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Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale

Valley Brew Decadence 12 Cuvee Speciale

Rated 3.580 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Valley Brewing Company

Stockton, CA, United States

Style:  Abbey Quadrupel

13% Alcohol by Volume

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A barrel aged version of our Decadence 12 Abbey style Quadrupple. We acquired a 56 year old Brandy Barrel from our most excellent friend Brian at Gallo. This oaken beast is the primo da primo of barrels. We have aged our Decadence 12 for 6 months for our first release and will age the bulk to a minimum of 1 year before the next release. Winner of a Bronze medal at the 2007 Bistro Barrel Festival.

ID: 28905 Last updated 12 years ago Added to database 15 years ago

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Overall Rank2128
Overall Percentile95.8
Style Rank33 of 227
Style Percentile85.5
Lowest Score4.4
Highest Score4.5
Average Score4.450
Weighted Score3.580
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • STOUTLOVER72 2327 reviews
    rated 4.5 14 years ago

    Aroma: 10 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 9

    NorCal Feb ’08 - Man. What another f’n fantastic creation by Steve. The man has a sincere desire to produce top quality beers and he does it consistantly. This beer is just crazy good.

    The beer pours out a copper orange/medium amber color with a nice light tan head. Aroma is multilayered with notes of caramel, dark fruits, vanilla, brandy, oak/wood and honeycomb (not the cereal). Flavors are caramel, brown sugar, toffee, subtle brandy, and honey. Again, simply an amazing beer. He took something already fantastic and made it better.

  • BEERGUY101 5022 reviews
    rated 4.4 15 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 10 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 9

    Tasted on tap at the 2007 Bistro West Coast Barrel Aged Beer Festival. This Belgian quad pours a medium amber color. Medium sized white foamy head. Aroma is bourbon, malts, touch of cherries, and some oak. Medium to full-bodied quad. The malts are fruity and caramel. Some tartness form cherries and pomegranates (?) balance the bourbon barrel flavors. Nice sweetness and fruitiness with the bourbon barrel flavors. I can still taste the Decadence 12 in this beer, but it has metamorphed into this incredible beer. NICE. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

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