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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Kamperland, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A quadruppel style brewed beer. Brewed with pils, munchener, abbey malt and Candi suger. White Labs WLP 007 yeast.Brewed every year.The 2011 brew is a Sorachi Ace Single hop brew.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alethol (102) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2013
On tap at Boudewijns. Very nice winter beer. Creamy. full body. Delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
worldbeertaste (1624) - AUSTRIA - OCT 18, 2013
Im not sure why this is rated as so low. I think its fantastic. It expires 12/2014 so it could be two years old. Will have to check on that. Deep mahogany orangey brown with a frothy lacy, off-white head that settles to a thin ring. Smells of a sweet liquorice, and heavy malt, caramel and sugar with soft roast, soft spice and raisin. Medium to full smooth oily palate. Natural sweetness or raisin and liquorish and malt and finishes with a soft bitter slightly roast dry finish with just a hint of sourness. Excellent balance and warms my tummy. No taste of alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gary (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2010 this Winterbier had a strong aura and rich, comforting texture. You can feel the booze getting you blitized and being your friend :
Caramel , stickiness, spicy bittering hops..esters ,oranges . Luv this kinda Belgian(style ale) m cause its not even trying to wow and does in a mellow, rich ,eazy buzz.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (4347) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2012
11.16 bottle. Murky, opaque burgundy-red. Smooth on the palate, classic quality Danish feel. Malt and yeast forward, with some raisiny chocolate tones. Really balanced, quite a well executed beer. I can deal with this one being caled a Quad, as it really does capture all those big malty, fruity flavors..but also retains a really creamy, smooth body. Great beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1160) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Quad bordering on barley wine, and really it's more the latter. Syrupy, strong sugar caramel/toffee notes. Quite boozy, and yet only 9%. B- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - FEB 12, 2013
Bruna-mogano con una discreta schiuma mediamente persistente. Aroma di frutti di bosco poi piano piano emergono anche altri sentori facendosi via via pi complessa. Naso che tuttavia rimane incentrato sui caratteri dolci della frutta di bosco e zucchero di canna con una leggera influenza di luppolo. Al palato ingresso dolce, fruttato, caramellato, alcolico con un sottofondo amaro di liquirizia che sembra quasi "tracimare" nel cioccolatoso. Il tutto miscelato molto bene, e dona alla birra un buon carattere e corpo. Ottima e complessa ma mai difficile da bere. Ottima. Ultima cosa: sembra pi una Belgian Strong Ale che una Quadrupel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4393) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2011
Draft @ PWBF11: Light brown to yellow-ish lacing. Dark amber brown colored beer. A very soft smell of mostly butter and with hints of toffee, wine-ish, caramel and malts. Taste is also very soft, a mix of spices, liquorice, dark fruits, hint of prunes, light bitter and sweet and some hops. Soft mouthfeel, mid body and low carbo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (625) - Lille, FRANCE - DEC 24, 2012
Color: dark brown beer with no carbonization and small ivory foam. Smell: caramel, malt, spices and yeast. Taste: great complexity, malt and caramel with yeast, very strong taste. Aftertaste: dry sensation, malt and caramel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer (1737) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 22, 2013
330 ml bottle. 2009 vintage. Pours a dark red/brown with little head. Aromas of plums, raisins, vegetables, malt, and sugar. Flavors of dry malt, candy, and a little wood and resin. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slipstream (2012) - USA - AUG 15, 2010
The floral, fruity aroma is quite rich. It is called a Belgian ale, bu ht my taste buds thout it was a doppelbock. Sweet and rich, with a tobaccoey hop touch in the finish. Good brew.


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