Rigor Mortis Abt | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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3.97/5
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782 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada
dieuduciel.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Strong brown ale inspired by the beer brewed by Belgian Trappist monks. Very little bitterness, this beer has intense malty and sweet flavours, mixed with the taste of chocolate and caramel. It presents complex red fruit and spice flavours due to the type of yeast that is used during the brewing process. This beer is at its best only after it has aged for six months. The Rigor Mortis are complex beers designed and brewed with patience and care in the tradition of the great Belgian Abbey beers.

Added by Rastacouere on 02-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,198
Reviews:
376
Ratings:
782
pDev:
10.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single from Total Wine in mid-August for $4.99. I believe it was bottled in 2010 per the notches.

Beer poured brown with a nice off white head on the initial pour.

Nose has hints of dark fruits and belgian yeasts.

Taste is dark fruits, nutmeg, slightly sweet.

Mouthfeel is near perfection, silky smooth with each sip.

Overall this is a very nice beer with 3 years on it. Not sure how it is fresh but definitely try this with some age on it!

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look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A very murky medium brown. Almost no head - just enough to stick to the edge of the glass. No lacing at all.

Delicious smell. Fruity - prunes and apricot. The aroma of a fresh bear claw pastry.

A heavy taste that is sharper than the aroma. Spicy taste of the strange combination of nutmeg and thyme. Prunes and raisins. Then the taste of dark chocolate that resolves to licorice. Bitter hay aftertaste.

Medium slightly oily feel. Chalkiness in the aftertaste. Definitely needs more carbonation.

A well balanced quad with very complex, layered taste. More hops that most quads.

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Rigor Mortis Abt from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 782 ratings