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Baby Tree - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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88
very good

686 Ratings
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Ratings: 686
Reviews: 343
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 59
Gots: 87 | FT: 2
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Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Quadrupel with dried plums.

This beer is no longer brewed with dried plums as of June '11 batch.

(Beer added by: twelvsies on 04-21-2009)
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Salty Pig in Boston. 10oz serving in a Boulevard Glass.

A- Darkish mahogony cherry brown with just over two fingers of white foamy head that has nice retention and leaves layered lacing. Decent carbonation. Definitely a little bit lighter then your average quad.

S- Pears, apples, plums, grapes, bubble gum, very fruity. Decent aroma strength, pleasant smell but a little bit too much of a fruity bubble gum smell.

T- Pears, apples, plums, some grapes, bubble gum, lightly bitter finish with an aftertaste of fruits. Very fruity like smell, but again just a little bit too much like bubble gum. Otherwise fairly well balanced.

M- Medium bodied, decent carbonation, nice drinkability.

O- This was an interesting quad that definitely wasn't like your typical quad. This definitely had a lot more fruitiness going on which I liked, but it just reminded me a little bit too much of bubble gum. I enjoyed drinking it and recommend trying it out, just don't expect it to be nearly as good as some of those Belgian Quads. Definitely an interesting and unique try.

Serving type: on-tap

12-11-2012 01:03:29 | More by jaasen64
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S - The nose is dark fruit and sweet.
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A gorgeous looking mahogany brown-amber with reddish hues and a modest off-white head that fades some but does not disappear.

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Poured into tulip

A: Pours a deep mahogany with hints of ruby when held to light with a large, creamy, khaki, 3 finger head

S: Fruity and musty attic aromas, with hints of earth and clove.

T: Rich plum, apricot, and cherry flavors up front with slight funky Belgian yeast tones underneath. Barnyard flavors are there, but very subtle. Very little in the way of hops, but a slight old-world hop bitterness lasts in the finish along with black cherry tones.

M: Slightly viscous body with mild to low carbonation.

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Baby Tree from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
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