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Brasserie Des Rocs Triple Impériale - Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.

Brasserie Des Rocs Triple ImpérialeBrasserie Des Rocs Triple Impériale

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BA SCORE
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413 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 413
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 12.17%


Brewed by:
Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 11-14-2004)
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Neorebel

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this into my Chimay glass and observed the color to be a deep chestnut, with plenty of sediment/re-fermented yeast present. A frothy, off-white head appears but dissipates quickly, leaving only a thin covering. The aroma is extraordinary - with spices and many fruity elements, such as green apple, pear, and plum. Flavor - has some tart cherry that I did not detect in the aroma as well as the apple spice. Begins very sweet and has a touch of bitterness in the finish. I am noticing a woody earthiness, that comes off a little chalky to me. I'm taking some points off for this. The beer coats the palate nicely and the alcohol heat only reveals itself once it's down. Overall I'm a little disappointed but I'd like to try it again for a follow-up review.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 03:55:16 | More by Neorebel
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

03-31-2014 17:20:05 | More by AnitaBrewski
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

03-22-2014 01:20:24 | More by aszatk01
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California

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02-10-2014 07:58:20 | More by Maillard
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Zekenyce

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-30-2014 04:40:00 | More by Zekenyce
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AgentMunky

California

3.54/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a Koningshoeven chalice. Best before 10/05/14 (10 May?).

A: Light burnished copper. Light white head with good lacing.

S: Caramel sugar. Apples and pears. Hint of phenol and spice.

T/M: Thinnish and odd. Vanilla. Pear. Can't taste the strength at all. The taste is so brief as to be ephemeral. Aftertaste is lightly sour.

O: It's good, but too strange to great. Maybe I got a strange bottle. Would try again, if not soon.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 05:54:47 | More by AgentMunky
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apasternak

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

12-17-2013 01:00:08 | More by apasternak
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-02-2013 00:29:20 | More by steamboatbrewer
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bobv

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

11-16-2013 04:01:07 | More by bobv
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

10-31-2013 11:52:01 | More by dcmchew
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter

A: Light brown with a tan one-finger head that dissipates into tiny bubbles. Frothy lacing.

S: Bourbon, nutty, earthy, rum, sugar, caramel. Bring it on.

T: Follows nose. Smooth as hell. Nutty, dark fruits, malts and caramel. Love it. The 10% kicks in with gusto.

M: Medium with frothy carbonation.

O: A great celebration drink. I would say it's my favorite of the 3 des Rocs I've tried, but I love them all equally. Highly recommended for Belgian brew fans.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 20:00:22 | More by brewskifan55
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Beersnake1

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

10-20-2013 16:08:04 | More by Beersnake1
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mrjbrown27

South Dakota

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

10-02-2013 22:10:37 | More by mrjbrown27
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Luiz0930

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-16-2013 04:09:39 | More by Luiz0930
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

09-10-2013 13:31:27 | More by mendvicdog
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.5%

09-07-2013 06:52:59 | More by schopenhauerale
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-23-2013 03:15:36 | More by csfcmitchell
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-19-2013 01:31:39 | More by Kopfschuss
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desint

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-18-2013 21:44:31 | More by desint
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-04-2013 23:39:05 | More by WOLFGANG
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Mattgruv

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-02-2013 23:34:37 | More by Mattgruv
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.5%

06-29-2013 11:44:59 | More by jaxon53
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chinchill

South Carolina

4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle served in a St. Bernardus snifter. About 1 year past the indicated best before date of 06/04/2012, but stored carefully.

A: Pours a dark reddish amber with a finger of off-white head. The head quickly recedes to a lasting partial coat and ring. Even the first pour provided a load of suspended sediment, some of which rose and fell in swirls due to the carbonation. Very peculiar looking and not so appealing. The sediment was not detectable by feel.

S: Very complex aroma; one of those rare beers where it seems a bit different every time a take a sniff/sip. Hints of dates, honey, apple cider and a host of fruits. The high ABV is most apparent here, being quite well hidden in tasting and in the gently warming feel.

T: Mildly spicy and sweet, with hints of dark honey, nutmeg, cinnamon, dark bread, figs, and roast nuts. Very nice balance between dark fruitiness, mild sweetness and spices.

M: Full body; creamy smooth; medium and very soft carbonation.

O: An exceptional beer that, given the sediment, is best enjoyed in a darker environment.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 23:09:21 | More by chinchill
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

06-27-2013 13:58:31 | More by tom10101
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mrfrancis

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Brasserie Des Rocs Triple Impériale from Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.
93 out of 100 based on 413 ratings.