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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Yeast takes center stage again, pushing past all the other goings-on to provide light banana and spicy earth notes. Pomegranate is much more noticeable and serves the beer well with itís underlying wine characteristics. Sweet white grape and warm, boozy alcohol immediately follow and segue into the caramel-malty finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GandGKevin (932) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Best by 08/04/2012. Guess I waited too long for this one, but itís pretty good anyway!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (3237) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle @ Deanís Birthday tasting, courtesy of kermis. Pours a light brownish beer with a small, off white head on top. Aroma is fruity, funky and quite disappointing for such a big beer. Flavour is too sweet, boozy and has a very watery mouthfeel. Very disappointing. Still quite a good beer, but does not match up to any other quads Iíve tasted. Too bad..

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zer0 (1166) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy copper. Aroma is red fruits and belgian yeast. Blackcurrant sweet. Too sweet. Bit like lemonade. Not that great. Full bodied.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
worldbeertaste (1741) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2013
Medium copper with a thin, white, lacy, lasting head. Smells of yeast, fruit, hay, juice, mango. Medium frothy oily body. Tastes of mango with an alcohol finish. Fruity, yeast. Ok much alcohol! Hardish to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5804) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle at Deanís Birthday Tasting, August 2013. Courtesy of Kermis. Poured a hazy amber with a thin white broken head. The flavour is weak bitter sweet with an acidic apple palate. Not much else really and a little disappointed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (7000) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle shared at Deanís birthday tasting. Pours hazy amber with a small off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast upfront, light fruits, caramel. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. This really doesnít capture me, seems like a below par take on a traditional Belgian style. Itís not that itís bad, itís just that there seems no point to someone living in the Netherlands.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (6624) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2013
66cl bottle shared, courtesy of Kermis @ Deanís Birthday tasting. Thin white head. Slightly hazy blond/amber pour. Sweet. Lovely.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - JUL 25, 2013
On draught at Deschutes Brewery in Portland, served in snifter. Deep dark golden color. Rich aroma of plum, toffee, yeast, and berry. Taste is typical of abbey ales, with a deep sweetness of pitted fruit and yeast tartness. Hides alcohol content well, has a great lingering fruit and aged quality.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (7692) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 13, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2014 Bottle - Honey sweetness, pineapple and apricot. Lots of floaties in a clearish gold no head. Boozey, pineapple, green apple and mild yeast. Bad quad bit nice strong. Vintage 2012 - Peach and nice malts. Sweet stone fruit. Light and tasty.


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