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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 816   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong brown ale inspired by the beer brewed by Belgian Trappist monks. Very little bitterness, this beer has intense malty and sweet flavours, mixed with the taste of chocolate and caramel. It presents complex red fruit and spice flavours due to the type of yeast that is used during the brewing process. This beer is at its best only after it has aged for six months. The Rigor Mortis are complex beers designed and brewed with patience and care in the tradition of the great Belgian Abbey beers.

Rigor Mortis Abt is brewed only once a year, and is sold in April until stocks last.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
400lb_midget (93) - West Bend, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2012
11.5oz btl. marked 0 5. Pours cloudy light brown with a sexy thin head leaving light lacing. This beer’s colder than I would prefer which dampens the aroma but still has a sweet malt sugary light vanilla nose. Tastes vibrant up front mellowing to candied sugars, light tartness from the yeast, smooth mild chocolate flavor and finishes with a bit of alcohol. For this beer... it will pack your bags for you because it’s going to take you for a ride.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (194) - GREECE - OCT 18, 2014
From tap at BierCab, Barcelona. Crear amber red color with medium light beige head. Malty aroma, roasted, caramel, bready, light wineous and fruity. Taste is sweet and bitter, fruity, malty caramel. Medium to light body, oily, average carbonation, light alcoholic finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jennawood79 (367) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Aroma of plums, roasted malt, a bit of caramel and alcohol. Thick body, chewy, chocolate, plums, grapes and warming alcohol. They’re gonna age this beer for a year now. I can’t wait to taste how it turns out. Lots of potential and already a really good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1065) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 15, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Brown-purple colour with off white head. Malt and metal aroma. Malt, caramel and dark fruits taste. some alcohol. Medium to full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
341ml bottle served in a tulip glass. A: First of all, perfect beer art. Dieu du Ciel makes, IMHO, the most beautiful beer labels ever! Pours a dark amber to brown color forming a small beige beige head which dissipates quickly leaving a tons of lacings in the glass. A thin layer remains for a long time on the top S: Strong notes of toffee, roasted malts, caramel malts. Candy sugar, vanilla and dark fruits, mainly raisins and plums T: Sweet upfront. Strong toffee and candy sugar. Dark fruits, notes of vanilla, Belgian-like earthy and bready yeasts. End is light bitter M: Heavy and creamy body. A little bit molasses. Roasted malts, biscuity aftertaste O: Very drinkable. One more great beer from Dieu du Ciel [ BA Review @ 5/20/2013 ]

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"woo hoo! really the only quad in Canada? candi and brown sugar and a touch of chocolate dominate the nose. purty seemingly black but red tinged brown in light. taste similar to the aroma...complex, rich, fruity, but not too sweet. the ridiculously smooth and warming body is the forte. well done. one of my favorites from the great white north."

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cagou007 (331) - FRANCE - SEP 25, 2014
Pours deep brown with medium tan head. Nose is chocolate and dark fruits. Aromas are roasted malts, chocolate, wood, dark fruit, raisins, liquorice and some spices. Strong body, medium carbonation. Long bitter and roasty finish, enhanced by a sweet and fruity touch. Great brown ale that reminds me of Belgian Rochefort or even Westvleteren. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2186) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 20, 2014
From a bottle. Pours opaque tawny brown with a fizzy, bubbly beige head. Tastes like sweet raisin, astringent alcohol, earthy, nutty, dried fruit, malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like raisins, malty, nuts, alcohol, and earth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3592) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours murky brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is bready and caramel malts, mixed nuts, woody notes, abbey yeast esters, fig, and dates. Flavor is chewy malt base, dark fruit notes, light woody hop bitterness, and faint toffee; dry finish with a faint touch of sweetness lingering. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (853) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 17, 2014
Couleur ambrée trouble, mousse beige qui disparait. Nez vieux fruits, cerises griottes, notes caramel, sucre candy et malt. Gout de fruits noirs, figues, caramel, reglisse, malt, sucre candy, bon alcol. Complexe et bien ronde et légère en bouche.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6563) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle at Ginger Man. Pretty reddish brown with lace. Very estery nose, caramel, spice. Fruity, big flavor, lots of esters, caramel coming out later. Decent enough but not the real abt I was hoping it would be.


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