thirdeye11 (5338) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(33cl bottle best by Dec 13 thanks to bu11zeye) clear ruby with thick creamy tan head. Nose of cocoa, dark fruits, not overly sweet, smooth. Taste of alcohol, bite, cocoa, cherry, smooth, other fruits, nice linger, spicy yeast kick, quite drinkable.
douglas88 (5140) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Mikey’s event. Pours a dark amber/brown color with a medium beige head. A big nutty and berries nose. Some heat, toffee, caramel, strawberries, a bit of tobacco. Nice.
BVery (5134) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Reddish brown pour - rich looking. Aroma is dark fruit and dark chocolate. Just a bit of booze. All the elements are there, but not quite as standout as St. Bernardus or Rochefort.
Bragesnak (5061) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From Voldby, DK.
Amber with off-white head. Aroma of malt and alcohol. Flavor with more alcohol and caramel
Geokkjer (5002) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours brown with a huge beige head. Aroma of malt, soap, spices, caramel, red apples and nuts. Flavor is sweet caramel with some caramel, sugar and spices. Medium to full body, soft carbonation.
lusikka (4987) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere. BBE 12/2013.
Pours a mahogany colour with a beige head. Aroma of dried fruits, solvent and some malts. Flavour of raisins, sweet dried fruits, bready malts, wood and alcohol. Dry, sticky mouthfeel without carbonation. Warming finish of alcohol, raisins and some wood. Needs aging as the alcohol comes through way too much.
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml Bottle: Aroma of malt, Belgian yeast, light dark ripe fruit, and a hint of candi sugar. Poured brown/very deep amber in color with a huge, foamy, creamy, tan head that diminished very slowly. Cloudy. Very sparkling. Flavor is light to medium sweet and a tad bitter. Tastes of malt, plum, dark ripe fruit, light Belgian yeast, light plum, and dust. Medium to full body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Malt, dark ripe fruit, plum, raisin, Belgian yeast, finish is medium sweet. 11%ABV is completely hidden throughout.
PorterPounder (4942) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tallahassee, Fl - Liquor Loft - 750 ml cage corked bottle. Dark chestnut brown pour with a nice sticky khaki colored head that leaves a nice coat of lacing. Pleasant, sweet aroma with hints of brandy, molasses and bubble gum. Bold flavor with some sweet toffee, dates, molasses, some candi sugar notes, a bit of bubble gum, hint of chocolate, brandy and a back end of brown sugar. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Very solid enjoyable Quad.
ekstedt (4913) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle (33 cl) from bierzwerg.de. Clear chestnut, medium beige head. Nutty, earthy, and fruity aroma with clear notes of alcohol. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry with medium bitterness. Sub par quad.
TheBeerGod (4907) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - 750mL corked and caged. Murky dark brown pour with a tall, lively beige head. Aroma is sweet malt, caramel, dark fruit, chocolate notes, soft, dusty yeast, powdered cocoa, and spice. Taste is big caramel, dark fruit, cocoa, spice, ripe figs, Belgian yeast, soft flowery notes and alcohol. Body is medium-full with a moderate carbonation and a faint warmth. Ends with more big caramel and dark fruit notes, chewy malt, spice, cake, and yeast notes.