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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
89
very good

529 Ratings
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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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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%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

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
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MattGrimley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-02-2014 01:30:57 | More by MattGrimley
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

12-16-2013 19:57:51 | More by Dcunicelli
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rand

California

3.4/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 12 oz bottle to snifter

A: Mahogany in color, opaque. Not much of head to speak of, the suds that do exist speckle the glass with lacing.

S: The nose is ester-y, with banana and cherry notes prominent. The booze helps to dry the palate and it's volatiles propels a slight hop snap. Toffee-malts surround and envelop the bouquet, as a caramelly sweetness lingers.

T: Ester-y again, but there are distinct notes of carob and molasses that were undetected in the nose. The booze seems subdued on the palate as well, as malty sweetness dominates. Touches of oak, ripe cherry and phenols, but the flavor profile is fairly one-dimensional for a quad. Short finish for the style, sweet.

M: Chewy and viscous...fortunately th brew is more carbonated than it appeared.

A solid big Belgian beer, fairly easy to drink. But when you're reaching for a quad you're usually in the mood for something with layered complexity, which is lacking in this brew.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 09:05:16 | More by rand
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-08-2013 21:55:35 | More by DRTBrewster
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pashu

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-02-2013 02:34:55 | More by pashu
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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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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

12-01-2013 18:51:38 | More by twenty5
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Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

12-01-2013 05:08:37 | More by aNobleSerf
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Denzo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-29-2013 21:39:45 | More by Denzo
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-29-2013 21:28:19 | More by jayhunter357
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Maine

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-25-2013 00:18:40 | More by XmnwildX12
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sunsjammer

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-17-2013 01:42:06 | More by sunsjammer
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-13-2013 03:25:18 | More by jaydoc
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arizcards

Arizona

4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single from Total Wine in mid-August for $4.99. I believe it was bottled in 2010 per the notches.

Beer poured brown with a nice off white head on the initial pour.

Nose has hints of dark fruits and belgian yeasts.

Taste is dark fruits, nutmeg, slightly sweet.

Mouthfeel is near perfection, silky smooth with each sip.

Overall this is a very nice beer with 3 years on it. Not sure how it is fresh but definitely try this with some age on it!

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 23:47:44 | More by arizcards
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Kevin89065

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Massachusetts

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Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.