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Mont des Cats
Brewed at Chimay

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Godewaersvelde, France

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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (1825) - Lisbon, - JUL 1, 2013
33cl bottle from bier tempel. Dark orange, brown color with thin white head. Medium bitterness and low sweetness. Carbonation is light fizzy. Aroma is caramel, malt, hop and light tart.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lbianchi66 (76) - FRANCE - MAY 16, 2015
Robe brune, légèrement ambrée. Mousse moyennement. Saveurs de fruits rouges bien mûrs, biscuit et levure. Arrière goût caramel. Légèrement aigre. Longue en bouche. Une très bonne ambrée.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teddybeer (2577) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 15, 2015
Brown color with a white head with short to medium duration. Aroma has notes of yeast and toasted malts. Flavor is light sweet, yeasty, hints of ripe red fruits and caramel. Light bitterness in the final with caramelish notes.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fluxing (507) - POLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Warka do 2014. Kolor bursztynowy, brzydkie zmetnienie w postaci plywajacych, czarnych drobinek. W aromacie nuty ciemne, karmelowe, przyprawowe i owocowe, ale wszystko bardzo malo intensywne. W odczuciu polwytrawne, gladkie, wysoko wysycone. W smaku dominuja orzechy wloskie, jest tez troche karmelu i przypraw, ale ogolnie niewiele sie dzieje. Goryczka srednia, mocno ziemista.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkillsFactory (83) - ITALY - MAY 10, 2015
Ambrata carica tendente al rosso, opalescente, schiuma bianca di media persistenza. Aroma di malti tostati, zucchero di canna, uvetta, erbaceo e speziato. Corpo medio-pieno, mediamente carbonata, equilibrata tra note dolci ed amare (le stesse presenti nell'aroma), alla fine prevale l'amaro di misura. Retrolfatto speziato ed erbaceo. Tutto sommato non è male.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirstyrabbit (1360) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Opaque dark orange body, medium head. Aroma has some Belgian yeast but it has a hint of sweet toffee and vanilla in it. This aroma is very similar to Chimay’s own beers so it must be using the local Chimay yeast. The taste is not as assertive as on the classic Chimays: sweet yeasty malt, some mild fruity aspects here and there. Finish is more yeasty than hoppy. Decent Belgian ale with a nice aroma but the taste is quite typical.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scrapersnbeer (1504) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Aroma of raisons and brown sugar. Dark orange with a light blanket head. Sweet taste of candied cherries and salted caramels. Think and pulpy body. A nice mix of strong blond versus strong brown elements.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zlotta (240) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2015
0,33 l bottle from P&M Getränke, 2013 vintage. Clear, reddish amber with a medium large, frothy, slowly diminishing, tan to white head and some little flocs. Fruity-spicy aroma of citrus, raisins, plums, cherries, cane sugar and caramel. Sweetish taste of cane sugar, caramel and yeast, followed by a slightly metallic and gently bitter finish with a warming, alcoholic note. Medium body, creamy albeit minimally watery mouthfeel, lively carbonation. Probably the worst trappist I’ve had up unil now. Lacks aroma and taste and doesn’t satisfy. Not bad, but just far below my expectations.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
josanguapo (80) - SPAIN - MAY 6, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2015 Compra: www.cervezasespeciales.com Ingesta: Jugando a Kings bounty dark side. Opinión: Buena pero algo mas amarga de lo deseable

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tometclo (47) - FRANCE - MAY 3, 2015
Recette des moines de l’abbaye du Mont des Cats,Belle mousse blanche, bière de couleur cuivrée, une douceur et une rondeur typique des bières d’abbaye,l’alcool n’est pas trop présent, une belle bière. 33 Cl V&B Langueux

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AGCostaNeves (68) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - APR 26, 2015
Color amber orange and high turbidity. Your Cream is beige clear, large, reasonably persistence. Mark the sides of the cup with a cream lace. The aroma is sweet, with citrus notes of fruit coming Belgian yeast and mix with malts, cookies, cherries, plums, peaches and yeast perfumes. The flavor has a strong presence of malts, which merge and complete a velvety and soft profile with notes of cherries, peaches, some sweet spices, nuts. Incidentally, this sweet has a clear tendency to balance the employee hops, but thanks to high carbonation makes very dry and very drinkable beverage in a clear favoring by alcoholic strength is not as high. Makes quite rich and smooth taste. It has high and medium carbonation body. Net silky with perfectly inserted alcohol, gently creamy finish. The aftertaste is clean and dry. In conclusion, I would say it is a younger sister of a Chimay, with a less intense body and more carbonation. It reminded me a Chimay Rouge, and my guess is probably the French must have used some of the Belgian yeast house, but is not as complex and complete as Chimay concerned. And has no end so pleasant in the mouth as one Chimay Rouge. No doubt ma good Trappist!


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