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La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #6

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

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RATINGS: 80   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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2012

Bottle 375ml. corked.

[ Courtesy of Countbeer / The Dutch RB Crew ]. Light unclear medium to dark red amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, wood, light alcohol - wine - grape. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, wood - oak. Quit balanced and nice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20120928]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32032) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29848) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of over ripe fruits, wood, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, wood, over ripe fruits, and a bit of alcohol, leading to a dry, woody, and alcoholic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle 37,5 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy deep amber with a small off-white head. Sweet oaky aroma, almost bourbony. Rich body, hardly any carbonation, a little sweet caramel and again heavy oak. Some alcohol comes through. This is quite delicious, lots of oak and not overly sticky sweet. 080512

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21507) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
22nd January 2013
Cloudy dark red - brown beer. Small pale tan head. Palate is light and a little soft. Semi dry. Light sweet malt and wood. Estery floral notes and semi sweet tropical fruits. Mild malt cream before a dry finish. Unusual, although clearly of the La Trappe Oak Aged family, and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15169) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2012
bottle at de molen ... copper .. sweet vanilla and ovaltine malt nose ... sweet sweet toffee fruits ...big ovaltine ... soft easy

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2011
(375ml bottle, Batch 6) Pours a murky orangish-brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of raisins, brown sugar, oak, vinous, and vanilla. Flavor of raisins, dates, vanilla, oak, angel food cake, and brown sugar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11512) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours hazy brown with no head. Aroma is winey treacle. Med body. Flavor is lightly oxidized wood, mild treacle and grape berry. Well blended. Tasty.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rlgk (11461) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2013
RBESG 2013. Bottle at Kulminator, Antwerp. Deep amber/copper beer with a nice beige/yellowish head. Malty caramel aroma, yeasty notes, toffee, caramel, dades, plums, raisins, prunes, vanilla, oak notes, vinous, creamy, grapes, some faint floral notes. Vanilla flavor, caramel, vinous, prunes, toffee, dades, plums, warming alcohol that is well hidden. Lovely beer to sip for hours and hours. Nice body and a great fruity finish with oak, caramel, prunes and raisins. Yes!!!


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