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Harpoon Leviathan - Quad - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
83
good

278 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 15
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Leviathan Quad was fermented with a blend of two traditional Trappist yeasts. A mixture of two-row pale malts, caramel malts, and special aromatic malts gives the Quad its richness and texture. The subtle hop flavor imparted from Brewer’s Gold hops lingers in the background and provides just enough bitterness to balance the malt sweetness. The addition of imported Belgian Dark Candi Syrup rounds out the beer, giving the Quad its full body and deep auburn color. Expect notes of honeyed dry fruit with peppery phenols in the aroma, a velvet-like mouthfeel, and a superbly drinkable beer.

44 IBU

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-02-2009)
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Reviews by BeerForMuscle:
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BeerForMuscle

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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Super dark, ruby brown, barely any light getting through. No head ontop. Just a faint lacing from the pour.

S - Smells of sweet candy sugar and caramel. Some dark sugar and tangy yeast with a backdrop of alcohol mixed in.

T - Tastes sweet and tangy. Dark bitter fruit rind. Some tangy Belgian yeast present. Dark fruit sugars and tart-sweet alcohol. Malt sweetness and toffee notes too.

M - Pretty well balanced quad, the alcohol isnt too pungent even at almost 12%. Clean, semi dry finish.

O - Not bad but seems a bit young and not completely harmonious.

Serving type: on-tap

05-09-2011 22:43:02 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Harpoon Leviathan - Quad from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
83 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.