DESTIHL Brewery – Quadrupel

DESTIHL Brewery - Quadrupel

DESTIHL BreweryQuadrupel

Belgian-Style Quadrupel Abbey Ale
ABV: 11.6%
IBU: 27
Bottled on: 7/29/15
Tasting on: 11/22/15
Glass: Snifter

Aroma: Overtones of dark fruit and cherry liqueur. Undertones of mild hops and subdued citrus. 8.5/10

Appearance: Rich amber with orange and ruby highlights. Off-white head with good retention for the style. Good clarity. 9/10

Flavor: Moderate medium roast malt in the beginning followed by dark fruit in the middle. Malt and brandy/rum in the end. Mild hop bitterness lingers in the end along with malt and a hint of cherry.  17.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body with low carbonation. Moderate alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Dark fruit and cherry flavors with moderate malt and just enough hops to provide a counter. 44/50

Final Score: 87% = B

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