RATINGS: 73   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JakeSparks (125) - Alvin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
i like the picture on here. deep fruit and tons of booze. enjoyable series for sure

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
leo2x4us (65) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Appearance is black with thin head. Taste is malty with carmel maple sweetness. Not to bitter and has a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
raradel (343) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Enjoying with @beerapostle, really nice idea, I would enjoy getting to explore it more. There are a lot of really great quads so its hard to give this one as much credit as it may deserve. Definitely worth a try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2013
12 oz. Bottle. A funky odd brew that I liked more and more as I drank it. Slight roasty scent, dark fruit and caramel. Black pour with a small head to ring. Oily feel, silky, with a medium body. Brett funk fronted flavor, quad-like to dark fruit and caramel ending with a touch of roasty porter-like flavor. Very cool.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (13689) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2012
On tap at Whip-In. Pours a very dark brown with a small beige head leaving spotty lacing along the glass. The aroma is raisin and caramel malt. thin mouthfeel with a sweet malt and caramel. Hides alcohol well, a very good Quad from Real Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle. Hazy brown color with tan sheen. Dark pit fruit, dark bread, spicy yeast, fig aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Toasted dark caramel, spicy yeast flavors with dark pit fruits, molasses--warming finish--good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (5419) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Thanks to the kind soul who shared this at a recent Tampa tasting. Pours a brown amber with red highlights and a tan head. Nose is candy sugar, sweet grapes, sweet malt, and light pepper. Flavor follows the nose nicely. Mild booziness and lingering sweetness into the finish. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2755) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2012
12oz bottle. Dark brown with a biege head that fades to nothing. Sweet malt with a bit of roast, marmalade, cherry, spice. Mild carbonation, moderate body, some booze, sweet, dark fruit becomes predominant along with a nice malt presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7922) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle thanks to angrypirate06 (best before 10.08.13). Pours with a deep brown hued body, not quite black, with a tan head that has medium retention. Aromas are quite boozy, dates, dark fruit, lightly spicy, roasty, figs, chocolate, dry and estery. Flavors are kind of sweet, a bit of wet dog, boozy, sticky marmalade, very warming, fruity esters, dried fruits, dates, ripe plums, estery. Very warming, dry finish with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlihcsnatas (703) - Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Black brew with very little head. Has sweet fruitish smell with some alcohol. Taste is simular but with a very sweet chocolate maltiness to it and some hints of a banana flavor. The slight alcohol burn really goes well with this cold day. Hope the store has more because I want to save some for January when it gets really cold.

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