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Unplugged Abt - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

292 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 27
Gots: 47 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  9.75% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Belgian Dark Candi Sugar encourages the decadence of rum, raisin dark chocolate and sherry like fruit tones to conspire happily in almost 20° Plato.

(Beer added by: beerwolf77 on 08-02-2010)
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-02-2013 22:56:11 | More by coldmeat23
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SrMonkey

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-18-2013 15:40:38 | More by SrMonkey
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-15-2013 01:33:42 | More by egrace84
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-12-2013 21:56:02 | More by ajzy
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CelticAleMan

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-09-2013 23:26:27 | More by CelticAleMan
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -2.1%

Thanks to paco1029384756 for this one a while back.

Pours a nice fluffy almost 1 finger head thick and creamy but fades semi quick over semi clear cranberry maroon reddish brown color.

NOse starts with sweet malts, candy aromas, reddish toasty candy malts, candi sugar, toffee, caramel, a bit of a fermented apple pie aroma with soured apples, lots of Belgian esters and light phenols with a bit of booze, some nutty, nice brown malts, little candy bar aroma.

Taste starts with more candy, toffee, nutty, caramel a plenty, candy bar flavors, even a little candi syrup. Then sweet malts, crystal malts, belgian brown malts, sweet toasty brown malts, quite sweet overall. Booze comes in lightly but brings some appley esters as well as light phenols, a bit of a soud apple flavor too.Dried dark fruits, fig, raisin, candied nuts, etc. finish is still fairly sweet, lots of lingering candy malts and sweeteners, mild bitterness, booze starts warming more and more.

Mouth is med bodied, some warming booze that gets tingly.

Overall meh. nothing special, lots of candy and not much else, not really even Belgian style, some esters and phenols with the booze but they don't even seem to blend well. All the characters of the beer were good, but just seemed like the flavors didn't merge as well as they could have, I don't know what it was but the beer just didn't seem as good as the profile makes it.

05-06-2013 12:49:37 | More by jlindros
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-26-2013 06:58:21 | More by Kelp
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Bowers-Brew

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-21-2013 22:18:51 | More by Bowers-Brew
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zrab11

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-26-2013 23:46:26 | More by zrab11
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smogfood

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-26-2013 15:58:03 | More by smogfood
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-24-2013 02:03:10 | More by Sparky44
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wmobley

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-13-2013 20:34:39 | More by wmobley
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-13-2013 05:09:55 | More by Zachtheporter
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Stevengklein

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-13-2013 03:55:39 | More by Stevengklein
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-10-2013 18:29:02 | More by spycow
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ChefHopMeister

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-09-2013 23:04:52 | More by ChefHopMeister
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-03-2013 15:18:49 | More by drummermattie02
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jegross2

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

02-19-2013 05:19:45 | More by jegross2
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-05-2013 03:52:48 | More by derkfromwi
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GPHarris

Alabama

3.91/5  rDev +1%

2010 vintage

a - poured a 1/2 finger thick bubbly, light tan head into a snifter that dissipated quickly to a thin ring and disappeared halfway through the beer. the body was a dark ruby red to purple color.
s - rum, belgian candi sugar, dark fruit aromas of plums and raisins.
t - sherry, plums, grapes, raisins with a rum burn in the finish.
m - medium and slick.
o - nice quad, not up to belgian standards but very interesting sipper.

01-23-2013 16:25:44 | More by GPHarris
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-18-2013 05:33:48 | More by beernads
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MordorMongo


3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-13-2013 23:56:42 | More by MordorMongo
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +11.9%

A - Dark red-brown with a thin finger of frothy tannish head. Fades fairly quickly.

S - Dark caramel malts, candi sugars, fig, raisins, other dark fruits, Belgian yeast, clove, spices, and a bit of booze.

T - Sweet caramel malts, Belgian candi sugars, fig, plum, raisins, other dark fruits, Belgian yeast, clove, other spices, some booze.

M - Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth and a touch thick with a warming and sweet finish.

D - Very nice Quad. Great mouthfeel and overall balance. Great example of the style.

01-10-2013 04:08:13 | More by ngeunit1
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-08-2013 02:04:45 | More by AlexFields
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-17-2012 18:18:53 | More by stereosforgeeks
Unplugged Abt from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.