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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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BC002
THE BLACK QUAD: an homage to Belgian brewing tradition, with a slight departure. Characteristic of the style are notes of caramel, candi sugar, and dark fruit. Our addition of premium Belgian Black Malt adds a subtle component of dry roastiness for a deliciously dark complexity. 22°


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Bottled, dark brown color with thin foam, aroma is plum and red wine , flavors of raisins, dark toffee, espresso, rich with a great finish, these guys keep making great beers

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltOMeal (1090) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Black w tan head. Nose of raisins, brown sugar, roast malt. Taste is of bubblegum, chocolate, toasted malt. Mouthfeel is creamy w lingering tongue coating. Good. Very easy drinking.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwalking05 (3633) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Black in color with a small beige head. Aroma is of chocolate, heavy prune and raisin, light cherry, blackberry, toffee. Taste is of blackberry, prune currants, roasted malt and dark chocolate.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pershing (475) - Garland, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
This beer poured jet black with decent tan head. The alcohol is not hidden very well in this beer but once you swollow the first sip it gets much better with a smooth velvety mouthfeel. I could not detect much aroma at all and was sort of confused with the style name. Essentially a Quad with black patent or chocolate malt. Finishes with an urge for more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
12oz bottle. Deep black pour, slight head. Nose is slightly metallic with roasted malt, toffee, and dark fruit. Lots more dark fruit in the flavor, toffee, and some alcohol burn.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3102) - Panama City, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Central market bottle. Wow, pours like a porter but a small head. Aroma is nice: fairly sweet, both malt and sugar. Big malt flavor and sweetness in the flavor but not really well strung together. The booze is a little noticeable too. Fine though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (1951) - Richmond, Texas, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Deep-almost opaque-, clear, brown-red with a tan head. Lacing is very light. Aroma of dark fruit, caramel, banana, and alcohol. Tastes sweet and fruity, and yeasty with light alcohol. Medium bodied, smooth, and a touch oily. Decent quad, and unusually easy drinking for the style and abv.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndresTM (306) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 5, 2012
Dark fruits and lighter yeast esters (banana), molasses, a hint of roasted grain, chocolate, tar, a speck of citrus, spices, and generous ethanol in the aroma (increasingly so with temperature). Busy, but enticing. The taste is spicy and malty, with the roasted character and the darker fruity esters making more of a guest appearance. Viscous palate with gentle carbonation. I was looking forward to a more candi-sugar type of taste, but it was very good nonetheless.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ajkzk (4) - Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2012 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2012 This is my new go to beer... Thank you Sjohnny! Strong, dark, sweet flavor. It reminds me of learning to drink sweet coffee without cream. Great dark color, no head, sweet aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gregner (11) - Cedar Park, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Appearance - dark brown/black with minimal tan head that fades fast Aroma - alcohol, dark fruits, bit of acetone Taste - sweet alcohol, caramel, roasted malt, some dark fruit notes, balanced bitterness Palate - smooth, thin body, alcohol warmth, medium carbonation Overall - very tasty, smooth, high alcohol beer; extremely well crafted


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