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RATINGS: 1434   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetomG (246) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2011
Nice clearish amber colored pour with tan layer of foam head and some spotty lacing left around the glass. Small mild hint of sourness in the nose, but overall its a big malty beer. Some alcohol burn powering through the taste as well. Not as complex as other quads I’ve had - it looks nice, but I just didn’t dig the flavors all that much. worth a try, but not something I’ll be seeking out again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4848) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2016
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Aker Brygge. Deep golden color, good foam. Medium full aroma intensity; malty, dried fruits , some lighter honey and fruitiness. Medium full body & complexity . Some sweetness, balances well. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (1358) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Cloudy red-brown. Very immature. Light malt, berry and booze aroma. Very light palate for such a strong beer. Notes include wheat, malt, dark fruits, raisins, blackberry, licorice and twigs. Simply not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crajun (1182) - , Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2016
bomber to glass. nice quad on the sweeter side. aroma was dried fruit and sugar. taste was not too sweet; malty and light dried fruits and light caramel. very drinkable!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Malin_aiisa (881) - SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle Slight hazy red brown. Aroma of raisins, matured Apple Taste fruit Apple, alcoholic, sweet. Nice. Hint of caramel. Quite ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (3124) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2016
2011 Bottle. Pours red amber. Aroma of chocolate and dark fruits. Sweet, smooth and a little thin brew with a taste of dark fruits, chocolate fudge.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vjohans (717) - SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2016
caramel, nuts, toast, complex sugars, brown, clear, minimal head, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, aged well, nice, light finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlindGuardianco (77) - - JUL 12, 2016
Very tasty beer, not too sweet or boozie, caramel color, little hops, will buy again!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (3999) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
sample, poured a deep amber to light brown colour with a off tanned head. nose of sweet tofee, maple syrup, sweet dried raisins, cloves, crisp grains, dark cranberries, taste is quite hot of the alcohol level. sweet, and somewhat unbalanced. not their best beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (14174) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 25, 2016
660ml bottle - thanks martjoobolut!
Erm, which Latvian lager is this? Mashy and raw. Taste is the same, hot alcohol, thin and adjuncty. Crazy raw. Completely lacking in beer, at least as the brewed stuff. Mashy raw. Boozt builds up aggressively. Still raw and mashy sip after sip. I have a 7 year old bottle of this, I hope it is better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (3188) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle (from beergium). Pours red amber. Aroma is sweet, malt, caramel, grains. Flavor is sweet and bitter, malt, caramel, dark fruits, black currant. Feels rather thin. Overall: ok.

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