Feramabra15 (23) - Sao Paulo, - JUN 7, 2013
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2013 Caramel, bread, chocolate, coffee, roasty, spruce, leather, clove, woody, smoke, brewery Bernard Brouwerij, Abt style (or quadrupel), 10% of alcohol content, very fruity, smoothly tasted and a dark ivory color.
fdomig (378) - München, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330ml bottle. Aroma is malt, little alcoholic, light apple and yeast. Appearance is dark, chocolate brown with a brown-ish head. Taste is sour and sweet. A light dryness, winey, apple-ish aftertaste. A long finish. Very good and almost a Westvletern.
mike67 (795) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 ml bottle. Pours brown with foamy, long lasting, off-white head. Aroma is of Belgian yeast, piney hops, dark fruit, brown sugar and some port and bread crust. Body is full and smooth. Plums, yeast, good amount of spicy hops, bready and caramel malt fill the mouth. Finish is long and dry. Delicious, complex brew.
Whatup14 (732) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bouteille 750ml. Couleur acajou foncée opaque, mousse beige aérienne laissant une montagne nuageuse au milieu du verre ainsi qu’une dentelle évasive. Arôme de levure, malt caramélisé, caramel foncé, sucre d’orge, noix de Grenoble, cassonade. Goût de malt caramélisé, alcool, noix, fruits foncés séchés (dattes, figues), léger côté épicé en arrière-goût. Carbonatation faible, corps moyen-dense.
gripweed57 (701) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml corked and crowned bottle. Pours a translucent reddish brown color. Finger high rocky beige head. Rich, earthy dark fruit malt nose. Redolent of black cherries, herbal hops, sweet cocoa and plum wine. Aroma reminds me of Red Velvet cake. Flavor is subtle and complex with notes of chocolate covered cherries, dark dried fruit, Madeira wine and earthy yeast. Smooth and silky mouthfeel. Complex sweet bready dark malt mid taste has some banana notes. Finishes with a spicy, yet subtle hop bitterness. Some stickiness in the aftertaste. There is a warming alcohol presence as well that comes with first sip.
Janroos (3) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2014 does not count
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Stands on same level as Westvleteren 12, Westmalle and Rochefort 10. Smell urges to taste. Thick foam. Rich correct Abbey beer taste. Right hop and mix of bitter, sour, sweat and coffee. You are not aware that taste is 10.2%
, caramel, koffie
JoaquimLuiz (21) - - SEP 18, 2014
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Coloração marrom escura. Creme belga bege, fino porém muito persistente. Aroma de maltes torrados e caramelo, com frutas maduras ao final da taça. Sabor delicioso do álcool bem inserido (apesar dos 10%), com boa carbonatação e predomínio de maltes torrados, frutas escuras (principalmente ameixa) e chocolate amargo ao final. Retrogosto equilibrado, percebendo-se levemente o lúpulo. Excelente breja.
Yirg (21) - - SEP 18, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
330cc bottle poured (gushing) into glass. Color is dark brown with a lot of sediment. The off white head is initially large but doesn’t stay for long. Full body, medium-high carbonation. Sweet malty taste with caramel and ripe fruit aroma. Low bitterness. High ABV is very obvious. Excellent beer.
Clownoisseur (216) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - SEP 17, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark amber, hints of purple, golden-brown and a nice 2 finger, off-white head. Some sediment in the glass, but typical of the style. Aromas are initially sweet with caramel, toffee, banana and dark fruit coupled with some clove, allspice and lingering alcohol. Taste is very rich and balanced. Much like the nose. No surprises here, just a great balance. Maybe some hints of tobacco and leather along with the well-hidden alcohol. Finishes with a moderate bitterness and nice interplay of the malt/yeast.
ElManana (250) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark brown with small head that doesn't last very long. Smells like liquor, alcohol, medicine, siruppy. Taste is quite alcoholic, caramel, banana.
Foffern (1240) - Bodø, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. 2 years old. Has a deep, nut brown colour with a big, light brown head. Nice aroma of dried fruit, chocolate, leather, cured meat, alcohol and beech. Has a malty and rich flavour with more chocolate, rye bread, sweet malt and some leather. The mouth feel is rich and soft, and has a light bitterness. A rich, sweet and wonderful quad.