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Gregorius - Stift Engelszell

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BA SCORE
86
very good

345 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 26
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stift Engelszell visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: benfons on 10-24-2012)
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Vonhinx, Jul 14, 2014
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KevinGordon, Jul 13, 2014
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bowzer4birdie, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

parintele, Jul 09, 2014
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ManforallSaisons, Jul 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.9%

bconte, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

yesno1011, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Rockjocknroll, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Budinetz, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4/5  rDev +4.7%

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a chalice.

Appearance: A one finger off white head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a dark amber brown color with no vision of anything.

Smell: Plums, raisins, figs, spicy yeast, warm booze, cherry, and tobacco.

Taste: Lots of dark fruit goodness, spicy yeast, clove, honey, deceiving booze for 9.7%, and a little bitterness in the end too.

Mouthfeel: Silky smooth, sweet, little dry, medium to full bodied, low to medium carbonation, and warm booze.

Overall: Very enjoyable beer to start my birthday. Might have to go fact and get another bottle.

Flounder57, Jun 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

kjkinsey, Jun 23, 2014
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3.26/5  rDev -14.7%

Dark brown to nearly black in color. An inch of light beige head rests on top. I smell dark malt and honey. I taste earthy dark malt and honey but it just seems a bit too simplistic. The mouth is fairly carbonated and tastes of alcohol. There's a moderate dark malt aftertaste.

Franziskaner, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

kwkdmk, Jun 20, 2014
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Molson2000, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

mrcraft, Jun 16, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +14.9%

Poured into a chalice glass. This is a dark mahogany colored beer with a light tan head, about a finger's height. The nose features clovy, spicy phenols, slightly woody, with a touch of caramel malt and some light ripe fruitiness. The flavor is rather heady, with malt that's more substantial than the well-known Belgian trappists, bready with caramel and toffee. Nicely phenolic as well, giving a peppery, clovy edge. Yeasty esters are present but not a major component. Strong enough to be warming, though without any tastable alcohol. Good mouthfeel, but not heavy.

Nice addition to the trappist lineup. I'd like to think with the malt they're separating themselves from the default more northern standard for the style.

allengarvin, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Latarnik, May 30, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -0.8%

Served in a big wine glass.
Appearance: Light beige, 1-finger tall, head; Brown/red color.
Smell: Blue cheese, alcohol, molasses, hints of roastiness
Taste: Malty, hints of blue cheese
Mouthfeel: Thin body, slick texture, a bit oily
Drinkability: Very interesting, complex and pleasant. The high alcohol content starts to strike you after the first half.

patra7, May 27, 2014
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Gregorius from Stift Engelszell
86 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.