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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 402   ABV: 13.4%
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A Belgian Quad by recipe, but aging it in spirits barrels garners its own category: Central Coast Quad. A beer formulated to sit on the sweeter and malty side so that we could utilize it for blending. Turbinado brown sugar from Mexico and Belgian candi sugar add wonderful molasses flavors. It has a full body and lush texture with barrel expression all over this beer: toasted oak, coconut, leather and cigar tobacco.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joelfaber (31) - Washington, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark brown with little to no head. Aroma of whiskey and malt. Thick mouth feel. Tastes like candy, rum, wood and alcohol. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 28, 2014
Not much aroma...but oh well well...everything else was great...malt caramel, some oak toffee and really nice palate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmac (4213) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bomber bottle from Scott, thanks uhm Scott. Poured a deep blackish super deep tootsie rool brown with a smaller to possibly average sized head of large fizzy foam beige bubbles. Aroma is the best part, bourbon, barrel, bad banana, yeast, softer caramel, molsasses, toffee, vanilla,. Flavor is the same but with a slight bit more syrupyness that really makes this beer work. Awesome stuff.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - SEP 27, 2014
on tap @ bier30. Wonderful sugar aroma with malt tinges. Sugar sweet with a heavy body, like drinking a complex dark sugar candy bar. The ABV is well hidden. I want this beer, in my belly...... outstanding. Buy it when you see it!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (4194) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 26, 2014
22 ounce bottle thanks to Dismembered_MC. Big sticky slightly sugary molasses dark bourbon vanilla beer. And tasty too.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (2602) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 26, 2014
On Tap at Bier:Thirty Boise. Clear mahogany with a slight wispy head. Awesome oak and caramel malt flavor and aroma. Smooth brandy like palatte. Terrific.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
suprchunk (2343) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Deep brown pour. Small amount of tan head. Falls quick. No lacing. Vanilla and dark fruit nose. Some raisin and dates as well. An almost whiskey note. Taste is a bit boozy up front with the nose coming through. Some molasses notes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (5031) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. Dark with a small head. Roasted malt, bourbon, caramel, some alcohol, dried fruit and wood. The mouthfeel was thick and the aftertaste long. A tasty one.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1619) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2014
SWBF 2014. Pours a dark brown with a low tan head. Swirling it around leaves some nice lacings. Aromas of caramel, raisins, roasted almonds, butn sugar and bourbon along with some faint leather and tobacco notes. Taste is caramel, raisins, roasted almonds, bourbon and burnt sugar with some ripe apples and soy towards the end. Aftertaste also carries some subtle bourbon and oak notes. Mouthfeel is smooth with some oil and sticky textures. Very very good!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jookos (2625) - FINLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Tap@sbwf14. Brown chestnut. Dark smooth alluring light plummy, woodsly, maltyness eith spices. Smooth velvety miuthfeel. Sweet, but balanced. Really harmoneous, sippable beer. Awesome.

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