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Barrel Fermented Quad - Perennial Artisan Ales

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 16
Avg: 3.81
pDev: 15.49%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States | website

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) | 14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: Jason on 08-22-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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The beer comes in a dark brown, almost black color with a thin ring of a head.

The aroma exudes barrel character of sweet and dense oak barrel. It's really sweet with some vanilla and bursting dark fruit notes. A good note of booze in there.

The flavor follows with sugary raisins, date, plum, fig with a medium body and then a hit of alcohol in the back. This mingles with oak and sweet vanilla notes.

This beer is quite big and boozy, but there's a nice sweetness, fruit character, and tons and tons of barrel character.

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Barrel Fermented Quad from Perennial Artisan Ales
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.