ratings: 546
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rastacouere on 02-06-2004)
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Ratings: 546 | Reviews: 321 | Display Reviews Only:
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-14-2014 02:58:47 | More by jim_carignan
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-12-2014 12:49:09 | More by threedaggers
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Hyperionecta

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

04-12-2014 11:15:49 | More by Hyperionecta
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stript

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

04-06-2014 02:15:58 | More by stript
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osuskin

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

03-26-2014 22:48:33 | More by osuskin
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Trancesexual

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-23-2014 02:50:52 | More by Trancesexual
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-14-2014 04:03:34 | More by DamageCase76
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.41/5  rDev +11.6%

Bottle purchased from Oliver's in Albany, NY.

Pours a murky dark brown, coca-cola like, into my St. Bernardus chalice. 1.5 inch head. A little bit of lacing but nothing significant.

Smells like a typical quad- the dark fruits (plums/raisins), some spicing, and yeast.

The taste is pretty similar. Very strong raisin flavor, cloves, along with the typical Belgian yeast flavors. There's some brown sugar and vanilla flavors I'm picking up as well, and some slightly grassy hop aromas.

Full bodied mouthfeel, low carbonation.

Another good entry from the Dieu de Ciel lineup.

03-09-2014 01:35:22 | More by GreesyFizeek
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babaracas

Florida

3.96/5  rDev +0.3%

Pours a hazy medium brown, dense cream colored head that coats the glass on the way down. Smell: brown sugar and brown bread note upfront, then pear, into caramelized sugar back. Taste: caramel, soft pear, sugary red plum, pecan-y note. Full-ish body, creamy feel, fair amount of alcohol cutting through.

03-08-2014 02:26:35 | More by babaracas
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deNerval

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

03-03-2014 05:12:19 | More by deNerval
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Lare453

Florida

3/5  rDev -24.1%

03-03-2014 02:02:52 | More by Lare453
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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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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

A: A clear brick red that shines with a ruby red glint. A thin ring of sand beige bubble rims the glass in the glass. It does form a thin cap of foam when swirled but again settles out to a thin ring.

S: Big juicy red dry fruits with plums, raspberries,tart cherries, cassis, some warmth of the alcohol followed by sweet spices and slight yeasts buffer the end.

T: Caramel malts with notes of fried bananas & sweet spices and raisins, belgian yeast finished with warm alcohol esters.

M: Medium bodied with a tight hug to the tongue. Low carbonation supports the sweet malts and allows the flavours to shine.

O: Wonderful drinking beer that stands well on it's on and is suggestive of a low hopped barley wine. Would be terrific with a rich chocolate torte and a warm fireplace enjoyed slowly.

02-24-2014 03:09:01 | More by FondueVoodoo
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UpToMeBeer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-23-2014 21:51:12 | More by UpToMeBeer
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-20-2014 07:15:48 | More by Erik-P
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-16-2014 03:59:36 | More by Dave_Treat
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Braseltonage

Missouri

3.65/5  rDev -7.6%

12oz. Bottle, medium pour Teku.

A: Reasonably clear pour, medium ruby-brown. Translucent, light tan head. Nice lace, small bubbles.
S: Big Belgian spice. Westmalle Dubbel comes to mind. Banana esters, bitter orange. Nice bouquet.
T: Sweetness, light caramel, toffee. Slight toasted notes. Mix of lighter stone fruits, apricot. Yeasty phenols, Some alcohol burn. Missing some complexity of classic quad examples.
M: A little clingy. Medium full body, reasonably drinkable, but missing a level of smoothness.
O: Somewhat underwhelming given previous experience with du Ciel. Good, but a little punchy up front and not a lot of follow through. Bottle says best after laying down for 6 months, probably true.

02-07-2014 17:39:10 | More by Braseltonage
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IRONRakkasan

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

02-05-2014 05:04:35 | More by IRONRakkasan
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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

02-01-2014 02:39:30 | More by groleau
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rct

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-27-2014 00:03:59 | More by rct
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-26-2014 18:31:07 | More by LarryAppleton
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-15-2014 03:51:33 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.89/5  rDev -1.5%

Very cloudy nut-brown pour, opaque despite not being too dark, and very thin head which quickly dissipated.

Walnuts come through the nose in advance of yeast, candi sugar, gingerbread, dates, and a little bit of alcohol. Complex and interesting.

Much sweeter taste than the aroma hinted, and more heavily favoring dark fruit. Prunes, plums, and sugar, with just a hint of tart plum peel. More gingerbread, and molasses. Slightly metallic.

Slightly boozy; medium overall feel re: viscosity, but a very complex and full beer to savor. Good amount of carbonation sting adds a very necessary bite to balance out the sweetness.

This is one of the sweeter quads I've tasted. It's also sufficiently complex and full. Good, but not quite in that echelon of great quads.

01-09-2014 23:45:04 | More by Roguer
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-09-2014 14:39:55 | More by Griffith
Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 546 ratings.