Funkatrocious (97) - - JUL 23, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pour from bottle in San Antonio Texas (6af5). Deep amber pour with lasting tan head, this full bodied sweet beer masks it's alcohol well. Good for a glass.
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mysticbrew (8) - - JUL 12, 2014 does not count
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark ambor color with a rich head. As the beer settles, there are notes of caramel, toffee and bourbon. The flavor hangs with a mild hop and malty alcohol bite.
Head pours a light tan to off white color. Tight bubbles with a low to moderate head retention. Creamy, caramel flavor from the head.
At first opening (12 oz bottle), there is a bit of fizz for this style of beer; however, it settles nicely.
Complimentary pairing with a bergenost cheese.
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BeerSkull (1286) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of malt, fruit, yeast and spices. Well balanced taste, with plenty of flavor of fruit. Warming alcohol in the finish.
Stuedmaster (208) - Vista, California, USA - JUL 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml. bottle on sale for $9 at La Vista Liquor. Nice garnet/ruby red pour with a thick, creamy tan head that lasts and leaves thick lacing. Complex aroma of caramel, toffee, toasted grain, cherry, plum, banana, honey, cacao, slight resin, and booze. Flavor is sweet fruits and candy, with alcohol a considerable presence. Full bodied, sticky texture, soft carb., long, sweet and slightly bitter finish. This is a decent quad, not sure if I will seek this out again, but it sure packs a punch for the price.
ZacM612 (125) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tall, tan head, dark amber color. Not a strong aroma. Sweet flavor with very little bitterness, medium body. Some banana, especially in the aftertaste. Pretty good.
Snegurochka (387) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
750ml bottle kindly shared by Rune&Finn 18.06.14.Dark reddish hazy body. Malt and a sting of orange, some perfume, butterscotch and cherry aroma. Grapefruit, malt, almond and alcohol, with a sweet and rather dry ending.
Modularman (121) - - JUL 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Smell of caramel and alcohol, appearance is cloudy brown with khaki head, taste is sweet dark fruit with alcohol burn.
stevoj (2083) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours ruby red with small head, aroma of dark wood and malts. Lots of earthiness in this one. Alcohol not readily apparent, but does creep up on you. Taste is malt, wood, clove. and some alcohol burn. Short finish. A bit milder than some if its Belgian cousins, but highly drinkable.
Rune (7988) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
750ml bottle topped by a cork and a wire cradle. Fair fawn-coloured head. Near-clear amber coloured body. Aroma of herbal and spiced hops. Malt-fruity flavours, almond, raisin, and bitter ripe fruits towards the ending. Noticeable alcohol. Medium to full bodied. Heavy, sweet and dry. Satisfying (shared at a rating session at Finns place, Tromsø 18.06.2014).
AirForceHops (3114) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
375 oz. bottle from a four pack. 12/26/14 stamped on the neck, huge foamer, that was a slow gusher. Bright amber pour with a soapy head that finally died after the gush. Aroma is a sweet bready yeasty note, dark fruit, and light alcohol.
Flavor displays a higher note of alcohol note then it should have after this amount of settling. The flavor has a nice base but the ABV does throw it off. mouthfeel has a strong blast of sugar that lingers. Good but not nearly as good as the other quads sampled this evening.