Brewery – Brau Brothers Brewing Company, Lucan, Minnesota
Beer – Barrel Aged Belgian Style Quad Ale
Style – Quadrupel aged in Templeton Rye Whiskey barrels
ABV – 11.5%
Color – Somewhere between brown and red with a light tan head
Aroma – Caramel, chocolate, cherries, whiskey, oaky spice, potent alcohol
Flavor – Mild cocoa, vanilla, toffee, tutti frutti bubble gum, honey, whiskey, alcohol
Verdict – Holy complex beer, Batman! But, in a totally great way. I had to sniff and sniff and sniff to pick up a different and specifically distinctive aromas each time. Then, I had to sip and sip and sip to pick out all the unique flavors. I love beers that make me work and think hard. This is a definite winner in my book!