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Rince Cochon - Brouwerij Roman N.V.

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83
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180 Ratings
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Roman N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thierrynantes on 01-06-2011)
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

5/5  rDev +36.2%

11-11-2012 19:52:59 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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Mages64

Washington

5/5  rDev +36.2%

11-20-2011 22:22:02 | More by Mages64
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auro0006

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +36.2%

11-19-2011 03:40:27 | More by auro0006
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DenverLogan

Colorado

4.55/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Corked bottle served in chalice. Nice cork pop.
Yellow gold with big head at first that disappears quickly.
Aroma of amber malt, honey, light wheat.
Significant carbonation gives a nice mouthfeel with the sweet malts.
Refreshing flavors of light sweet malts and subtle flavors of white pepper, light rosemary, clove, candy sugar, alcohol, bread, pear, a subtle touch of saison characteristics, grapefruit rind & other tasty Belgian yeast esters.
I get a special deal on this beer and have gone through half a dozen by myself and I've really gotten to enjoy it...very easy drinking, nice body, some complexity, significant carbonation and combined sweetness and dry finish. Reminds me a bit of St Bernardus Triple, Triple Karmeliet, and Watou Triple, even though this is a blonde. I'll buy it again!

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 05:07:00 | More by DenverLogan
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CLEGentleman21


4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

06-27-2014 23:59:13 | More by CLEGentleman21
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bh123

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

03-31-2012 08:33:39 | More by bh123
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

11-16-2013 15:38:52 | More by MacStinson
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beerhorn12

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

01-19-2013 06:06:12 | More by beerhorn12
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gleemonger

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

06-22-2012 20:37:34 | More by gleemonger
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hickmancase

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

01-27-2013 21:27:58 | More by hickmancase
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ShaunVenish

Texas

4.48/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours foamy with a big aroma of yeast, sweet malt and a hint of hops.

Appearance: pale gold, hazy. Big fluffy white head. Some distinct lacing if you like that.

Smell: Fresh belgian yeast. reminds me of the smell of opening a new batch of yeast for brewing. There is a light bready-fruitiness and some sweetness to the aroma. Very pleasing and inviting. I smell this beer and can't wait to taste it.

Taste: Oh wow, so nice. (Of course it changes as it warms up) but I get a lot of pilsner malt, light honey flavors, pears (almost sort of appl-y), a little bit of banana, sweetish, but with a little zing of hop and carbonation. A smooth, slightly sweet ride over the tongue with a fairly balanced, clean finish. No cloying flavors after the fact.

Mouth Feel: Smooth, with delicate bubbles and medium to light body. Does not get in the way of the taste.

Over-all. A very drinkable beer, not too complex but interesting. Great balance, leaning towards sweet as it warms past about about 56F. Almost a session beer, if it were not 8.5% abv.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2013 01:32:33 | More by ShaunVenish
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours medium gold with a foamy white head. Splashy lace.

Tropical fruit, woody vanilla in the nose with some nice yeasty malt.

nice fruit/booze balance, with tropical notes and grain and booze and a little bitterness. Some vanilla and wood on the palate, light boozy bitter and fruity in the finish. Lovely brew. Very smooth.

Medium body, nice carbonation.

Nice version of the style. Highly drinkable and smooth.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 23:16:36 | More by OtherShoe2
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BVukelich

Washington

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Purchased in a 22 and pour into a stein. I know that's not correct for a BSA but that's all my parents had available at their house. You work with what you've got.

A very rich, hazy golden color. You can tell by the activity in the glass that it is high on the carbonation. Average head, leaving minimal lace and I drank thru it. The aroma was decent, very apparent smells of sweet fruitiness and coriander? I believe. I actually really enjoy the taste of this ale and it's stronger notes of alcohol and yeast. Little to none on the hop flavor and bitterness. The spiky carbonated feel was nice as well. High on the carbonation. I realize from tasting and reading that there are many other superior BSAs to this one but I continue to buy it on occasion. It works for me.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2013 00:43:38 | More by BVukelich
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-31-2013 17:26:54 | More by JohnK17
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Noonan425

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

10-26-2013 01:03:22 | More by Noonan425
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-29-2013 04:03:38 | More by ChaseTheAce
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spoggy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-05-2014 05:15:58 | More by spoggy
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Jcarter1221

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-19-2014 01:12:55 | More by Jcarter1221
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msquared36

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-05-2014 00:55:05 | More by msquared36
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nickfl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-29-2013 23:02:19 | More by nickfl
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.22/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yum, cloyingly sweet, yet I succumb to its sickenly lucsicous over the top gluttonisously good beer candy. gimme. Pours with a large, off white, lasting to the bottom, foamy, thick, head, and some lace. Color is a slightly hazy amber with a few bubble trails. Aroma is bread dough, malt, spice. yeast. Flavor’s about the same but with major candy sweetness, that has just enough bitter/ tang to light it off. Nice slap happy brew. Body and carbonation are good. Finish is just fine

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 03:50:13 | More by drpimento
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle, $4.39.

A slow gusher, it pours a light gold with a 3 finger head of foam and does well with the lacing.

The smell is yeasty, fruity, malty, slight barnyard aroma, and bitter. Wow, that's a lot going on.

It starts of tasting sweet, candi sugar like, some bitterness in between and in the finish, yeasty, light flavour of maybe pitted fruit. Barnyard flavour...only a hint. It just might be a bit too sweet for me but overall, I'm digging it.

On the low end of medium bodied and with full carbonation, the mouthfeel is good. The big abv does show up but mostly after the swallow.

An interesting brew, labelled as a Belgian Golden Ale, and more than worth the money I paid for it. I'll be having more.(This is my 3rd bottle!)

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2012 15:38:10 | More by Bitterbill
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NWer

Washington

4.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Serves cloudy golden in Duvel tulip.
One finger head lingers.
Flowery, balanced, sweet wheat-like ale. Belgian yeast shines with a pleasant dominance.
I'm home from the restaurant where I had it and am still savoring the aftertaste.
Tempted to go back for a repeat performance.

Serving type: on-tap

06-25-2012 01:53:22 | More by NWer
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

(Served in a tulip)
A- This beer pours a crystal clear golden yellow body with a super thick snow white head and a gentle carbonation. The head forms a good sticky lace with each sip.

S- The cream and yeast aroma has some soft floral hop notes to it but is a bit clean otherwise.

T- The mellow yeast flavor has some nice pear esters and a soft sweetness in the finish. There is a green bitter note that lingers for just a bit.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a creamy texture but no real alcohol heat is noticed.

O- This beer is very sessionable with a good balance of sweetness, esters and some bitterness.

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2013 16:54:18 | More by rhoadsrage
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snaotheus

Washington

4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle split into two large snifters

Pours pretty clear straw yellow with a nice looking head and lots of carbonation. Head lasts a long time. Smell is Belgian, light and grassy, a little funk, a little sour.

Taste is creamy, slightly sour, some lemony flavor, little or no bitterness, slightly strawy. Maybe a little tiny bit of banana. Sweet.

Mouthfeel is creamy and airy, fluffy. Overall, nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2012 03:53:26 | More by snaotheus
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Rince Cochon from Brouwerij Roman N.V.
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