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RATINGS: 837   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ross (2075) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2005
orange colored pour with a small head. smells yeasty, sweet, and fruity. taste is sweet and very similar to the smell. heavy on the carbonation, but really great tasting. smooth and really easy to drink for being 11.5% damn this is a fine beer, and one that i will buy again whenever i see it. would be incredible with some aging i believe.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6123) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2005
Light copper pour with a slowly fading off-white head. Potent fruity aromas, highly yeasty and candyish, a cake of esters going from yellow apples to pineapple, from honeyed grapes to lime. The highly effervescent body bites at first, but calms the sweetness down a bit. Warming palate, spicy through a doughy yeast dominance. Medium bodied, strong and not particularly polished.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2005
750 ml ’03. Pours copper with a nice, lasting off white head. Just a great looking beer. Aroma is cereal, yeasty, malty, tea and pepper. Taste is candi sugar and tripel like, with smooth bittering hops and caramel. Warming and creamy smooth, sweet without being over the top. I’d swear this was a tripel.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lilannie (384) - Adamstown, Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2005
Aroma: Beligum yeast, some cloves, some cream, some other spices, light hops and honey, small bit of alcohol
Appearance: brown-yellow, large, creamy head, lots of lacing
Flavor: apples, brown sugar, Beligum yeast, lots of spiciness, some light citrus fruits, and light cream
Palate: smooth and creamy, fills mouth

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths (7887) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2005
75cl bottle. Pours clear golden orange and honey colored. Smells of sweet honey, sugary light wheat and barley, and some light piney alcohol as well. Very carbonated, fizzy and frothy texture. Sweet overall, a light tinge of alcohol noticed, which is remarkeable for 11.5% abv. Some clover honey flavors, along with brown sugar and maple. Very nice, very pleasent and fresh tasting.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 22, 2005
Pours light brown almost like a tripel with a smallish off white head. Aromas of raisins, grapes and nutes are most pronounced with some pete moss like qualities also noticable. Tastes of figs, dates, prunes, plums and grapes with a sweet brown sugar like finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5460) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2005
Golden brown with a tall fizzy head, this abt has a strange aroma, a stale malt with bananas, a drop of lemon, and alcohol. It’s hot and peppery in the mouth, delivering a sharp malt flavor with a light fruitiness and a good dose of alcohol. The finish has an earthy bitterness tops with peppery alcohol. Okay, but strange for a quadrupel.

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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sten (621) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2005
Copper bronze colour with a decent white head. The taste is sweet and malty with some fruits and alcohol. (Bottle 33cl)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5098) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 6, 2005
From a 750. Poured this dark orange almost amber beer into a chalice. The aroma is over ripe bananas, green bell peppers and some funky peaches. The taste is light bananas with some paper. There is a little bit of light caramel in the finish. Strange quad. However, this is very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2585) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUL 25, 2005
Sampled in an appropriate Urthel glass that wound up in lilkem’s purse <ahem> Anyways it poured a murky orange color. The flavor was very sweet with a sugary lemon thing going on. A big caramel and honey presence. A bit of alcohol shows up in the finish. My least favorite quad to date but that isnt a bad thing to say at all.


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