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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #14

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

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oak Aged Quadrupel
Batch #14
75% Cognac Barrel
7% New Acacia
11% New Oak
The aroma is dominated by cognac, with hints of flowers, prunes, grapes almond and vanilla. On the palate, warmth and the grape fruitiness of cognac. The finish is oaky, malty and, finally, speaks of grape. A beautiful marriage of Quad and Cognac from start to finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (5919) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle: In Chouffe glass: Hazy amber beown body. Creamy lacing. Nose of prunes, vinous, light liquor, some dough... Flavours of prunes, wood, little funk, some sweet liquor tints, close to dirty malts and some alcohol... Aftertaste is prune, close to dirty malts, light earthy, nutty and light sweet bitter... Low to no carbo, medium bodied, soft mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (5487) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2016
Bottle share at Leighton’s, many thanks to Kenny for this rarity. As ’La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #14’, 10%. Reddy brown, hazy, some sediment, small foamy off-white head, dotted lacing. Aroma is varnish, oak, light apple, cognac. Body is smooth with light carbonation. Taste is very sweet, sherry, oaky, cognac, rum with some background varnish and plastic notes. A touch rough at times, but a pleasant sipper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (17475) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
Bottle shared in London - many thanks to Kenny. Pours mostly clear amber-brown with a creamy, off-white head. Great aroma, lots of ripe fruits, dates, berries, brown bread. Medium to heavy sweet flavour, with lots of gooey fruits, alcohol, ripe berries, raisins, bread, fruitcake, toffee. Full bodied, chewy, with soft carbonation. Lightly warming finish, with more ripe berries, toffee, prunes, raisins, dates. Delicious stuff overall. Dense and decadent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16017) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
Bottle at Bespin, thanks to the Kennyator, 14/04/16. Rich amber with a decent beige covering that dissipates to a swirl. Nose is marzipan, toffee, light spice, wooded notes, banana, clove, fruit loaf, port. Taste comprises figs, honey, raisens, toffee fudge, light spice, sweet brandy apple, fruit cake. Full bodied, fine carbonation, warming alcohol in the close. Solid quad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhammaren (1572) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 7, 2016
UPDATED: APR 7, 2016 .33l bottle from Belgium. Tnx Juho. Pours deep dark reddish brown with low head. Aroma is malts, dried fruits, raisin, plums, red wine notes, berries and alcohol. Flavor is mostly same with yeast and floral notes. Swell!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2016
15th February 2016
Hazy deep red - amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth, a little dry and has mild fine carbonation. Smooth and pretty sweet malts. Dry spicy wood. Decent ripe fruits and nice Port Wine red berries. Light finish. Very nice. These beers always charm.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11881) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours murky brown with a tiny, fizzy white head that soon disappears. Aroma has licorice, toasted caramel, Port, light grapes. Low to no carbonation, fine oily and quite dry mouthfeel. Flavour is very sweet, caramel, licorice, oak, vanilla, vinious. Quite prominent Barrel aging.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3793) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2015
Bottled. Pours clear, amber with a medium sized, off-white head. Aroma of fruit, caramel, cognac, vanilla, wood and yeaty notes. Sweet flavor that end up more dry with alcohol notes. Medium to full bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. An excellent Quad. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MonsterMagnet (999) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle, pours red brown with an off white head. Plums, wood, vanilla, brandy, sherry, pear, bit of alcohol. Sweet, but not cloying, silky texture, full body, soft carbonation. Lovely, excellent balance.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bosbouw (2511) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2015
Mooie caramelkkeur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, vanille, crème, toffee, beetje alcohol. Smaakt vol, vanille, crème, cognac. Beetje alcohol.


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