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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #6

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


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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BATCH 6 (blended in April 2011): For this beer, the following barrels were used in the following proportions:

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7262) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2012
37.5cl bottle pours murky brown with amber edges and thin tan head. The aroma delivers dark fruity esters like raisins and prunes as well as some molasses, a touch of caramel and then a mild oak to vanilla to boozy heat sort of sensation is noticed at the end of the pull. The taste is rich with robust notes of brown sugar coated prunes and raisins. It quickly picks up additional notes of sweet vanilla, molasses, a touch of oak wood as well as some oak spiciness. Nice quad.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (4700) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2012
Another one of these yummy concoctions // 375 ml. bottle split by 3 @ Kulminator // 2011 bottle // bright copper, tad brown, darker than usual & def much more touch of white head than usual // smells of very sweet caramel, toffee, sugar on this appears to be exotic, I am almost getting exotic fruits here, touch booze, very sweet wine, others get rice pudding. I sort of get that, especially the spices they use in that // taste is similar sweet caramel, toffee, exotic fruits, rice pudding, very sweet wine, small touch of wood, rice pudding spices, exotic sugar // slick, smooth // delicious as usual

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LordTde (1) - - JUL 11, 2012 does not count
Good taste, just strong enough. Nice glass, but take care when drinking... A must drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2012
375ml Bottle: Sweet aroma of oak, vanilla, dark ripe fruit, plums, and a hint of yeast. Poured deep orange/brown in color with no head. Very cloudy. Full of medium, large, and huge-sized particles throughout. Flavor is medium to heavily sweet. Tastes of malt, oak, vanilla, slight coconut, dark ripe fruit, and some honey. Medium body. Average texture. Soft to average carbonation. Medium sweet, malt, oak, vanilla, slight coconut, dark ripe fruit, and honey finish. 10%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (2837) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark copper color with a off-white head. Aroma of oak, caramel, brown sugar, and dark fruit. Flavor was sweet and smooth with dried dark fruit, oak, vanilla, raisins, caramel and brown sugar. Awesome brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
armando629 (2438) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 20, 2012
Hazy amber with a fine creamy off white head. Aroma of red grapes, berries, apples and coriander, some caramel and marcipan, light woods, light vinous tartness. Smooth mouthfeel, fine fruits like berries, raisins, apple, caramel and some grapes. Fine, long aftertaste with good green apples and fruits

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10593) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Bottled. Amber coloured. Smal fluffy beige head. Aroma of caramel, liqourice, dried fruits, sweetness, light oak. Flavour of dried fruits sweetness, caramel, some Wood and Spice. Harpy marriage this is. Medium to full bodied. End sweet and fruity

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (22282) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, aok and licorice with notes of vanilla. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried furits, oak and licorice with notes of alcohol. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33597) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is smooth roasted malty and caramelish. Sweet caramelish. Smooth fruity and light toasted malty. Bitter and caramelish. Sweet and caramelish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11026) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
cloudy brown, small white head. woody aroma, malts, faint tart note. flavor is malts, white wine, wood, quite wineish and boozy.

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