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Brewed at Søgaards Bryghus

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Køge, Denmark

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Danish: I trappist-munkeklostrene bryggede man under fasten ekstra stærk og god ale for at holde sulten stangen. De liflige dråber på tom mave kombineret med den megen lediggang førte af og til at mindre standhaftige medlemmer af ordenen hengav sig til mere jordiske excesser. Disse gik under betegnelsen “Malus Pater” - den dårlige fader. Med denne trappistinspirerede ale har du nu selv muligheden for at give dig tilsvarende hen. Og husk: Gud ser alt, men han sladrer ikke!

English: In the Trappist monasteries an extra strong and good ale was brewed during the lent to keep the hunger at bar. The sweet drops on an empty stomach, combined with the much idle time occasionally led to less steadfast members of the order giving in to more earthly excesses. They went under the name "Malus Pater" - the bad father. With this ale inspired by the trappists you can now even do the same. And remember: God sees everything, but he doesn’t tell!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2010
Pours brown with a light brown head. Aroma is roasted caramel, raisin, plum, alcohol and brown sugar. Flavour is roasted caramel, heavy alcohol, nuts, raisin, plum and light spice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (10460) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2011
Bottle. Red dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is fruit, berries, caramel, malt. Flavour is sweet, hop, coffee, malt, licorice, sugar, spices, alcohol. Full bodied nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6007) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2012
In short: A super sweet 15% burgundy fruity beer. Relatively easy to drink monster, excellent for what it is
How: Bottle 50cl, consumed relatively fresh, almost 4 years before expiration date
The look: Cloudy dark burgundy body topped by a small beige head
In long: Uber-rich toffee and dark fruits nose, this beer smells like a million calories. Also present in the aroma were some less pleasant paper notes. Taste is caramel, toffee, dried dark color fruits, figs, bubblegum. There is also a liquorice flavor but not like typical beer liquorice flavor, actually the liquorice flavor was like a liquorice alcohol such as Sambucca or something like that. What’s surprising about this beer is that is doesn’t taste as sweet as expected. It’s still sweet but there’s something about the tobacco-ish hops and paper off-flavor that seem to suck away the sweetness. Anyway I thought it was actually quite easy to drink for a 15% monster of a beer. Certainly not a great Abt (this is far from a classic abbey style Abt) but as a big fruity sipper I thought this was excellent. I’m usually not a fan a big monster beer but I can sometimes stray away and indulge in such a beer, I’m sure that even the cute Tony the Tiger occasionally puts the Frosted Flakes aside and rips apart a gazelle for dinner.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11068) - DENMARK - JUL 5, 2010
30 cl draft. Black with small brown head. Flavour is roasted malt, fruit, sweet, chocolate and liquorice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle. Pours a very dark and murky red color with some brown notes and a smalll tan head. Aroma is of dark fruit, a general breadiness, yeast and some spice. Flavor is quite bready with bready notes that reminds me of rye bread, along with that i get alot of dark fruit like dades and figs, along with some brown sugar, alot of sweet maltiness, somekind of general berry note, yeast and spice. I like how well the 10% alcohol is hidden. The body is medium to full with a fairly dry mouthfeel. Overall a pretty nice Quad!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2033) - Odense S, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2010
Bottle @ Odense tasting. Dark brown body with a small light brown head. Aroma is dried fruit, figs, malt, sweet ripe fruit and banana. Flavor is malt caramel, ripe fruit, nuts, and yeast. Alcohol is well hidden.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1169) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 20, 2011
Very dark brown with a small pale head. Aroma of cognac, raisins and other dark fruit. Taste is quite sweet - raisins, chocolate and only the subtlest hint of bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (2456) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Very dark brown colour, small head. Aroma is full of ripe fruits, dark caramel malts. Sweet flavour, little alcoholic. Very fruity flavours very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (1865) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
Tap@Taphouse, CPH (30/04/14) - dark brown pour with small tan head. Dark dried fruits combine with sweet dark malts, caramel chocolate, nutty, brown sugar, smooth mouthfeel. Lovely stuff this.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwik-lime (1297) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Keg from the Black Heart in Camden. Alcohol surprisingly well hidden for the ABV, very smooth, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and caramel all coming through. Satisfying beer.


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