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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: 73   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are wood, wine, caramel, fruits and malt.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (2667) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2011
brown coloured body with a off white head a spicy yeasty malty wood fruity aroma a spicy sweet malty fruity caramel yeasty taste with a spicy alcholic fruity bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Amber with a small off-white head. Floaties. Aroma of caramel, vanilla, oak and dried fruit. Sweet fruity and caramel flavour with strong oak and tannin. Way overdone.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2011
From tap at Biertempel.Pours clear and golden amber with a small white head. Aroma is phenolic, fruity and light spiced. Dry, malty, phenolic and toasted malty. Bitter and dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (3682) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2011
Bottle. Aroma is deep woody fruit, some caramel malt. Flavour is deep red fruit, some wine and raisin, loads of wood. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (7220) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle @ home. Clear ruby red color, thick off-white to beige head. Smell some sweetness, slightly woodish and indeed winey. Taste winey, also sweetness and soft, velvety. Very soft carbonation, a bit thin texture. Low to medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly deminishing head. Wonderfull red-amber colour. Moderate malty and hopy aroma. Barrels very present but not that well balanced. Average moderate bitter finish. woody and some vanilla notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Slightly yeasty and alcoholic.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13228) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2012
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Clear brown - offwhite head. Nutty. Sweetness. LIght wine notes. Raisins. Fruity. Ok wooden. Banana. Toasted malts. Light chocolate. Peppery. High malty. Too sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2011
Amber, brown colored brew. Vinous, sweet aroma. Flavor has sweetness, dark fruits, white wine, caramel, some oak. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (4543) - 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.


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