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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 351   ABV: 11.7%
Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit quite like this FIGJAM QUADRUPLE with it’s warming alcohol, figgy undertones, dark dried fruit flavors of raison dates, hints of fresh baked bread, and a beautiful dry finish that leaves you wanting more.

We new we wanted to brew a big, boozy abbey-style quadruple for the holidays but we didn’t have a name. When a friend of ours told us about a celebrity with whose nickname is FIGJAM (which stands for F@*k I’m Good, Just Ask Me), a star was born!

We are pleased to feature our head brewer John Ritenour on the packaging and while he is decidedly humble than FIGJAM, he’s pretty damn good!

Great with rich roasty foods and cured meats, candied yams, Roquefort and Gorgonzola cheese and of course warm figgy pudding!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrownALEx (375) - Portland, Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2015
This is a big beer. Wonderful bready and malty aroma with hints of sugar and fig. Dark ruby red pour with a thin head. Taste is spectacular, loads of candi sugar and dark friut. Very boozy with a slight fig taste. This is a sipping beer. Full bodied to the max. Overall, this beer suprised me, I was not expecting such a delicious beer after reading the reviews but that is why you don’t judge a beer by it’s cover. Very big beer, should probably only drink one but well worth it. Will get again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (8001) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 10, 2015
On tap at The Laundry. Pours reddish amber with a pretty beige head and a fruity aroma. There is a full-bodied caramel malt flavor with some candi sugar and lots of fig. The sugar melts to bitter at the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BeerBunker (956) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours dark amber with a small beige head. Aroma is of figs, booze, and sugar. Definitely smells boozy. Taste is huge on the booze. After you get past the initial booze bite, there is lots of fig, sugar, and dark fruit. So very harsh on the booze. If you want to get drunk, this’ll do it. Hard to drink. Not a very pleasant experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtw (1148) - farmington, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours out of the 12 oz bottle as a nice garnet or ruby with a bit of off-white head. Malt, brown sugar and dark fruit and alcohol aroma, not overly impressive but indicative of the style anyway. A relatively middling quad, which is not to say it’s bad; it’s merely another drinkable Belgian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ICEatALAMO (1173) - Troy, Michigan, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle. The pour is a rich amber color. The aroma is sweet dark fruits. The taste is a lot of toffee, sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bwa5879 (826) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Dark reddish black pour with half inch dense brownish head. Scent of dark fruit and belgian yeast: very rich, slightly sweet fig, plum, powdery banana esters and clove. Softer carbonation, tingly mouthfeel, finish is boozy and wine-like, leaving the teeth dry. Flavors of bitter pepper, banana, hearty grain, really boozy, bit of clove, some sweet fig. Boozy quad, a little harsh/bitter, could be more rich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (925) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Pours a dark ruby with a foamy off-white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is booze and fig. Flavor is slightly tart fig and some alcohol. Pretty good if not very complex/hearty for a quad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackflag321 (577) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Shared bottle. Red-brown, slight head. ABV has some kick but doesn’t burn. Fig and mysterious dark fruits, brown sugar,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (3747) - Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2015
12 ounce bottle into chalice; no bottle dating, but is a recent release. Pours slightly hazy dark ruby red color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Slight spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, prune, fig, date, caramel, toffee, toast, molasses, brown bread, light pepper, light herbal, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Very nice complexity and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, figs, and dark/bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big raisin, prune, fig, date, caramel, toffee, toast, molasses, brown bread, light pepper, light herbal, and yeast/toasted earthiness. Light yeast spice/herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of raisin, prune, fig, date, caramel, toffee, toast, molasses, brown bread, light pepper, and yeast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice robustness and complexity of dark/bready malt, figs, and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; with a great malt/yeast/fig flavor balance and no cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a smooth and fairly slick/creamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent fruited quadrupel style. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, figs, and dark/bready malt sweetness; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle: Murky copper, approaching swampy brown at the center with a quickly fading, fuzzy khaki foam. Aroma of prunes, boozy wine, figs, raisins, licorice, alcohol, yeasty esters, & some toasted bread. Flavor is very sweet up front, huge Candi sugar, fig, & licorice sweetness. Burnt caramel. Very phenolic & boozy towards the middle. Spicy yeast, clove, anise, & a strange off-flavor in the finish that reminds of straight up dirt. Alcohol heat towards the back-end, kind of abrasive. This thing is a hot mess. Pass.

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