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Rince Cochon - Brouwerij Roman N.V.

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BA SCORE
83
good

189 Ratings
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | 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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Photo of Jpinsk1
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a good example of the Biere De Garde style and was overall, quite refreshing and enjoyable. No hint of the 8.5% at first but as it warmed, it became rather boozy. I dont mind a boozy beer but you could tell its 8.5 by the end of the beer. I would buy it again but not all the time.

Jpinsk1, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of beertunes
3.21/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Served in tulip. Poured a very pale straw-gold color with about 1/4 inch of white head that dissipated very quickly and left no lacing.

The aroma was about as expected, but very subdued. Light, soft grains, and a yeasty-spice that was interesting, but very delicate. The taste was the same, an understated version of what was expected. Low malts, some spice, some yeast and a hint of floral hops.

The body was nice, but much thinner than I would have liked. Drinkability was very good, this beer goes down very quickly and easily, and you could slip several down the throat before you realized it. Overall, a nice brew, not outstanding, but probably worth a shot, despite its $8 price tag.

beertunes, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of dalahodson
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

dalahodson, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of Hellmeh
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Hellmeh, May 28, 2013
Photo of Radome
3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 33 cl bottle bought in France.

A - Beer is a very light straw color and perfectly clear. It could easily pass for champagne in the glass, except that the white head is more fluffy and persistent. The photo on this BA entry shows the 750 ml bottle was bottle-conditioned, but this smaller bottle was apparently filtered.

S - The aromas are at a low level, but I detect crisp pilsner-type graininess and low levels of grassy hops. The aromas are fresh and clean, but don't pop out.

T - Flavors are balanced between light malt reminiscent of white flour biscuits, and grassy, noble hops. The emphasis leans slightly to the malt. There is some complexity added by a bubblegum yeast note, but the taste is fairly simple. Perfectly clean and well-made; nothing out of place.

M - Light body. Smooth but full carbonation. Hops bitterness is at a low to medium level. Alcohol is noticeable, but not over-the-top.

O - This is a pleasing, surprisingly drinkable beer for such alcohol strength. It is perfectly executed with no flaws. I only wish it had a bit more complexity.

Radome, May 24, 2013
Photo of Grinky
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Grinky, May 20, 2013
Photo of spikechiquet
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

spikechiquet, May 17, 2013
Photo of artoolemomo
4/5  rDev +9%

artoolemomo, May 13, 2013
Photo of Ted
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Ted, May 13, 2013
Photo of rhoadsrage
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.

rhoadsrage, Apr 30, 2013
Photo of Rhettroactive
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Rhettroactive, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of Rojada1988
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Rojada1988, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of Prost76
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Prost76, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of rudy2828
4/5  rDev +9%

rudy2828, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of JMS1512
4/5  rDev +9%

JMS1512, Apr 02, 2013
Photo of Jordantb313
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Jordantb313, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of thibratschi
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

thibratschi, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of bacasnax
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

bacasnax, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of mikepcarney
4/5  rDev +9%

mikepcarney, Mar 05, 2013
Photo of hotsudge
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

hotsudge, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of dvmin98
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

dvmin98, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

oured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a light golden amber with a massive white head with good retention and pillowy lacing. Aroma of light fruit, wheat, lemon, Belgian yeast and spicing. Flavor is sweet pear and apple juice, wheat, bready malt, lightly astringent wood, light lemon. Finishes with sweet/sour light fruit and a mild hops. Flavor a bit attenuated, but pleasant. Light to medium bodied with a nice mouth feel from constant carbonation. Not a super complex BSPA, but a nicely made and pleasant drinking one.

LiquidAmber, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of KimenTshom
4/5  rDev +9%

KimenTshom, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of rcjennings
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

rcjennings, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of BamfBacon
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BamfBacon, Feb 11, 2013
Rince Cochon from Brouwerij Roman N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.