Quad | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
weyerbacher.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.80%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Todd on 10-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,148
Reviews:
554
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
13.09%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
196
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,148 |  Reviews: 554
Photo of tmbgnicu
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheHopsman
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobAM
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another fine brew from Weyerbacher

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Photo of drdiesel9483
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

look - dark hazy auborn brown color with no real head or lacing.
smell - booze, fig, plum and caramel.
taste - pretty boozy with the sweet caramel and dark fruit. slight plum more fig.
feel - fairly thin with slight carbonation
overall - pretty good but not my favorite.

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Photo of Dhyan
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of seedyone
4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From bottle at home. As a fan of the Weyerbacher family of idiot titles this was no surprise. Easy to drink is the first thing that comes to mind & at 11.8% caution should be applied. Sweet, but not too sweet. Fruit galore, but the grain comes through. Not much of a head, but what little there is lingers with a sparse lacing. I could drink this all night & since I'm already home, I just might.

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Photo of manfromanotherplace
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marraybay
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Look: Honied amber. Noticeable lacing.

Smell: Vinous fruit.

Taste: Very wine-like sweetness upfront that mingles with pronounced booze.
Occasionally sense a little tartness at the finish, but it doesn't consistently
present.

Feel: The booze is a little warm / prickly at times.

Overall: Pretty intense pour. Found it to be a bit of a two-dimensional
tug-of-war between syrupy sweetness and booze.

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Photo of Mightyspan
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Irish57
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AndreRus
4.88/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Griggsy
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of creellimit
4.74/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TimBell
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shnanign
3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rypkr
4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bigblock0118
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrStiffington
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MacMalt
4.09/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into snifter glass. It pours a cola-brown color with a thin, khaki-colored head and lacing. It smells of raisin, plum, fig, malt, and caramel. The taste is a rich combination of dark fruit, brown sugar, caramel, malt, and spice. There is a slight sour/bitter taste at the finish. The flavors blend very nicely to create a pleasant taste experience. This ale is medium in body, moderate in carbonation, and the 11.8% ABV packs a wallop. Overall, this is a well-crafted, tasty Belgian Quad. It would be enjoyable pared with good meal or as a dessert beer. Weyerbacher is a very fine brewer and this offering doesn't disappoint.

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Photo of hopsputin
3.64/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a: deep ruby red color with some darker purple in there as well. pours with no head, only a very fine film up top. no surprise, given the abv

s: fig, raisin, date, prune, brown sugar, caramel, some fresh baked bread

t: it has some sweet dark fruits - raisins, plum, fig - upfront. there is a burst of sweet caramel malt and brown sugar & toffee behind that, big punch of sweetness in the malt backbone. then, following everything is a real big alcohol presence - you can taste & feel it

m: full mouthfeel, carbonation level is on par for the style: enough to feel some fizz on the back of the tongue, but not too much more

o: its not terrible, but i'm a bit disappointed. the style has some much potential for depth in the flavor, however this seems to lack some of the complexity that can make it great. i'm looking for more in the dark fruits area - the alcohol presence seems a bit overpowering on the back end because there is not enough in front of it. this beer is worth a try if you're curious and can get a single bottle, but there are better options out there

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Photo of jodybrutal
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisMyhre
3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Quad from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
3.82 out of 5 based on 1,148 ratings.
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