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RATINGS: 844   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rockspeny (15) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, - SEP 30, 2012
Has the deep mauve-red colour of a barley wine, smells like a barley wine. Wonderful rounded flavour of malt, caramel, fruitcake, hazelnuts, but all nicely balanced to make it very satisfying. A beer to savour.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (320) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Pour is dark with a foamy head, aroma is malty, fruity and sweet. Taste is strong alcohol with dark fruits and light sweetness. Slightly one-dimensional, but nice nonetheless

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (175) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours almost red amber with an off-white white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, some alcohol, dark fruits. Taste is sweet, alcohol, dark fruits, caramel, malts. Alcohol. boozy aftertaste. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jultsu (152) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2014
75ml pullo, parasta ennen: 01-2014. Alkoholinen, hunajainen, luumuinen tuoksu. Siman ruskea, vaahdoton, lähes hapoton. Liukas, vetinen, rusinainen, alkoholinen suutuntuma. Jälkimakuna vetinen alkoholin polte. Todennäköisesti 7 kuukautta yli päiväyksen vaikutti makuun. Odotin laajempaa maku/hajuskaalaa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (273) - ITALY - AUG 8, 2014
33cl bottle shared. Pours reddish brown, creamy off white head. Smells of caramel, raisins, plums, some yeast, some alcohol. Taste is sweet with dark fruits notes, very light roastiness, warm alcoholic finish, slightly bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martjoobolut (634) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 6, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 01.2017. Shared by suurjuust, thanks! Pours hazy copper-brown with light tan head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, caramel, malt, with some dark fruits. Flavor is sweet, caramel, dark fruits, and some alcohol. Finish is hoppy bitter. Overall: the alcohol is a little bit too noticeable, but otherwise nice brew.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HomerBeerOdysy (16) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 5, 2014
APPEARANCE - Transparent dark copper. 1-finger head that dissipate fast. A lot of lacing SMELL/AROMA/SCENT - Piney, herbaceous, sweet. TASTE - Piney, herbaceous, sweet. Rounded, well balanced. ABV very well-hidden. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE - Light on the tongue. A bit thick, but not gooey. Just a little carbonation OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - A very drinkable ale, well balanced. Not heavy or boozy, despite very high ABV.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1031) - ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2014
Ruby brown beer, big beige head. Nose is caramel, malt, berries, yeast, apple notes. Flavor is caramel, toffee, figs, yeast, booze, dried fruit. Warming alcohol in the finish along with hop bitterness. Lingering alcohol, sweetness, malt. Surprisingly drinkable for the ABV.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerkeholic (13) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Heerlijk biertje. Donkere kleur, goede schuimkraag. Bitterzoete smaak met vleugje Caramel. Apart en lekker biertje.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen2 (781) - NORWAY - JUL 15, 2014
Dark amber. Berries and port in aroma. Sweet taste, with caramel and good port. Round mouthfeel and fine aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (833) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours clear dark amber with tan head.
Aroma caramel, molasses, alcohol, dark fruits, raisins.
Taste caramel sugar sweet, some bitters.
Mouthfeel smooth, thick, creamy.
Great Beer.


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