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Wedge XII - Wedge Brewing Company

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 6
Avg: 3.42
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Wedge Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: charlzm on 01-02-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

In the style of the strongest monastic beers (Quad). This ale is a reason for the description “Liquid Bread”. We use Belgian Malts, Styrian Golding hops, and very dark Belgian candy syrup combined with a fruity and somewhat spicy Belgian Yeast Strain.
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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 6
4.13/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Growler from Appalachian Vintner. 3/16/14. Very good representation of the style. Nice lacing. Candied sugar, dark fruit. Sweet, but not cloying. High drinkability for the ABV.

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2.6/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Consumed at the brewery on December 30th, 2013.

Very dark, murky caramel color. Only a tiny rime of head.

No aroma (maybe served too cold?).

Sweet. Cinnamon and yeasty dark bread. Some toffee, anise. Sweet.. Did I mention sweet? Treads a fine line between too sweet and sickeningly sweet.

Some carbonation tingle but also slightly watery.

I've never had Westvleteren 12 (which this beer is allegedly a tribute to), but it must be better than this to have such a legendary reputation.

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Wedge XII from Wedge Brewing Company
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