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Saucerful O' Secrets - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Saucerful O' Secrets
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 15
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ojclark on 02-19-2008)
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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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California

3/5  rDev -29.4%

11-16-2011 08:48:26 | More by RichBeer
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01001111

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Caramel

S: Caramel, toffee, chocolate, figs, light roast coffee, vanilla, oak, bourbon.

T: Everything that was present on the nose with some maple syrup.

M: Syrup.

O: This must be the ambrosia of ancient lore. Amazingly complex. Amazingly delicious.

Serving type: on-tap

03-09-2014 00:16:14 | More by 01001111
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Btip1969

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

06-29-2014 02:14:07 | More by Btip1969
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Joe_Mahma

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-19-2014 18:19:56 | More by Joe_Mahma
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neurobot01

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-17-2014 23:14:04 | More by neurobot01
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rollncalguy78

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-13-2014 03:34:18 | More by rollncalguy78
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ojclark

California

3.9/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft at the Toronado, 1/3/2008.

Pretty subtle aroma: winey with slight notes of dark malt and brown sugar. Poured deep brown with reddish highlights. Good clarity. Almost no head, aside from a ring of off-white. Flavors of plums and raisins mixed with a strong sweetness. A sweet brown sugar flavor quickly became apparent and lingered well into the finish. Some alcohol flavor, but less than I'd expect for such a big, viscous beer. Nice bitterness in the background became apparent as sweetness eventually faded. Full-bodied, moderately low carbonation. Nice alcohol warmth in the slightly sicky finish.

Interesting beer. Just a hair shy of being excessively sticky, sweet and cloying. Despite all that, somehow, it worked.

Serving type: on-tap

02-19-2008 02:39:38 | More by ojclark
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JoeySchlitz

Colorado

4.78/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the Firestone Night of the Ales. Pours a deep orange with a good inch of head that lasts to the bottom of the glass. Smells of raisins, figs, and has a good earthy quality. Tastes similar with fruity undertones and good carbonation. Could easily drink a pitcher of this but the distribution was limited. Overall a great beer but I do not think I will get a chance to try again due to limited availability.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2009 07:24:28 | More by JoeySchlitz
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California

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California

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California

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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2LBrew

California

4.95/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Volunteered at the AHA conference in San Diego and this was being poured at Paxtons session. It was the first beer and it was amazing. It was served at around 9am on Friday morning and it would go really well with some pancakes or french toast. The appearance was darker and the smell had a lot malt to it. The taste blew me away. Very good mouth feel. Would definitely like to have this again with some food.

Serving type: on-tap

06-25-2011 18:32:39 | More by 2LBrew
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KateMcN

California

4.72/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: reddish brown, clear, minimal head
S: malty, not as sweet or as big as the taste (but it was cold at the time, prob needed to open up)
T: oh, yum. i tasted vanilla, almonds, brown sugar, and above all, roasted toffee flavors. all i could think about was DESSERT
M: spicy, warm
D: i could tell it was (is) high in alcohol, but still extremely pleasant

had this on tap at my work... my friend/coworker and i don't usually love the sweeter, darker, sugary-roasted-dessert-ey beers, but this beer instantly won our hearts, goshdarnit. we had the brilliant idea that 'saucer' was destined to be a beer float. we plopped a scoop of vanilla ice cream in our glass, and WOW. yes, you should ridicule us for this. and yes, it was phenomenal.

Serving type: on-tap

04-09-2009 06:04:49 | More by KateMcN
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Saucerful O' Secrets from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.