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

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RATINGS: 840   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark Triple with enormous scale of flavors. This excellent and very elegant appetizer feels like it is made exclusively for kings and emperors


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ross (2128) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 11, 2005
bottle. pours brown with a thick yellow head. in the beer is lots of little floating things that make the beer oh so wonderful. this brewery puts out world class beers that i cannot seem to match no matter how many i try. easy drinking, smooth, no alcohol burn at all, malty, yesty, sweet. a great beer for dessert or for sitting outside having a cigar. truely an awesome beer and i am so glad this is now avaliable in nc at the store down the road from me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2005
Aroma of malt, brown sugar, and pitfruit, dark brown, pouring a small tan head, some lace too. Flavour has fine malt, red plums, pomegranate, almonds and alcohol is noted. Dry, bitter, full bodied. A nice treat. Thanks IPFreely!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
temporrari (389) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2005
Real nice beer. Dark brown pour. Very fruity and yeasty. The alcohol is incredibly well hidden. I tasted it before I knew it was 10%. Slightly spiced. Quite an excellent beer. I want to have it again, as I’m not sure 3.9 is the right rating. I’ll definately buy this next time I see it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2005
Murky brown and full of floaties, this Belgian strong has a thick, creamy head. The aroma is somewhat piercing, sweet caramel, alcohol, spices, and a drop of chocolate. Smooth to drink, the flavor is more toffee-ish, heated with alcohol, and lightly spiced. Much better than it looks.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2005
Dark brown color, medium sized brown head. Very much yeast with black particles. Sweetness, caramel, licorice and chocolate in aroma, mild toffee, rye and alcohol too. Rich aroma. Full bodied. Flavor has chocolate, sweetness, nice alcohol bite in the end. Mild spices and licorice in aftertaste. Creamy palate. Nice lace in glass.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2005
Sampled at the Portland International Beer Fest 2005. Pours a cloudy red/copper with a thing white head. Very sweet fruit malts up front, kinda creamy caramel sweetness up front dried out by a nice spiced finish. Very nice carbonation and spice dryiness kept this easy drinking and hid the alcohol very well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zug4abby (287) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 26, 2005
Pours a rich amber color with a small amount of lacing and some floaties. The aroma is wonderful with brown sugar, caramel and alcohol (what a great combination). The taste is very similar with strong caramel tones, brown sugar and an almost fruity based alcohol taste. An odd beer, but very enjoyable!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6691) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 25, 2005
Pours neat creamy top and that despite dangerous high levels of alcohol. Creamy brown ale. Aroma filled with earthy, spicy tones, behind malt and hops .Medium bodied, low carbonation, well executed aged ale. Late light hop character.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sanuk (10) - USA - AUG 20, 2005
A little on the sweet side, but still great. Lots of chunks add to the adventure - give it a try... I scored my bottle from the beer manager at Whole Foods in Sarasota - you have to ask him as it’s not displayed...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lilannie (384) - Adamstown, Maryland, USA - AUG 20, 2005
Aroma: alcohol, brown sugar, earthiness/mossiness, fish/sea water
Appearance: brown, cream colored head, lacing
Flavor: sweet cream, honey, brown sugar, some light hops, fruit wood, and dirt
Palate: very smooth, strong alcohol flavor with some fruity/brown sugar aftertaste


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