Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium


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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
We are thrilled to welcome Daniel Carey of New Glarus Brewing as our 11th annual partner in this series. A long-time student of classic Belgian ales and early practitioner of Belgian-style brewing among American brewers, Daniel brings a rich and divers background to this collaboration. In the true spirit of the project, we have created a beer based on the classic Belgian Abt style, with unique Wisconsin contributions including Santiam and Chinook hops. To further highlight the Dairy State we’ve added lactose for extra mouthfeel and richness. The result is a dark ale with fruity esters, a velvety smooth palate and balancing wood notes from our use of French and American oak along with spicy hop notes. This ale is designed to drink now, but we believe will evolve beautifully over the next 1-2 years.

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GenDV138 (8153) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2018
Bottle at the April Fool's DC RateBeer tasting. Dark brown with beige head. Aromas of caramel, malt, dark fruit. Tastes of dark fruit, spice, caramel, malt. Light body with a dry finish.

solidfunk (9954) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 1, 2018
Not a lot of depth to this one. Lots of booze and unfermented sugar and caramel. Pours brown with decent head and lacing. Thin on aroma. Bitter and sweet finish. Bottle.

kingaugusta (315) - Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2018
Pours hazy copper with a nice lingering tan lacing. Nose is like walking into a freshly opened bakery with a touch of oak and cinnamon. Flavor is sweet breads with a little wood, coriander, clove and alcohol. Finish is light bodied and slightly sticky. Very tasty and easy drinking for its strength.

Bebum (1195) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2018
Dark orange/copper. Full body, smooth texture, flavorful, hot mouthfeel, long aftertaste. Sweet and sour, little bitterness. Hoppy, herbal, malty, caramel, fruity. Great balance, complex and challenging. Always enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

bigb1970 (6) - - FEB 20, 2018 does not count
Somewhat sweet at first. Very smooth and malty Pretty smooth finish but with just a hint of bitterness Overall very tasty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

PorterPounder (8507) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2018
Market Square Liquors, Tallahassee, Fl. - 750 ml bottle - Valentines Day gift from wife. Pours a medium to dark copper with a thin, but long lasting slightly off-white head that leaves good sticky lacing. Sweet malty aroma, has notes of toffee, raisins, molasses and a wee bit of alcohol. Very warming flavor, has hints of toffee, chocolate, brandy and molasses. Gets better as it warms. 9.0% ABV hidden extremely well. Extremely smooth, creamy mouthfeel, warms the throat as it goes down. Very good Quad.

Patrickctenchi (6867) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 13, 2018
Bottle: Cloudy brown with a thin, off-white head. Aroma of cherry, chocolate. Taste is woody, chocolate malt, dried cherries...a bit of alcohol......dry hay. Very good.

wombat23 (2244) - Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2017
Shared 750ml bottle. Pours a fairly clear amber-brown hue, with a light beige head. Aroma and taste of stone fruits, plums, raisins, Belgian yeast, spice, hints of oak, malt. Finish is a bit warming but not overpowering. Good.

darbeer75 (1171) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2017
Aroma: fruity, malty, lots of plum; Appearance: dark amber pour with thin offwhite head; Taste: follows nose; not too cloying or oaky; a tad thin though; Palate: heavy body with long, sweet finish; Overall: good but doesn't seem like a top 50.

benpickens (556) - Camarillo, California, USA - DEC 26, 2017
Pours light brown with a compact porous head that doesn't hold well; fruitcake and port aromas; sweet palate with an alcohol burn in the finish. Nice.

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