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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Quad brewed with figs

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - DEC 19, 2013
FROM NOTES: October 29, í13. From a 651 ml. capped and waxed bottle into a Spiegelau tulip. A: Burnt toast aroma and undeniable burnt brown sugar notes. A bit of dark fruits in the finish, but nowhere near as strong as I want it to be. A: Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Very little "bubble show" at all. T: Sweet figs and some dark roasty notes with alcohol present but not overwhelming. The sweetness is the main event, with the candied sugars constantly reaffirming their presence. I wish there was a little more complexity here.... P: The mouth feel is light of medium with an alcohol warmth present, carbonation is low with a light acidic finish. O: I would like to see the yeast take a stronger stance in the taste, and a little more complexity in the flavor, but overall, this is a decent quad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jzzbassman (1508) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - JUL 19, 2014
22 oz purple wax bottle. Pours amber with a thin head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, and fruit. Very fruity quad, with a bit of vegetal and green olive at the end, not altogether unpleasant but not great. Lots of alcohol in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3292) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2014
22 oz bottle. Hazy brown with smooth beige frosting. Nose is fig, raisin, brown sugar and wood. Soft and creamy medium body with a mellow buzz. Taste is fig, brief caramel, burnt sugar and roasted pumpkin. Nice fig presence.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (746) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle poured a clear amber hue w/ small beige head. Light fruity aroma. Initial flavor is bold sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are fig, marmalade, and Belgian sugar. Medium bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ansermadide (1513) - Kyle, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2014
The aroma is interesting. Itís very grainy, sour, but a little tangy. Itís very unique, very different. It has an almost invading noseÖ it gets you with an earthy grain character thatís tart and sweet at the same time. Something about it reminds me of what it would be like to lick sun tan lotion off of someoneís body after a day at the beach. I donít know what else to say about thisÖ itís easy, but very affective (yes, spelled with an ďaĒ) on the tongue and well into the finish. Still, itís easy for a quad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1819) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bomber thanks to Zinister. Poured a deep reddish brown with a frothy off white head. Aroma of roast malt,dark malt, dark fruit. Full bodty, flavour of sweet berries, alcohol soaked fruit. Lingering alcoholc fruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle:   Dark deep amber, some ruby highlights, thin to moderate soft sandy head, little lacing.   Bready nose up front, a bit sweet, some tootsie roll that appears more grape than the regular stuff, with only a touch of dark pitted fruit.   Tangy start, a bit brighter than most, and with that grape tootsie roll that actually seems more like grape popsicle on the tongue.   Has a soft dark pitted fruit to it, but less than most.   Not as heavy as others either.   Very tangy on the tongue.   Moderate body and mouthful.   Sweet tangy finish, with lingering grape popsicle stick and light amounts of dark pitted fruit.   A bit unusual in the amount of tanginess this one presents.   Thanks for the bottle Bill!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3646) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2013
22 oz bottle. Ruby brown with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of plum, caramel, candy sugar, light earthy notes. Taste is of unripe plum, peach skin, candy sugar, burnt caramel, and light fudge.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3857) - Frisco, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, beige colored head, and reddish murky brown in color. The smell is toffee, candy, candi sugar, fruits, brown sugar, and some cherry acidic thing. The taste is similar, sugary, a touch of tang, complex, and interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (2584) - Salida, Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2013
651 ml. capped and waxed bottle. Pours a medium, well retained light beige head, with hints of lacing, over a clear reddish brown (SRM 20) body....nose is dried fruits including fig, raisin, plum, light sugars, minimal phenolics and hops....taste is slightly sweet to start, dried fruits including fig, plum, light pepper, finishing drier, with a moderate spice bitterness.....mouth feel light of medium, alcohol warmth present, carbonation low with a light acid finish. This is more on the Abt end of the style, but it is a rather simple beer needing much greater depth from the malts and yeast. A redo of the malt bill and perhaps a change of yeast. BJCP 7/3/13/4/6

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