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Sweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad Ale - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad AleSweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

85 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 37
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ugaterrapin on 02-20-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 85 | Reviews: 63 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by PhillipJFry:
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PhillipJFry

Korea (South)

4.63/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured this into a Westmalle goblet. It shows as a deep red/brown color with a light creamy head. The head stays around and spreads itself unevenly across the surface of the beer.

Smells particularly strong. However, the booze is offset by a number of fruits - they vie for contention but I am not getting dominant odors from one in particular. Lots of brown sugar and tons of lighter spices to round the beer out.

Fruits and malt disguise whatever alcohol is lurking in this monster. At 11% that is no easy task. The brown sugar and other spices keep it well balanced.

Mouthfeel is great.

Drinkability is exceptional for a beer this high in alcohol. If I had bought more than one bottle, I could see myself losing track of my intake very easily.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2010 04:36:05 | More by PhillipJFry
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

04-30-2014 21:58:46 | More by Kegatron
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-15-2014 01:45:37 | More by Keith_R
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.74/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2010 22 oz bottle.

Pours a dark brownish amber with a thin film of light tan head and a thick ring of small bubbles. Sweet nose of plum, grape, bubblegum, candi sugar and light yeast. Medium thick body with light carbonation and a clean fruity finish. Plum, dark fruit skin, green apple and sweet chocolate dominate flavor. Not quite as complex as the best of the style, and getting a little muddled with age, but still enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 17:51:42 | More by yourefragile
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-21-2013 19:48:52 | More by WOLFGANG
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GABrew

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2%

07-06-2013 00:25:10 | More by GABrew
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jucifer1818

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

04-12-2013 16:52:33 | More by jucifer1818
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michaeljstraub

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

03-15-2013 11:50:18 | More by michaeljstraub
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

03-12-2013 16:41:48 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2%

12-09-2012 03:20:19 | More by GeezLynn
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sizemore84

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-03-2012 00:16:52 | More by sizemore84
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GregSVT

Texas

3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber into a tulip - thank you santa!

A: Pours a muddy brown with a decent light tan head that fades to a ring and leaves a tiny bit of lacing on the glass.

S: The nose is immediately sweet and fruity with nice notes of cherries, prunes, toffee, and a touch of grape. It's pretty in your face and lets you know what's to come.

T: The taste starts with the fruity elements in the form of grapes, cherries, figs, and moves to the estery yeast flavors from the belgian yeast.

M: The feel is medium bodied and creamy. The booze is a bit evident here as well which knocks the score down a bit.

O: This has potential but everything is a bit over the top. I bet after a few years this thing would be damn good. Should have sat on it longer...

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2012 04:11:22 | More by GregSVT
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

03-11-2012 16:08:48 | More by UltimateLivewire
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xHopHeadx

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2%

02-21-2012 17:44:31 | More by xHopHeadx
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Pencible

Virginia

3/5  rDev -26.5%

02-11-2012 19:32:55 | More by Pencible
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andymeadows

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

01-17-2012 20:50:37 | More by andymeadows
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

01-06-2012 19:04:03 | More by IrishColonial
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dowen44

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

12-21-2011 03:09:27 | More by dowen44
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jcone17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

12-09-2011 22:38:25 | More by jcone17
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a rather dark mahogany with an inch or so of foam; leaves quite a few strands of lace but doesn't have the classic Belgian look

Smell: Dates and figs, with a strong undertone of toffee

Taste: Dates and figs, up front, with almonds and toffee building by mid-palate; brown sugar and cinnamon spices enter, after the swallow, but the flavors fade into the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: As a Quad, the beer falls short and will not have the longevity one would expect from the style; it lacks the yeasty Belgian complexity and, in many ways, is more like a Barleywine than a Quad; still, it is an enjoyable brew, just not up there with the best examples of the style

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 01:35:53 | More by brentk56
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2%

11-26-2011 01:33:41 | More by Rochefort10nh
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev -26.5%

11-25-2011 21:12:14 | More by GRG1313
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

11-18-2011 05:06:08 | More by cadaugherty
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EasyReader

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

11-16-2011 21:15:39 | More by EasyReader
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kkrez

Colorado

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-14-2011 21:46:25 | More by kkrez
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Sweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.