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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A truly full-bodied beer. Fe-10 is rich, malty and very complex. Dark in color, this beer uses Belgian Abbey yeast, dark candi sugar and a huge assortment of specialty malts, providing layers of complex fruity aromas and flavors, with a warming alcohol finish.


2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sledutah (4115) - Utah, USA - JUN 28, 2010
750ml bottle shared by Eric, thanks. The bottom of the cork was all messed up, no carbonation
Appearance: Very flat, dark amber with no head or lacing
Aroma: Belgian candy and fruity
Taste: Oxidized and sour
Wow, 2 beers footbalmed in a row............ Nothing worse than having to dump a beer, brings a tear to my eye!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (5556) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 27, 2010
750 ml bottle thanks to Eric. A issue with the cork, and sadly this beer has lots some of its glory. Pours a copper color with almost no head. The aroma is sweet bananas, spices and fruit. The flavor is like a metal banana covered with caramel. Oxidation. Sweet dark fruits. Warm. I’ll re-rate this someday.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Corked 750 ml bottle; thanks Bob!! Dark brown with fizzy off-white head; killer nose of spicy yeast, brown sugar and dank fruits; first sip is kind of harsh with a big spicy kick; sweet sugars and fruit with bone dry finish; interesting and lovely nose, just not that smooth overall

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brendaniel (55) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2010
Poured a dark brown ... very sweet aromas with a minimal head (probably due to the 5 oz sample size I was drinking). Flavors were very complex - some vanilla ... but definitely the candied sugars. Alcohol flavor was definitely present but not overpowering - especially as it warmed up to room temperature. Glad I got to taste this puppy at the Iron Hill in North Wales.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oOJUXEOo (212) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2010
Pours dark brown with lacy head. Smell was strong of vanilla and alcohol. Found the alcohol taste to be a bit overwhelming but calmed down after first taste, that is probably the dangerous part sine this beer is 10%abv.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (2616) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Pours a deep brown/black color with a tan head. Aroma of vanilla, yeast, and fruit. Flavor is vanilla and fruit dominant with some alcohol and yeast. Easily, one of the best I’ve had in some time.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kramer (4686) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2010
25 oz bottle, from first release, 2007 I believe. Pours a clear dark amber body with a large frothy beige head that retained as a one finger deep lump of cream. Huge heavy dark fruit nose with moderate alcohol. Plum, caramel, figs, very rich. The flavor is not as sticky and sweet as I was expecting. Still fruity, full of figs and plum but not sweet. Very minimal alcohol. This actually seems pretty dry and a bit dusty on the finish. I don’t think that I’ve ever had an American Quad that was so well attenuated and drinkable. Medium bodied with moderate clinginess up front. Very little warmth to the alcohol. This is one of the best beers that I’ve had from Iron Hill.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (2828) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2010
Sample from a 1 pint 9 ounces bottle, gift from Larry Kress; eye: burgundy, clear, no effervescence, beige head, no lacing; nose: malt, metallic, light fruity; mouth: malt, metallic, light fruity, molasses, alcohol, light hops, mildly sweet, medium-full body; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon d’une bouteille de 1 pinte et 9,2 onces, cadeau de Larry Kress; oeil : bourgogne, claire, pas d’effervescence, mousse beige, pas de dentelle; nez : malt, métallique, léger fruité; bouche : malt, métallique, léger fruité, mélasse, cassonade, alcool, léger houblon, moyennement sucré, corps moyen-corsé; en résumé : bien

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boto (1808) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - AUG 16, 2009
750ml. bottle: This one opened with a loud "pop". It then had some overflow out of the bottle. This one poured a cloudy amber tinged drown color. Needless to say there was a fairly large tan head on it, but it died down rather quickly. The aroma is quite good. I hate to use typical, but it is very reminiscent of other good Quads that I have had. Dark fruits, raisins, yeast, lots of sweet malts to name but a few. The taste is complex, but there are some cherry, caramel and raisin notes up front. A hint of tartness in the finish. It is also a touch fizzy on the tongue. Very nice. I should have bought more than one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2704) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 11, 2009
Bottle acquired via trade with JAXSON...thanks Jeremy!!! Cork opened with a pop and flew across the room. Mahogany pour with a massive eggshell head with amazing retention and lacing. Cotton candy, dark fruit, belgian yeast, and tart cherry skin on the nose. Flavor is quite sweet with caramel, candied sugar, and raisin most dominant with the alcohol showing as well. Medium mouthfeel.


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