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Stochasticity Project - Quadrotriticale - Stone Brewing Co.

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85
very good

374 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 374
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12%
Wants: 8
Gots: 72 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian-style quadrupel brewed with a special grain called triticale.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 06-03-2014)
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2.55/5  rDev -32%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Sorry Stone for what I'm about to write. Starts out innocent enough. Nice looking ale. Tawny brown, nice dense head, lacing as the head dissappates. And thats where it ends. Smells of too much tricale, too much rye, and nothing like a quad. Aroma has a burnt quality too it. None of the stone fruit, plum like or other typical quad aromas. Same goes for the flavor. I'm looking for the banana and molasses stone says is there, clove...no...brown sugar...no. Thick, but also spritzy. Second shot at a stochasticity beer, 2nd let down. Sorry Stone.

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Poured straight down into a snifter. Produced a nice two fingers of off-white foam, floating above a deep, reddish brown beer.

The smell is very nice. Big molasses scent, some fig and black cherry, as well as some spritely yeast notes. The taste follows with the same dark fruit and molasses, with the yeast and rye-like triticale marrying into a fresh-ground black pepper and clove flavor. The flavor finishes with a soy sauce-like umami character that becomes much more apparent as it warms. The mouthfeel is viscous, but not overly so, making the beer surprisingly drinkable, despite its sweetness, and high alcohol content.

The first beer I've tried from Stone's pet project, and I quite enjoyed it. A distinctive take on a Belgian classic that has some decent aging potential, though I'm not sure how the triticale character would fare over time.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bomber poured into a Duvel tulip (bottle date was completely smudged)

A: Nice ruby amber brown with a nice two finger head of nice frothy bubbles.

S: Sweet malts throughout. Excellent smell here, that is exactly as it tastes.

T: Rich as all hell with tons of the classic Belgian flavors. Lots of banana, fruity esters and toffee. Molasses and spice cake. The rye in there is very subtle and really only felt in the last trickle of each swallow. Nice dry aftertaste with just a tinge of hops in it. Sweet malts through and through, with a lot of Belgian candi coming through. No alcohol flavor at all at about 10%.

M: Smooth and silky like velvet.

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Botlted on 04/17/14. 22oz bottle served in pint glass. Beer pours a wonderful garnet, very syrupy in viscosity, and forming nearly no head. Aroma is rather rich, suggesting plums and currants. The unique grain used here is immediately recognizable as contributing an unfamiliar flavor to this beer. There's not a lot of hops masking the peculiar grain bill in this Quad. There's not a lot of the yeasty flavor distinctive in Belgian 3s and 4s. What there is is the distinctive sweet note of Belgian Candi sugar. But I'm actually finding the flavor a little bit thin, considering there's clearly so much going on here, gravity wise, it leaves me wanting more in the middle of the palate. More that specialty barley malts, or conventional rye malts, would have provided. But this beer is actually intensely drinkable, and smooth despite it's 9.3 per cent ABVs. The carbonation is also thankfully low, which helps.

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Stochasticity Project - Quadrotriticale from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 374 ratings.