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


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RATINGS: 477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gerbeer (2567) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - NOV 2, 2012
750 ml bottle. Pours a mahogany brown with medium head. Aromas of raisins, figs, caramel, and roasted malts. Incredibly rich. Flavors of dark fruits, toffee, tobacco, and malts. Excellent. Just like the Grand Cru.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tandembrauer (795) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy copper with off-white head. Aroma of dark bread, caramel, dark dried fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (6909) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours almost clear dark golden with a small white head. Aroma is weak sweet malty, sugary sweet. Taste is moderate sweet sugars, and almonds, lingering sweet fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (1806) - Haderslev, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2015
Sample at YNWA Beershop. Murky dark brown, no head on my sample. Aroma has cocoa, caramel and dried fruit. Similar flavour, sweetish, light syrup feel but still with good bitterness. Smooth with well balanced ABV. Good christmas beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StilleStorm (1208) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2015
DWFADSJT; Bottle. Pours murky brown with a moderate lasting, frothy, off-white head. Nose is moderate, malt and caramel, yeast, rasin, spice and light alchole wood. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter with a warming, dark dried fruit, lasting finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is avarage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
DroolYeast (558) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2015
Tap @ basement beer bar, Aalborg. Aroma of dark dried fruit, caramel alcohol, spices. Darkish brown with lasting off-white head. Moderate sweetness, caramel, alcohol, light bitterness. Full body, oily texture, avg. carb., sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agent_persik (593) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 1, 2015
Hazy dark brown reddish color, big white head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits, spices, hints of oak and chocolate. Sweet, lightly sour taste with subtle bitterness in finish and spicy aftertaste. Medium body and fizzy carbonation, alcohol is very well hidden. Quite enjoyable Belgian ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (973) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 1, 2015
Clear brown with big suspensions, brown head Toffee, sweet rum, mou, winey, fruit, a hint of cellar Well balanced but slightly too sweet, ok during the second sip riped fruit, zibibbo, passito,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4591) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 24, 2015
2/11/2009 4:25:58 PM Cracked Kettle. Dark red body with rocky brown, lasting head. Sweet nose of dark berries and spices. Malty and roasty taste. Sweet. Notes even of licorice. Quite full-bodied and warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (440) - - AUG 29, 2015
Pours a dark body with a thick beige head. Very nice aroma with tones of dried fruit. Nice malty taste with a creamy feel. Tones of dried fruit, sugars and a touch of christmas. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niller (1076) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle from Voldby. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma and taste is sweet malts, toffee, hint of chocolate, sweet dark fruits. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Sweet finish.

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