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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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°

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6463) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle. Hazy brown color with tan sheen. Dark pit fruit, dark bread, spicy yeast, fig aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Toasted dark caramel, spicy yeast flavors with dark pit fruits, molasses--warming finish--good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (4898) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Thanks to the kind soul who shared this at a recent Tampa tasting. Pours a brown amber with red highlights and a tan head. Nose is candy sugar, sweet grapes, sweet malt, and light pepper. Flavor follows the nose nicely. Mild booziness and lingering sweetness into the finish. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2345) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2012
12oz bottle. Dark brown with a biege head that fades to nothing. Sweet malt with a bit of roast, marmalade, cherry, spice. Mild carbonation, moderate body, some booze, sweet, dark fruit becomes predominant along with a nice malt presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7912) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle thanks to angrypirate06 (best before 10.08.13). Pours with a deep brown hued body, not quite black, with a tan head that has medium retention. Aromas are quite boozy, dates, dark fruit, lightly spicy, roasty, figs, chocolate, dry and estery. Flavors are kind of sweet, a bit of wet dog, boozy, sticky marmalade, very warming, fruity esters, dried fruits, dates, ripe plums, estery. Very warming, dry finish with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlihcsnatas (494) - Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Black brew with very little head. Has sweet fruitish smell with some alcohol. Taste is simular but with a very sweet chocolate maltiness to it and some hints of a banana flavor. The slight alcohol burn really goes well with this cold day. Hope the store has more because I want to save some for January when it gets really cold.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Judes (29) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Wow- amazing smell, like pancake syrup and toast jelly and molasses. Has a bite but so smooth. Shared a couple of bottles and felt good afterwards.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OmegaX (1353) - Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Aroma of dark fruits, some booze, sweet malts, and slight roast. Flavors match up pretty well but not as sweet as one might think. A little hot and boozey with fruity notes. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TronnyJenkins (92) - Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Pleasing aroma of grain and fruits. Strong first taste of cherry, then red fruits. Lingering sweetness. Good, accurate quad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Berbatov (22) - Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2012
stumbled upon this at specs. lots of fruit and brandy. quite dry. pleasing all round, interesting to see how this ages.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
mmmbeer (1341) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2012
12 oz. bottle served in tumbler- poured an almost transparent black color with some tan whisps for a head. Light medium carbonation, aroma of bootleg hooch that my grandfather, pops, and myself make (but with less potency, and easier on the wallet than this), vanilla, and some dark fruit- but that last one is real down there- it’s easy not to spot with all the booze. Hits the mouth with a light medium body, malt is lost with booze everywhere, fruit comes and goes away in a hurried rush, finish is hot. Quad for a yuppie beer bitch perhaps. Yet another BETA TEST BEER that I had to drop about ten bucks for a 4 pack for, yippy!!! At least this beer reminds me of a conversation I had with a co-worker- they were telling me about some place downtown that had the greatest burger ever made, but you had to sit at the bar to get it, not at a table. Even if you were ten feet away from the bar. I told him I would whip out my cock, pronounce this place not worthy of it, leave, and let the legend grow. He had no words for that. Been happening alot lately...

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