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McChouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
89
very good

828 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 828
Reviews: 489
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 26
Gots: 36 | 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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dbarny76

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

03-11-2014 22:04:27 | More by dbarny76
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-08-2014 07:10:08 | More by vermilcj
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BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-06-2014 03:51:06 | More by BigOldOaf
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snakeayes11

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-04-2014 04:24:01 | More by snakeayes11
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

4.01/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle, poured into La Chouffe chalice. A: Very dark mahogany, 90% opaque,
two finger tanned head which faded quickly leaving a bit of lacing. S: Brown sugar
and mollases, some yeast. T: Fudge, prune, fig quite sweet but not boozy. M:
Smooth, decent carbonation, thick but not cloying. O: Good, a beer without obvious
faults, only minus point was the fact it can be interchanged with quite a few other
BSDAs.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 19:25:45 | More by jonb5
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

02-28-2014 06:13:34 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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shelby415

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

02-23-2014 05:40:53 | More by shelby415
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Sirre

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

02-19-2014 19:43:48 | More by Sirre
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

02-15-2014 17:58:15 | More by pathman
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

02-09-2014 22:16:29 | More by Goldndomer
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Act25

New Jersey

4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

"McChouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe", sounds like a sneeze, in a squat brown bottle, legend has it as a Scottish Strong Ale collaboration.
A: Winning mahogany, hazy pour with stiff lacey head, that lasts and sticks all the way to the end of my tulip glass. Nicely carbonated and lively.
S: Meditation beer. Candy store, candied apples, cider, berries, yeast, fire, must, hops.
T: Follows the smell with a candied start, then it's a powerful, complex blend that keeps your tongue teasing out the flavors like kisses of grapes, figs, raisens, grassy hops, spice, powdered chocolate, pepper, nuts, zinfandel, minerals.
F: The beer is medium and feels tingly light, thus has the right body given the ABV and the complexity. Finishes clean and cidery.
Ardennes water at the core, this is a must try.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2014 00:29:42 | More by Act25
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

02-02-2014 13:52:27 | More by Sspeer1
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

02-01-2014 16:30:34 | More by ShepardCommander
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WynnO

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-31-2014 00:42:57 | More by WynnO
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paleoplant

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-30-2014 02:39:37 | More by paleoplant
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

01-30-2014 02:26:00 | More by AnitaBrewski
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rixcat

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

01-29-2014 01:54:29 | More by rixcat
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-26-2014 21:22:48 | More by Mack
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bckayaalp

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-25-2014 21:09:43 | More by bckayaalp
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

01-19-2014 23:29:13 | More by Lehighace06
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

01-19-2014 19:02:11 | More by LoveStout
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best before Jan 2016. Poured into a tulip.

Another solid d’Achouffe beer! A beer I will drink again, but not outstanding in any characteristic. 3.75

A – Pours a dark opaque brown with a mousey tan one-finger head, dies down to a constant thin layer, good carbonation, some average lacing 3.75

S – Bready, yeasty, slight spice/phenolic 4.25

T – A heavier Belgian pale. Just a hint of molasses sweetness. 3.75

MF – Medium bodied, with a dry finish. Sharp in the middle. 3.75

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 02:37:34 | More by Sludgeman
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

01-16-2014 01:47:22 | More by alex_hart
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Metal4Breakfast

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

01-15-2014 05:02:10 | More by Metal4Breakfast
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

01-13-2014 20:37:40 | More by mattmarka1
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