Black Dog Quad – Red Collar Brewing

From Red Collar Brewing in Kamloops in the Okanagan comes their “Black Dog Quad” a one year anniversary ale.  The beer pours a deep brown colour with a small tan head but not a lot of carbonation.  The aroma consists of dark fruits, brown and candied sugar, sweetness and maybe a hint of grapes but I am not sure.  The aroma also has a hint of booze but not a lot.  The flavour is huge and includes dark fruits, plums, grapes, black cherry, anise, brown and candied sugar, cinnamon, toffee, sweetness, mild hops bite and a mild booze finish.  The beer comes in at a big 11.69% alcohol with and IBU of 35.  To say this beer was a good beer is a serious understatement.  This bottle conditioned beer is one to be sought out if you like a good Belgian style Quad!

Commercial Description:  Black Dog Quad is a bottle conditioned, lightly carbonated ale brew3ed in the Trappist style.  Best served at 14c, decanted from height into your favourite tulip glass.  This bottle will benefit from and extended stay in your cellar.  Please enjoy responsibly.

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