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Dragonmead Armageddon Grand Cru - Dragonmead Microbrewery

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Dragonmead Armageddon Grand CruDragonmead Armageddon Grand Cru

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BA SCORE
88
very good

34 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.31%
Wants: 18
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dragonmead Microbrewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-20-2004)
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Reviews by FtownThrowDown:
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FtownThrowDown

Ohio

4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked this bottle up on a recent trip through Michigan.
Pours a dark amber in color. There's a little bit of a frothy head that forms on the pour. But is quickly gone.
Smell is candy sugar, with a little bit of smoke and peat.
Taste is more of the candy sugar. Lots more smoke and huge malts. This is a bruiser of a beer. The alcohol is hidden quite nicely, but believe me, it's there. Very full and easy drinking. Incredibly smooth and creamy in the mouthfeel. Carbonation is a bit lite, but it works. Good beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2009 03:03:44 | More by FtownThrowDown
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Has a murky copper color with a healthy white foam. Smells yeasty sweet. Tastes of honey, not too sweet. The bottom begins to taste a bit sickly sweet. Not as good as most tripels I’ve had (I would expect quadrupels to be a notch above tripels, but maybe that's ignorance), but this is still pretty tasty.

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3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle into chalice, no bottle dating(but likely well over a year old). Pours extremely hazy dark reddish brown color with a fairly dense 1 finger off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Some slight spotty lacing on the glass, with a small amount of carbonation streaming up. Cork did not pop after opening, I have a feeling this is pretty aged; though I did seem to get some decent carbonation. Aromas of prune, raisin, fig, molasses, caramel, toast, candi sugar, toffee, clove, earth, pepper, biscuit, and light yeast spices. Pretty nice aromas with good balance and complexity; a little cloying sweet smelling. Taste of prune, raisin, cherry, toast, caramel, molasses, biscuit, clove, earth, toffee, light chocolate, candi sugar, light pepper, and yeast spiciness. Lingering notes of dark fruit, caramel, toffee, clove, earth, toast, biscuit, and yeast spices on the finish for a good bit. Good flavor balance and complexity; with minimal cloying sweetness. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a fairly slick and creamy mouthfeel that is good(with just enough carbonation to make it fit the style). Alcohol is very well hidden at 11% with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very enjoyable Belgian quad style. Nice flavor balance and complexity; and very smooth to sip on for the gravity. Well done.

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4.22/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: Copper bodied brew with an off white head. Good Lacing.

Smell: Lots of big dark fruits. Spiciness from the yeast and sweet malts.

Taste: Raisins, plum, and figs. Brown sugar and caramel malts. Mild alcohol bite.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and smooth. Full bodied beer with moderate carbontion.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Thanks to Derek for sending this beer my way.

A: The beer pours amber-copper in color with a sizable off-white head.

S: A weird citrus aroma to it along with some definite cardboard notes. Toffee and caramel sweetness along with some dark fruits and a bit of spice and yeast.

T: This is sort of cidery. Lots of apple and orange peel flavor. Certainly some cardboard, too. Sweet toffee and brown sugar, a little bit of dark fruits, too. Spices, yeast, and metal round out the flavor.

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Dragonmead Armageddon Grand Cru from Dragonmead Microbrewery
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