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RATINGS: 777   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 357   ABV: 11.9%
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Massively big and delicious, QUAD is an elegant and dark ale. Rich with complexity and flavor, try savoring it after a long day or during a fine dinner. You also might enjoy it as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to a dessert, but QUAD stands alone quite well. We recommend enjoying QUAD in a brandy snifter or wineglass so you can drink in the aroma of this fine elixir.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joejames (249) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2015
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1084) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2014
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (8355) - Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2014
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reberiii (387) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2014
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2261) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 26, 2014
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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3681) - Georgia, USA - DEC 8, 2014
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jlax10 (15) - Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2014
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ByTheirLimpin (31) - New York, USA - NOV 28, 2014
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (3500) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2014
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6289) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"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."

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