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The Reverend, was created in tribute to the life of Sales Mgr. Tom Boogaard's grandfather, an ordained Episcopal Reverend. Tom was inspired by the life of his grandfather and wanted to create a tribute beer that contained his sterling traits. True to both our "small brewery, BIG BEERS" philosophy and to the spirit and character of the departed Reverend, this beer is strong willed, assertive, and pure of heart, a heart of candy sugar. It contains as many authentic imported Belgian specialty malts as the brewers could cram into our mash tun, and lots of Belgian dark candy sugar stirred into the brew kettle. A divinely complex and beautifully layered beer with hints of dark cherries, currants, and molasses, complimented by an underlying spiciness. Sinfully smooth considering the high alcohol content. Cellarable for 4 years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tongan77 (115) - Ventura, California, USA - DEC 18, 2013
On tap. Pours a dark amber with an off white head. Aroma is sweet an Carmel. Taste is sweet has a nice malt profile. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ineedbeer (782) - Oakland, California, USA - DEC 8, 2013
2010 vintage. Aroma has a ton of caramel and some light toffee. Hints of treacle and roast. Raisin, fig, prune very prevalent. A light toasted bread note as well as a hint of honey and wet paper oxidation. Pours a somewhat clear copper brown with some ruby hints. Thin, slightly tan head that quickly recedes to the edges then disappears. Light lacing and small legs. Flavor is similar with a fairly sweet caramel note with some toffee. A lot of dried fruit character - raisins and prunes along with some fig and dried nectarines. A hint of roast and some treacle round out the malt character. Medium low bitterness. A hint of alcohol spice in the finish, but it is hidden well in both the flavor and aroma. Mouthfeel is medium full bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and medium alcohol warmth. Overall a decent quad, but also nothing to write home about. There is less yeast character than I would hope for and its a bit too sweet. The age has hurt the aroma a bit but it doesn?t seem to have impacted the flavor negatively.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3279) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 8, 2013
Small head tawny pour mild carbonation aromas grape port dried fruit spice bright yeast note doughy toffee the flavours port prune doughy yeast caramel dried fruit toffee rich dark fruits molasses and even liquorice hint the finish good flavours though missing some body best tastes rich fruits mixed hops spice dark and rich malts fair tastin quadruple

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HIGHB4LL (590) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2013
750ml bottle. Aroma: heavy banana scent, light sweaty yeast, light alcohol. Appearance: small to no head, good lacing, clear body, Taste: average duration, lightly sweet, heavily acidic, lightly bitter. Palate: full body, alcoholic texture, average carbonation, astringent finish. Solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LearninBeer (380) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - DEC 6, 2013
The aroma is malty - caramel, slight hay; raisin, dates; slightly sweet aroma. Pours a cloudy caramel brown and virtually no head. The taste is bitter. The body is light to medium, the texture is light creamy with fizzy carbonation and the finish bitter and long. Overall a decent quad, expecting more I guess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (637) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Appearance was hazy golden brown with tiny creamy off white head, spotty lacing. Aromas are sweet sugars, complex malts, deep fruits ,hints of alcohol. Taste are fruits of date, fig, cherry, orange marmalade with Belgain sugars and warming alcohol. Palate was slick soft CO2 with full body, then average length fruity malty glorious finish. A wonderful American Quad, try it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrixandBrews (24) - West Richland, Washington, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Super tasty but doesn’t own this class. This beer would compliment a lobster bisque or sage grilled halibut, beautifully. Will definitely drink this again, most assuredly alongside other quadrupels, for a true taste test.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (2270) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2013
On tap at Barrels & Bottles. Copper and clear with an off-white head. Dark fruit, yeast, herbs, banana, spice, molasses, cherry. Medium to full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3323) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
22oz bottle old rating-Pours a cloudy amberish brown with a small head. Aroma of sugar, dried fruits, yeast, and caramel. Taste of the same with some toffee and a slight nut flavor. This full bodied brew is not too shabby.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2837) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 14, 2013
22oz bottle thanks to ditmier Pours out a brown with some red highlights topped with a sand head. Nose is sweet candy pit fruit spice and some belg yeast. Taste is sweet malts all the way put fruit spice layers and a little hotness on the end.

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