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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: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (10491) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Caged and corked bottle. Poured a brown color with a small sized off white head. Dark fruits, wood, vanilla, and subtle white wine (not sure I would have guessed that if I did not read it first).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wixie (204) - BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2016
Hazy dark brown liquid. No head. Aroma of fruits and oak. Medium body, no carbonation. Taste is sweet, less port. Similar to batch 5.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (7253) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2016
22/XII/15 - 37.5cl bottle from Geers, Hopduvel or the monastery shop @ Tim’s Amazing La Trappe Oak Aged Series Batch 2 Through 13 Tasting - BB: n/a, blended: IV/2011 (2015-1758)

Note: after hoarding the oldest of these beers for over 5 years, I decided to crack down on them, before they disintegrate.
Clear reddish brown beer, no head. Aroma: sweet, honey, caramel, alcohol, some vanilla, little oxidized. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet, quite some banana, bit sour, oxidized, caramel. Aftertaste: little spicy, banana, vanilla, some alcohol, more oxidation, alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10312) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle @ home with Jetson. Somewhat cloudy, dark red-orange appearance with a cream colored head. Toasty, caramel malty, mild to moderate candy sugar, dry vinous aroma. Fairly fruity, grape, raisin, plum, dark caramel/toffee, mild candy sugar flavor with a dry, vinous finish. Pretty cool brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (24774) - 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
madsberg (11166) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (12133) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours copper brown with lingering off white head. Nose and taste of raisin, vinous notes, dark fruit, dates, vanilla and oak. Medium body. Finishes with raisin/vinous notes. Creamy mouth feel. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (2906) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 7, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2013 37.5cl bottle. Shared with Mathieu87. Tasting of the 12 first La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged variants, together with the original beer (La Trappe Quadrupel). Appearance: little to no head, unstable, light amber beer. Nose: white wine, sugar, little lemon. Taste: white wine, sweet, little acidity. Very nice beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (511) - - FEB 9, 2014
on tap in t klooster, brownish beer with white head. fruity sweet grape in aroma, taste is caramel malt and fruity white grapes.


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