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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The stoic malt beverage brewed with pomegranate with 16.5% being aged in oak wine barrels and 16.5% being aged in oak rye whiskey barrels.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drsordr (1867) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle pour light copper with moderate white head. Nose apple, peach, pear, Belgian ester, spice. Taste sweet fruit up front, banana, peach, pear, some cherry. Mid palate ester and spice. No harsh flavors from the barrels. Spicy long lasting finish. Hides the 10.9% well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CardsFan25 (82) - - SEP 5, 2015
Clear orange pour with little head. Cherry, banana, bread on the nose. Dark fruit and slight banana up front with a mild cherry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (3968) - Michigan, USA - SEP 4, 2015
22 ounce bottle into chalice, best before 5/8/2016. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy deep orange/copper color with a small dense off white head with solid retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big raisin, plum, fig, apricot, pear, apple, cherry, red grape, light banana, clove, pepper, vanilla, oak, light whiskey, honey, caramel, light toffee, and yeast/oak earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great complexity and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, oak barrel, and moderate candi sugar malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big raisin, plum, fig, apricot, pear, apple, cherry, red grape, light banana, clove, pepper, vanilla, oak, light whiskey, honey, caramel, light toffee, and yeast/oak earthiness. Fair amount of yeast/oak spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of raisin, plum, fig, apricot, pear, apple, cherry, red grape, clove, pepper, oak, honey, caramel, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, oak barrel, and moderate candi sugar malt flavors; with a great malt/oak/yeast spiciness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a very smooth and lightly slick/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light-moderate warmth lingering after the finish. Overall this is an awesome partial barrel aged pale quadrupel style. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast. oak barrel, and moderate candi sugar malt flavors; and vary smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
njager246 (690) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Tap at the chance, aroma of oak, banana, and sweat fruits, taste is almost like a quad meets a barley wine. Taste has a ton of fruit hints of citrus, vanilla, and oak. taste holds wonderfully. Very nice

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brentv (567) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2015
From bomber. Pours a not-quite clear orange with a minimal white head and hardly any lacing as well. Fruity aroma and taste of stone fruits with some apple, white raisins, and a hint of funk on the nose. Taste is quite sweet - too sweet. I’m only halfway through the glass but I’m tired of it. Otherwise nice complex flavor. Medium mouthfeel. Gentle carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (1289) - - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orangish brown color. Aroma and taste are dark fruits, caramel, and some vanilla.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (3287) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 13, 2015
On tap at Albertsons. Pours out a medium golden with red tinge. Aroma is pit fruit, prunes. Taste comes on strong with fruit sweetness, sugar and a copious amount of alcohol warmth. Body seems a bit light, but flavor makes up for that shortcoming.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1956) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 2, 2015
bomber shared poured a dark amber color with smallish white head. aroma is sweet malts, dark fruits and some booze elements. the flavor is more of the same I think this one can age for awhile. nice warm sweet malts blended with some dark fruits and a minimal warm alcohol burn on the back end.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EtTuCthulhu (1387) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUL 29, 2015
The beer pours a hazy orange with a medium white head. The aroma blends pit fruit, caramel, and treacle. The taste is mildly sweet and slightly umami with not as many dark malt sweetness as I would expect from this style. The palate fuses a soft carbonation, medium body, and a slick texture.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wxman (1658) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2015
On tap a Global Brew. Pours a hazy amber/orange with a thin off white head. aroma is treckle sweet with some fruit. Taste is sweet lightly toasted malt, bread dough, alcohol, and assorted light dried fruit (apricots, peaches, pears). A bit cloyingly sweet, but a good Quad.


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