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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   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°


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
leo2x4us (65) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Appearance is black with thin head. Taste is malty with carmel maple sweetness. Not to bitter and has a hint of coffee.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mysticbrew (106) - - FEB 6, 2016
Pours a rich dark caramel brown with a tan head that lingers to lacings. The color is opaque with an amber brown showing through at the top. The flavor is malt with a fair about of roast. Some hop character that comes through the nose is evident. There is a quality of fig or prune to the flavor. Medium to medium-full body. Finishes with a bit of effervescence that leads to a perception of a lighter beer than actually presented. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (6676) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Deep heavy amberish brown with a thin light tan cap. Big aroma of plum and raisin and a boozy purple fruity tone. Nice full flavor with plum and fig, a little raisin, and a fruity boozy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (1173) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2015
Black pour, quick tan head. Nose is dark malt, coco, & soft fruit, Belgian yeast. Bittersweet. Middle is dark roasted malt, bananas , apples. Finish is semisweet malt and fruity.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
VatMasterson (71) - Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Dark spicy nose. Licorice and plums, some raisin maybe. Fairly complex palate, hints of black licorice but diffused by Blanco style hop action. Very nice job but a beer to save for a bottle maybe twice per year. Dominating sophisticated flavor for specific tastes and times for me. 6 bucks per 22 oz bottle, extremely difficult to find even in its market in Austin. 10.5% bang. A solid punch for the money.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crajun (1143) - , Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2015
really need to drink this again; my notes are not clear... recall says good quad. Not quite the depth in flavor as the best but dark fruits, toffee is there. . will try again. good price also. RA is putting out quality stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZacM612 (488) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Dark brown with beige head. Dark fruit aroma with some alcohol. Rich, malty flavor. Smooth, despite the strength.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Andrew196 (1292) - Katy, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Dark in color, like cola on the edges, tan head, moderate lacing. Aroma of raisin, plum. Flavor followed suit, with a breathy finish, deep malts and a dry finish. Alcohol was well masked. A wonderful take on a style from the best brewery in Texas.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (9225) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
"Another pleasant brew that was closer to the traditional style than I imagined. Dark fruit and light spice on the nose and palate, with a barely descernable hop presence. Finishes slightly dry, spicy, and a little sweet, showing barely any of the abv."

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (13614) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle from Bu11zeye. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of plummy dark fruit, anise, cognac, raisin, molasses raisin cookie, maybe chocolate. Med + body. Flavor is treacle, plum/raisin, chocolate. A little heat. Like barrel aged, tho it isn’t. What a treat. Finishes chocolate cognac.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (8696) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours dark brown with an attractive tan head and a roasted treacle and raisin aroma. Smells like it is barrel aged but it isn’t. There is a carbonated chocolate and dark molasses flavor with a dry finish. Don’t know how old this bottle is, but it tastes aged. A nice sipper.


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