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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Quadrupel is La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber colour. Its warm and intense flavour is rich and finely balanced. Malty sweet, slightly burnt, and pleasantly bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Quadrupel continues to ferment after bottling and offers aromas of banana, almond, vanilla and others.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (731) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015
33cl bottle at home from Mitra, Maarssen. Body is clear golden amber, head is medium, tan, slightly fizzy, average lasting, good lacing. Nose is slightly liqueurish fruity, flavor is fruity, caramel, molasses, light glue, light licorice, spices, light herbs. Medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, light sour. Finish is medium lasting fruity sweet sour, light to medium hoppy bitter, medium alcohol warmth. Full body, sticky texture, lively carbonation. Not too heavy, quite sweet but not bad.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ponx (8) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015 does not count
Aroma: Glue, alcohol. Taste: Complex. Hard to discribe. Fruity overall. Medium cardo and body.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Woc (33) - BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2015
Very little head but quite carbonated. Aroma is lovely, fresh, fruity. Taste is well balanced. Wouldn´t really guess the alcohol. Very drinkable beer. Definitely going to get some more.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
epidemaiis (2) - FRANCE - MAY 2, 2015 does not count
Beaucoup de corps, un fort goût d’alcool et une saveur que seules les trappistes peuvent avoir. Elle tape mais très bonne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Serapac (204) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle, Wijnbar Herlingen. Reddish brown, small off-white head, vivid carbonation. Aroma bananas, vanilla, sourdough bread. Full body. Sweet banana taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
alang51 (43) - Essendon West, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2015
Beers don’t get much better than this. Pours amber, no real head but good lacing. Sweet malty vanilla taste. And 10% alcohol! to boot!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
poohmets (15) - - APR 30, 2015
Nice foam. Aroma, fresh fruit, banana, pineapple. Palate, very balanced, smooth, nice bubbles. Taste, banana, fruits, balanced, wheaty sweetness, taste is not long enough.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2454) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - APR 29, 2015
A very complex brew! Very fruity with a tone of banana and pineapple in the aroma. Slightly parfume flavoured which goes well with the strong alcohol flavour. Fine balance between the beautyful dark nut/orange colour and the expectations for the palate.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kingaugusta (17) - Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2015
Easily the best on-draft beer I’ve ever tasted. Pours brown with a quick brown head and a relatively light but sweet, typical-Belgian nose. The flavor is too complex to do it any real justice; suffice to say it’s rich and multi-layered and disappoints in no clear ways. World class.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
josanguapo (36) - SPAIN - APR 26, 2015
Guardo un recuerdo grato aunque no excepcional de esta cerveza. Le doy su puntuacion en base a lo que previamente habia asignado a la misma en BA


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