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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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Wood aged Pale Quadruppel. Imagine a blend of Scaldis and Cantillon Pure Kriek. Forget it, there is nothing like it (yet). Vlad is shocking to your sour beer senses and taste buds, which do not understand that such a balanced delicate sour beer can be so drinkable and appeal to so many people while being extreme. But don’t forget, it will still open a can of 10.6% whoop-ass on your ass after all the pomp & circumstance of what an amazing beer it is subsides.


SpongeRuiner's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (945) - Michigan, USA - FEB 22, 2014
A big light berry sour smell comes off it. Not a big sour but a decent tart comes off. A small boozy background as it warms. Good stuff.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1688) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle at Grand Tasting, RBSCSG 2015 in Gothenburg. Pours cloudy brown with a bight light brown head. Smells and tastes sour, nutty, berry, hay and vineger with a similar finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (8062) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle, 2011 vintage, shared at game night. Very hazy light orange with a lively off white head. Interesting aroma of lactic sourness and soft barrel traits, with surprising notes of chocolate and stinky feet. The palate is both sweet and sour in terrific balance, flavour notes of vanilla, plums, chocolate, yoghurt, light leathery dryness. A softer sour offering, with a surprising and beguling complexity that enhances drinkability. Awesome beer!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (4867) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2015
On draft. Pours a dark yellow with a white head. Nose is malt, some dark fruit, some oak, and some sweetness, and some funk. Flavor is similar with malt, sweet fruit, sweetness, funk, spice, and a large alcohol presence. Medium to full in body and a behemoth overall.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
darkandersson (36) - SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
Tasted at RBSCSG. Very pleasant sour taste, with hints of winegar, spices, lemon, grapes and grapefruit. A nice finish with vanilla tones and a warm, woody body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (1409) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2015
Bottle, sample @ RBScSG ’15. Hazy golden pour with some lacings. Notes of booze, lemon and orange rind, oak, leather and some bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ramboraffe (1294) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
Sample at RBScSG. Hazy golden with white head. Sour vinegar, lemon, zest, spices, oak, vanilla, bourbon. Nice sour with something sweet fruity. Dry, high sourness, medium carbonation. Alcohol very well hidden. Nice beer!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nisse666 (5163) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle at Grand Tasting, RBSCSG 2015 - cons 2015-07-11 Göteborg Vintage 2009! And as usual a sour one for my kilo rating - thx girls/gays... AR: vineager, white grape skin, kriek youghurt, wee baking yeast AP: hazy mahogny colored fluid, wee thin of white head F: sweet???, vineager (wee), white grapes, wee oranges, rich carbonation... wow great development in this beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (14381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle at Grand Tasting, RBSCSG 2015 in Gothenburg. Hazy golden beer with with a nice offwhite head. Sour citrus aroma, bourbon, woody, caramel, vinegar notes, vinous, some grapes. Sour woody flavor, grapefruit, bourbon, vinous, some grapes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
larsniclas (6145) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
Sampled at RBScSG -15 Murky golden with a small, white head. Vinous and citric aroma. Tart flavour along with citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacBoost (1539) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Turbid brown pour small head. Oaky mossy aromas with tart fruit. Moderate acidity. Oaky. Semi sweet. Ok.


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