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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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very good

578 Ratings
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Ratings: 578
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 45
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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Photo of francisweizen
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!

francisweizen, Jun 23, 2004
Photo of Pier-luc
4.56/5  rDev +15.4%

Pier-luc, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of cam477
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

cam477, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of Auraan
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Poured a rich, cloudy reddish brown with nice chunks of yeast and a thin ring of head. A good looking quad, it could do with a bit more head, but otherwise it looks fantastic. Scents of dark fruit, with notes of plum, raisin, fig, date, dark cherry and prune, along with aromas of brown sugar, bread crust, and rich, sweet, bready malt, fruity esters of an indeterminate type and a heavy presence of alcohol. Overall impression of aroma is of a nice quadrupel that is rich, sweet, fruity and boozy. It is quite nice. Flavor begins sweet and malty with notes of rich, sweet brown bread and dark fruit, mostly raisin, prune, plum, sweet cherry and caramel with a hint of milk chocolate and some limited spicy Belgian yeast phenols. This moves into a sweet middle that continues flavors of caramel, sweet bready malt, medium-light flavors of milk chocolate and dark fruit, with the fruits mentioned above, but at a light level. Finish is sweet with moderate notes of milk chocolate, caramel, bread crust, toast, sweet bready malt, medium-light alcohol warmth, and light red cherry and plum on the swallow. Light spiciness is present at the end. Aftertaste is medium-sweet with notes of toasted bread, bread crust, caramel, chocolate, white pepper and light alcohol. Overall impression of flavor is of a rich, sweet, malty, dark fruit-filled, slightly boozy and complex quadrupel. It is an excellent example of the style, not the best, but very pleasing on the tongue. Mouthfeel is medium-full bodied and creamy with medium-high carbonation and a medium, smooth alcohol burn. Overall impression of mouthfeel is of a true to style quadrupel that fits the richer Abbey style, rather than the drier Trappist form, more St. Bernardus than Achel Extra. Very nice. Overall this is a nice quadrupel. It is rich and complex in aroma and flavor, hitting the style quite well and it has a lovely, full mouthfeel that is pleasant and aids the flavor. A very nice quadrupel and I am looking forward to seeing how it ages.

Auraan, Nov 09, 2014
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Photo of redsonja
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.

redsonja, May 06, 2011
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Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 578 ratings.