Gregorius | Stift Engelszell

538 Ratings

Brewed by:
Stift Engelszell

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by benfons on 10-24-2012

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

330ml bottle into a goblet.

Pours a hazy very dark brown with a fluffy light tan head that doesn't stick around for a very long time. There is a lack of lacing as well.

Aroma is almost like cherry juice. Smells strongly of dark fruit with some caramel and molasses. Not bad but seems a bit sweet.

The flavor hits very hard with the cherry and plum. It is very fruity with the sweetness to go along with it unfortunately. Caramel and honey comes in later with a quick shot of wood and alcohol. Sweetness lingers through the finish with alcoholic warmth.

Overall, this beer is just not that refined and complex. It is actually somewhat disappointing for a Trappist beer. Nothing to go out of your way for.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4.49/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I poured the beer into a chalice. Unfortunately I lost a little beer because the beer foamed as soon as I opened the bottle. I suspect there's a little too much yeast in the bottle. The beer was a good dark color. The head never completely dissappated. I smelled fruit, like figs and raisins. The taste was rich with malt and fruit. The beer had a creamy consistency.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very dark amber color with beige head. Aroma has a lot of dark sugar and plums. Taste follows with dark fruits and yeasty spiciness. Leans just a bit to the sweet side but overall it's quite balanced. Medium-full body and medium-high carbonation. Overall it's a good beer but nothing really special.

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Gregorius from Stift Engelszell
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 538 ratings
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