Brewed by t Gaverhopke
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Stasegem-Harelbeke, Belgium


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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stephen_S (20) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 17, 2013
I drank this beer a few days ago and I was drunk. I dont remember it being bad. So there. Its from Belgium so you have to like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
CharlyBeer (100) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2014 Al naso molto potente.La schiuma leggera e difficile.In bocca esplode: sapori che spaziano. una birra interessante, soprattutto per le botti do Champagne, ma troppo, veramente troppo, dolce.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
marcogrind (31) - Milano, ITALY - OCT 24, 2014
Dark amber quadrupel with a sweet smell. Medium body. Taste of sugar, alchool, caramel. Too sugary.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2351) - BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2014 This rating concerns the original version, i.e. made by the former brewer of Gaverhopke. This was his magnum opus so to speak, an abt with loose, unstable, dirty yellowish white head and dark wine red colour, hazy. Strong estery aroma, caramel, port wine, chocolate, candi syrup, pear, elderberries, brambleberries, raisins, cloves, some DMS (red cabbage) and a subtle sulphuric H2S hint, fortunately not present in all the bottles. The taste was estery, sweet without stickiness, caramelly, smooth, meaty and earthy, very yeasty, port wine hint in the finish, warming alcohol, low hop bitterness. Clearly inspired by Westvleteren 12 but well below that quality level, though I did find this to be an interesting beer with a somewhat different personality than usual in this style; the current version from the people who have taken over this brewery, shows better and more professional brewing quality (no H2S) but a bit less distinction and personality, in my opinion.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mainuh_man (220) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
Pours clear dark brown with basically no head. Sweet malt aromas, caramel, raisin, licorice, alcohol. Very sweet flavor, with lots of caramel and alcohol. Enough bittering hops to balance things a bit at the end. Full body with a sticky mouthfeel and mild carbonation. Overall, a strong, desert beer. Nice malt flavor, not much complexity, but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
seynie (182) - Tienen, BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2014
Dark brown with medium head. Full body with malt, sugar, some bitterness, prunes, liquorice, caramel. Medium to long finish with pleasant sweetness, more alcohol, wood

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4323) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Well balanced quad but not necessarily a superior quad. Pours reddish orange without Much head or lacing. Floral yeast and some prune. Light sweet finish. Thick palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11689) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle from Willems. Clear brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. 160914

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 8, 2014
Alhoewel ik graag zware bieren drijk, vond ik de smaak van deze maar niets. Dan zijn er betere

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (1532) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle @ De Fiere Margriet. Brown colour, beige foam. Medium carbonation. Aroma of light roasted malts with caramel and brown sugar. Light bitter finish. A bit alcoholic. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcoDL (2342) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Strong and sweet beer. Yeasty and malty body of course, with some dark fruits and sweet herbs. Decent.

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