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Baby Tree - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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88
very good

698 Ratings
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Ratings: 698
Reviews: 345
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 60
Gots: 90 | 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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wc94wc

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

02-16-2014 04:21:03 | More by wc94wc
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chefdave37

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

02-10-2014 00:06:46 | More by chefdave37
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JoeMans

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

02-08-2014 21:43:47 | More by JoeMans
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zeledonia

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

02-08-2014 04:01:32 | More by zeledonia
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kaufmaal

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-07-2014 13:31:16 | More by kaufmaal
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lesdemonsamaporte

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-03-2014 16:17:50 | More by lesdemonsamaporte
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GuttaMane138

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

02-01-2014 14:51:16 | More by GuttaMane138
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Ohmmygawd

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

As recommended on the site, poured directly into the pretty things Stemmed glass and served cold.

A- Deep brown with hints of red with two fingers of head with a slightly cherry pink color.

S- Cherry, pine and a subtle bite.

T- Cherry and very slight plum taste forward. Light milk chocolate following and sweet following from oats.

M- Smooth and surprisingly light. Has a very clean finish.

O- Advertised as a spring beer it is very light for a quadruple.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 21:49:26 | More by Ohmmygawd
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

01-27-2014 23:14:53 | More by discharmingly
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JLT

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

01-20-2014 18:19:57 | More by JLT
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ADZA

Australia

3.2/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ok time for a quad and it pours a chestnut hue with the creamiest three finger head and lacing everywhere,the smell is brown sugar,sweet plums and candi sugar,the mouthfeel is full bodied but a touch syrupy roasted caramel,brown sugar,dark plums and finished with a candi sugar sweetness and overall for me it's just too sweet for a proper abbey ale instead of tasting like liquid bread it comes across more of liquid Xmas pudding and not my sort of quad cheers.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 13:33:01 | More by ADZA
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mverity

Florida

4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear medium brown with almost no head. Thinnest of light tan collars. Aroma is of toffee, medium malt sweetness and a healthy indistinct nutty-fruit. Taste is deep fruit, medium malt and woody-nuttiness. Kinda thin body, with medium to low carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 20:29:54 | More by mverity
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at The Blind Tiger in NYC.

Pours a hazy, walnut brown, with a 1.5 inch head, and a little bit, not much, lacing down the glass.

Smells like dark fruits, some indistinguishable spicing (I'm really bad at picking out spices in beers) and some Belgian fruity esters.

The taste is similar. The booze doesn't really show at all, which is nice. The taste reminds me a bit of some sort of dark jam- a little bit of cherry or raisin, some spicing, and some Belgian yeast. Maybe a little bit of chocolate, I don't know why that would be in there, so maybe I'm imagining it.

Medium to full bodied, creamy mouthfeel, pretty drinkable despite the ABV.

This was a good quad for sure, I'm really liking all that I've tried from Pretty Things.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2013 06:21:58 | More by GreesyFizeek
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-25-2013 01:05:20 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Blurose1111

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-22-2013 04:49:53 | More by Blurose1111
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ElijahRivera

New York

4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass. Bottled on: March 2013. Consumed on: October 16, 2013.

A- Big, fluffy, light tan head slowly recedes to a respectable layer of foam. Very deep, dark brown body with garnet highlights. Mostly opaque, but, when held up o the light, streams of carbonation can be seen lazily rising to the surface.

S- Sweet, boozy, fruity, yeasty, something spicy and vaguely clove-like. The herbal hops and sweet malts play second fiddle to all the yeasty, estery, phenolic aromas. However, all the aromas play well together and interact to create a rich, complex bouquet.

T- Chalky, complex, a little sweet, and a lot of yeast and dark stone fruit flavors. An herbal/earthy hop bitterness kicks in toward the end, and hits the back of my throat.

M- Very full, creamy, and smooth bodied. However, it finishes very crisp leaving behind a balancing bitterness, a slight warming sensation, but no residue on my tongue.

O- A fantastic quad. I just had St. Bernadus Abt 12 last night, and Baby Tree is comparable and worthy of being mentioned in the same sentence. Admittedly, it is not as quintessential as St. Bernardus Abt 12, but it is more approachable. Certainly worthy of another go around in the future.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 03:05:44 | More by ElijahRivera
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dar482

New York

3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a dark brown color, hazy and some red coming through in the light, with a bit of fluffy white head.

The aroma has a nice dark fruit of prune, dried cherries, plum. It then moves onto a good amount of almost tartness, tons of phenolic character and spiciness. Definitely Belgian yeast and breadiness.

The flavor moves onto lots dark fruit again, dark cherry, plum, prunes. It then has a toffee and dark sugary sweetness, but generally not a very sweet beer for the style, and then lots of pepper and spice drying on the finish.

A well done beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 04:28:50 | More by dar482
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fellowrs

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

12-18-2013 22:24:16 | More by fellowrs
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Lebzilla

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-09-2013 16:48:50 | More by Lebzilla
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-08-2013 19:25:08 | More by twenty5
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-06-2013 04:17:24 | More by PatGreer
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Pdrufo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-06-2013 01:31:30 | More by Pdrufo
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cburns48

Vermont

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-30-2013 23:30:38 | More by cburns48
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sunofneurot

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

11-30-2013 05:35:33 | More by sunofneurot
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SnacksGarces

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.3%

11-27-2013 15:16:45 | More by SnacksGarces
Baby Tree from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
88 out of 100 based on 698 ratings.