alexsdad06 (6624) - Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by the Beer sommelier during RBWG. Pours a hazy dark amber brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have sweet caramel malts, banana, dark fruit, mild spices, a hint of a vinous note, brown sugar. Decent, not great.
Oakes (13186) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy dull light brown, aroma is malty lightly fruity, good hop balance, a light fruity tartness, spicy...I like this. The unfiltererd character is quality.
JHeath99 (1314) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAR 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap from Lazy Dog. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber with a layer of off whitehead. Aroma of yeast and spice. Taste of raisins and spice.
wedgie9 (2502) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2014 Tasted from bottle at the Friday night tasting at RBWG Asheville, thanks to TheBeerSommelier for this one. Pours clear orange-amber with an average beige head that slowly recedes to a thin collar. The nose is spicy caramel and toffee (typical quad), with a lightly vinous note. The flavor is more vinous and very dry Belgian spice with the toffee and caramel sweetness coming through on the back. The body is full with lively carbonation and a long vinous toffee and spicy Belgian finish.
phaleslu (7224) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by TBS at the RBWG dumpy motel Friday night tasting. Pours a clear orange-amber with no head. Notes of caramel, honey, wheat, earth, apple, oak, and mild spice. Light-medium bodied, with low carbonation and a smooth mouthfeel. Quad? Doesn’t make for a good one. Just a sub-par strong ale.
50belair (2806) - Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler shared by Destructo. Clear light brown pour with a white head. Light fruit and caramel notes. Light in body. Clean and straight forward. Nice.
SpringsLicker (3224) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 15, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
2014 RBWG. Bottle shared at the Friday Night Downtown Inn Bottle Share
Pours medium brown thin off-white head.
Aroma of sweet malt, brown sugar. Fruity.
Sweet fairly simple complexity.
jcnielsen (2443) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at RBWG, courtesy of thebeersommelier. Pours a brown color with white head. Malty, dark fruit, caramel, slight tangy flavors. Alright.
DrSilverworm (8001) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Taste from a 32oz growler. Mostly hazy amber orange color. Thin ring of minimal white head. Couple fine dots of lace. Moderate sweet taste, lightly spicy. Light warmth. Caramel malt, some butterscotch. Bigger dark fruit. Nice aroma to this. Good longer dark fruit aftertaste. Solid, american style quad. Kind of smooth and creamy, texture is way different from american examples. But I like this. Good stuff.
adnielsen (9930) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ RBWG Fart Share. Pours a hazy reddish orange appearance with a brown head. Powder cocoa, dark fruity, caramel aroma. Some bubblegum. Fairly heavy banana. A bit strong on booze and banana but I guess it does taste like a banana split.