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Rigor Mortis ABT - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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BA SCORE
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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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%

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.

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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aNobleSerf

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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Dbrag

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-28-2013 06:05:45 | More by Dbrag
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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%

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!

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-10-2013 22:35:53 | More by Kevin89065
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ScottStache

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-10-2013 00:39:57 | More by ScottStache
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dsm45

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-07-2013 09:35:32 | More by dsm45
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-07-2013 01:25:40 | More by jaycar06
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-02-2013 04:43:57 | More by zestar
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-29-2013 19:09:48 | More by JeffTheJuice
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-27-2013 17:29:48 | More by jbaker67
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ssmack

Ontario (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +2%

A very murky medium brown. Almost no head - just enough to stick to the edge of the glass. No lacing at all.

Delicious smell. Fruity - prunes and apricot. The aroma of a fresh bear claw pastry.

A heavy taste that is sharper than the aroma. Spicy taste of the strange combination of nutmeg and thyme. Prunes and raisins. Then the taste of dark chocolate that resolves to licorice. Bitter hay aftertaste.

Medium slightly oily feel. Chalkiness in the aftertaste. Definitely needs more carbonation.

A well balanced quad with very complex, layered taste. More hops that most quads.

10-26-2013 01:59:31 | More by ssmack
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BeerDrinkingDiver

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-25-2013 00:36:30 | More by BeerDrinkingDiver
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MrTinnedPEach

Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

10-22-2013 23:10:18 | More by MrTinnedPEach
Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
89 out of 100 based on 546 ratings.