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Southampton Abbot 12 - Southampton Publick House

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very good

229 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 229
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 27
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-22-2003)
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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%

Bottle pour at Woodshop 8 held at The Hermosillo in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a hazy orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, dark fruit, and spice aromas. Taste is much the same with dark fruit and spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some solid aromas and flavors for the style.

UCLABrewN84, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of iL0VEbeer
4/5  rDev +0.8%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of tommyguz
4/5  rDev +0.8%

tommyguz, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of pknyc
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

pknyc, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of Juice-O
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Juice-O, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Reggae4203
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Reggae4203, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
4/5  rDev +0.8%

TheBeerAlmanac, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of Hex92
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Another great beer from the rare beer club. Smells looks, and tastes great. Nice mouth feel. I can't wait to see how this develops over time. There is a hint of rawness to it that should smooth out over time.
It has the nice dried fruit flavor and alcohol warmness.

Hex92, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of smithj4
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

smithj4, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of DelicateDelirium
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

DelicateDelirium, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of ste5venla
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

ste5venla, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of valkyre65
4/5  rDev +0.8%

valkyre65, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of Knapp85
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Knapp85, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of jrfehon33
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

jrfehon33, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of POTABLE83
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

POTABLE83, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of dwoolley1
4/5  rDev +0.8%

dwoolley1, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of HALB
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

HALB, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of JMS1512
3/5  rDev -24.4%

JMS1512, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of xnicknj
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

xnicknj, May 28, 2013
Photo of Slatetank
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Slatetank, May 20, 2013
Photo of twenty5
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

twenty5, May 17, 2013
Photo of ironchefmiyagi13
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

ironchefmiyagi13, May 07, 2013
Photo of nickfl
4.33/5  rDev +9.1%

A - Pours with two fingers of off-white foam on top of a clear, amber-brown body. The head settles fairly quickly but leaves decent lace.

S - A complex aroma of molasses, brown sugar, plums, and a hint of chocolate.

T - Dark bread, burnt caramel, and molasses. Fruity notes of red apple, plum, and licorice come out in the middle, with a finish of burnt sugar, fruit, and a touch of chocolate.

M - Medium-thick body, moderate carbonation, and a somewhat sweet finish.

D - Really nice. Complex, fruity and dark, this is probably the best american brewed example of the style I have had.

nickfl, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of kylehay2004
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%

A: very thin head on a clear deep amber body.

S: candy sugar, caramel and generic dark fruit. Aroma is good, just not strong rough for me.

T: very malty with lots of lots of candy and brown sugar and dark fruit with mostly fig and plum. Molasses and caramel notes. Malts are bready.

M: medium chewy body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: nice quad. Not too sweet which is something that usually turns me off from other quads I have had. I would like more dark fruit from this one though.

kylehay2004, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of TheLevi4000
4/5  rDev +0.8%

TheLevi4000, Mar 09, 2013
Southampton Abbot 12 from Southampton Publick House
89 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.