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

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RATINGS: 2242   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubbishystuff (1954) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2015 At Bistro Campagne. Medium amber color. Rich and substantial beer but not too syrupy. Fruity and mildly boozy. Nice. Serving:bottle


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Humlehode (157) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 18, 2015
Pours clear deep golden with white head. Aroma of caramel, prune, raisins. Sweet but well balanced. Very smooth and nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
whiskeyrocks (66) - Lindenhurst, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2015
I’m new to triples and quads... But I know I like them. Sweet but not fruity. This is dark pour with a bubley head. Sweet caramel smell... And every thing you’d expect from a triple. It does have a like more of an ale flavor than you’d get from a trip and the best buy said he looked that better. I prefer the trip to this, but this was still very enjoyable... Give it a shot

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lello4ever (194) - ITALY - APR 17, 2015
Color ambra con schiuma beige di media persistenza. Aroma di malto e caramello. Superba bevuta, alcol molto evidente, ma in armonia con il dolce del malto. Leggeri sentori floreali. Carbonazione perfetta. Una birra dabbazia come dio comanda

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
paolo71 (77) - Alviano, ITALY - APR 15, 2015
Beige, frothy, persistent head. Amber/coppery, a bit cloudy. Intense and persistent at nose. Dark honey, caramel, peach flowers, vanilla, ripe fruits. Average carbonation. Warming sensation. Full body. Complex and a very rich one.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
clockk (72) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 15, 2015
mucha graduacion de alcohol, cuerpo medio con una buena espuma persistente, aromas a vainilla.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stef73 (299) - - APR 14, 2015
de couleur oranger cette quad, on sens le malt carameliser avec un gout de melasse c est une biere qui un peu carameliser mais pas trop c est bon

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
flying_pig (1067) - SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2015
330ml Bottle from Arendsnest Proeflokaal, Amsterdam (€6.00):
Great stuff from La Trappe here, this one really didn’t seem like a 10% beer at all & this was largely down to the fact that the beer was so smooth to drink & the alcohol was almost completely masked in both the taste and the smell. The taste was a sweet, slightly dry one that proved incredibly easy to drink with some great, dark fruity flavours balancing well with the caramel & dark malts; amazing drinking. I’m already hoping to get my hands on the barrel aged version now.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChtiBreizh (49) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
Surprising light for a quadrupel. Nice head. Carbonation is above average for the style. Too sweet and caramelish for me. I had enough after two sips. Not better than a leffe with added alccol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (910) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
Bouteille 750ml. Couleur orange brûlé foncé opaque, mousse beige tenace laissant une dentelle évasive. Arôme de levure, malt caramélisé, alcool, fruits confits. Goût de malt caramélisé, caramel foncé, levure, légère amertume, cassonade. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen. Une quad un peu mince, mais savoureuse.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (909) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a light brown with a large fluffy offwhite head. Aroma of caramel, candy, dates and raisins. Taste is semi-sweet. Hints of candy and raisins. Also hints of clove. Full body high co2 levels.


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