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Figaro, Figaro, Figaro, FIIIGAAARO - Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 59
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: n/a
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
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Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: champ103 on 08-31-2013

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Reviews: 8 | Hads: 59
Reviews by Labeorphile:
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3.25/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a wax sealed bottle into a Chimay chalice. Thick head that quickly settles. Dark, but not too dark in the body.

Not a whole lot going on in the nose. Smells somewhat like a quad, some dark fruits, some burnt smells, but that is about it.

Taste is better than I expected. Not very complex, but enjoyable and drinkable and hides the 11% ABV pretty well.

Body is a little thin.

All this adds up to a relatively enjoyable beer, smooth and drinkable, but not as much flavor as I would like. Tough to drink a whole one and stay composed, so best to split with a friend. (579 characters)

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22 oz bottle pours a surprisingly light brown color with a fairly small cap of off white head. Retention and lace are both unremarkable.

Nose is a nice combo of mildly chocolate malt, figs for sure, apples and leafy caramel. Maybe a little nutty yeast comes out as it warms.

Interesting flavor profile...nutty and fruity - fruitcake even. But the malts are incredibly light and do not provide enough rich caramel flavors. The figs really are profiled to excellence though...almost like sugar-covered figs with honey and dark rum drizzled on the top. Its a interesting beer, maybe not great, but very good. Unfortunately at nearly $15 a pop it will be hard to justify more bottles. (682 characters)

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Figaro, Figaro, Figaro, FIIIGAAARO from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
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