RateBeer
overall
95
92
style
Brewed by Brasserie de l’Abbaye des Rocs
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Montignies-sur-Roc, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 538   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer, robust in taste and strength (9%) is the tops for flavour. It has a fruity and spicy bouquet, it has a stark taste, between a sharp bitterness and a caramelised flavour. It has no sugar, and this pure malt beer oscillates between various tendencies which all round off the bitterness. It has a peppery taste at the back of the mouth and a sharpness on the tongue. It is active in the mouth and lets each flavour express itself individually. It is very active in the glass which gives it a full, lasting, head. It has a long conclusion and puts emphasis on an ever present bitterness but less supported by the caramel. The final impression is one of gingerbread without sugar.


dnstone's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2127) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 8, 2012
Light sweetness and roast aromas. Copper in color with almost no head. Caramalty and sweet with a bit of spice undertone. A descent amber but not my favorite from this great brewery.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmrmwel (854) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle, lot L122909682. Pours hazy dark golden with sediments, and a fiery mocha finger thick quickly dissipating head. Aroma is roasted malts with camphor and edgy herbal notes, as well as nuts, dark fruits and whiffs of earthy yeast. Medium body with average carbonation. Flavour is sweet with fruity yeast, plums, kandi and roasted malts with bread.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
OntBeerDrinker (419) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
7.5% on my bottle: dark amber red with a little carbination and a little laceing. Smell is like yeast, grape, promagaranet, yesty wine and sweet malt smell Taste a little wet a little dry some warmth a grap pomegranet like taste with some typical Belgium ale taste and wine. Ive had better btw. Not horrible or 100% gross. Good moments bad monets. Finish it ends fruity sweet and heavy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1325) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Pours hazy rosehip with low white head Aromas of amber malts, bread, sour fruits Taste is nice with sweet maltyness, honey, raisins, sweet fruits

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1259) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Pours apricot with a brown twist and a low white head. Aromas of ripe apple, caramel, honey, raisins, plum. Taste is ripe apple, caramel, raisins, plum, honey. Mouthfeel is quite smooth with medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (1836) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Pours cloudy amber with low white head. Aroma of wheat, honey, spices, light pepper, raisins, yeast. Taste is sweet, peppery, yeasty, light spicy finish. Light to medium, smooth with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jvhemert (328) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2014
AROMA: caramel, bread, herbs, dark fruits APPEARANCE: amber, clear, frothy, white foam, TASTE: light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, PALATE: medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation, astringent, long finish, OVERALL: well-balanced aromas of warming dark fruits matched with spicy tones; no notice of alcohol, bit thin body and slightly sticky palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mircoas (61) - ITALY - JUN 8, 2014
Buona birra un po’ come tutta l’abbazia de rocs ci ha abituato. Non speciale come la "brune" ma di qualità anche questa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (2985) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2014
Hazy medium brown, small beige head. Very sweet, bready malt aroma with lots of stone fruit. very active carb, medium mouth feel. The finish is sweet, with some grass, more stone fruits, peaches, plums, ever some light apple. Bitterness is low, the end is a little earthy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sinte (315) - Udine, ITALY - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle 0.33L. Hazy amber body with huge, creamy, off-white head, mostly lasting with some good lacing. Light-to-moderate malty (caramel) and light hoppy (orange) aroma, with notes of sugar and alcohol. Moderate sweet and light bitter flavour. Medium body with oily texture; soft carbonation; light metallic feeling in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bunget (499) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 27, 2014
330ml bottle. Clear copper body, big fluffy and creamy beige head, floating sediments, excellent retention. Aroma of raisins, yeast, caramel, spices, slightly alcoholic. Taste with plenty of caramel malt sweetness, brown sugar, raisins and yeast, dates. Enjoyable.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 54


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50