Brewers' Cut Black Quadrupel | Real Ale Brewing Company

Brewers' Cut Black QuadrupelBrewers' Cut Black Quadrupel
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Brewers' Cut Black QuadrupelBrewers' Cut Black Quadrupel

Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by genitempo on 10-12-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 134 |  Reviews: 29
Photo of facundoCNB
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a dark brown almost black pour with a finger of head which quickly dissipated. tons of licorice on the nose, chocolate, raisins, brown sugar, molasses. i tend not to like quads because they are too sweet, but this is very well balanced overall.. the flavor is sweet up front and a tiny bit of booze makes its presence - tastes of raisins, prune, brown sugar, licorice, roasted grains, a bit of wooden flavor to it in the finish adds a touch of smokiness. medium in body on the heavy side with a good amount of carbonation makes this one pretty enjoyable each sip.

glad i got this in a surprise trade i did.. like i said, not a style i tend to like but for what it is, i like it.

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Photo of cestlavie
4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

Photo of brurevu
4.21/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The Black Quadrupel poured a very dark hazy brown with hints of ruby red. The aroma was dense with the signature Belgian yeast, dark fruits and sweet caramel malts. It had all the flavors of a deep rich Belgian quadrupel with the bubble gum yeast, dark fruits and spiciness to match. Hidden behind it all was some dark chocolate undertones and the sweet caramel malts. Definitely a lot going on in this thick and hearty brew that coated my palate with it’s creamy confection. I hope Real Ale takes this out of the Brewer’s Cut and makes it a regularly featured beer.

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of JuddRogers
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

One of my favorite dark Belgian style beers this year. Sad that it is a limited release.

This is my last bottle so it got a bit of ageing.

Poor: opaque black ale. little head.

smell: malt and more malt. yeasty. little citrus or pine from hops. Very much what I expect from the style.

taste: all malt, light hop. Dark fruit -- plum pudding or currants

mouth: smooth and creamy. Similar to Left Hand Milk Stout on nitro. But no nitro here.

Overall: Yum. More please?

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Dope
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Best by 10.08.13

A: Pours a deep dark brown with a big fluffy and fizzy light brown head. Head thins and fades away slowly with great head retention. Light, fluffy chunks of lacing left behind.

S: Big sweet dark fruits. Prunes, figs and some raisin. Plums even? Mild char with bits of chocolate. Caramel is notable along with some cloves.

T: More sweet dark fruits. Heavy and rich flavors contributed by the roasted malt. Gives it a charry, anise flavor with some bitter chocolate (just a hint). Sweet throughout with heavy caramel. Light acrid char in the finish, barely breaking free of the syrupy sweetness. Mild cloves and spices between sips.

M: Heavy body, lower carbonation, syrupy sweetness. Feels like lead in the belly.

O: A nice quad with the roasted malt providing a nice layer of complexity. Super sweet and super heavy, like drinking pure caramel at times. Tasty and enjoyable.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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5/5  rDev +25%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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5/5  rDev +25%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Brewers' Cut Black Quadrupel from Real Ale Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86.6% out of 100 with 134 ratings
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