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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Now, seventeen years after we started, we’re proud to present another great addition in this ongoing series. AleSmith Decadence® 2012 is a big Belgian-style quadruple ale. A variety of Belgian malts impart notes of bread and ripe fruit with subtle hints of cloves and molasses. Its creamy mouthfeel is balanced by a rich, full-bodied finish. This rare offering is meant to be savored and will age nicely.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5410) - Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours a deep caramel brown color with a medium sized creamy beige head. The aroma had sweet caramel, dark fruits, bready malt, yeast, candied sugar and toffee. The flavor is everything from the nosewith a fairly smooth mouth feel. While maybe not as complex as the Belgian versions, this is quite tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (9690) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Pours dark brown with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention and good lacing. Aroma is banana, figs, and plums with caramel and cookie malt, Belgian yeast spices and earthy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, dark fruits, Belgian yeast spices and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (3556) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle shared by beerandblues2. Pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is cookie and caramel malts, figs, dates, plums, floral notes, and light molasses. Flavor is heavy dark fruit esters, booze, bready malts, light floral hops, and some faint roast malts; dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Deep ruby, thin to moderate frothy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Big and boozy bready nose, heavy.   Also some alcohol and dark pitted fruit.   Boozy maltiness on the tongue, bready, sweet, dark pitted fruit that is very acoholic.   This one seems to be a little young, immature, or lacking in proper reproduction attributes.   Not a mature beer by any means.   Moderate to full body and mouthfeel.   Big bright finish, super sweet breadiness, a little popsicle, some big bready malts as well as an torpedo tube aftertaste.   What the f*ck is a Torpedo Tube Aftertaste?   I have no clue, but it tastes like something out of the cold war era.   Sweet, bready as f*ck, and just plain ole difficult to drink.   A bit caustic, super strong popsicle like flavors.   How is this rated all that high?   Its a bruiser and a bastard of a Quad/ABT beer.   I feel like I just sh*t myself finishing this beer.   WTF just happened?


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hapjydeuce (938) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Bottled. Pours mahogany brown, clear with a light ring of beige head. Aroma is light smoke, raisin, plum, and cinnamon bread. Flavor flows suit with heavy sweetness under the fruity bread tones typical of the style. Nice medium bitterness and a slightly dry tingling finish. Pretty darn good, hard to compare to some of the true Belgian heavy-hitters though.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gmb5127 (234) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Has a strong pleasant sweet aroma. Taste is sweet as well with an alcoholy finish. I taste a hint of chocolate, fruits, and caramel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3237) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2013
Nice sized beige head dark ruby red pour medium carbonation with the aromas of dark fruit figs cherries plums port wine rich dark grapes the flavours sweet figs brown sugar raisins plum port wine prunes cherries nice doughy taste spice some clove and cinnamon molasses taste rich quadruple so enjoyable best aftertastes fruity range rich moist malts sweet alcohol port taste lingering goodness high class quadruple by the brewers

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ozzyj (4) - , Delaware, USA - JUL 6, 2013 does not count
The aroma was rich with malt, dark fruits, molasses, and candy sugar.. The appearance was dark brown/amber color with tight tan carbonation clinging head. The taste was rich, malty, with bready Belgian & caramel malts, molasses, spicy esters, sugars/alcohol - very rich and complex. Gets more complex as it warms up too. Mouthfeel is full bodied with big malts. Overall a great beer which complements this style by being rich, complex and warming. It has all the aforementioned flavors of raisin, prunes, dark fruit, & esters.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tastybeer (1728) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle. Copper/amber pour, beige head, good retention/lace. Aroma of dark fruit, toffee, fruity ester, clove, brown sugar. Taste is sweet, dark fruits, caramel, yeast, molasses, brandy. Palate is lightly dry, average carbonation, slick, sweet finish. I’d let this sit at least another year.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
budznsudz (557) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Pours reddish brown with a creamy white head. Aroma is caramel and belgian spice. Taste is creamy caramel, belgian yeast, and dark fruit. Well done.


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