Another complex brew from Deschutes, this Quad is brewed with pomegranate and has 16.5% aged in oak wine barrels and 16.5% aged in oak rye whiskey barrels. Sounds crazy, right? Well, it kinda is. The nose is complex and heady, its warmth heightened by sweet spice and vanilla notes as well as some green apple and floral accents. The earthiness continues in the full mouth, with flavors of pomegranate, baking spice and soft banana lingering through the finish.
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).