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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
How about a big, malty beer that evokes a good red wine and with a drier finish than you’d expect at 10.5% ABV?

Eschaton is a one-of-a-kind oaked all-malt Quadrupel (or “Belgian Strong Dark” if you prefer) that abounds with dark fruit and pit fruit flavors as well as earthy spiciness. Vanilla oak and warm viniferous notes assert themselves as the beer warms to reveal additional layers of delicious complexity. 22SRM

Suggested food pairings: Lamb, rabbit, duck, Stilton cheese, Belgian chocolate, tart fruit desserts.

Note: Formerly brewed at Thomas Creek.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3252) - Georgia, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Surpringly sweet here. Lots of caramel and nuts in this one. I’d like this a lot more if it weren’t so sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtlAggie (241) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Growler from The Beer Growler. Pours dark brown, little to no head. Full-bodied, good mouth feel. Lots of dark fruit (raisin, prune, etc) gives the beer a lot of sweetness, also molasses, brown sugar. Slight vinous quality. Just a tad boozy, but not bad for such a big beer. Finish is a little bready. Very tasty, if not something that I could drink lots of in one sitting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jwr07 (113) - Decatur, Georgia, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Aromas of raisin, more raisin and dark fruit, and some malt on the palate. surprisingly dry and sessionable considering the abv. Overall solid effort.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2928) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2012
This is a really nice beer. Chocolate malt and a nice cocoa texture. Some prune and molasses in the aroma. Some vanilla favors. Nicely complex and very drinkable. Impressed by the local guys.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bleeng (1579) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Growler from Hop City Atlanta. Pours dark brown with bubbly carbonation on the glass and a small tan head. Smoky, malty nose with a hint of spiciness. Taste is very sweet with a malty richness and a background of chocolate and spiciness. Alcohol is present but not overwhelming. A bit sticky and gooey-but in a good way. One of better American quads I’ve had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1473) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Growler from Hop City. Pours a dark, cloudy, ruby color with a thin head. The aroma is dark fruits, black pepper, molasses, and a little ripe bananas. The flavor is very sweet, and a little spicy. The palate is heavy, sticky, and the carbonation is light but lively. The finish is long and stickily sweet, with a little alcohol warming. Overall, this is surprisingly good, for an American made Quadrupel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (906) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 8, 2012
32 OZ growler pours a dark brown color with a small white head. Aromas of dark fruit, dark malts, red wine. Full bodied with a dry spicy finish. Very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Westmeister (2093) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 16, 2012
On tap @ Trapeeze Pub - Pours dark brown with smaller head. Nose of dark fruits and molasses. Taste is of dark ripe fruit with brown sugar with a cognac quality. Fairly complex. The booze was only moderately hidden. This may very well be the biggest beer coming out of Georgia at the moment. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemattie (4357) - Georgia, USA - APR 9, 2012
Growler from Crafty Draught. Dark reddish brown, thin tan head. Aroma of dark fruits, plum, and loads of vanilla oak. Creamy textured. Full flavored. Tastes of prune juice, raisins, distant smoked malt, oak wood, a touch of vanilla oak. Sweet burn in the finish. The best Georgia Quad I’ve had. Rating 3300.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: October 12, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Kennesaw
Appearance: opaque dark rusty red, fine beige head
Aroma: sweet aroma of dark fruits, light earthyness
Body: big body
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, candy sweetness, lots of dark ripe fruits, touch of alcohol, just a hint of phenolic spicyness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.9/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

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