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RATINGS: 1087   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 540   ABV: 18%
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The Beast is a seducer - accomodating, complicated, powerful, dark and created to last the ages. Beyond this, it’s futile to attempt to describe Him. He will unveil Himself differently to each of His followers. The mark is in His constitution. Brewed with two-row malted barley, honey malt, and imported Belgian specialty grains (aromatic, pale wheat, roasted wheat, and Special B), hops (Magnum, Galena, Saaz, Hallertau, Tettnang, and Hersbrucker), brewing sugars (raisins, dates, blackstrap molasses, alfalfa honey, turbinado, and dark Belgian candy sugar), water, Belgian yeast and another hellion of a yeast strain.OG: 1.138
Batch 1 (2004): 15.7% ABV
Batch 2 (2004): 18.1% ABV
Batch 3 (2005): 14.9% ABV
Batch 4 (2006): 14.6% ABV
Batch 5 (2007): 16.42% ABV
Batch 6 (2008): 16.31% ABV
Batch 7 (2009): 15.07% ABV
Batch 8 (2010): 16.21% ABV
Batch 9 (2011): 16.83% ABV
Batch 10 (2012): 16.0% ABV
Batch 11 (2013): 18.0% ABV
Batch 12 (2014): 16.1% ABV


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oscbert (1116) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
Aroma of oak, boozy, prune, raisin, date, spice, sugary. Pours a reddish amber with lasting creamy off white head Dark cherry fruitiness at first taste then prune and date like followed with a strong earthy bitterness. Complex and a bit overwhelming. Full bodied, medium CO2, lasting bitter finish. I would like to try this aged. Unique individual flavors. Good sipper with a friend. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fcjack1 (217) - Washington, USA - APR 17, 2015
2008 batch. Actually can’t remember where i bought it. Pours a dark reddish brown. Thin white head. Scent is very boozy. Taste is also very boozy. Some caramel. Some oak. Very tasty!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
michcam8 (351) - Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2015
Thanks Niels! Your a swell pal for sending this gem! High boost level and it definitely comes through. Appearance resembles most belgian quads. Murky brown tint, with a little tan head. Nose is big time caramel malts and booze. Taste was caramel and booze. Finish was caramel and booze. Overall, it was fun to try, but would re-trade this if I ever get it in a box again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (996) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 6, 2015
Cloudy brown color, head is almost absent . Alcohol , malt and fruits in the aroma . Sweet malty, caramel taste with notes of alcohol , dark fruits, spices ... Very sweet , even though finish is dryer. An ambivalent impressions ...

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (559) - New York, USA - MAR 30, 2015
bottle poured into a snifter..burgundy pour with thin off white head..aroma of caramel,brown sugar,molasses,bread,spices..boozy,spicy,dark fruits,sweet..Too much like a cognac or brandy..not enough beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (682) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pours a dark amber with a thin white head. Aroma is caramel, dark fruits, and lots of booze. The booze dominates the flavor as well, with some sweet dark fruits. Syrupy. The booze is a bit too much.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
thomashall (214) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - FEB 18, 2015
12oz bottle. Dark amber brown pour with minimal head. Strong boozy smell with dark fruits. Taste follows...nice sweetness with the booze. Really awesome beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (2707) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 13, 2015
2004 bottle shared tonight by Todd, thanks for the opportunity! Very sweet and still has a bit of alcohol to it. Very fruity. Probably past but nice to try.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastmaster (363) - Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2015
4.5 oz pour at highball. Super thick aroma of Sugar and malt. Holy cow this is super sweet any syrupy. If you want a beer that is maddeningly sweet medium malt abv bomb you must try. Amber maroon pour. Fig notes. Burns a little going down at 17.5.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks zvikar. Batch 12 - 2014 bottle. Clear amber. Aroma of malt, caramel, cookies, dark fruits and alcohol. Sweet caramelly flavor with some fruitiness and lots of alcohol. Boozy mouthfeel ,a bit syrupy. Too boozy.


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