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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #1

Formerly brewed at De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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BATCH 1 (blended on June 1, 2010). For this beer, the following barrels were used in the following proportions:

Type % in batch
New Oak Heavy Toast 18.2
New Medium Acasia 9.1
Port Medium Burnt 36.4
Port Medium Toast 36.4

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3253) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Dobre i porzadne piwo. W kamionkowej butelce 0,75. Starzone i w browaze i u mnie w piwniczce, nawet w sklepie sporo przelezalo bo byla to ostatnia butelka dostepna. Moc alkoholu lekko wyczuwalna. Owocowo winny smak, lekko wisnoiwo sliwkowy. kolor fioletowo bordowy. Bezowa srednia piana, niestety niezbyt trwala. Ale koncowka wyraznie rozgrzewajaca. Fajne wrazenia. Bardzo zblizone do zwyklego Quadrupel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
klaas81 (11) - BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2013
Great beer. The tast of the port barrel is not to dominant. It makes the taste abit sweeter but not to much. This now belongs to one of my favorites

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlbertC (276) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2013
Taste is wood, red fruits and sweet malty tones. A bit sweet maybe for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen (2182) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2013
On tap at randomgarbage’s wedding. Oak, dark fruit, brown sugar flavors. Similar to original.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (9247) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle @ GarbageFest. Pours a hazy reddish orange appearance with little head. Caramel, rich candy sugar, oaky, plum nose. Strong but very smooth, light chocolate, caramel, toffee, German Chocolate Cake, vanilla flavor. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10867) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
Cloudy brown, small white head. Aroma is fruity , woody, boozy port wine,light. Flavor is fruity , woody, malty. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1979) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 7, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2013 37.5cl bottle. Shared with Mathieu87. Tasting of the 12 first La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged variants, together with the original beer (La Trappe Quadrupel). Appearance: no head, unstable, light amber beer. Nose: port, caramel, already somewhat oxidated, some wood, alcohol noticeable. Some anise when smelling the cork. Taste: port, sweet alcohol, again somewhat oxidated. Nice beer, but you shouldn’t keep it lying around any longer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kermis (5412) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2013
Draft at In De Wildeman, a real treat! Pours cloudy brown with a tan head. Aroma of toffee, banana, spices, oak, vanilla, fruits following up. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation. I never had the chance to try this fresh after release, but certainly lovely at this age.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (5456) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2013
On tap at the wildeman Thin creamy off white head. Hazy amber brew. Vanilla and toffee . An awesome brew when aged

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1729) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2013
Sample on tap @ In De Wildeman (thanks Simon!) . Cloudy orange color. Off white head. Aroma’s: sweets, sweet malts, vanilla, oak, some fruit as well. Flavor is medium sweet, alcoholic, notes of wood. Alcohol feel is fairly strong, body is medium. Still enough carbonation. Long finish with a light bitterness. Seems better now than it was when this was just released, but that might just be my memory.

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