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The End Of Reason - Gigantic Brewing Company

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The End Of Reason
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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gigantic Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dirtyskunk on 02-11-2013)
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-23-2014 00:21:00 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle ordered from BeerShip.com. 9.49. No bottle date but if this site is correct, it was a one time release in early 2013. Served in a goblet.

Pours a ruddy mahogany with a finger and a half of yellowish tan head. The bubbles slowly fade to a thin halo and leave only ocassional dots of lace.

Smells of dark fruit, caramel, bready malts, brown sugar and a fairly mild Belgian yeast.

Taste follows the nose. Figs, plums, brown sugar, raisin bread, caramel, chocolate, toast, apple skins, woodsy note, clove, earthy tobacco, a little leather and some booze back there popping in and out between everything else. A pretty good blend overall.

Creamy medium body with soft but ample carbonation. Just a tad thin for the style. Dark fruit, caramel, chocolate and mild yeast linger in the long aftertaste.

A petite quad, eh? Fairly complex and hitting all the typical stylistic notes at somewhere around seventy to eighty percent. An enjoyable brew for sure but I'd probably prefer if they'd boost it to a full blown quad.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 00:17:20 | More by ThickNStout
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-30-2014 06:40:01 | More by KevMo84
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bernat1971

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-15-2014 23:25:18 | More by bernat1971
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-23-2013 21:26:35 | More by Kelp
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a chalice, the beer is a hazy, opaque, dark caramel-amber coloring with a filmy, sparse, light, off-white surface coating of head. Aromas of rich, sweet toffee, tangy caramel, vanilla highlights, date, fig, woody notes, and some earthy notes. Very rich and sweet nose. Flavors are very tangy sweet forward, almost sugary, with hints of booze throughout. Caramel, date, fig, nut, and hints of chocolate blast the forward tongue, but the tangy sweetness blows everything else away. You do start to get some woody and earthy notes underlying the sweetness, and a little bit of building warmth from the slightly elevated ABV. Mid-bodied, but almost too light for the flavor profiles. The aftertaste is so cloyingly sweet, with the tangy caramel continuing it's reign of dominance over your taste buds. Slick, slightly oily finish, with a lingering cloying feel. This seems a bit out of balance, for me, for the style. Tasty, but could use some tweaking.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 22:47:35 | More by GarthDanielson
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Kylemif

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

10-03-2013 20:05:19 | More by Kylemif
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msubulldog25

Oregon

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-06-2013 05:22:52 | More by msubulldog25
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kmeyer45

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +22%

08-02-2013 15:28:19 | More by kmeyer45
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Hobbit

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-02-2013 02:48:15 | More by Hobbit
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-23-2013 00:27:08 | More by bluckbeyes
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Stiffler

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-26-2013 03:57:55 | More by Stiffler
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TobiasG

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

06-24-2013 05:05:23 | More by TobiasG
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twelveinches

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-13-2013 06:02:15 | More by twelveinches
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praxis16

Oregon

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-08-2013 09:47:55 | More by praxis16
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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-26-2013 16:27:57 | More by claspada
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-06-2013 20:03:38 | More by mkennedy119
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-02-2013 22:44:08 | More by xnicknj
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casapy

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-29-2013 01:21:46 | More by casapy
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harrymel

Washington

2.59/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Bottled: unk

Pours a rye bread brown with a etched surface of toasted cream foam. Smells of wood, hazelnuts, some grain, some flour, a bit of prune. Bitter, with some toasted grains, some dry charred character, a little bit of clove and alcohol. Medium on thin with moderate carb and a wet finish. Not very good.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 05:23:51 | More by harrymel
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-18-2013 05:41:46 | More by Kopfschuss
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Nostradamus flute glass. Pours a dark mahogany brown with a fine half finger light tan head with good retention and lacing. Mild aroma of caramel malt, dark stone fruit, slight alcohol. Flavor is a subdued sweet caramel malt, dark dried fruit, nuts, Belgian spicing, slightly earthy. Finish is a bit bland, but malty. Nice medium body with some creaminess. The sweetness and flavor components make this lean more towards a Scotch ale than a Belgian, although there are some Belgian yeast and spicing elements here. Interesting, but not noteworthy.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 02:34:49 | More by LiquidAmber
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thebeerbeast

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

04-14-2013 21:09:15 | More by thebeerbeast
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Reswald

Alaska

4/5  rDev +8.4%

04-12-2013 23:29:35 | More by Reswald
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BeerOps

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.4%

04-07-2013 20:21:08 | More by BeerOps
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The End Of Reason from Gigantic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.