Brune D'Achouffe | Brasseurs R.J.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasseurs R.J.
Quebec, Canada
brasseursrj.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by UnionMade on 10-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
9.73%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of StormAles
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Boo-urns
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of papat444
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of groleau
3.66/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cramshawbar
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice beer but something is amiss as it's fairly thin. At the same time, the carbonation and alcohol give you a weird fizzy feeling. Having said all that, the price in Quebec is cheap, so it's worth the spend once.

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Photo of kevofficiel
3.62/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brune D'Achouffe. Got it in a 6 packs for 10,99$ at IGA here in Montreal

So the look of it: Amber brown color with medium carbonation and about a finger of head.

The smell of it: Belgian Style , malt and hops and some spicy, smell like strawberries

The taste of it: Not quite there compare to the smell. Goes down really easy once again you have some spices and some brown sugars. Something is missing compare to the smell.

So overall would I recommend it? Sure, overall this is a nice beer !.

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Photo of Marie-Sophie
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rugene
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lmaduells
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of BrunoPettipas
3.72/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served from a 341ml bottle to a tulip

A: Amber/brown color with a two finger head. Retention was decent so was lacing. Carbonation is constantly streaming up the sides of the glass. INTENSE sediment presence in the beer. This kind of displeases me actually and is a bit of a turnoff when there's this much.

S: Dark fruits, some breadyness and a slight touch of alcohol.

T: Figs and raisins are the dominant fruity flavors in this beer. Brown sugar is also present in diminished amounts. Maybe a touch of cloves. Belgian yeast character is present and makes the beer bready tasting. A Slight bit of caramel malts is also there. Alcohol was actually quite detectable. Bitterness was mild to low.

M: Well carbonated and filling. Fairly dry.

O: Alright but nothing I would pay for again. The sediment really grosses me out to be honest and alcohol as too noticeable for me.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of jrempel
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of JohnnyBarman
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750mL bottle from Broue Ha Ha, been sitting in the cellar for about six months now, hoping for some mellowing action.

Poured into a goblet. A hazy chocolate brown, with about a half inch of head that quickly recedes into a thin ring.

Nose is brown sugar, spices, and a nice fruity smell - banana, orange and figs perhaps.

Tasty brew, I have to say, and a big step up from the Blonde. Chocolate, brown sugar, fruit, spices, a bit of yeast.

Carb a bit strong, even after a few months, but theres some chewiness to it.

Not bad, certainly a damned decent dark ale. Alcohol is well-masked. It doesn't go beyond many of the style, but it ain't bad.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of Kremlock
3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: No head formation as the style suggest. Colour is a clear rich brown.

S: Raisins, plum, sweet, flowery. There is no alcohol smell and just a hint of caramel in the background.

T: Malty with a hint of raisins and plums. Alcohol is very low in flavour and yet you get a bit of the feel in the end

M: Carbonation is high but pleasant and withing style. Medium body with a bit of warmth.

O: This is a great belgian strong dark ale style. Most aspects are on style except the head that I just could not get to pour. Will have to try an other bottle with a different glace and will modify review in case it does change. This is a must in my fridge for sure.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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Brune D'Achouffe from Brasseurs R.J.
3.7 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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