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

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RATINGS: 2130   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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow (2284) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 3, 2012
12.7 oz pours amber with a tan head. Aroma is basically alcohol. Taste of malt, oak and alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ctiry (73) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 26, 2014
Whatever you mean about my rating I do not care ;) The bottle has dark pieces swimming inside in it (proteins?) Honey hazy colour and no foam. Bougth 11/14 and best before is 6/16. Aroma...not sure pears maybe...sweet fruits.Taste like sweet pear and other fruits. Caramel malts. Alcohol is well hidden but could not drink more bottles.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoplover66 (16) - SPAIN - NOV 16, 2014
Aroma a maltas y caramelo. Espuma persistente. Buen cuerpo, maltas, caramelo, banana, miel, frutas ...muchas cosas, muy compleja. Amargor final moderado. Excelente.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Distance_Runner (30) - BELGIUM - NOV 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2014 Bottle from my supermarket. One of my favourite Trappist! Great amber colour (Aged version draught Quercus is better than this one)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
einherjar (52) - CROATIA - NOV 13, 2014
Clear amber color with lasting beige head. Malty aroma of caramel. Taste is sweat caramel, full body with alcohol warming.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (569) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle. Dark Brown Body with Lasting tan head. Aroma is fruity with some bananas and hints of alcohol. Taste is caramel some dried fruits and some yeast. Aftertaste is some alcohol with some bitterness. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tonypreto (51) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle poured into pint glass. Beautiful dark golden amber color with thick fluffy slow dissapating head. Aroma has a slight banana scent. Goes down smooth, has a little banana flavor and a little burn from alcohol. Since I’m more an IPA fan, there are many other options I’d go for, but it definitely is a quality brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Diabobale (225) - ITALY - NOV 10, 2014
Una quadrupla da gradino del podio mondiale dello stile. Di colore ambrato, con intensi sentori floreali, con dolcezza dei malti, lascia un buon retrogusto dolce, con sentori di banana, mandorle e vaniglia

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wixie (60) - BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2014
Clear liquid, large head. Aroma of caramel and fruit. Heavy body, soft carbonation. Taste is sweet and bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
Daanminator (153) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2014
En weer een geweldenaar van La Trappe. Mooie amber rode kleur. Weinig schuim en een volle zware smaak.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kleurplaatje (43) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2014
Pours clear dark amber/brownish with a small off-white head. Malty aroma of caramel, sugar, bit of dark fruits, clear banana, spices. Nice sweet taste. Bit bready, nice banana touch. Fruits kick in later on (plums, raisins). Some alcohol as well. Bit disturbing, clear bite on the tongue... The end is slightly bitter with that sweetness still overarching... Beautiful warmish kick in the aftertaste... Nice, but quite sweeter than many other quads. Medium bodied with a lovely creamy mouthfeel and a fizzy carbonation. Overall seen quite a nice beer. Not the most complex and balanced and it doens’t hide its alcohol that well, but still a pretty tasty well-made brew. I liked it.


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