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Struise Five Squared

 (RETIRED)
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69
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Formerly brewed at De Struise Brouwers
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Oostvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 750   ABV: 25%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Five Squared, a beer part of the Struise beer recrystallization project. Limited edition of 216 bottles, made from our Quadrupel X. You could become the proud owner of this unique charity bottle, and to be sold at the ACBF. All proceeds will be transferred to an honorable project, to be revealed at the festival.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7802) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
tapping that bumper since 87! .. . thanks to the brewer of angry chair for sharing! .. pours a still syrupy ruby .. lots of booze and sickly sweet molasses .. thick and boozy .. a novelty that funny enough, seems to have aged to long .. . . I bet every recipe for disaster has raisins in it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6834) - Utah, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle shared by the brewer of Angry Chair
Pours like motor oil, clear golden with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma is malty, fruity and boozy. Flavors is honey, malty, fruit and sweet
Nice, smooth

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Tasted during RBWG15. Clear amber color. Thin off white ring of head. Loose bits of lace. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation. Light slick texture. Great potent aroma.. Mild caramel, some Belgian yeast, light spiciness. Moderate plus sweet taste, kind of drying in the finish. Moderate bitter. Some mild by the finish, nothing bothersome though especially for alcohol. Very fun stuff to try.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (11034) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle - Apricot and stone fruit with lots of caramel and apple. Clear gold with a light beige head. Clear copper. Boozy, stone fruit, apple and sweet caramel. Sticky and viscous. Sweet, boozy, but not all that bad.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8764) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle at Angry Chair. Pours a thick orange with small white head. The aroma is strong honey and booze. Thick mouthfeel with strong honey, booze and nice sweet finish. Very impressive.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12011) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Sipper bottle shared by fishingnet. Thanks. Still-amber. A-sweet with some spice. T-sweet-med malt, some spice hop. Pancake syrup pour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9526) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle at James’ house for the End of History tasting. Pours a clear brown with some yeasty bits, but I got the end of the bottle. Vinegar and wood, caramel. Sweet and sticky, big and boozy. Lots of warm alcohol, chewy caramel. Syrup and caramel, more warm boozy alcohol. Smooth in spite of the alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (7338) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
Sample from Bottle - amber pour with almost no head. Sweet malty aroma and taste with sweet caramel malts, toffee, fudge, sweet malty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CloakedDagger (1770) - - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle 75 cl. Took like 15 min. to get through the wax! Jesus fucking Christ! Surprisingly subtle aroma, perhaps a little pine. Rich, sweet body - very low in carbonation. Complex caramel aromas combined with loads of dark, dried fruit. Very warming alcohol finish but never really boozy. A pleasant surprise. 081114

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Xebbe (159) - - OCT 2, 2014
Really god. Smells of raisins and syrup. The taste is thick and sweet, comparable of an aged port wine. Only has 5 cl but it was enough. The taste lasts for a long time. Also hade the opportunity to talk to the brewer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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