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Quad - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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86
very good

857 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 857
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.02%


Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-17-2001)
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BitterLover

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

No type of date on the bottle, but I know it's been in my fridge for more than a year. Brought a case of this back from a trip to PA, and it's about the last one. 12oz bottle poured into a Hoegaarden goblet.

A - I needn't have poured this one carefully, as there was almost no head, and what little head there was just vanished as if by magic. Deep amber color. Almost no discernable carbonation. Noticable amount of sediment that doesn't detract from the appearance.

S - Caramel, plums, brandied fruit.

T - Fruity and malty. Fermented pineapple followed quickly by a front and center alcohol burn. Very little bitterness. Not a very complex Quad, but nice nonetheless.

M - The tongue tingles from the alcohol! Not heavy, medium-bodied.

D - Sure, I could drink four or five of these in an evening ;-) That is, if I was an NFL linebacker with a metabolism like a blast furnace. Even at 12%+ ABV, this Quad is easy to drink, but two a/night max for me! I've got to work tomorrow.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2007 03:07:36 | More by BitterLover
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Quad from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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