joejames (249) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle to wine glass. Pours deep red brown, descent khaki head, some lacing and retention. Aroma of molasses, banana and anise. Tastes is fairly sweet, medium sour. Full bodied, lively very small bubble carbonation, mouth feel is rather sticky. Finishes complex sweet and sour with notes of raisin, dates, candied sugar, ginger and cherry. Alcohol is well apparent but is not a distraction. A fine example of the style! Well done.
skmikeg (1084) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Tria-Rittenhouse. Pours a mahogany-dark brown with a half finger tan head with pretty nice lacing. Aroma is of cherries, dark fruits, raisins, caramel, candied belgian yeast, sweet bready pudding, brown sugar, and some light booze. Taste is about the same as the aroma with just a little more booze. Has a medium-full body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a mostly sweet, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty tasty quad that hides its high abv very well.
crossovert (8355) - Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
355ml bottle. Aggressively poured with a small quickly dissipating off-white head. The body is surprisingly fizzy and a deep brownish amber. Smell is burnt sugars, caramel, raisins, dark fruits, prototypical good american style quad (which isnít all that common actually). Flavor is grapey (and rapey), spice notes, licorice, anise cookies (of one i just ate so maybe its still that), slightly cloying booze caramel, dark fruits, raisins. It is a bit harsh at times but nice.
reberiii (387) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Super brown, reddish translucency. Boozy nose with cherry. The taste has an alcohol singe slight prickly carb, sweet syrup and more cherry. Definite alcohol sweet. Maybe not the best quad that Iíve sampled, but certainly solid and Iím stoked I got a four pack.
BrewBoxer (2261) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 26, 2014
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the stone street tavern on stone street . Deep brown color with a sweet boozy flavor. Taste is kind of overpowering. It's a sipper
Cybercat (3681) - Georgia, USA - DEC 8, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a beautiful clear rosy mahogany with a fairly thick and fine-bubbled light tan head. Aroma has a strong caramel note with brandy and clove tones backing it up. Bold flavor charges caramel, nutty, fruity (apple, grape, a little cherry), cloves, and subtle roast malt notes across the palate, a veritable stampede of flavor. Texture is firm and smooth, yet has some good fizz to it, leaving a caramel and brandy finish. This beer is one to sip and savor - and experience.
Jlax10 (15) - Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Yeasty....little boozy, but very good quad. Will cellar a few, I think if allowed to sit for a year or so it would be amazing.
ByTheirLimpin (31) - New York, USA - NOV 28, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Wow! Pours a solid amber. Thin head fades and dies quickly. Super sweet first taste. There is a sweet fruit, nearly cherry up front. Thick, but not syrupy. Maybe some orange at the tail end. Super complex and quite a trip to sort through. Bravo.
rumproasts (3500) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle. deep red amber with minimal head. very sweet with mild caramel and strong dark fruit and brown sugar. booze is faint for the abv, but itís obviously a very big beer.
slowrunner77 (6289) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"Dug this 12% brew. Not overly alcoholic. Deep aroma of brown sugar, dark fruit and hints at spice. Similar flavor with a dry yeasty finish. Nice brew."