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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Aged and sequestered in select oak casks. The result – a contemplatively brewed quad created in homage to all those who doubted the original. This unrepentant rendition is definitively Not The Stoic.

Malt: Pilsner, Special B, Crystal Rye
Hops: Czech Saaz
Other: Pomegranate Molasses
Barrel-Aging: 11 months in 15% Pinot Noir and 15% Rye Whiskey Barrels

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lizardking3 (153) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Pours beautiful reddish brown. Aroma is massive dark fruit molasses and boozy. Taste is lots of bourbon Barrell booziness and that fruity molasses. Really quality stuff

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zathrus13 (1728) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle, thanks Adam! Pours red/brown, with a tan head. Aroma is malt, sugar, red wine, fruit, and some alcohol. Flavor is sugar, malt, fruit, wine, and oak. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
c1raider (13) - New York, USA - JAN 10, 2015
not being a huge fan of Belgian style beers, this is one of the best I’ve had. Smooth, complex, nice carbonation, hides the high abv dangerously well

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (804) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Dark cherry and plum aroma . Taste has notes of black currant, lavender, leather. Finish is sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (368) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 7, 2015
again beautiful...nose is booze and fruit...way tasty quad....again a really nice beer....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (662) - Iowa, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Draft at Bricks. Pours ruby brown with no head. Nose is plum and oak. Taste adds vanilla and vineous notes. Alcohol comes through the nose in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisSc (290) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 3, 2015
On tap 10oz pour into tulip. Minneapolis. Pours cloudy brown with slight red hue. Aroma is brown sugar, fig, alcohol, a little woody. Taste is sweet, dry mild bitterness in the finish. Full bodied, soft carbonation, long finish. For a quad this was pretty decent. Sweeter than I was expecting. Something was a little off- could have been the wine barrel aging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trevor211 (1357) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2015
I really appreciated the extra oak and whiskey notes in this one; the original needed it. Love that they realized an opportunity to continue refining an already-released beer and went with it. Sweeter and a bit drier, perhaps a tinge of heat. Very tasty; better than the original.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thesherm (1) - BALDWINSVILLE, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
This was a delicious first try of a Deschutes Brewery offering and I wasn’t disappointed. The pomegranate molasses is pleasant on the palate with an almost vanilla fume and gives a nice contrast to the slight maltiness. Essence of funk in there too.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3971) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2014
22 oz bottle. Brown in color with a good sized beige head. Aroma is of berry, oak, vinous, malt, booze, vanilla. Taste is of oak, vanilla, booze, vinous, caramel, and prune.

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