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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
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Blasphemy is our award winning QUAD aged in bourbon barrels. But not overaged, so we've picked up gentle vanilla oaky notes which complement rather than supercede the complex qualities that already make QUAD such an incredible beer.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steeeve (326) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2012
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2180) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 5, 2014
Bottled. Pours, hazy amber with a small, beige head. Aroma of caramel, spice and fruity notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry with alcohol. Medium to full bodied, syrupy to oily texture and soft carb. A very nice quad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (5660) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 20, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, sehr fruchtig, reife Früchte, alkoholisch. Geschmack stark fruchtig, dunkle überreife Früchte, leicht röstmalzig, alkoholisch.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (2273) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Dark ruddy brown body, medium sized light tan head, spotty lacing. Nice glow around the edges. Big quad-like notes: caramel, fig, raisin, and yeasty esters. Also shows a fair bit of the bourbon with some oaky vanilla. Full bodied, with mild carbonation, quite sweet and fairly boozy. Had a lot of positives, but ultimately was slightly less pleasant to drink than the nose and flavor suggested.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vlan1 (154) - Eastern Shore, Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle poured into tulip glass. Slightly hazy ice tea color. Moderate white head. Smells of dark fruit jam. More dark fruity jam in the taste. Bourbon is only apparent in the finish which is nice. I appreciate when bourbon accents and doesnt overwhelm. The 12% alcohol is untraceable until you notice the warmth going down your throat. Creamy mouthfeel. Very very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2134) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Shared bomber at a craft tasting party, and poured to a small fest shaker, showing a cloudy, brownish amber color, with a decent layer of off white/light tan head foam, and spots & strands of lacing. The aroma was brown sugar sweetness, light yeast & spice, esters as plum, raisin, & fig, bourbon, and other barrel hints as oak & vanilla. Hefty bodied, strong, malty, boozy, but smooth. The taste mimicked the nose well. Very enjoyable!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frlrv1020 (70) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Huge beer! Smells of malt, honey and fig. Tastes like dates, raisins and other assorted dried fruits. Perfect balance between wood and alcohol on the palate. Very pleasant buzz.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimsRatings (366) - - FEB 23, 2014
From bomber. Pours a murky copper. Ye classic quad sweetness in the aroma and taste, nicely augmented with the whiskey. A nice quad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rrauth (1091) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle thx Tim. This is my favorite quad and best whiskey beer barreled I've had. Awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (756) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Hazy brown pour. Big aroma of dark/dried fruits, quite sweet. Flavor is alcohol, yeast, dried fruits, figs, and raisins. Big smooth mouthfeel. Fantastic.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dcschiller (2201) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark amber/caramel. Head dissipates very quickly. Aroma is candied sugar, dark pit fruits, alcohol. Taste is sweet. Medium bodied with a sticky texture. Big alcohol burn


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