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

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RATINGS: 760   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


Pastor's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Had this on tap at the Lions Pride, very unique Trappist ale. A lot more hops than any I had before, and this one had a roast note to it. I even got a coffee note in the flavor. I didn’t get the typical aggressive dark fruit note in this brew. I like it


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 (51) - 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 (222) - - 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 (187) - 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 it’s quite balanced. Medium-full body and medium-high carbonation. Overall it’s 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 (300) - 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 doesn’t 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 (75) - 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 I’ve 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. It’s very sweet but has some nice bitternes from the hops to counter it. Rich and very fruity. Shade too sweet for me.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartzluke (391) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 29, 2015
.33l pour from room-temperature bottle into an Engelszell glass while sitting on the banks of the Danube after visiting the abbey. Light brown, opaque, with a bubbly light tan head. Considerable carbonation. Nose is estery, fruity, raisin, plum, nutty, biscuit, a little roasty, and definite honey. Full body, though a bit thin for the size, lots of carbonation, crisp. Very flavorful. Strong boozy notes. Plum, raisin, nuts, licorice, definite honey, maybe a hint of cocoa, vanilla. Sweet, bitter, dry, tart, and sour, all at once. Wonderful complexity. Strong alcohol present on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvgeniyKurilov (21) - - JUL 24, 2015
Потряса& шапка персико& оттенка. Аромат сухофру& влажной древеси& и листьев. Вкус довольн& странны& помимо сладост& и горечи много смолы и жженых оттенко& Послевк& горькое и чуть острое. Хороший, но далеко не лучший Траппис&


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