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RATINGS: 380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Baby tree is a "quadruple" brewed with a single strain of Belgian yeast. While a commonly used style name on the internet, "quadruple" isn’t in fact a style name at all but a brand of beer produced by La Trappe in the Netherlands. Its found a common usage as a cover-all for the darkest and strongest beers produced by Trappist monks, mainly because they haven’t named them themselves. Two Belgian brewers use the term "Abt", Flemish for "Abbot". Historically the best beer made in an abbey (by the Cistercians/Trappists at least) was referred to in Latin simply as "prima melior". This has also become a brand name in recent years.Our "quadruple" benefits from the addition of 40lbs of dried California plums in the kettle - hopefully contributing to the overall dark-fruit character of the beer. It’s a dark, 8.6% beer..."Baby Tree" is Pretty Things’ first seasonal beer.

Brewed and bottled by Dann Paquette of Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project, Inc. at Buzzards Bay. Previously brewed at Paper City. Not a Paper City or Buzzards Bay brand beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (792) - New Jersey, USA - APR 28, 2014
Tap. Dark brown pour with half a finger of head. Raisins and other dried fruits, bread, dark berries. Acidic. Full body. Ok but not impressed

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jbfd2 (10) - - APR 15, 2014
Pours Amber with a pronounced head. Very light sweet nose but not a lot there. Nice carbonation with creamy mouth feel and dry finish. Malt forward slight notes of toasted malt and just a hint of sweetness. Overall a great quad that I would gladly drink again! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (3424) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - APR 13, 2014
Dark brown body and small head. More moderate than expected, although I do like the bready and raisin malts. Soft sweet body, beady malts but nothing special. In a way that’s a testament to how Americans can imitate, I mean recreate the original Belgians, but it doesn’t particularly interest me. (Bomber from Beer City)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3183) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 6, 2014
Small off white head dark ruby red pour medium carbonation aromas dark fruit cherries rich malt dried fruit alcohol like port plum the flavours dried fruits raisin plum caramel port cherries a tawny port really doughy taste the finish good body in the ale a warming quadruple best notes malt fruits alcohol note would drink again not a bad drop at all

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybercat (3226) - Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Comes out of the bottle a barely translucent mahogany with a light tan head. Strong aroma is mainly sour fruit. Fruity flavor has woody and hoppy notes. Texture is firm and smooth, if not fizzy. Climb this tree.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (6909) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig malzig, dunkle trockene Früchte, Karamell, alkoholisch. Geschmack sehr fruchtig malzig, rote Beeren, Dörrobst, alkoholisch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (741) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
22 oz bottle pours a dark brown color with a nice white head. Aromas of dark fruits,Belgian yeast, dark malt. Full bodied, sweet and sticky, very nice

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3009) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours clear dark chestnut with a sticky beige head. Nose is predominately biscuit and toffee. A big malt driven beer. Taste shows more class with toffee biscuit, some citric tang, honey and Belgian focus. Balanced well and very creamy. Solid as drop but lacks the depth of a true Quad

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (1183) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 2, 2014
Poured into a St. Bernardus gobelet. It is a dark brown with a small but persistent creamy white head that leaves great lacing. Nose is of bananas, buttered toasts and caramel. Some raisins. Alcohol is only lightly felt through the nose. Taste is sweet and fruity, following along the same lines. The flavors and sugar cross into the barleywine category at times, Mouthfeel is downright syrupy, sticky sweet. Carbonation is low, body full as it gets. A really nice one! Not quite the archetypical ABT but still really, really good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_est_deus (605) - örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Färgen påminner om cola blandat med vatten, brunt skum. Doft: Blandad exotisk frukt, barr, fruktiga jäst estrar, belgo jäst, lite metall. Smak: Som doft + dalar och annan frukt.


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