VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle. Pours a veiled ruby reddish brown to copper with a thick, resilient white head. Aroma is fruit, brown sugar and caramel. Flavor is lots of fruits, caramel, brown sugar, lavender, spices. Finish is cinnamon, herbs and some spices. Lingering soapy notes. Medium body, average carbonation.
bigguns22 (709) - Maryland, USA - NOV 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very good quad that is not overly sweet as some can be. Pour is medium amber with a large off white head. Aroma is nice but a little muted hops,malts and sweetness. The hop profile stands out with a nice caramel under tone.
slowrunner77 (6088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"pours thick and a little lighter opaque brown than in the picture above. the aroma is nice. spicy and sweet. the mouthfeel thick. the flavor complex and spicy, but didn’t stand out. good, not great. "
beertholomeus (891) - California, USA - OCT 7, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a burnt amber brown with a white head. Malt, fruit, yeast, caramel and earthy hop aroma. Caramel, apple, pear, toffee, raisin, yeast, sugar and malt flavors. Medium full body and lively carbonation. Fruit, yeast and malt finish.
pintbypint (2703) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a 750ml brown bottle. Medium orange colour, hazy. Small creamy tan head on top. Light nose with some winey notes and lemon. Some dark malt tastes, caramel malts/toffee, fruit sweetness. Overall a bit plain, didn’t quite connect with this beer.
dfearnley (1080) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle to tulip
Caramel, toast, beets, squash. Hazy amber, creamy white head. Gourd, biscuit, mace, oregano.
Ferris (5002) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - Fig, dark fruit, dark sugars and yeast. Cloudy copper with a decent beige head. Sweet stone fruit, sweet sugars and a long finish. A little light for a quad, but still quite nice.
JStax (3243) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a clear brown to copper color with a beige head of foam. The aroma is sweet caramel and toffee. The taste is fairly sweet and fruity. Bug body and moderate carbonation.
Nisse666 (4504) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thx to _angst_ cons 2014-08-23 Göteborg
AR: yeasty, pear brandy, nutty as well
AP: reddish mahoghny, frothy beige gead
F: belgian yeasty, almondy cake, warming feeling, dry, german marzipan, pear brandy, apple pie, rasins, wee grainy
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 750 ml thanks to _angst_! Sampled on August 23, 2014. Batch Nov 21.2012.
Hazy dark brown color, brown head. Alcohol, cheese, Herrgårdsost, light fruity scent. Sweet, alcohol, chestnut taste. Dry, harsh aftertaste. A bit of dandelion as well. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium low bitterness. Too noticeable alcohol. Also peppry.