Rince Cochon | Roman N.V.

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82
good
258 Ratings
THE BROS
81
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Roman N.V.
Belgium
roman.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by thierrynantes on 01-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
258
Reviews:
74
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.98%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
53
For Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Corked bottle served in chalice. Nice cork pop.
Yellow gold with big head at first that disappears quickly.
Aroma of amber malt, honey, light wheat.
Significant carbonation gives a nice mouthfeel with the sweet malts.
Refreshing flavors of light sweet malts and subtle flavors of white pepper, light rosemary, clove, candy sugar, alcohol, bread, pear, a subtle touch of saison characteristics, grapefruit rind & other tasty Belgian yeast esters.
I get a special deal on this beer and have gone through half a dozen by myself and I've really gotten to enjoy it...very easy drinking, nice body, some complexity, significant carbonation and combined sweetness and dry finish. Reminds me a bit of St Bernardus Triple, Triple Karmeliet, and Watou Triple, even though this is a blonde. I'll buy it again!

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle, $4.39.

A slow gusher, it pours a light gold with a 3 finger head of foam and does well with the lacing.

The smell is yeasty, fruity, malty, slight barnyard aroma, and bitter. Wow, that's a lot going on.

It starts of tasting sweet, candi sugar like, some bitterness in between and in the finish, yeasty, light flavour of maybe pitted fruit. Barnyard flavour...only a hint. It just might be a bit too sweet for me but overall, I'm digging it.

On the low end of medium bodied and with full carbonation, the mouthfeel is good. The big abv does show up but mostly after the swallow.

An interesting brew, labelled as a Belgian Golden Ale, and more than worth the money I paid for it. I'll be having more.(This is my 3rd bottle!)

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On tap at Lucky Baldwin’s Trappiste Pub & Cafe in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a hazy gold with a foamy off-white head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, fruit, yeast, and spices. Taste is much the same with an alcohol kick on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is drinkable and pretty tasty.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a nice golden-yellow with a little bit of cloudiness, nice white cap initially which fades leaving a small cap of white bubbles, no lacing

S: Nice Belgian yeast leaving a light banana, hay, light barnyard, pear and some whiffs of citrus

T: The taste is a bit astringent but the green apple, pear pretty much dominate the taste from start to finish. There is a nice little hay and cracker note in the mix as well. The finish is a bit dry, sharp, lightly bittering with a little booze sting

M: Medium bodied and refreshing, clean on the palate, well carbonated and no major flaws

O: Not bad at all. I rather enjoyed this after my Maharaja

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Rince Cochon from Roman N.V.
3.62 out of 5 based on 258 ratings.
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