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Wäls Quadruppel - Cervejaria Wäls

Wäls QuadruppelWäls Quadruppel

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

14 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.48%


Brewed by:
Cervejaria Wäls visit their website
Brazil

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Quadrupel aged in cachaça marinated wood chips.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 12-03-2009)
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srbcurti

Brazil

4.23/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 360ml bottle. Tasted on 1st april 2010.

This quad is better than some from the country of style's origin.
His color is cloudy dark brown and your head has little formation and duration.
The aroma is fruity and slightly alcoholic.
Your flavor is complex (as many others of his style) with emphasis on caramel
malt and dried fruits.
Sweet from the start to finish, balanced with a soft bitterness constant as well.
Full bodied with alcohol evident but well inserted.
A great overall that must be tasted carefully. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 18:38:25 | More by srbcurti
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Halcyondays

California

4.35/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From a 330 (I think) provided by DoubleJ, thanks again Jon,

A: Pours a medium red brown, tad hazy with a medium white head, nice look.

S: The nose is full of brown sugar and butterum, very attractive.

T: This is one sweet beer. Caramel, flan, brown sugar, with some date syrup. But amazingly it holds everything together and is never cloying. Just a delicious beverage.

M: Medium-bodied, smooth and creamy. No hint of the ABV.

O: Outstanding stuff, sweet without going over the top as so many New World quads tend to do.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2011 04:09:04 | More by Halcyondays
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funkybuddha

Florida

5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had an opportunity to try this while in vacation in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Have to say I was a little skeptical about getting a good Belgian beer in Brazil, when most of the beers I had while visiting were meant for drinking 10-20 while sitting on a beach.What an amazing discovery! Well balanced and delicious while hiding the fact that it was a monster at 11%. Flavors of vanilla and oak worked magic with this amazing quad. A total shame that we can't get this in the United States. Hopefully soon, if not, just another reason to come visit this great country.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2011 21:36:48 | More by funkybuddha
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DoubleJ

California

4.65/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wäls Trippel is an awesome beer, so naturally I was inclined to try the Quad. Suppodesly, this beer was aged with wood chips marinated in cachaça (Brazilian sugarcane rum). Also the first quad brewed in Brazil. 360 ml corked and caged bottle shared with my friend, on to the beer:

It´s a creamy brown color which leaves some solid lacing to the glass and sexy legs. One whiff of the aroma...and....big vanilla smacks you in the face. It is a huge aroma. We´re talking massive amounts of vanilla, truffles, butterscotch, creme brulee, sugar, chocolate, and a smack of fruit. And the alcohol is nowhere to be smelled.

The taste is a thing of beauty as well. It´s like drinking liquid truffles! Or those Cadbury chocolate eggs. The first thing that amazed me is how well the alcohol was hidden in this beer. It´s listed at 11% ABV, but is disguised to perfection. There´s no heat or harshness from it. There exists fruit, sugar, and buttersctoch notes in this beer. And it is so damn smooth, and easily quaffable for its size.

Man, oh man. Wäls has not only brewed an exceptional tripel, but also an exceptional quadrupel. Calling this brewery one of the best in Brazil is an insult; it´s time to put this brewery with the big boys. Sadly, with the limited distribution of this brewery, Wäls will remain a hidden treasure.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2009 03:06:52 | More by DoubleJ
Wäls Quadruppel from Cervejaria Wäls
92 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.