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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 2106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Quadrupel is La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber colour. Its warm and intense flavour is rich and finely balanced. Malty sweet, slightly burnt, and pleasantly bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Quadrupel continues to ferment after bottling and offers aromas of banana, almond, vanilla and others.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (3635) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
dark plum-like fruit and brown shugar dminate the flavor and aroma of this smooth sipping quad. a little alcohol warmth, but it’s easy drinking for 10%. nicely done...long time wish list cross off :)"

4.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KamGoPro (83) - Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Chestnut pour. Little head. Very slight malt and bourbon nose. High carbonation. Sweet molasses middle. Subtle bitter finish. Tasty but more malt than I prefer. Best quad ive had!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Madsen1635 (264) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle. Muddy brown pour with foamy tan head that fades fast. Fresh sweet aroma. Taste is balanced. High ABV is kinda hidden. Sour ending

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mircoas (95) - ITALY - SEP 23, 2014
33cl @ bottle. Fra le trappiste di questo tipo quella che mi ha convinto meno. In ogni caso una birra di qualità, indubbiamente.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
digopossobon (291) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 21, 2014
Nossa! Mais uma cerveja perfumada! Essa é a palavra certa. Aroma doce e de banana, refrescante. O creme se formou bonito e levemente amarelado, mas logo se desfez. Ficou uma pequena camada até o fim do copo. A cor do líquido é de um âmbar tendendo para avermelhado. Bonito de se ver. Essa é uma cerveja doce e intensa. O álcool aparece bem. Noz moscada, melado, porém sem nenhum sinal de caramelo. Tem algo de framboesa. A carbonatação elevada cai bem, preenche o volume de cada gole.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mezr (57) - California, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Poured from a corked 25.4 oz bottle. A somewhat hazy, amber-orange color with an off-white frothy head. Aroma is sweet and has a definite hint of banana. Taste follows the aroma with a medium sweetness to it. Like other Belgians the carbonation is almost fizzy. Medium body and a long finish that reveals a certain warmth and trace of vanilla. Best as the chill wears off and it nears room temp.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fashawn (94) - Montesarchio, ITALY - SEP 20, 2014
Birra che si presenta di un torbido colore ambrato, carico, che ricorda il mogano, mente la schiuma è quasi assente, a parte l’orlo attorno al bicchiere. Al naso è possibile trovare profumi come frutta candita (albicocca, mela, pesca), marzapane, sentori floreali. In bocca rispetta i sentori, ma il corpo scarico le fa perdere consistenza. Comunque una buona Quadrupel

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rotaman14 (80) - Potsdam, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Pours amber with a lasting beige head. Not really intensive, sweet aroma, with hints of banana. Taste is banana, raisins, alcohol. Medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1428) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - SEP 18, 2014
330 mL bottle from SoHo Organic Market, Elizabeth City, NC. Reddish orange pour with a foamy light khaki head. Aroma of Belgian candi sugar, bubble gum, and faint floral hops. Taste offers ripe banana, circus peanut candy (weird, but this is exactly what it tastes like to me), faint chocolate, and booze. Sweetness lingers on the palate somewhat but I think the alcohol helps to lift this from clinging to the tongue. The end result is a very well done and balanced quad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (752) - SPAIN - SEP 18, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color ambar. Sabor a malta, levadura, alcohol, caramelo.


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