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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Quasimodo is inspired by the best of Belgium, specifically the brothers of the cloth devoted to the brewing arts. A classic, full-bodied quadruple ale--for us, it is the measure of brewing perfection. Dark, savory and fruity, yet with a dry, bittersweet finish enhanced with traditional Belgian dark candy sugar, Quasimodo is dangerously drinkable. Re-fermented in the bottle and naturally carbonated, it can ring your bells now...or years from now.

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3.7
RobertDale (6847) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 17, 2017
750 ml. bottle. Pours brownish red with a nice tan head. Aroma of dark fruit, caramel, and alcohol. Taste is dark fruit, caramel, malt, brown sugar, and alcohol. Nice.

3.7
Homer321 (5190) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2016
Ticked for my 3K WOB Bier. Lightl oxidation on the nose. Mostly Sherry. Light paper. Taste is light chocolate with some dark dried fruits. Modest carbonation. Crisp finish. After you get past the oxidation it’s pretty nice. Light alcohol warming in the chest but never hot.

3.7
rdixon77 (3010) - Georgia, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Solid stuff. Black ruby colored. Big aroma full of toffee and dark fruit. Taste follows with a kick of booze. Heavy but good.

3.6
FlandersNed (396) - , Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2015
750ml bottle-’14. Brown hue loaded with floaters and a low, tan head. Fresh fig, caramel, sherry, tawny port, chocolate, rock sugar, raisins, black cherry, bread pudding taste. Full body, low carbonation.

4.1
tightslice (1428) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 30, 2015
A big ol’ Georgia sweet cake filled with all kinds of juicy dark fruits, candied cherries, chocolate, liqueur. Top notch.

3.7
drfabulous (8563) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 23, 2015
750 ml bottle thanks to James. Murky brown in color. Some upfront sweetness, brown sugar, raisin. Big beer.

3.8
ellolovey (483) - Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bomber. Pours dark brown with red highlights. Nice frothy tan head. Aroma of dark fruits and roasted nuts. Dark fruits, carmalized sugars, alcohol esters, and a faint roasted taste hits the palate. Very nice and balanced. Really enjoying this on this cold snow day.

4
ChainGangGuy (4925) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2014
750ml bottle - $8.99 at Bullock’s Wine & Spirits in Marietta, Georgia.

Released in 2014.

Appearance: Pours a deep, dark mahogany-hued body with a smallish, foamy beige head that comes just shy of an inch and steadily fades to a wisp.

Smell: A sultry blend of high-grade sugars and fruity complexities over a firm, dark toastiness, with a dusting of finely ground spice and the ever-present alcohol.

Taste: Well toasted bread crust with a little smidgen nearing a roasty tone, but not quite. Heavy drizzle of dark syrup flecked with caramelized rock candy and housing robust fruity notes of gooey, chewy dates, plump raisins, sweet cherries and a singular drop of peach schnapps. Amidst all the complex sugars is a big pinch of spiciness, a bit earthy, a bit bitter. Encroaching, accumulating alcohol warmth additional helps to cut the sweetness (not that it was ever overly sweet). Closes out bittersweet with that alcohol trailing into the aftertaste and providing some much needed warmth on this lonely December night.

Mouthfeel: Near-full body. Medium carbonation. A little stickiness showing.

Overall: Intensely fruity while maintaining a fine balance between the rich sweetness and alcohol of the style.

3.6
drowland (9053) - Georgia, USA - NOV 5, 2014
11/5/14. 750mL bottle from Five Points. Another Georgia rating! Woo! Deep dark ruby brown pour under a one-finger, thick khaki head that fades to a ring with minimal lacing. Rich aroma, dark fruits, bitter, rich roasted toffee, reminds me of port in a way because of all the rich caramel aspects. Sweet, rich flavor hits first, malty, caramel, dark fruits, brown sugar, lingering toasted toffee. Light carbonation pokes through the thick, syrupy body. This definitely leans towards the dark, rich, thick quads as opposed to the lighter, bubbly grapey quads. Not bad.

3.9
Travlr (26065) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Draft at the source. Cloudy brown color, tan head. Nice aroma of figgy pudding. Taste has raisins, toffee, brown bread. Delicious.


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