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


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RATINGS: 2478   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yves (2778) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2012 Darker amber coloured beer with nice small off white head and medium carbonation. Malty, sweet and hoppy aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is sweet bitter and alcoholic. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
note666 (1220) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2008
300 ml bottle. nice dark amber colour. taste is pretty complex. fruity, choclate, alcohol... very nice..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7839) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 7, 2008
Bottle. Pours red/brown with a thin beige head. Fruity aroma with notes of raisin/plum/apricot, caramel and yeast. Medium body. Flavor is dark fruit, fig and raisin as well as yeast and a touch of alcohol. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
screwball (1099) - Motala, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2008
Bottle. Amber. Little cloudy. Creamy off-white head. Aroma has peach, sweet marmalade. Flavor is smooth and has sweet malt. Also peach and some alcohol feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 5, 2008
On-tap a few weeks back at O’Brien’s as Koenigshoven Quad. Pours clear brown/red with a white head and good lace. Smells malty sweet, with brown sugar and some booze scent as well. Tastes malty sweet with dark fruits like rasins and plums. Some chocolate and alcohol flavors as well. Medium body and a little acidic from the alcohol, good carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2008
Konings Hoeven Quadrupel has a dark amber color with a nice off white head and ok lacing. Has a sweet, malty smell. Fruity and banana smell. It has a very sweet malty taste and the alochol is present.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
petermadsen (390) - Vesterbronxxx, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2008
Warm esters and sweet alcohol as well as some malty hints dominates the aroma. The flavour is quite complex dominated by figs, orange, plums soft malt and a long balanced finish with some hops. OK but could use a year or two to settle...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
tympanic (168) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Bottle labeled Konings hoeven. This is an interestingly spicy quadrupel. Fizzy, peppery, malty, chewy, warm. Though I am drinking this mid-spring, I appreciate the full-bodied complexity of this wonderful brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ogivlado (7033) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 29, 2008
Bottled(330ml). -Ruby red coloured, small head that fade away for about 2 seconds (the beer was served too cold), pleasant alcoholic fruity nose. The taste is sweet fruity (berries and dried fruit), alcoholic spicy and light yeasty. Very complex brew. This is a beer to drink and enjoy in chilly spring evening.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rds (230) - USA - APR 26, 2008
The suspended carbonation of this exquisite ale in a quadruppel brew leaves me speechless, but not wordless. One of my favoraite Belgian brews to date, it’s flavor is sublime, the aftertaste beckons for anolther gullp. What a treat!

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