Sweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad Ale | SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad AleSweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad Ale
BA SCORE
4.07/5
Exceptional
88 Ratings
Sweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad AleSweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
sweetwaterbrew.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ugaterrapin on 02-20-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
65
Ratings:
88
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of bdevilbullet
3.87/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 2010 22 ounce that had been cellared in a beer fridge for 7ish years.

I drank one of these when it was fresh years ago and the flavors have definitely mellowed and muddled over time. A tasty beer although not the best from this style that I have had. A relatively thick mouthfeel. Dark brown in color. Flavors include burnt sugar

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Photo of chinchill
3.78/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery.
Pours with a fine looking red-brown body topped by a decent head.
Rich and moderately complex aroma features wood and dark dried fruits.

Dark fruits in the flavor, as expected, but with a touch more hop flavor and bitterness than expected. Improved with some warming.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of yourefragile
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2010 22 oz bottle.

Pours a dark brownish amber with a thin film of light tan head and a thick ring of small bubbles. Sweet nose of plum, grape, bubblegum, candi sugar and light yeast. Medium thick body with light carbonation and a clean fruity finish. Plum, dark fruit skin, green apple and sweet chocolate dominate flavor. Not quite as complex as the best of the style, and getting a little muddled with age, but still enjoyable.

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Photo of WOLFGANG
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of GABrew
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jucifer1818
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of michaeljstraub
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of coreyfmcdonald
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of sizemore84
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of GregSVT
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber into a tulip - thank you santa!

A: Pours a muddy brown with a decent light tan head that fades to a ring and leaves a tiny bit of lacing on the glass.

S: The nose is immediately sweet and fruity with nice notes of cherries, prunes, toffee, and a touch of grape. It's pretty in your face and lets you know what's to come.

T: The taste starts with the fruity elements in the form of grapes, cherries, figs, and moves to the estery yeast flavors from the belgian yeast.

M: The feel is medium bodied and creamy. The booze is a bit evident here as well which knocks the score down a bit.

O: This has potential but everything is a bit over the top. I bet after a few years this thing would be damn good. Should have sat on it longer...

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Pencible
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of andymeadows
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of IrishColonial
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of dowen44
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of jcone17
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of brentk56
3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a rather dark mahogany with an inch or so of foam; leaves quite a few strands of lace but doesn't have the classic Belgian look

Smell: Dates and figs, with a strong undertone of toffee

Taste: Dates and figs, up front, with almonds and toffee building by mid-palate; brown sugar and cinnamon spices enter, after the swallow, but the flavors fade into the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: As a Quad, the beer falls short and will not have the longevity one would expect from the style; it lacks the yeasty Belgian complexity and, in many ways, is more like a Barleywine than a Quad; still, it is an enjoyable brew, just not up there with the best examples of the style

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of cadaugherty
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Sweetwater Dank Tank BSP Quad Ale from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 88 ratings