malrubius (3081) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JAN 15, 2018
Bottle from Brewtopia. Reddish brown with no head. Burnt caramel cherry woody boozy aroma. Very sweet burnt caramel cherry with harsh herbal bitterness on sandpaper carbo bite. Full body. Sticky cloying. Totally missing the softness of a good Belgian quad. Gross. ffaoe (1006) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2017
Strong plum and raisin aromas. Red and clear in color with nice long lasting head. Taste is malty with notes of plum, cherry, raisin solidfunk (9729) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 25, 2017
Very nicely done. Smoke and raisin with prune and florals like a dried fruit amd cheese dish before dinner. Dark brown pour. Sweet finish. Great balance. beern (237) - Alabama, USA - AUG 4, 2017
Pours a hazy whiskey, amber color with a rich aroma of caramel & malt. Tastes of moderately bitter alcohol and malt, whiskey-like, with a semi-sweet finish of banana and a hint of clove. It’s medium bodied with moderate carbonation. MarkSachon (1062) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2017
12 oz bottle from Liberty Beer in Pittsburgh. Strong and sweet, way too high on the perfume. I think the alcohol level was too high on purpose.
Bebum (1121) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 16, 2017
Dark amber, clear, lasting tan head
Sweet but refreshing nose.
Full body, dense flavor, silky, sticky texture, hot mouthfeel, average length.
Very sweet but nicely balanced by bitterness and alcohol.
Caramel sauce, hoppy in the background.
Massive, great way to finish a meal.
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12 ounce bottle. Pours a murky garnet color with a small creamy beige head. Rich stone fruit aroma is sweet and complex. Sweet dark dried fruit leads off this intensely flavored Quad. Notes of apricot, raisins, plums and sweet cherries. Big warming alcohol and medicinal notes. Complex, yet unrefined. Finish has notes of cough syrup, lemon peel and bittersweet malt. ebone1988 (2221) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - FEB 11, 2017
Aroma is banana, raisin, clove, spices, booze, wood, dark fruit. Appearance is red brown, light tan head, bubbly, hazy. Taste is banana crazy, clove, raisins, dark fruit, woody, booze, harsh. Mouthfeel is medium body, light crisp carbonation, banana and wood aftertaste. Overall, I find this to be pretty unpleasant for a style I’ve come around to liking. Pumpkin87 (250) - - FEB 10, 2017
Pours a nice plum shade with thin tan head that disappears immediately leaving just a bit of lace and skim.
Aroma is dark fruit, figs, raisins, cherries. Palate follows suit with the addition of malt, caramel, toast, cereal. Serious stuff, though the body is not as fort as I expected. That actually helps the drinkability, but given the complexity, especially as this warms, Quad is one for sipping.
I noticed the 11.9 percent ABV, though the alcohol did not overpower the flavors. A well-done American approximation of a Belgian quad, this is one to savor on a cold evening. DocJitsu (2059) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2017
Pours a murky bourbon with a short, antique white head. Subtle tartness on the nose with aromas banana, bubble gum, and very faint clove. Moderately aggressive on the palate. Bubble gum flavor triumphs. Moderately dry throughout, but becomes even drier at the finish.