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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #2

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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #2
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Formerly brewed at De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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BATCH 2 (blended on July 26, 2010). For this beer, the following barrels were used in the following proportions:

Type % in batch
New Medium Oak Toast 9
Port Medium Burnt Toast (American Oak) 64
Port Medium Burnt Toast (French Oak) 9
Port Medium Toast (French Oak) 18


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2011
Bottle 375ml.

Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly to fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, wood - oak, matador mix, plum, prune, light raisin, light to moderate alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorice - matador mix. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20110312]
7-3-8-4-15

Bottle 375ml.

[ Side by Side tasting of batch # 1-2-3-4 ]. Clear medium to dark amber colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, wood, light to moderate alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, caramel, malty, wood - oak, alcohol, sharp. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20111123]
7-4-8-4-15

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2012
37.5 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and vanilla. Smooth caramelish and toffee malty. Lingering caramelish and vanilla. Smooth malty. Mellow.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2012
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of caramel, alcohol, malt, and wood. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, straw, and wood, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2012
Bottle 37,5 cl. Pours a hazy amber with a small off-white head. Very sweet caramel nose with a distinct oaky edge. Rich body, loads of sweet caramel, nuts and almonds with a very pleasant woody touch. Warming alcohol finish. One of the best in this series. 301112

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 19, 2011
Bottled@omhper. Amber colour, small head. Aroma is fruity, honeyish, wooden, alcoholic as well as quite nice caramelly and yeasty notes. Flavour is quite wooden, sweet malts, mild dark fruity notes, some alcohol as well as mild yeastyness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle at home. Hazy rd-brown coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and marzipan with notes of oak. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and marzipan with notes of oak. Sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2011
Bottled, thanks Pallieter85! Cloudy orange/brown, no head. Aroma of caramel and whisky. Sweet and full bodied with soft mouthfeel. Layer flavour of caramel and whisky, a bit vinous with quite some alcohol warmth in the finish. Intense and flavourful, yet relaxed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy woody aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty fruity caramel woody flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy woody caramel finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2011
Bottle courtesy Chrisv10. Small head with short duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are wood, vanilla, fruits, caramel and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2011
Thanks ChrisV10. Bottle @ Odense Tasting, June 2011. Pours ruby amber with a creamy white head and lacings. Nose is candy, bubblegum, wood, yeast, coconut and vanilla. Subdued and a lot less dominated by alcohol and bubblegum than the regular quad. Smooth and full bodied with a low carbonation. Flavor is dominated by the barrels. Vanilla and red Wine. Warmth . .


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