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Brewed by Stift Engelszell Trappistenbier-Brauerei
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Engelhartszell an der Donau, Austria

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RATINGS: 762   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The first bottles of beer which, since 1 June 2012 The first Variety called Gregorius and is a dark triple with 9.7 vol% Alc. available in 0.33 liter bottles.

With honey


emacgee's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4406) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Pours a murky and viscous burnt amber with one to two fingers of crackling tan head. Some burnt sugar shows in the nose with some toasted grain and yeasty notes. A touch of raisin and burnt popcorn. Smells and tastes like a dunkelweizen. Clashing of dark grain and the yeast. Kind of unclean. Weird aftertaste. Moderate acidity comes through too, not to this beers benefit though. Not crazy about this one.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anstei (348) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 2, 2015
Bottle. Strong malty aroma, some roast tastes. Surprisingly crispy in the beginning, almost sour. Raisin, grapes and alcohol, they all canít hide. Something doesnít quite add up to make this an excellent beer though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11545) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2015
bottle from palma.pitch dark, brown head. aroma is very strong, very complex and very heavy. lots of roasted malts as well as dried dark fruits. also sour roasted malts, salty lcorice.Flavor is very heavy, roasted malty, dark dried fruits, licorice, Toffee, burnt carael, booze. Very interesting Quad, super complex flavor profile, a little bit too much burnt caramel and booze, but a potent and flavorfull quad allright.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2015
330 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a dark rubyish brown with good-sized, lasting light tan head. Aroma is rich, ripe cherries, ripe plum, toffee, bread and light spice. Flavour is quite rich and fruity with dark cherry, plum/prune, toasty grains, toffee/caramel and light spiciness with a bit of a medicinal note. Fine, reasonably lively carbonation. Interesting one, if a little boozy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robinn93 (52) - Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Pours a dark amber-colored Trappist. Taste explosion, strong bitter toffee finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AleRider78 (224) - - AUG 24, 2015
Pours a large amount of foamy bubbly beige head and has a dark murky brownish appearance. Lacing is ok. Aromas of barley malts, yeast, wheats. Flavours are fairly strong and malty, lots of sweet notes, toffee and light chocolatey hints. Excessive carbonation. Full bodied mouthfeel. Some bitterness in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (198) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - AUG 14, 2015
Very dark amber color with beige head. Aroma has a lot of dark sugar and plums. Taste follows with dark fruits and yeasty spiciness. Leans just a bit to the sweet side but overall itís quite balanced. Medium-full body and medium-high carbonation. Overall itís a good beer but nothing really special.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (3368) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle shared with Anna, Roey and Tal, Vienna, 25.7.2015. Murky brown. Some nuts, a little bit of alcohol and some cinnamon in the nose. Sweet alcoholic bitterness and spices in the mouth. Full body, very carbonated, long, sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Helsdon (302) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 6, 2015
Austria huh? Close enough to Belgium. Looks like a brownie in a glass with a tan head. Smells really good of raspberries, caramel malts and a touch of booze. Tastes really rich, of lots of caramel malts, a heady amount of booze, raspberries and cherries. The aftertaste is a smooth roll out of those sweet malts, and lingering booze. Despite its inability to hide booze, at all, this is a really damn good quad. Of course I waited until the LCB-dOh doesnít have anymore to finally try this one. Le Sigh.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nonshaugen (80) - Fetsund, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2015
Deep beautiful colour, unfortunately I was a bit too enthusiastic on the pour, so I got a bit too much sediments in the glass from this bottle conditioned beer. Traditional dark fruit and alcohol notes in the nose. Thick, creamy, rich mouthfeel that just explodes in flavours from the dark fruits. Sharp bitterness along with a lively carbonation and a sticky sweetness. Not a great fan of trappist beers, but Iíve had a few -- Westmalle, Orval and Rochefort 8 and 10 to name some of them. Will easily prefer a Rochefort 8 as a treat to myself. This one was a little too much fermented cherries for me.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (2173) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle from Dranken Pauwels. New Trappist beer. Pours deep reddish dark brown with some clarity and an off whtie head which disspipates quickly. Nose is very nice. Nose is very sweet and malty with a lot of dried fruit. Prune, raisin, sultana, chocolate, caramel, very slight lactic, yeast if more like an ale yeast. Taste is sweet, dried fruit, prune, raisin, sultana, earthy hop bitter, plum. Itís very sweet but has some nice bitternes from the hops to counter it. Rich and very fruity. Shade too sweet for me.


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