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Four Swords | Deep Ellum Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Texas, United States
deepellumbrewing.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by En29356 on 12-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,818
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
76
pDev:
8.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
24
Trade:
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Photo of stephens101
3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

First really big brew I've had from these guys, and really looking forward to it.

Poured at the source into a tulip just before a flash mob of sorority sisters descended on the place (I think there is a beer name in that sentence somewhere).

Color is dark brown with deep ruby hues. A few bubbles of tan froth sit to and fro. Smells of brown sugar and plum up front with some fusel alcohol following then notes of black grape and taffy. Rich and complex on the palate with more brown sugar, black grape, prune juice and taffy. Almost heavy, but not quite and definitely brings the heat.

Lenny Bruce is not afraid, and this beer is also not afraid.

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Photo of Bryan12345
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lawl3ss
3/5  rDev -25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtaylord
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryno3031
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldn00b
4.26/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice brown head with solid retention. Color of ruby and copper.

Nose of dark dried fruits, caramel.

Big malt forward, nice bitterness from a relatively tight carbonation. A touch boozy but not overpowering - leaves a bit of lingering warmth on the finish.

Solid mouthfeel and big body on this.

It's a really nice quad and feels like it was brewed in the same style as the trappists I've had. I bet the cab barrel aged version of this is fantastic.

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Photo of chrismattlin
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.6/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gatordaddy
4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FanbladeNoise
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Longhorn08
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Maxbtri
4.72/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BayouMafia
4.37/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deadliest
3.52/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GregoryP
4.27/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RobTheKnob
4.35/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dwreck
3.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Westyn
3.72/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Domvan
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cam12
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cacrockettman
3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of amvrana
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Four Swords from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 76 ratings
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