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McChouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
89
very good

820 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 820
Reviews: 489
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 24
Gots: 31 | 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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DrNo

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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dcmchew

Romania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

11-06-2013 17:17:42 | More by dcmchew
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jjayjaye

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

You can see through the clear mahogany colored darkness. A gentle pour yields a huge fizzy light tan head that resists fading and settles to surface leaving a spotty lacing pattern. The smell has that earthy Belgian yeast with brown sugar, graham cracker and a little caramel. Nicely carbonated, the mouth feel is light and effervescent. The taste is interesting as well. I like the association to a Scottish Abbey Ale. The flavors are similar to the aroma. There is a light after taste, almost like a cola, with the spicy note of a Scotch Style that lingers nicely. I'm already seeing signs of wide interpretation with this style. A decent drinker; the 8% ABV is warming. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2008 19:07:28 | More by jjayjaye
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Australia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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andrewfjohnson

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +0.8%

11-28-2011 21:46:58 | More by rekel
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Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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clegolfski

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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goindownsouth

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fine Belgian Strong Dark Ale, to be sure, this brew oozed out of the entertaining bottle a deep and rich almost reddish-black. The head was thick and sturdy to boot. Aromas of sweetness, almost whiskey-like esthers and whole grains filled my nose. A highly paatable brew, the only downside is the ABV, which WILL sneak up on you, truth be told.

Prosit!

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2004 13:45:13 | More by goindownsouth
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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McChouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
89 out of 100 based on 820 ratings.