Teppistenbier | White Pony Microbrewery

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4.19/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
White Pony Microbrewery
Italy
whiteponymicrobrewery.com

Style: Belgian Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by newton99 on 04-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,108
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
24
pDev:
11.93%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
4
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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by mmilyko:
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

More User Reviews:
Photo of -DF-
3.77/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stephenlee
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of biboergosum
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle - wow, this Italian contract brewery sure likes the big-boy brews, eh?

This beer pours a murky, dark orange-brick brown colour, with three fingers of puffy, finely foamy, and somewhat bubbly beige head, which leaves a bit of approaching island landmass lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells of bready and doughy caramel malt, earthy Belgian yeast, muddled dark orchard fruit (maybe some plums and besotted raisins), gritty honey, and a small suggestion of herbal and spicy noble hops. The taste is grainy and bready caramel malt, some lesser biscuity toffee sweetness, honeyed crackers, a sort of pithy yeastiness, hints of chocolate and vanilla, still hard to pin down dark fruity notes, and more rather understated leafy, herbal, and mildly floral hop bitters.

The carbonation is quite meek in its low-fi frothiness, the body a decent medium weight, and generally smooth, with a wee airy creaminess sneaking in as things warm up a tad. It finishes sweet, the various sugary elements in a sort of Mexican stand-off.

Overall, this is a fairly well-rendered version of the style - it's sweet, yes, but from enough different vectors that a certain complexity arises, and you just don't really notice the sugary essences all that much. Easy to drink for its near 23-proof wowee sauce quotient, and enjoyable as a nice little sipper.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.85/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Opaque, dark brown color with beige, creamy head. Aroma has belgian yeast character with raisins and booze. Taste starts sweet, with dried fruits and caramel, also a slight fruity tartness, but finishes on more balanced tone, getting a bit of roasty bitterness. Body is medium to heavy and has a medium carbonation. Fortunately, the booze is not as noticeable in the taste. Overall this is a pretty well made quad but doesn't really stand up to the greats of the style.

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Photo of desint
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of eric5bellies
3.04/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of BelgianBeerChef
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Frederic
5/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of darktronica
3.78/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours with very little head, consistent with the low carbonation to come. Standard quad territory on the nose, but with emphasis on prune and plum, vanilla and brown sugar. A bit more complexity as it warms, but nothing really standing out besides the low carbonation that leaves something to be desired.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robotic_being
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beerassault
4.8/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

3 small bottles shared with friends, all the same thought: this is a barleywine. dangerous drinkable and nicely balanced, extreme full body. taste of caramel, special malts, belgian yeast, burnt sugar, herbs, dark honey, dried fruits, estery notes, spicy, very complex, great flavour, a bit more expensive than normal belgian beers, but very good.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerobserver
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of samEBC
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of barleywineale
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

amber brown, persistent foam. sweet aroma of ripe dark fruits, chocolate and caramalt. soft but full body. caramalt, brown sugar, toffee, ripe fruits, plum, chocolate.

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Photo of andrebtg
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of dcmchew
3.81/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gasp262
4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BartMcStout
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of newton99
4.88/5  rDev +16.5%

330 ml bottle

Appearance: dark brown beer with light brown foam

Smell: caramel, dark fruits, honey, herbs, red fruits.

Taste: warm malts, soft spicy and herbal, dark fruits and dried fruits, toffee and hops in the aftertaste. No alchool.

Mouthfeel: extreme full body.

Really drinkable. Extreme barleywine!

Serving type: bottle

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Teppistenbier from White Pony Microbrewery
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 24 ratings