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Torment Dark Belgian-Style Ale | Heretic Brewing Company

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3.99/5
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92 Ratings
Torment Dark Belgian-Style AleTorment Dark Belgian-Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company
California, United States
hereticbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by JohnGalt1 on 10-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,603
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
92
pDev:
11.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of eric5bellies
3.06/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Drank from my Duvel tulip

A - Pours a dark, clear mahogany colour with an off white head that reduces quickly.

S - Has aromas of bread yeast, sweet caramel.

T - Nice vanilla and caramel notes with a sticky sweet like flavour that dominates through the taste until completion. No sign of the ABV. The bread and yeast are also present with some fig and mild dark fruits.

M - Medium to full body with low carbonation

O - I Like this brew. As far as a BSDA goes it is near the mark, but the residual sweetness lessens the authenticity of it and is a little off puting. Lacks the authenticity of an BSDA. The Belgian examples are generally a lot better.

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Samuel906
3.45/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours reddish, brown, dull with minimal head and minor lacing: not terribly appealing to look at. Smell on the other hand is very, very good. Very malty and sweet up front, brown sugar, raisin, and a hint of citrus funk. Taste is also very malt forward, rich and very sweet. Some boozey warmth. Vanilla, caramel, raisin, spice. Feel is lighter than expected, but sticky from the sugar. Low carbonation.

Overall, very good flavor and the huge malt was a nice juxtaposition to the very hop-forward beers I've been drinking lately. A little too much sugar is my real complaint: masked some of the lighter notes and made it sticky on the palate.

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Photo of largadeer
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Rick778
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.57/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrChompy
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Seems out of balance, doesn't seem like it finished.

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3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fatehunter
3.69/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a half finger of light tan head on a dark brown body.
The aroma is caramel, burnt caramel, ripe plum and alcohol.
The taste is quite sweet, a little boozy, lots of fruits and chocolate.
The texture is medium with nice fizz.
It's rich.

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3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.72/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Torment Dark Belgian-Style Ale from Heretic Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 92 ratings
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