TheEpeeist (3358) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12.7 oz bottle. Dark brown with spotty foam. Nose is caramel, raisin, cardamom and cola. Coating medium body; despite the heat quite soft with a sexy tang. You can really taste the plums. A touch of tart works well to counter the toffee sweetness while adding fruity notes that compliment the spicy yeast.
JustDrinkIt (261) - Arizona, USA - MAR 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown pour with a lasting thin tan head. Aroma of anise, molasses, and prune. Flavor is dominated by Belgian yeast, muted chocolate, raisins.
AndyReynolds (889) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - MAR 15, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
I dig it. I can see where this wouldn’t be for everyone. It is a little sweet...fruity fo sho but what do you expect, it has fucking plums in it you fascist. Anywho, too much soccer talk going on while I am trying to watch UFC. I am a little disappointed Raquel lost, she fights with balls. I ate a few tacos which was nice. The end.
thehoff (596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice dark cola color with settling creamy off white head. Smells of caramel and prune. Maybe a little touch of coriander. May sound funny but I feel like I smell graham crackers too. Lighter bodied than I thought it would be with sawdust and dark fruit some coffee and even pepper. Very different.
Emeister84 (985) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aromas of plums, dried fruit, and spicy phenols. Very dark red-black with a fully lasting beige head. Dry and fruity, plum is evident, with a deep-flavored roasty malt bill, finishes with a touch of vanilla. Medium-full bodied, chewy, with great carbonation, finishes with lingering plummy dried fruit.
alexsdad06 (5429) - Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle in early 2013. Pours a dark caramel brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have ample dark fruits, fresh plum character, caramel, candi sugar, Belgian yeast with a touch of spice. Very nice and carries the abv pretty well.
Scrapersnbeer (1481) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of yeast, figs, and of course plums, notable alcoholic licorice background. Jet black like a stout. Sweet fruity taste, dry wine finish. Not overly plummed if you will, since many big Belgians give off a dark fruit taste to begin with. This beer is way too thin unfortunately, which means in the end the strength shine through over everything else. A style where a palate score should be 5, this is only average.
mcox90 (1547) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 9, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12.7 oz. bottle, corked and caged. Pours a dark chestnut brown, a little murky, with a thin beige head. More of a ring really. Outstanding rich aroma featuring a ton of dark fruits and brown sugar. Really complex. Flavor is more fruit, including plums. Quite sweet on the tongue. Rich, full bodied and gut warming. I was given this bottle and told it was a couple years old. The age has dulled, to its advantage, the alcohol burn others have mentioned. Very nice indeed.
salvaticas (437) - - MAR 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle pour. Pours a pitch black. Nice notes of aged plums. Strong aroma. Pretty disappointed. Flavor isn’t bad but the palate is extremely weak and contributes to a loss of what could be a big flavor profile.
puboflyons (2151) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with the cork and cage. Great label artwork. It has a chestnut brown pour with a short-lasting off-white head and good clarity. Some red hues with the light. Yup, the aroma tells me it is a Quad with its Belgian sweet notes, yeast, dark malts, hop bite, and plum. Medium body. Like the aroma the overall impression is sweet at first and biting at the finish. Slight lingering booziness. Dry ending. Nicely done.