Figaro, Figaro, Figaro, FIIIGAAARO | Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
Texas, United States
buffbrew.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by champ103 on 08-31-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
64
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
13.13%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 64
Reviews by Labeorphile:
Photo of Labeorphile
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a wax sealed bottle into a Chimay chalice. Thick head that quickly settles. Dark, but not too dark in the body.

Not a whole lot going on in the nose. Smells somewhat like a quad, some dark fruits, some burnt smells, but that is about it.

Taste is better than I expected. Not very complex, but enjoyable and drinkable and hides the 11% ABV pretty well.

Body is a little thin.

All this adds up to a relatively enjoyable beer, smooth and drinkable, but not as much flavor as I would like. Tough to drink a whole one and stay composed, so best to split with a friend.

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Photo of Tiernan
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Ben7773
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Dello
4.24/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Plum and grape fruity notes with a not-too-sweet caramel taste throughout.

Don't really get a fig taste, and the flavor is not extremely memorable.

However, this brew does a great job of delivering a big beer without a heavy alcohol taste. It could be a sessionable big beer (for people with higher alcohol tolerances)!

Also, it has a deep dark color and keeps decent head retention.

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Photo of chinchill
4.16/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared bomber bottle.

Rich flavor with a nice, but not overdone, fig contribution. Plenty of dark fruits and good complexity. Good bitter-sweet mix.

Overall: recommended.

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Photo of JamesStreet
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whatname
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of porter0209
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of BKotch
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of JamLand
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of BruceBruce
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of bccocx
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of GeoCait
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Alexanderthegreat
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Thanx4AllDaFish
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of gtermi
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FlyingKelly
4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of twiggamortis420
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle pours a surprisingly light brown color with a fairly small cap of off white head. Retention and lace are both unremarkable.

Nose is a nice combo of mildly chocolate malt, figs for sure, apples and leafy caramel. Maybe a little nutty yeast comes out as it warms.

Interesting flavor profile...nutty and fruity - fruitcake even. But the malts are incredibly light and do not provide enough rich caramel flavors. The figs really are profiled to excellence though...almost like sugar-covered figs with honey and dark rum drizzled on the top. Its a interesting beer, maybe not great, but very good. Unfortunately at nearly $15 a pop it will be hard to justify more bottles.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Beertroop
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of roblowther
4.12/5  rDev +15.1%

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Figaro, Figaro, Figaro, FIIIGAAARO from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
3.58 out of 5 based on 64 ratings.
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