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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (1374) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 16, 2015
22oz bottle (2014 vintage) pours dark red brown with light red edges and small head. Nose is rich caramel, maple bourbon, raisin, some oaky vanilla, nutty earth. Taste is a touch thinner on the palate than expected, bitter semi sweet dark fruits, caramel, vanilla, old wood, some light dark bread. Finishes sweet but balanced, round bourbon dark fruits, maple, charred molasses, light vanilla.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (945) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Pours a burgundy red. Aroma is molasses, caramel, burnt sugar. Taste is caramel, coconut, sugar and vanilla. Slighly cloying.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (2032) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Clearish cola brown, no head. Nose is bullish sweetness and soft yeasty buzz. Sweetness throughout, helps that the initial taste is full on coconut and cola nut buzz. Builds to a more creamy, brassy bitterness. Carbonation is fairly soft but the mouthfeel is fairly dense. Finishes a bit more burnt brass and brown sugar with a more tea-like rich linger. The ABV is laughable hear, maybe tasting sub 10% at most, but rich dessert wine buzz is satisfying throughout.

Bottle, Cheers Sir Tadalot, Beers I Hadn’t Known Were Gushers Daisy Tasting

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to Tad. Dark brown with tan head. Aroma of vanilla, toffee, coconut, dried fruit, raisins. Similar taste, vanilla, coconut, dried fruit, toffee, molasses. Quite sweet and a little hot

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (7787) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s, cheers Tad! Pours clear chestnut brown with a thin white head. Aromas of hazelnut, dark sugars, vanilla. Taste is sweet, sticky, banana, vanilla. Spicy and sweet finish.
12th July, gusher tasting

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (8371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep ruby brown, nose is toffee, caramel, vanilla, light fruit, taste is dry, vanilla, sweet, fruity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jehoesefat (346) - Poway, California, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Oak and coconut aromas, a little smoky. Pours thick brown with a minimal head. Sweet and malty flavors with a strong alcohol finish.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
anderson01 (294) - Idaho, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Dark ruby red in color. Thin head but seems to hold. Lacing is okay. Strong aroma of cherries. There is some floral notes also. All of a sudden i smell vanilla. Very rich, creamy texture. The finish is very sweet and easy on the palate. Its also a bit salty. Alcohol is hidden very well. I cannot find anything to say bad about this beer. This reminds me of the 14th anniversary beer but better i think. This is by far one of my top beers i have rated thus far. I am glad i bought 2 bottles.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jefcon (1565) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Lord almighty. One of the best of my beer-tasting experience. Lots of toffee, caramelized peach, salt, oceans of it, and rich molasses. A wonder.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (4920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Dark pour from 22oz bottle at Jensen park. Brown head. Massive Carmel and sweet taste. Cocoa Carmel milk cream wood and oak flavors. Fantastic


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