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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2004
Bottled: Orange coloured. Clear. Ha no head. Alcahol, fruit and some spices in the aroma. Is fruity, malty and very sweet in the flavour. The alcahol is very dominating but spices are present as well. Ends on a sweet and alcaholdense note. I’m not really in to this beer, and would prefer a belgian Abt anytime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maria (10129) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2007
It’s a dark amber beer with a modest head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, fruit and spice, and the same is found in the flavour, that has a light caramel sweetness and a limited bitterness. In the finish there is a nice note of coriander. A nice beer 1715.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10109) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2005
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2005) Amber, thin white head. Wheatish aroma with bubbelgum, banana and some nutty notes. Fruity and quite strong flavor, some hops, some malts, some alcohol coming through. Banana notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2008
Bottle. orange color. Raisin and some grassy hops in the vinous aroma. Malty sweet, honeyish raisinny vinous flavor. Hardly a sign of alcohol. Deceivingly soft beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Draft courtesy of the Churchkey crew, thanks gentlemen! Dark ruby color, large off white head. Aroma of slightly sour summer fruits. Taste is smooth light pine. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (9788) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2004
Red amber ale with no head. Apple cider aroma, slighlty spiced. Porto sweetness with resinous pinhey hops. Rich bodied and delicious. May 2004.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9530) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 21, 2005
Bottle poured tawny with an amber head. Aromas of plums, figs and sweet malt. Flavors of figs raisins, spices and has a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 24, 2005
Bottle at The Avery Experience. Pours tawny with a small tan foamy head. Caramel and lightly roasted grain malt and yeast(barn) with oak notes and fruit, peaches. Oak yeast and caramel roasted malt with alcohol and fruits, bananas and peaches. Medium bodied and creamy, somewhat spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2009
From the Bottle at TAG Restaurant, Denver 22/09/2009 Yeast and malt aromas. Golden coloured floral smooth on the palate and strong in alcohol with a little dryness in a crisp and bitter malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SirADNielsen (8949) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2010
Tasted from a bomber purchased in Fort Collins, Colorado. Pours a medium head with a slightly dark copper body. Very nice sweet head. Amazing sweet Belgian taste. One of the better American Quadrupels out there.

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