Steeeve (327) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark, cloudy amber pour with a quarter inch head that appears to be ever so slightly beige. Boozy aroma wafts up after a swirl of my snifter, unleashing a barrage of dark fruits. Strong notes of prunes, raisins, figs, and candi sugar, with an undertone of earthy barley. Subtle hints of vanilla and oak as it warms, and definitely more than a suggestion of bourbon. Taste is warm and sweet, a robust body enveloping the tongue and coating the mouth for several minutes. Sweet and fruity up front, somewhat of a blast of booze flavor, but not too much alcohol heat. Vanilla and oak flavors are very pronounced, though the bourbon itself seems overwhelmed by the plethora of other flavors. The oak really comes through in the aftertaste left on the tongue, and I found myself taking several minutes between sips to truly appreciate the complexities. This is how a bourbon barrel quad should be done. I’m not always easily impressed, but this beer elicited an audible "WOW" from my lips.
GIJOE (688) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - DEC 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a burnt red with a foamy, off-white head that reduces to thin film within a couple minutes. Some lacing.
Nose is slightly boozy with sweet caramel and a hint of tart apple.
Taste is on the sweet side, but quite well-balanced.
Full-bodied brew with lively carbonation and a long, tangy finish.
edgallow (2342) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 7, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of sweet malts, oak and whiskey. Taste is whiskey, oak, malts and vanilla .
jmm635 (887) - 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 (512) - - 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 (183) - - 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 (855) - 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 (2566) - 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 (3303) - 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 (446) - - 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.