LtDan (1718) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Pours an amber brown with a micro stripe of bubbles atop.
Aroma: Cinnamon,brown sugar,ripe dark fruit. Caramel ,cocoa.
Taste: Anise, rum raisin, wood. Black pepper with lingering spice.
Mouthfeel: Prickly. Full bodied, harsh.
Overall: I thought this beer was too big and harsh when it was released, but see some potential for it by this same time next year. Great flavor profile, just too hot with too much bite.
Staffan47 (693) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Svartbrun. Doftar tydligt mjuk pepparkaka. Alkoholer och ite estrig. Kanel och pepparkaka. Svagt värmande både från chili och alkohol, precis lagom. Låg kolsyra. Söt och svagt inslag av bourbon. Tänker snarast på en pumkin ale.
SlackerMads (859) - DENMARK - NOV 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Theis. Thick dark brown with no head. Cinnamon, vanilla, coconut, dark fruits, alcohol. Bounty bar bonanza. Medium/heavy sweet and a bit boozy. I like it, but in small amounts.
joergen (18930) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Theis.
Hazy red-brown coloured with a small off-white head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, marzipan and coconuts with notes of bourbon and cinnamon.
Sweet and roasted flavour of coconuts, caramel and alcohol with notes of cinnamon.
Warming alcoholic finish.
sunevdj (2919) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Theis’ LA-box tasting. Pours a hazy brown with no head. Smells of coco nut and spirits. Very very sweet with loads of Bounty Bar aromas. Hints of cinamon and chocolate. Very sweet - would work well with a baklava, kanelsnegl or citronmåne. Medium to full bodied. Soft carbonation. Long sweet finish. To much Bounty Bar extract.
Theis (12156) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Cloudy deep red/brown - no head - no carbonation. Coconut, sweetness, roasted malts, light raisins, wooden notes, fruity estery notes, fresh coconut drying, bounty chocolate bar, high sweetness, light boozy.
ineedbeer (432) - Oakland, California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the tap room.
Aroma is a balanced blend of malt, yeast and bourbon. Moderate toffee, dark caramel and chocolate with light roast. Fruit esters of raisin and prune. Some alcohol and spice as it warms.
Pours a fairly murky brown with a slightly tan head that recedes fairly quickly. Light lacing and moderate legs.
Flavor similar but with more chili and spice. Nice toffee and dark caramel with some chocolate and light roast. Fairly sweet and slightly sticky. Moderate raisin notes with some prune and fig. Medium low chili flavor with medium light spice. Low bitterness to balance to sweetness. Some alcohol in finish; more as it warms. Moderately high bourbon throughout but not overpowering.
Mouthfeel is medium full bodied with medium low carbonation. Low astringency and medium low alcohol warmth.
Overall a fairly enjoyable beer but less of a quad and more of a Belgian stout. The malt was fairly dark and it wasn’t as fruity as I would expect for a quad. The mouthfeel also seemed bigger. Bourbon was fairly strong but worked really well.
tleaver33 (58) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from the bottle at the tap room. Dark caramel color with minimal head. Big raisin and bourbon nose. Tastes like an oatmeal raisin cookie with bourbon glazing. Remarkably easy drinking for such a high abv.
jensgam (93) - , DENMARK - JUL 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ The Lost Tasting Of Abbey Beers, Odense 2013. Pours dark brown with off-white head. Aroma is chocolate, cinnamon, cherries and raisins. Flavour is mainly cinnamon, with notes of raisins, chocolate, sherry. It has a bourbon and chilli finish to it. Too much cinnamon, which hides the rest of the beer.
anders37 (14818) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty spicy cinnamon aroma with weak yeasty hints. Roasted malty spicy cinnamon and chocolate flavor with weak hints of chili. Has a roasted malty spicy chocolate and cinnamon finish.
kryon (1035) - SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark brown with no head
Aromas are very dominated by cinnamon, chili, sugar, alcohol
Taste is dominated by cinnamon, caramel malts, hints of chili
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