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RATINGS: 696   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Based loosely on the Smokestack Series’ The Sixth Glass, this abbey-style quadrupel is separated into a number of oak bourbon barrels where it ages for varying lengths of time, some for up to three years. Cherries are added to make up for the “angel’s share” of beer lost during barrel aging. Selected barrels are then blended for optimum flavor. The resulting beer retains only very subtle cherry characteristics, with toffee and vanilla notes coming to the fore.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
katrinaez (936) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2015
Nice hazy opaque brown color. Very good carbonation. Almost an spoiled apple cider color and flavor. Sweet, but not sugary. Tart cherries in scent and taste. Quad is nice the Bourbon is almost nonexistent. You can just barely notice it. Bottle

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1085) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bill Young da man! Pours red/brown muddy with a medium offwhite head. Aromas of banana, yeast, caramel, vanilla, fudge, light perfume, toffee. Taste is banana, yeast, caramel, toffee, vanilla, malt, bourbon, wood, alcohol, tart cherry notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (776) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy amber, very vinous, with small tiny light brown head. Aroma is minty!? Yeast, banana, sweet vanilla fudge, light cherries, toffee, toasty malts, sugary, strawberry yam, labre larver, prunes, and slight spicy phenols. Red mellow apples. Taste is sweet and sticky, toasty malts, vanilla, oak, dry oak, brown sugar, dark fruits and fruity yeast. Slight cherries, marzipan and again red apples and some sweet apricot. Light liquor, but good carbonation to cut trough. Finish has toasty malts and light bitter tannins. Bit boozy bourbon.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (1293) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2015
75cl bottle thanks to Klimaet. Pours a murky, reddish amber with a huge, white head. Aroma has banana, bourbon, coco nut, very sweet, caramel, maybe a hint of cherry, vanilla, toffee, slight minty. Taste is very sweet with lots of bourbon, licorice, toasted malts, some fruity notes, dry boozy bourbon, but overall a nice, sweet beer. Average carbonation and sticky body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (2019) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2015
750 mL bottle poured and shared. 2014 edition. Cork explodedof this one. a thick dirty brown color with a lasting fizz head. Plumy bourbon aroma. Dry flavor with dark fruit, grape, and a toasty bourbon finish. Overall a solid beer, good sipper in my opinion. High carb. Enjoyed it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1304) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 29, 2015
Aroma is cherry, sour grapes, slight earthiness, sweet whiskey barrels, oak, rich malts, plum, candy sugar and raisins. Taste is sweet rich malts with a well balanced body of bourbon, dark fruits and belgian sugar. Appearance is a hazy amber with a thin pearl head that retains quite well.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (1050) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2015
Brown with great tan head. Bourbon, raspberry candy, Belgian spice, floral and vanilla. Sweet, spicy and alcoholic. Overall: Round and balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2303) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2015
750 mL bottle. Reddish brown with a small beige head. Huge barrel in the nose. Losta coconut and vanilla in the flavour as well. You’d notice the cherries if they weren’t there, but they don’t stand out. Balance of tartness and brown sugar sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1185) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2015
750ml bottle from Systembolaget. Brown with a tan head. Aroma of sweet malt, butterscotch, caramel, oak. Caramel taste, sweet oak and cherry. Rich mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1441) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2015
alcohol, vanilla, butterscotch, earthy, floral, herbs, caramel, cherries, acidic and lots of lovely toffee-bourbon notes. Copper colour, medium beige head, lacing. Rich, heavy sweetness, lots of acidity, lightly bitter, lots of bourbon. full body, thin feel, soft carbonation, astringent and warming finish. Solid.


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