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McChouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
89
very good

831 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 831
Reviews: 489
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 26
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie d'Achouffe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies from time to time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 09-22-2001)
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thefireman

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got this as a gift. Pours dark with a somewhat frothy head that stays a bit before settling. Nice carbonation without being overbearing. Lots of caramel, raisons, earthiness. Slight hoppiness, lots of malts. Real nice. Packs a punch at over 8 percent alcohol without tasting like medicine. Lots better if allowed to warm a bit. Great Winter warmer.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2005 01:23:19 | More by thefireman
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Bottle dated 01 2016 at 50 degrees into snifter
Aroma of dark malt and yeasty phenolics
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McChouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
89 out of 100 based on 831 ratings.