RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
THE BLACK QUAD: an homage to Belgian brewing tradition, with a slight departure. Characteristic of the style are notes of caramel, candi sugar, and dark fruit. Our addition of premium Belgian Black Malt adds a subtle component of dry roastiness for a deliciously dark complexity. 22°

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Nearly black, super deep brown, thin frothy sandy head, little lacing.   Heavy malty aroma, biscuity, dark pitted fruit to follow.   Big malty dark pitted fruit on the tongue.   Somewhat bright, sweet, not all that bready.   Not too heavy, meaning the breadiness isn’t over the top.   Loads of dark pitted fruit tho.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Slight popsicle flavors, grape, orange, and cherry combined.   Seems a little artificial, but at least it has some breadiness and dark pitted fruit.   Finishes somewhat sweet, bready, light dark pitted fruit, with a heavy popsicle presence.   Different, not as heavy as others, but has a big popsicle aspect that I don’t care for.   Good, but seems a little artificial at times.   Thanks for the bottle Bill!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2994) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Black pour. Small tan head. Little lacing. Raisins and chocolate in the nose. Sweet malty taste. Decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8996) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a dark somewhat murky color with a medium beige head. A sweet sugary nose with berries, candies, some toffee and yeast. The flavor is sweet big sugary flavors, berries, strawberry especially, some caramel, a bit of dark porter elements slipping in here. Really nice twist on a great style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (3199) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Pours dark plum with a brief fizzy head. Plum in the aroma and taste, too, plus some molasses and a bit of spice. Quite tasty, though not particularly quad-like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2013
pours dark brown, tan head. big dark fruits: raisin and dates, caramel, earth, mild hops, bubblegum. very sweet, light-medium bitter. creamy feel. nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (2047) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2013
From errl! Thanks, man. Cloudy brown. Nose of caramel and rye bread. Flavors of candy sugar, light spice, dark dried fruit, and rye bread. Solid quad. Full bodied round palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2013
(12oz bottle, BB 10.08.13) Pours a mahogany body with a medium beige head. Aroma of raisins, chocolate, toffee, citrus, mustiness, plum, dates, and caramel. Flavor of raisins, brown sugar, vinous, plum, roastiness, and caramel with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
fmrusmcrntx (5) - Llano, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2013 does not count
I love RABC!! Which is why I tried this Brewer’s Cut #0002 Belgian Quadrupel. I’d drank other Belgian beers in the past & found them pretty good. But I couldn’t even get past the first bottle of this stuff. :( Syrupy taste isn’t my idea of beer. Almost like they poured in lots of caramel sugar or just plain corn syrup. I won’t be buying any more of this...though as I said, I love RABC despite this mistake (IMHO) on their part.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
llcooldave (1211) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Black in color. Herbal Jagermiester like aroma. Some almond, cocoa and dried fruit as well. Spicy fruit flavor, some rasin, smoke and hints of coffee. Overall, complex but very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerseyjohn71 (308) - corsicana, Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2013
l was not sure of the AVB,, i did not see it on the bottle,,,and i did not see any price on or near this 4pk,,,,i got it any way ,,,,,,,,,, its dark taste has a bite and the AVB ill kick you if your not looking,,,,,,,, i like this beer in a big cup of ice,,,,,,,,,

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