dchmela (3062) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 3, 2008
Taste courtesy SoLan. Pours a muddy brown with a thin tan head. Malty caramel sweet and candy sugar aroma. Sweet malty taste, lots of candy sugar, with citrusy hops and just a hint of apple. Very good big beer, yet dangerously drinkable. LilBeerDoctor (3930) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2009
Bottle from the Wilmington brewpub. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of sweet candi sugar, soda, dark fruits. Flavor of roasted malts, toffee, soda, lots of malt, and yeast. Thick mouthfeel. Decent quad, but I think I would have liked this fresher.
7/4/7/4/15 (3.7/5) fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 22, 2009
Pours dark amber, caramel, dark fruits, malty, molasses, little yeasty, dry finish. DiarmaidBHK (4891) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2011
Pours a bit crimson with not a lot of head. Aroma has some cherry notes. Nice hints of spice and sugar on the tongue. Mellow and warming. Lingers nicely on the tongue. reggiedunlop (3724) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma has soft dark fruits of fig and plum with a bit of roastiness And faint leather. The flavor has similar fruity notes up front before roasty malts give way to notes of cocoa and mild earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry, earthy/leathery finish. Tasty!
jsquire (4489) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2007
At the 07 RBSG grand tasting. Fizzy brown head over a brown beer. Nose of corriader and cat box. Sweet grains, ripe plum, raisen toast and juicey friut sweetness. It bloomed as it warmed. Interesting beer, but I wouldn’t call it a quad. shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 12, 2008
Pours an amber brown color with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, vanilla, raisins, spice, and some hops. Flavor is malty, caramel, raisins, oak, vanilla, and spice. ChainGangGuy (4894) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2008
Appearance: Pours an opaque brown body with a fizzy, medium-sized off-white head.
Smell: An aroma that’s mostly chocolatey and fruity, but also having hints of spice, candi sugar, and a whisper of yeast.
Taste: Quite sweet with tart, fruity flavors of bananas, cherries, and plums. Hints of chocolate, ground spices, and dark candi sugar. Slight yeastiness. Light floral hop taste, but no real bitterness. Warming, candied finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Some creaminess to the mouthfeel.
Drinkability: A decent, Belgian-minded beer from Iron Hill. TURDFERGUSON (4058) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Bottle from axilla. Pours dark copper with a fast fading head and a small ring of lace. Nose is bubblegum, banana, plums, sugary malts, and alcohol. Flavor has more banana, dark fruits, roasted malt, candied malts, and alcohol. Warm, slightly hot finish as is commercially described. michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2009
750ml Bottle: Very sweet aroma of raisins, dark ripe fruits, light yeast, candi sugar, light molasses, dates, and caramel. Poured brown with hint of orange and ruby and a large, fizzy, beige head that lasted throughout. Opaque. Sparkling. Flavor is heavily sweet. Tastes of dark ripe fruits, caramel, raisins, slight yeast, candi sugar, dates, plums, and hints of wood and alcohol. Medium body. Slightly thin, fizzy texture. Lively carbonation. Sweet, caramel, dark ripe fruit, and slight wood finish.