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


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RATINGS: 2491   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7118) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2007
Bottle. Pours a cloudy, bubbly orange-amber with a large long-lasting frothy off-white head. Aroma’s sweet and fruity with sweet malt, yeast and alcohol. Very nice flavour of sweet malt, lots of dark fruit, yeast, some caramel, candi sugar and a slightly boozy, lightly bitter finish. Medium to full bodied. I quite enjoyed this, very tasty and somewhat easy to drink for it’s 10%. A very good Quad!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
uoffgator (49) - Miami, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2007
WOW! i had no idea. I always pasted up on this beer because i couldn’t believe a good Quad could ever come out of Holland. Boy was i wrong! This was e VERY good bear at an affordable price.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
probstblueribbon (3652) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2007
33 cl bottle from Bieropholie, served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass.

App.: Deep red-copped, clear, large off-white head. Aroma: Big, crunchy malts, plenty of dried fruit, light minty herbals, sort of an odd vegetal woodiness, brown sugar and molasses; lightly nutty, a touch floral, touches of esters. Palate: Full-ish body, syrupy, soft effervescence. Flav.: Huge deep maltiness, brown sugar and molasses, lots of dark dried fruits, woody and slightly alcoholic (only slightly??); some cherries; quite sweet, but it works with the bitterness and slight tang; a fair bit of alcohol on swallowing; leaves light peach/apricot and vanilla behind.

The runt of the Trappist litter, this beer is nonetheless gigantic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2007
Nose of fruits and apricots. Pours a deep copper colour. A foaming head endures. The taste if raisins and plums. Body is medium and the sweetness lingers to a mildly dry finish. A good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2007
Bottle. Pours creamy / thick head. Aroma is raisin / plums / caramel. Taste is rather sweet / fruit / raisin / caramel. Finish is slightly dry / doughy. Nice example of a quad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbeers21 (693) - Miami, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2007
Chestnut with a great head. Raisins, plums, candy sugars, figs apples, caramel, and quiet coffee characterize this brew in both smell and taste. There is a peppery warmth from the alcohol, and this quad has a great structure and depth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerledgend (1196) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 1, 2007
Cloudy bronze colour with thick creamy white head. Warm caramel flavours. Big body with a bit of a kick .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 30, 2007
750 ml bottle labeled Koningshoeven: Pours a nice copper color with a cirrus-like tan head. Huge belgian yeast aroma with a bit of fruity sweetness and some banana notes. Vinous taste, almost doughy with a raisin backdrop. Somewhat dry mouth feel, perfectly carbonated. Good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 26, 2007
Bottle, lots of sweet dark fruits, Prune, raisin and cranberry. A bit of bread and citrus. Sweet, flavor, alcohol is very noticible, a bit of sourness, warming, yeast is not very dominate as in some quads. Plenty of rich dark fruit but not as much rich dark roast as others. Not a bad brew similar to drinking prune juice with some vodka in it. Quite a bit better than the dubble.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5678) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 22, 2007
Very detectable high alcohol presence. First tastes are cognac-like, sweet and strong. Mellows out a little after the first few sips. Pruny, pungent fruit tastes. A nice slow sipper, i would’ve assumed the alcohol percentage a tad higher than 10% by the taste.

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