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Abbaye Des Rocs Grand Cru Belgian Special Brown - Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.

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Abbaye Des Rocs Grand Cru Belgian Special BrownAbbaye Des Rocs Grand Cru Belgian Special Brown

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

647 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 647
Reviews: 499
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 32
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jdhilt on 10-08-2005)
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Marius

Romania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-18-2014 20:38:39 | More by Marius
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Pegasus

Texas

3.94/5  rDev -6.6%

Appearance: Hazy deep mahogany brown, with a small tan head, which quickly fades away. Thin fine-beaded lacing coats the glass walls.

Aroma: Sweet vinous alcohol and dark fruit dominate the aroma. The aroma is profound and almost brandy-like.

Taste: Opens with toasted grains hebal hops, and moderate sweet alcohol. As the taste progresses, moderate herbal hops asset themselves. Later in the taste, dark fruits appear, in particular, figs. Late in the taste, there is also a faint wave of vanilla and wood. Finishes with a long, lingering, but mild hop presence, and sweet alcohol.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, full, and very pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: Very nice, a worthy effort.

Presentation: Packaged in an eleven point two ounce Euro-style brown glass long-neck bottle, served in a New Belgium chalice.

01-17-2014 16:45:43 | More by Pegasus
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ChuckS

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-14-2013 13:26:08 | More by ChuckS
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humulusphile

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

12-11-2013 09:42:11 | More by humulusphile
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-10-2013 06:45:54 | More by JamieDuncan
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-08-2013 08:46:40 | More by schopenhauerale
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desint

Belgium

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-07-2013 22:33:43 | More by desint
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Corey17

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-07-2013 00:26:18 | More by Corey17
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PalatePilot

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-02-2013 21:48:42 | More by PalatePilot
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tommy5

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-29-2013 00:40:36 | More by tommy5
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LCBOdave

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-25-2013 02:33:54 | More by LCBOdave
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dbaker61

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-23-2013 14:32:25 | More by dbaker61
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pipinmalikonj

Croatia (Hrvatska)

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-20-2013 21:41:56 | More by pipinmalikonj
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-14-2013 23:01:31 | More by Hypersomnia
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-01-2013 00:53:24 | More by brandonld23
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dcmchew

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-24-2013 17:17:37 | More by dcmchew
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jpro

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -4%

750mL bottle from JI Pig (50% off sale)...

A: Pours a light, tawny copper; a bit cloudy.

S: Light sweetness and bready.

T: Again, bready; a cornucopia of Belgian spice / yeast aromas accompany.

M: A little thinner than expected.

O: Not bad; quite drinkable.

10-20-2013 04:42:05 | More by jpro
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

10-14-2013 01:56:03 | More by AnitaBrewski
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-06-2013 14:26:44 | More by ummswimmin
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-06-2013 01:49:50 | More by ChipMurray
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mrjbrown27

South Dakota

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

10-02-2013 22:09:58 | More by mrjbrown27
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured into a snifter

A: chestnut brown with an off-white half finger head that dissipates quickly. Light lacing. Lots of floating fermentation.

S: dark fruits, caramel, Belgian yeast.

T : Follows nose with plums and raisins. Bready malts, banana nut bread with hints of chocolate. Sweet,robust. A Belgian delight.

M: medium with heavy carbonation. Thick, frothy.

O: Worth the $5 price tag. Will definitely drink again. A great celebration sipper.

09-15-2013 17:07:11 | More by brewskifan55
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Luiz0930

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

09-15-2013 01:40:44 | More by Luiz0930
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

09-10-2013 13:31:06 | More by mendvicdog
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.53/5  rDev +7.3%

A: murky brown liquid with 1/4" cream colored head that left a nice lacing.

S: plums, grapes, raisins, pears and yeast.

T: Dark grapes, raisins, plums, pears, corn, apples.

M: creamy medium viscosity and a low level of carbonation. Very smooth.

O: extremely smooth and tasty grand cru. Recommended.

09-04-2013 02:01:03 | More by DaftCaskBC
Abbaye Des Rocs Grand Cru Belgian Special Brown from Brasserie de l'Abbaye des Rocs s.a.
94 out of 100 based on 647 ratings.