Filed under: Abbaye Des Rocs, Belgian Strong Ale (trappist, tulip, tumbler) | Tags: alcohol, belgian, cherry, fruit, Grain, herbal, lemon, long finish, nice, Nut, peach, spice, strong, sweet, Toast
Purchased at: Circle Liquors Super Saver, Pennington, NJ
Size: 25.4 fl oz
ABV: 9 %
Estimated Calories: 400 C
RateBeer Rating: 100
Aroma 10 out of 10
Malt Flavor: Grain Sweet Toast Nut
Hops Flavor: Floral Herbal Spice
Other: Cherries, kiwi, peach
Notes: A wonderful aroma – a strong scent of fruit and a delicious introduction.
Appearance 4 out of 5
Clarity: almost opaque
Head Retention: Poor
Notes: Highly carbonated upon opening, such that it was a slow open, but it was worth the wait, though the head is lacking.
Flavor 10 out of 10
Malt Flavor: Sweet Toast Nut Toffee
Hops Flavor: Floral Herbal Spice Citrus
Notes: A classic Belgian brown.
Palate 4 out of 5
Notes: A very smooth brew, with a well hidden alcohol content, and quite fruity.
General Impression: 18 out of 20
Personal Taste: Liked
Notes: A very nice beer, despite the slow opening session.
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