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Urthel Samaranth 12 Quadrium Ale is a malty, full-bodied special Ale, brewed in a way that only Belgian Brewers can. Huge mouthfeel and layers and levels of flavor make Urthel Samaranth the perfect beer for the end of a meal or at the finish of a special day. And when you want something different, Urthel Samaranth 12 Quadrium Ale is with its fine bitterness, definitely something different... Try it! First brewed at Van Steenberge, now brewed at Koningshoeven - La Trappe brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3343) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 22, 2006
11.2 oz bottle via Johnís Grocery. The beer pours to an extremely carbonated golden/orange body with a very tall light and airy off-white head that leaves peaks like meringue. Nice lacing. The aroma is strong with sweet fruits, lots of light yeasts, white sugar, some sort of dessert, bananas. The flavor is creamy, spicy, sweet, lemons, sugar. Much better as a sum of the parts. Quite good. The palate is rich and creamy, but also slick and goes down easily. A lingering yeast flavor exists. The high alcohol content is well hidden. A very unique brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hiphops (286) - caldwell, New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2006
burnt orange big frothy head. sugary plum yeasty pine figgyness. taste like pine and honey and hops and booze taste liek a a tripel mixed with a barelywine and my wangus and my wangus taste delicious or so iíve heard mmmm almost as good as a naked white woman

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 25, 2006
Darkened clear orange, fizzy light tan head. Nose had very nice tones of sugar coated plums, golden raisin, pear, brown sugar, cotton candy, and booze. Dark fruit flavor throughout with good doses of candi sugar thrown about for good measure. It does come around with a nice helping of bittering hops and alcohol heat late. Medium to full bodied, fizzy carbonation, lightly sweet, bitter finish. Not the most complex I have ever had, but a very tasty treat none the less...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10009) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2006
Bottle... Clear amber ale with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. Fruity aroma; mandarin orange and pear. The flavor is sweet with brown sugar, toffee and honey. Hot and bitter with alcohol; bitter with hops. Just short of full-bodied. Sticky mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Finishes lightly sweet, then boozy and bitter. Maybe a touch grassy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dopplebock1538 (71) - Sanatoga, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2006
Ummm, this is more of a Barleywine. Very good barleywine, bot none the less barleywine. All i could taste was sweetness and booze. Very good, but not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38081) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2006
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is alcohol, apple, yeast. Flavour is dried fruits, yeast, apple, alcohol and brown sugar.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Dolty (15) - SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2006
Tasted on tap at The Rover, Gothenburg, Sweden. Although it may be that this beer might not always travel well-- and I have tasted a mediocre keg of it-- the proper Urthel 12 is simply my favourite beer of them all. It is everything that Belgian Ale should be for me: slightly sweet, rich, full, loaded with malt flavours and complexity. It was perfect-- a Karmeliet of Karmeliets.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4629) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 25, 2006
11 ounce bottle. Sweet. Malty. very nice. We split the small bottle and shared a great beer. Got to love Urthel. And in the Urthel glass? Hey. Iím a beer geek.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jason (1713) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2006
bottle aged three years. Nothing stood out here. Mediocre all the way except for apperance. Felt like it was missing flavor, spices. Not too bad but not worth trying again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8400) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2006
Bottle from Super Saver. Clear orangy deep coppery pour with 1-finger fluffy off-white head. Aroma of fruit, apple, pear, funky peaty malt, some candi sugar, even a hint of banana. The flavor was candi sugary and peaty malty, with funk notes coupled with slight florals, spiciness, and a very subdued banana nut bread element. Very complex and enjoyable, with well hidden alcohol.

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