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Iron Hill Quadrupel (Quadfather)



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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Ridiculously strong Belgian abbey-style ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (7485) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2016
750ml bottle pours a murky brown with some creamy, beige head. Nose has booze, apples, caramel, dates, raisins, mild whiskey. Flavor is very sweet, caramel, brown sugar, turbinado sugar, mild cake, some spice. Full bodied, sticky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymow (1408) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2016
on tap at Maple Shade - nice amber color. Super sweet flavor. You can definitely taste the alcohol in this one. Great color.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (5978) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle at the DC December Gathering #2. Hazy brown with off-white head. Aromas of brown sugar, dark fruit. Tastes of dark fruit, spice, light herb, apple. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (7614) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Lots of florals and some raisin and prune. Nicely done. Pours hazy dark amber with decent head and lacing. Great balance. Hint of citrus. Sweet finish. Great quad, nicest one I’ve had in a while. Bottle shared by Travlr at tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21427) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle bought at one of the brewpubs in October 2013. Hazy to cloudy amber color. Aroma of herbal and floral butterscotch. Taste is smooth and sweet caramel. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (3075) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Draft at maple shade. Pours out a cloudy darker amber color with a small white head. Aroma is of dark plums, dried fruits, caramelized sugar, and not much of a tell of the Abv. Taste is complex, lots of plum, caramel, raisin, fig, date, Sweet toffee, and some drying alcohol notes with a full body that could be pretty dangerous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (3095) - Bellmore, New York, USA - DEC 18, 2013
From the brewpub in Phoenixville, PA. The aroma rises right right out of the bottle, a nice bouquet of dark fruit, bread, malts, candi sugar, light pepper. The appearance is a deep brown red, cream colored head. The flavor is sweet, malty, dark, ripe fruit, candi sugar, bread, really nice. The finish is sweet, than lightly spicy, pepper, pine. Medium/thick in body, syrupy mouthfeel. Nicely done. Typical for a quad, and a nice representation of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (4518) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 19, 2013
One of the first micro brews I ever bought knowing what it is was. Prior to this, I drank Sierra Nevada and Duvel. Picked up this 750ML in August of 2011 at Iron Hill Brewery. I think it was $12. Enjoyed in June of ’13 in a wine stemware. Poured a very dark, plum-like blood red with a small white head that faded to a thin line. Smell is pretty explosive. Sweet like cherries with currants and caramel. Frankly, more like a barleywine than a quad. Maybe it’s the aging? Very sweet up front, lots of bitter hops, finish is sweet and bitter. I get some figs, bready yeast There’s a hint of metallic aspects. Very candy-like. Not very boozy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Amber with a white head. Aroma is full of toffee and bready malt. Flavor is toffee, sugar, yeast, dark fruit, raisins and alcohol. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (1663) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Deep hazy amber with rimming beige head aroma of strong malt flavor is malty yet nice bite of hops and alcohol reminds me of a barley wine YES! Feel thick and rich with some fizzy bite.

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