Ibrew2or3 (8074) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours deep even looking copper with tan head. The aroma comes off as sweet with surgary malts, dark candied cherries, some raisins, a hint of pepper and, if I inhale long enough, I get a sense of the alcohol. There may also be a faint smokiness hidden beneath the sweetness. The flavor attacks my taste buds with sweet dark fruitiness that is mostly cherry in nature. I also get some dried plums, dates, raisins, over ripe red apples, sweet candi sugar and hints of molasses. Above all that sweetness is a subtle yeast and spiciness. I don’t sense the alcohol in the flavor at all. Enjoyable-plucky brew.
aubreya (676) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
The color was orange/light amber. The head was thin and white. The aroma was yeasty, hoppy, and butterscotch. The flavor was sweet and hoppy. The flavor was heavy but not as bitter as the aroma implied. The palate was thick/medium bodied. It was smooth, nicely carbonated. The finish was warm.
AskForJenny (1066) - Ontario, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
0817K1516 330ml - Dark caramel liquid under vast dark tan head, superior lacing. Candy and roasted malt on nose. Astringent, sweet malt on sip, with an agressive, rewarding finish after. Nice.
Funknmilla (734) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2007
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
11.2 ounce bottle at monks bar in Philly...Reddish amber, thin white head...malty and sweet aroma...a thick body, sweet with a hefty malt backbone...strong black licorice/ anise flavors in the aroma and palate
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 14, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2007 Bottle. Bit hazy darkish golden colour with a nice big foamy white head. Aroma is quite sweet, fruity, malty and spicy. The flavour is bitter-sweet, malty and bready, fruity, some alcohol. Bitter and bit sweet finish. Very strong and tasty brew.
MiP (15247) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 10, 2015 Bottle, 10%. Sweet malt, marcipan aroma with a touch of OK booze. Hazy dark amber colour. Small stable off-white head. The flavour is sweetish with a good dried fruit note. The finish is nicely malty and creamy. There is a rather strong alcohol presence, but it is a nice and warming alcohol note.
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark red with a big off white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, blue cheese. Taste is mild, smooth, fruity, and yeasty. This was surprisingly light for a Quadrupel. Seemed more like a Dubbel to me. Overall it was still good but nowhere near the other Belgian Quads I’ve had.
emacgee (4593) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAR 6, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2007 Poured a thick copper amber brew with a thick, creamy, light tan head. Left a good lace too. The aroma was wonderful. A very sweet spice aroma was dominant, wtih grapes and alcohol following. There was also a Belgian yeasty sourness present in the aroma. Oh man, sweet sweet taste, alcohol, ripe grapes, nutmeg, and some almost spicy bite. The palate was very crisp, full, and carbonated with a warm mellow background. The finish was warm and full. Overall, one of the best "Belgians" I’ve had. I was very surprised with this beer. It turned out to be a wonderful Quad.
Rotorhead87 (119) - Temple, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2007
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2007 Labeled as "Koningsgoeven Quadrupel Trappist Ale" in a 750ml Bottle.
Excellent beer, pours a dark reddish brown with a small off-white head. Has a nice rich caramel flavor with hops and some yeast present, along with some fruity flavors.
Truly one of the best beers I have had. Highly recommended.
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml ceramic bottle under the La Trappe name. Pours cloudy amber. Notes of spice, malt and green apple on the nose. Dry and surprisingly thin on the palate. Slightly oaky with hints of dark chocolate. Finishes dry, malty and long.