Brewed by Kinn Bryggeri
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Florø, Norway


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5681) - Sandnes, - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours almost clear dark ruby with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma is perfumed dark malts, spicy and light yeasty, some vanilla and plum, very inviting and complex aroma. Taste is initially a sweet explotion of dark sugars, before it calms down and opens up with a more complex palate, spices and a light alcohol burn, without the alcohol adding sweetness, more dark plums, some kongen av Danmark at the final.Light oily mouthfeel, low viscosity. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (896) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 24, 2014
DWF; Bottle 75 cl. Batch #545. Pours moderate and lasting hazy copper with a off-white to tan, lacing head. Nose is heavy malt, yeast, caramel and dried fruit, light grass and spice. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a lasting, warming, spice finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft. Merry, merry Christmas!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IPAgutten79 (603) - Skui, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Mørk brun med medium skum. Aroma av tørket frukt, karamell og malt. I smaken mye det samme. Søt ettersmak. Fyldig og fin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (128) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Pours a deep brown with bubbly eggshell coloured head. Aroma is dates. Taste is sweet molasses, dates, prunes, figs. Complete with a sweetishly-bitter ending. Reminds me of a christmas pudding that has been soaked in brandy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Eimhjellen64 (1) - Kvernaland, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2014 does not count
Smooth and comfortable taste. Perfect by the fireside after a good dinner.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (1855) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 27, 2014
Dark dark brown body with ruby tones, fawn pearl head, rich lacing. Aroma; caramel, honey, dark strong prunes, dark plum wine, dung of dough. Taste; strong dark caramel, sweet dark malts, fruity hops, old milk, syrup, milky chocolate, figs, nuts, no almonds. Big body, sweet n strong. Overall; as a power-honey-bock, a slow sipper on late evenings, to the fruit table or nut bowl. [75cl brown bottle, abv10.5%, B@Vinmonopolet, 16€, #525 Brewed06/12/2013, T@specialsession]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1464) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2014
Dunkel brun farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt, rosin, karamell og krydder. Smak av malt, rosin, karamell og krydder. Melkebaren. .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1232) - NORWAY - OCT 27, 2014
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 27.10.14. Muddy brown. Small, beige head. Aroma of chocolate, oranges and a slight hint of lambic and belgian Trappist ale. Similar taste. Fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tandembrauer (281) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2014
Shared bottle at "Mandag i annen", Cardinal. Pours hazy dark-reddish brown. Aroma of raisins, cinnamon, fruit wine. Taste not as distinct; sweet, a little fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5323) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 4, 2014
750 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Also bought at Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. Batch # 525. ABV is 10.5%. Dark brown colour, low off-white head. Distinctly malty aroma, notes of brown kandij sugar and caramel, hints of dark dried fruits and spices. Sweet, rich and malty flavour, with distinct notes of brown kandij sugar and spices, also notes of dried figs. Low bitterness. Pleasant to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle. It pours an unclear, dark reddish golden body under an off-white head of good height. The aroma is sugary and fruity, with figs, some alcohol and a touch of something woody. It’s full-bodied and lighlty warming on the palate, with a pleasant carbonation level, quite high but pleasant. Figs, a generic fruityness, some dark sugars and alcohol notes in the flavor, with a bitterness trying to balance it. Lasting finish. It lacks some of the depth and complexity found in the best quads, and to be honest it’s not spot on as a quad, but it’s sure a fine beer. Hope to find it again this Christmas season. 140530

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