Dieu du Ciel Rigor Mortis Tripel
     click to upload
Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Abbey Tripel
Montreal, Canada


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Blond like a ray of sunlight, crowned by thick foam and sustained by a pronounced effervescence, this beer is the delight of all our customers! Its bouquet is the result of a large array of floral and fruity esters which are complemented by a light and delicate fragrance of malts and hops. The first draught reveals a full-bodied beer with a malty sweetness and a warm touch of alcohol. A hint of acidity is discovered in the aftertaste, but it is quickly overcome by the sharp bitterness of the hops. The Rigor Mortis are complex beers designed and brewed with patience and care in the tradition of the great Belgian Abbey beers.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Quevillon (2661) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2006
Bu au Mondial de la Bière 03. Très chaleureuse, plaine de saveur et un goût légèrement épice. Je n’étais pas mort raide!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2005
2004. Robust, spicey malt nose, light amber, billowy white head. Nice malty beginning, some citrus hops too. Nicely balanced, medium bodied, tongue tingle. A real treat!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6675) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 13, 2005
Vintage (2004) .Golden ale , medium creamy top . Well blended aroma ,malt , alcohol and light hop accent on top . Vanilla somewhere behind . Medium dry alcohol. Sweeter malt, smoother finish. Pleasantly warming strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Goldorak (438) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 11, 2005
Bottle, dated June 2003, sampled at the brewpub’s 7th anniversary party
Oily, golden with a froth of patchy lace.
Highly madeirized (spelling?), i liked the fact that it had a powerful, meadish aroma, with a little grape that reminded me of a pineau de charentes. It did however have a little asparagus effluves, which didn’t sit well with everyone.
Taste is fruity, with a long lasting white wine finish, low carbonation, and the booze is quite dominant, some complex alcohols were noticeable and gave it that "aged" taste. Good, but I think it was a bit past it’s prime.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PandoraGreen (27) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2005
Served in a tulip glass. Golden amber with a nice creamy head. Don’t like the smell. Sweet. Carbonated. Very fizzy. With an after bite. Enh. Not for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 22, 2005
Snifter at the brewpub, accompanied by tiggmtl and ClarkVV. Hazy gold-amber, smallish lasting head and touch of delicate lace...yeasty-orangy nose with touches of vanilla syrup and very faint white pepper...in the body, more vanilla amidst the huge citrusy sweetness, maple, quite syrupy and nearly cloying though dry herbal qualities help keep it in check...alcohol a bit too prominent...flawed but as with most of DDC’s less successful efforts still at a level that commands some respect and interest.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2005
draught. tried this at the brewpub. hazy golden body, small white head and lace. fruity banana aroma, spicey pepper notes. very fruity body with spicey overtones. body is dusty and chalky. finish is sweet and peppery with some underlying alcohol. This is one of the better tripels that I’ve had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gilvanblight (819) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2005
Nice amber colour with a thick creamy head. Aroma was hard to judge in a smooky crowded brew pub. Unique taste very deep pallat with strong alcohol taste and mixed fruit. Flavour differed in the mouth, the throat, stomach and aftertaste. Aftertaste lingers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2005
Verre de dégustation à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de fruits, de fleurs et d’alcool. Apparence: Couleur blonde. Mince col blanc crèmeux. Faible densité des bulles. Large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel, de fruits et d’agrûmes. Long arrière goût. Palette: Corps plein avec une texture crèmeuse. Arrière goût de caramel. (Rating #154)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crockett (1032) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 10, 2005
Pours very clean clear amber. I agree with hopscotch about the not traditional style of this tripel. Lots of hop heat. Somewhat more alcohol than I would have expected. Some pretty wicked harshness and gasoline. Somewhere near the end some grass, bread and light fruit sneak in. Imperial Tripel maybe.

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  5  6 7

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50