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RATINGS: 642   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (758) - Burlingame, California, USA - FEB 9, 2013
A 2011 bottle. It pours a medium-dark amber with a short tan head and lacing. The aroma has lots of strong cherry notes with a little bit of bourbon. The flavor is close to a typical quad up front, with dark malts and Belgian yeast notes, but tart cherries and bourbon quickly show up, all over a medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2302) - NORWAY - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle shared with good friends
Dark brown, massive light tanned head. Smell of bourbon, vanilla, toffee, dark malts. Heavy sweet, alot of bourbon, vanilla, spices, some booze, dark and dried fruits, ficus and raisins. Moderate bitter finish. Well balanced BA quad. Nice blend of bourbon flavors and dark fruity malts.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gachupines (1047) - USA - MAY 25, 2015
Brown with a medium sized tan head. Aroma is bourbon and a little vanilla. Very sweet with a big bourbon flavor in the finish. Almost chewy body. Wife: 3.9

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NeuroPliny (220) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 16, 2015
Poured from a 750cc bottle. Hazy mahogany with lots of particulate. Toffee head. Aroma is cherry, bourbon, vanilla, and dark dried fruit. Flavour is subtle cherry, vanilla, fig, molasses, brown sugar, and oak. Moderate to high carbonation. Medium body. Excellent barrel-aged quad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2350) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Boozey Bourbony and cherry aroma. Golden amber color. Light cherry flavor with boozey edge. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
canuck_j (80) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Cloudy golden amber colour with a thin tan head. Big smoky malt nose with no apparent hops. Has a very complex character with cherry fruit flavours and big mouths full of smoky malt, with toffee, Caramel, lemon notes, wildly complex almost defying description and definitely beyond my vocabulary. Wonderful beer. I have toured this brewery and they had nothing like this when I was there. Awesome. Big big mouth feel and thick as tar. Delicious as and wonderful. Worth every nickel of the $ 20 I paid. Great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1677) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Rødbrun farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt, eik, wiskey, bær og krydder. Smak av malt, eik, wiskey, bær og krydder. Ganske søt og mye wiskey. Vinmonopolet. Lokal øl-smaking på Bryne; 3xUntappd, 2xRateBeer & 1xNeutral.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MunBro (729) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
Dark brown/ruby pour with a fizzy off white head. Aroma of wine and sour cherries. Hard to tell this is a Belgian style quad with the bourbon barrel flavours taking over the palate and the cherries being the second most notable flavour, however that doesn’t really impact my enjoyment of it because it was still a truly well balanced and delicious beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (2125) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015

Lukt: Frukter, karamell og bourbon.
Utseende: Rødbrun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Lite skum.
Smak: Frukter og en bourbon alco varmer.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP Bestilling, Nydt@Tasting hos Bryne med Gorm og Untapped gutta.
Medium: Flaske@750ml, ABV@11,8%, Når@01.05.2015

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7622) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle, shared with heavylaevy, phantomhennes, and Shea at game night. Tawny amber with a compact light tan head. Aroma is fairly classic for a quad, featuring estery caramel and boozy undertones. The palate delivers the same, raisins and stewed cherries, caramel, spicy and woody undertones. Not a lot of bourbon presence, surprisingly, but I’m thankful for that. A little alcoholic, but a nice sipper.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
c1raider (67) - New York, USA - APR 28, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2015 Flavorful without being too heavy. The barrel aging does show. There are better barrel aged beers but this didn?t disappoint


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