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Quartier Rouge - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Quartier Rouge
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 4.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

The Quartier Rouge is a reddish hued Belgian-style Tripel flavored with grains of paradise and guarana seeds. It's the brainchild of our very own Engineering & Maintenance Departments (who helped make the brew)! Unfiltered and 100% keg conditioned...very tasty!

(Beer added by: Richardberg on 10-31-2010)
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

THECPJ, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of Richardberg
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - dark reddish amber, nearly brown, pink-tan fringes. Small white head disappears shortly after pouring.

S - syrupy caramel malt, a few floral notes, cherry, pear. There's a slightly exotic fruit I recognize from guarana-laced sodas, but can't say I would've picked it out without the hint from the menu. (Between this and the Palo Santo, they must be on a South American kick.)

T - pretty much like it smells. Sweetness doesn't start until it's halfway down, isn't cloying at all. Not super interesting either, aside from the guarana...if anything, seems right at home. A little booze is detectable but never gets in the way.

M - moderate to heavy especially for the style. A little oily. Where it really shines is stickiness. Really clings to the tongue; finish is surprisingly dry considering the taste.

D - not really my thing but must admit it's well done. At over 9%, something this agreeable could be downright dangerous if released into production.

Richardberg, Oct 31, 2010
Quartier Rouge from Dogfish Head Brewery
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.