Gachupines (898) - USA - JUN 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark, reddish brown with a tan head. Aroma is deeply fruity, almost like a red wine with some notes of vanilla. Flavor is big malt with dark fruit and a touch of sweetness. Finishes sweet and a little thick on the tongue. A little oak underneath everything else. Deep and complex, very tasty.
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the source. Cloudy maroon brown color, huge beige head. Aroma of boozy brownies. Taste is boozy butterscotch, caramel.
rollinsr (383) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUL 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark ruby with a thin filmy head. Aroma is sweet with notes of wild cherry. Flavor evokes more sweet cherry with light malts. Very satisfying sipping beer.
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Imaena (1823) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. This is a nice simple Quad with lots of nice deep sweet malt flavors. I paired this with a small glass of club soda, rich espresso, and macaroons. It was quite a combo.
jackl (4596) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample @ RBWG, Asheville. Brown pour with a small off-white head. Over-ripe banana mash. Banana bread. Some roasted earthy grain. Toffee. Strong chocolate flavor. Cocoa. Bananas fosters dessert. Burnt brown sugar. Pretty sweet. Medium body, soft carbonation.
alexsdad06 (5408) - 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 (12551) - 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 (951) - 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 (1929) - 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 (6496) - 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 (2234) - 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.