jmm635 (906) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark maroon in color with a thin filmy head and tons of sediment. Big sugary raisin aroma with noticeable alcohol. Very sweet. Full bodied and slick on the tongue with a long finish. Very tasty brew!
BeerdedDave (713) - - NOV 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
beautiful, slightly cloudy amber color; great aroma - mostly bourbon and oak; a great, smooth, strong beer; fruity Belgian yeast, malt, and lots of bourbon and oak notes; nice warm, alocohol finish
SG111 (411) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Pours a brown murky color with almost no head whatsoever. Aroma is figs, candied sugar, little bit of vanilla and bourbon. Flavor is pretty tame for how strong this one is. Figs, some currants. Little bit of the whiskey and a little bit of booziness. Pretty much what you’d expect from a quad. But if I’m getting a barrel aged beer I want a little more complexity. But overall it really is pretty nice. As far as quads go, very good. As far as barrel aged goes, it could do better.
PapaSkeetSkeet (998) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - NOV 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber with thin tan head. Flavor/aroma is a candy sweet with maraschino cherry. Lacks in dimensionality compared to [real] Belgian quads, yet makes up for it with some whiskey barrel (maybe rye or sour mash?) A sipper, sweet, not cloying, bot not delicious either. A bit hot.
MIBRomeo (2569) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Mid to dark brown pour small bubbled tan head with good lacing. Sweet aroma brown sugar and raisins a hint of whiskey. Palate is full well coated and lightly creamy. Flavor finished with a dry oaky note AMD some heat in the swallow giving seat the alcohol level. Decent stuff
Grzesiek79 (3392) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 27, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Quad poteznie nasycony aromatem Whisky, a to za sprawa lezakowania w tych beczkach, nie wiem tylko ile ale z pewnoscia sporo. Bo aromat wyraznie torfowy i dymny. W smaku dominuje dymnosc wedzonosc, torfowosc i mokre drewno. Slod jeczmienny prawie identyczny do slodu jaki sie uzywa do Whiskey. Niewielka piana, a praktycznie prawie zadna moc alkoholu wyczuwalna glownie w rozgrzewajacej koncowce a takze troche w smaku. Dieabelskie mcne piwo o brazowo bursztynowej barwie. Pod koniec sporo metnosci i brudu tego torfowego piwa.
outlawskies (454) - - OCT 12, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 20/20
Overall phenomenal beer really enjoy really like can I bring the spare hi Julie was not with me to taste so she has no,
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Appearance- Hazy orange/brown with a creamy off white head. Aroma- Spicy, caramel,bourbon,fruity sweet,vanilla,oak. Flavor- Sweet with a well balanced spicy blend, oak,bourbon,alcohol,vanilla,dried fruits,caramel.
AirForceHops (4070) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle, corked and caged. No bottle date but this has been in my cellar for about 14 months. Color is deep ruby with some yeast floating around the snifter. Aroma is mild bourbon on top of candi sugar, oak and Trappist yeast.
The flavor starts with Belgian yeast, candi sugar and caramelized sugar and transitions into lingering dark fruit with a very subtle bourbon and vanilla in the finish. The flavors are well integrated with not one element that stands out but everything showing. No alcohol flavor and no ABV burn after the sip.
radio_nowhere (1018) - Maryland, USA - SEP 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber into Trappist glass, deep clear rusty amber color with thin layer of creamy tan head. Aroma of wood, whiskey, rich malt sweetness, dark dried fruits (raisins, apricots, figs), brown sugar and yeast. Sort of a ying/yang of whiskey barrel vs. malt richness. Taste adds notes of vanilla, oak, candy sugar, faint spices, toffee, berries and light alcohol. Heavy body, low-moderate carbonation, sticky, soft with boozy sweet finish. Seems more like an English barlerywine than quad, intense malt sweetness offset by the whiskey barrel. Still pretty good, intense balanced flavors make this fun.