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


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RATINGS: 866   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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.

400lb_midget's rating

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorkenstein (180) - - OCT 13, 2015
Aromas of caramel, apples, honey, alcohol, and bread. Taste is honey, tart green apple, caramel, raisin bread in the finish. There is some alcohol in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fugitive (1715) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle. Color red with a small head. Aroma sweet, alcohol, wood. Taste sweet, berries, alcohol, caramel, wood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (4401) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2015
12oz bottle at Mackan, thanks! Brown with beige head. Aroma yeasty, roasted, smooth bready malt and some apples. Taste is malty, yeasty, some apples, yeast with warming alcohol. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (935) - Iowa, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear brown with thin off white head. Nose and taste are classic quad. Strong peppery spiciness in the aftertaste. Good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BobyFischer (176) - FRANCE - AUG 11, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2015 Robe brune et col beige clair collant un peu au verre. Nez de fruits frais, fruits mûrs, fruits dans l’alcool, fraise, bonbon et fortement épicé. En bouche, attaque très douce, sucrée et fruitée (fraises, fruits rouge). Epices, maltage. Quelque autre chose mais difficilement définissable (quelque chose proche de la levure en paillette et du fromage). Nez et attaque prometteur, mais( peu de corps et de persistance en bouche ni de complexité dans la durée). Très bon, original (mais un peu décevant). PS : j’ai mis entre parenthèses mes avis qui seront certainement corrigés à l’occasion d’une deuxième dégustation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beachmaster (262) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle into a tulip. Pours a cloudy reddish brown, with a medium tan head. Nose is dark fruit, malt, and candi sugar. Taste follows the nose, with fruit and caramel up front, and a pleasant spice note on the finish. Creamy mouth feel, moderate carbonation. Long finish. Slightly boozy, but will be incredible with some age. Nearly as good as St. Bernardus Abt 12.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stldicedealer (30) - Missouri, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Pours a dark reddish brown color with small amount of head. Aroma is of dark fruits. Taste of fruit and chocolate. Quite boozy but overall a good beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (981) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Pours a dark reddish brown with a thin, whitish head. Moderate lacing. Nose is grapey and a little boozy. Taste is sweet, with a slight tartness. Medium body, Lively carbonation. Very tasty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (9856) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2015
Draught @ Dieu Du Ciel, Montréal, QC
Pours hazy deep amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a long warm, dried fruity and caramel finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4241) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Tap at brewery. Very deep amber brown. Dark fruity sweetness. Moderate warming booze. A bit too sweet, and overly hot. Doesn’t have the complexity of better quads.

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