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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #5

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


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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5757) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 6, 2011
38cl, Batch 5, on new oak and used (White Wine) barrels, new exclusive Dutch brew Anno 2011, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, sweet malty, yet not too heavy, balanced, hazy, small head, good Trappist, yet expensive!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JRock72 (605) - - SEP 4, 2011
On tap at Beer Temple in Amsterdam. Poured deep, hazy light brown with little tiny head. Very smooth, vanilla flavours and aromas. Not a lot of dark fruits as in other quads. Very nice light alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (24491) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2011
Draught at t’Arendsnest. Hazy red-brown coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, liquorice and yeast. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and spices. Sweet and spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (4052) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2011
Bottle. Hazy amber pour, thin off-white head. Aroma is very fruity with fresh red fruits, raisins, plum. Flavor is sweet and overly fruity. No sharp edges, quite smooth brew. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 1, 2012
Draught at Delirium Monasterium, Brussels
Hazy amber color. Boozy, caramelly oak aroma. Sweetish caramel flavor, with quite nice oak presence. Low bitterness, some boozyness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2013
Poured a murky reddish brown with minimal white head. Aroma of sweet vinous fruit with an overtone of the wood. Medium body, flavour of caramel malt and the fruit (plum, berries) with a dryness from the barrel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Bottle split at Leightons Cloud base, big thanks to Paulo for this ’R’ job, 05/05/15. Opaque mahogany brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is rich fruits, cake mix, spice, wood, sherry notes, dates, plums. Taste comprises rich fruit cake, dates, prunes, figs, wooded notes, spice, more sherrified notes. Full bodied, fine carbonation, lightly warming alcohol in the close. Decent offering but not top draw.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (15410) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3279) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (6519) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle shared at Leightons place. Many thanks to Paul. Semi clear orange caramel brown coloured pour with a viscous no head. Aroma is lovely big brandy, toffee, caramel, Cognac, Warming alcohol, Little apple. Flavour is composed of caramel, apple tart, solvent, brandy, little cinnamon, woody. Palate is low carbonation, little sticky, little cloying. Good beer the palate is a bit off.

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