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RATINGS: 1006   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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"Do you know what dwells in a glass?" asks Ole, in Hans Christian Andersen’s The Watchman of the Tower. Better known for stories such as The Little Mermaid, Andersen wrote this short, cautionary tale for a somewhat older audience. Our quadrupel ale, also meant for the mature connoisseur, is a deep and mysterious libation, dark auburn and full-bodied, its sweetness deceptive. As Ole describes the glasses in turn, their contents become more ominous until, in the sixth glass...


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1037) - California, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Pours a burnt amber color with a khaki head and floating sediment. Dark fruit, yeast. malt, caramel, molasses, toffee and spice aroma. Plum, cherry, fig, raisin, caramel, toffee, biscuit, molasses, yeast, spice, malt and slight alcohol flavors. Full body and tons of carbonation. Slightly sweet with a biscuit, dark fruit, malt and warming alcohol finish.


4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jabain (7) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - MAR 23, 2015 does not count
golden, amber, hazy, frothy, tan foam, hay, nuts, resin, basement aromas, soy sauce, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Haavard (9) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015 does not count
Aroma: bread, some banana, malt Taste: sweet, yeast, malt, a lottle bit boozy. A good beer but i would think a 0.33 bottle would have been enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hallstein (200) - Skogn, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Pours a nice dark amber. Aromas of yeasty sweet malts. Flavors of nutty, sweet malts, candi syrup, fruity esters with a dry finish. Good quad!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
demannu (79) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Shared bomber with my brother. Not my favorite quad. A drinkable beer but there was nothing special or overly pleasing that would bring me back.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HomerBeerOdysy (59) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2015
APPEARANCE - 4FH that lasts, lots of lacing, opaque, amber, foamy. AROMA/SCENT - Malts, floral, sweet. TASTE - Malts, yeast, sweet, nutty, coffee, caramel, brown sugar. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Very carbonated, dry. VALUE - $13.99 for a 4-pack. Good deal. OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Too boozy, a sipping beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (396) - New York, USA - MAR 10, 2015
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass..amber color with fluffy off-white head..aroma of dark fruits,caramel,bread..mix of sweet and spicy flavor..very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BroadestTom (52) - - MAR 7, 2015
Aroma bread, banana, citrus, Appearance amber, orange, hazy, cloudy, frothy, tan foam, Taste medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate full body, creamy, Overall I would suggest this beer to a friend

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopwine (470) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Nose is clove/spice, pear, light molasses. Flavor is same plus prune, plum, faint caramelized banana.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1536) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Light brown/dark Amber with a nice golden-brown head. Aroma is honey, cooked pineapple, dates, raisins. Full-bodied, sweet and lightly spicy on the palate. Taste is dates, honey, anise, hint of chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkyCrow (62) - Washington, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle. Rich red copper, lots of suspended sediment. Spice, raisin, fruit, banana, fresh bread. A very nice quad.


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