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

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RATINGS: 2249   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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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
richc83 (35) - Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2013
poured into a chalice.... hazy light brown with average head and lacing... smells of plums and sugar.... smooth and not extra boozy. great beer


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
josanguapo (29) - SPAIN - APR 26, 2015
Guardo un recuerdo grato aunque no excepcional de esta cerveza. Le doy su puntuacion en base a lo que previamente habia asignado a la misma en BA

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AGCostaNeves (63) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - APR 25, 2015
Golden amber color and a coppery slightly cloudy tone that was poured in its beautiful owner bowl. Beige Cream with a dense foam of height about a finger, good consistency, but quickly dissipates. Mark the walls of the Trappist glass with beautiful ties. The Aroma is a sideshow. Salta nostrils bringing a sweet ripe banana tender, fowl in a burnt vanilla or sugar, or as a sweet beautiful walnut or perhaps a traditional brown glace Portuguese (made from nuts of course). Emerging shyly, but effectively could tell aromatic fans of a powerful dark malt drunk in caramel, dried fruit, raisins and fleshy plums. Taste brings in your body in a lively carbonation a revolution in his mouth and carries a sweet bitterness dry kind of bittersweet. With dark malts and caramel brown or perhaps a caramel sugar, caffeine has a light in the background. It is indeed your great fruity flavor, slightly sweet but never cloying, which becomes very complex, yet it is incredibly easy to drink. A delicious Panettone and light woody touch not get out of my mind. Certainly a Licorosa beer, velvety, leaving a finish of red fruit and a spicy light alcohol. Moreover, the powerful alcohol is present at the end of the sip and heat the throat or even the aftertaste. A happy cheating by hiding behind a much alcohol aroma and unique flavor. A remarkable character of beer and unique flavor that goes down smooth and tenacious. A classic Trappist!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
artiredbirds (4) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 22, 2015 does not count
Неплохо& вид. Хороший вкус, крепко. Чувству& алкогол& Жжено, и в то же время мягко.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salwal (33) - - APR 21, 2015
Very quick deminishing head when pured in a glass. Nose is belgian yeast and some floral hints. Creamy mouthfeel, some alcohol and bitterness while beeing sweet in the long warming finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vannerator (9) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 21, 2015 does not count
My first time trying this famous beer. 750ml bottle, pours golden brown/amber with thin off-white head. Like the description says, main aromas are esthery banana, vanilla, sweet nutty, and toffee malt. Flavours of sweet caramel malt, rich raisin/prune. Smooth mouth feel with lively carbonation, bitter aftertaste mellows to bittersweet. Strong alcohol burn on the finish- probably shouldn’t drink this whole bottle in one sitting! I understand what people are saying about it being too sweet, but I don’t think that it detracts from the beer. Delicious and boozy, would recommend!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bierridder_S (168) - BELGIUM - APR 20, 2015
19/04/2015 @home, 33cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck, Vichte. Nice amber colour with big head. Aroma : Malts, fruits, caramel. Taste: malts, very fruity, some sweetness. I’ve had it way too sweet, but this one was a bit aged and much better but nothing exceptional.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ngejo (479) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy, amber, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, heavy cloying sweetness, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & long finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Humlehode (158) - 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 (68) - 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 (196) - 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


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