Gregorius | Stift Engelszell

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stift Engelszell
Austria
stift-engelszell.at

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by benfons on 10-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
530
Reviews:
151
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
95
For Trade:
2
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow? Heerlijke quad!

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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Photo of Cthulhusquid
4.94/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Look: One finger white head, super dark brown body.

Smell: Dark fruits, honey, rye bread, molasses, this smells kind of like mead.

Taste: Same as above.

Feel: High carbonation, medium body, dry upfront but then a honeyed sweetness takes over. Slightest suggestion of tanginess. Really warming for the abv, no bite.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.88/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Gregorius has a vaport train out the bottle neck, a thin, cream-colored head, a dark brown appearance, minimal lacing, and an incredible amount of pretty large tan chunks which settle at the bottom, making this beer almost a semi-solid beverage. The aroma is intense, and the drinker will pick up a multiplicity of smells, including grape skin, wine, vinegar, Maraschino cherries, acid, duck sauce, yeast, brown bread, bread crust, honey, lo mien noodles, and spice. Taste is likewise complex, with flavors including all of the above, plus smoked pork, Warheads sweet & sour candies, pine oil, licorice, prunes, butter, and assorted spices. Mouthfeel is heavy and chewy, and Gregorius finishes wet and cloying and munch-able. Overall, this is an outstanding beer, at a minimum, and I recommend it, in the strongest possible terms.

RJT

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4.78/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Truly fascinating to the palate. Nice sour and bitter finish balanced perfectly. The honey sets it off with great complex flavors as well.

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4.58/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep cooper with some red highlights. Wide ivory foam head, excellent retention. Aroma is complex, malty, some caramel, dark fruits and spices, no hops. Taste is complex too, strong, malty, alcoholic, fruity, rich. Bold body with high carbonation. Overall very nice beer, it states on the label that has honey and wine yeast, that makes an interesting character in flavour.

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4.57/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 0.33L bottle into a Westmalle chalice. Date is 08.11.14 (best buy date, I got the bottle in February of 2014). Thanks to Jan's father for this one (any many other not reviewed...)

A: Brown body, not much head to speak of.

S: RIch dark sugar and fruit. Boozy and very pleasant.

T: Intense Belgian yeast flavors, a hint of roasted malt. An acidity in the finish.

M: Surprisingly not super heavy. Rich mouthfeel, but enough bitterness to help clear the palate.

O: Overall a great example of one of my favorite styles.

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4.53/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.51/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

33cl bottle. Dark brown pour with a tall tan head. Smells tart and vinous, like grapes, sour milk, vinegar, yeast and spices. The taste adds overripe bananas, red wine, dried fruit (mostly prunes), dark fruit jam, a bit of chocolate, burnt caramel (mostly the bitter part than the sweetness), rosemary and a warm alcohol finish. Quite a complex and enjoyable brew.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: A hazy hazy chestnut pour supports a 1” cream colored foam collar with a very fine bead. S: Banana, honey, fruit, hint of cardamom or anise aromas. T: Complex spice, some darker malt, hints of chocolate, some roast, honey and a suggestion of fruit cake in the long lingering aftertastes. Moderately bitter hops provide some balance. F: A soft palate with high medium body, medium high carbonation O: Very nicely done and a pleasure to drink.

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Gregorius from Stift Engelszell
3.84 out of 5 based on 530 ratings.
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