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McChouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
89
very good

817 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 817
Reviews: 489
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 24
Gots: 30 | 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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stephy1771

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-03-2014 01:57:00 | More by stephy1771
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vamil95ce

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-01-2014 02:16:52 | More by vamil95ce
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Andy_Luft

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-28-2014 13:22:41 | More by Andy_Luft
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-26-2014 21:59:05 | More by outoffocus
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Pug

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

05-21-2014 02:48:12 | More by Pug
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Jerryt0000

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-17-2014 03:56:44 | More by Jerryt0000
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FLima

Brazil

4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown reddish color with a thick two finger beige head with medium retention and leaving some good laces.
Good aroma of prunes, caramels and crystalized and dark fruits.
Nice flavor with notes of roasted and caramel malts, raisins, prunes, figs, spices (cloves, white pepper), cocoa powder , mild licorice, tangerine citrusy, Belgian yeast, muscatel grapes and herbal and earthy hops. A bit of smokiness and candied sugar as well. Quite dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness and a residual elegant spiciness.
Medium body with slightly effervescent carbonation. Alcohol of 8% abv is very well hidden.
This is a great Belgian Strong Dark Ale, well balanced, tasty and pleasant to drink. Not overly complex at first, but reveals its notes throughout the degustation. Not really a sipper once it can be very drinkable, but you still want to take it slowly to harvest all it has to offer.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 02:06:38 | More by FLima
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bcsbeer

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-15-2014 22:12:16 | More by bcsbeer
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

05-11-2014 20:03:48 | More by mikeburd1128
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-11-2014 03:37:21 | More by Georgiabeer
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-04-2014 22:57:08 | More by hansavijaticar
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-04-2014 16:08:40 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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dmorgan310

Panama

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

05-04-2014 06:27:35 | More by dmorgan310
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JazzDrew

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

05-04-2014 04:16:46 | More by JazzDrew
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-03-2014 22:52:42 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-29-2014 23:38:36 | More by thatoneguymike
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JTuomi

Finland

4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

33cl bottle (08 2016) into a tulip. Brown color, two finger tan head that settles down pretty quickly, some lacing. Sweet malty aroma. The taste starts spicy, followed by a sweet but not sugary taste of roasted malts that grows in the mouth, finishing with a dry malty aftertaste. Slight alcohol in the taste. Medium-light body with a medium carbonation, smooth mouthfeel. Overall an enjoyable beer but not that special.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 18:40:12 | More by JTuomi
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-25-2014 16:49:16 | More by atrocity
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FrankHashimoto

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-18-2014 18:32:59 | More by FrankHashimoto
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jasperfriedrich

Denmark

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

04-15-2014 10:02:56 | More by jasperfriedrich
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-15-2014 01:38:12 | More by marmstrong1212
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zenithberwyn

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-13-2014 07:45:38 | More by zenithberwyn
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-12-2014 21:00:22 | More by WillAndSarah
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Docrock

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-12-2014 14:40:22 | More by Docrock
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-10-2014 19:03:23 | More by poskok
McChouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
89 out of 100 based on 817 ratings.