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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #5

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

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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BATCH 5 (blended on January 25, 2011): For this beer, the following barrels were used in the following proportions:

Type % in batch
New Oak Heavy Toast 20
White Wine used Oak Heavy Toast 80


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10871) - DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle @ FOneFan. Dark amber with medium tan head. Flavour is malt, yeast, dried fruit, caramel, little white wine, hops and sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bax (1125) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2011
(Bottle 01/08-2011) Low light brown head, unclear amber color, the white wine balance out some of the sweetness. More complex taste then the normal Quadrupel. Really good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bierkoning (10100) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2011
Corked bottle. Dark amber color, hazy. oak, white wine (Sauternes? white burgundy?) raspberry notes and marzipan in the aroma. malty sweet flavor with vanilla, oak, marzipan, white wine and orange peels. Good complexity, slightly alcoholic. Great beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1159) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 30, 2011
Comes in a 375ml bottle with a cork and cage. The cork was plastic and I had some difficulty getting it out! Pours a murky brown with little head. The oak is quite present in the aroma, along with a little of the white wine, plus vanilla and brown sugar. There’s a good level of carbonation and a slightly creamy texture to it. The taste is of caramel, crisp white wine (perhaps Sauvignon Blanc), spices. Quite a unique beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (4912) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2011
Draught at Beer Temple. Pours hazy amber brown with small off white head. Aroma is fruity with raisins, plums and wine. Fruit and wine in the flavour along with oak and caramel.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
deanso (5165) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2011
15cl on tap at the beer temple. Thin white head. Amber pour. Complex aftertaste. Yummy

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (4619) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2011
On tap at Beer Temple. Muddy dark amber, off white head. Aroma of oak, raisins, sweet malts, caramel, sweet fruits, alcohol, raspberry candy. Flavour is very sweet, pear, raspberry, raisin, light white wine, malts, loads of alcohol, some woody notes, light bitter finish. Medium bodied. Too sweet and one-dimensional imo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skortila (4463) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2011
Dry white wine. Sweet raisin. Hazy orange off-white creamy. Medium-full. Alcohol hidden. Good one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
altonbrownd (3735) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2011
On tap at Beer Temple. Dark amber body with puffy tan head. Sweet, caramel nose, some fruits too. Nice sweet and tangy flavours. The white wine quite pronounced. Oaky. Very nice. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5044) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2011
Tap @ Beer Temple. Clear copper color, medium off-white head. Aroma of mostly fruity grapes from the white wine with a nice oaky hint on a background of biscuity and toasty malts of the base beer. Usually the taste of a quadrupel is quite sweet, but the sweetsour and dry fruityness of the white wine blends quite nicely with it. It might be a bit too much of the white wine in the way that it overpowers and overtakes the base beer, but overall I think it’s a very nice experiment. Definitely worth the try, especially if you’re into decent white wine.


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