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


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RATINGS: 2314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   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.

Lukaduke's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lukaduke (2689) - Gray, Maine, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Pours a medium copper color with a two finger foam that settles out fairly quickly. On the nose there is a big dose of banana bread, sweet brown sugar, light warm spice and a bit of fig too, The palate is a lot of the same and my mind keeps going back to the banana bread flavors... chewy spice with a mild yeasty backbone leads to a pretty clean focused finish. Not bad but doesn’t stand up to some other quads in its price brackett.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
milara (71) - Ste-Thérèse, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
Ambré avec un collet de mousse couleur perle. Au nez, l’alcool vaporeuse amène avec elle des arômes de céréals sucrés, de bananes vertes et vanille. En bouche, c’est une texture riche en alcool, sucre et pétillement. En buvant, j’ai des flashback de patisserie aux citron et amandes, ainsi que d’un bon whisky. La finale fini la gorgée sur un fade out parfait!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Flanfl (248) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUL 20, 2015
Slightly cloudy orange body, big beige head. Aroma is sweet, malt, yeast, spices, dried fruits and liquorice notes. Flavour is quite sweet and with more liquorice. It hide the spices, the fruity flavours are still present. Long warm sweet finish with fruity notes. Full body and medium carbo. Quite good but the alcohol is hiding most of the complexity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KW92 (528) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2015 ******************PIWO DEGUSTOWANE PRZED ZAŁOŻENIEM KONTA. (data degustacji: 28.12.2013)******************

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4840) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle: Pours clear...dark amber-reddish-brown with a whipped beige head. Aroma of toasty caramel malt, vanilla, dates.... Taste is sweet....caramel malt, banana, vanilla, fruits...baked bread. Remarkably smooth....alcohol is hidden extremely well.... Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoRoBeNiKi (127) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Appearance: Brown-Reddish color with a light fading off-white head with some lacing. Aroma is sweat with dried fruit, yeast, caramel, and vanilla. Sweet flavor, mostly dried fruit as well as spices and some light bitterness. Ending is slightly alcoholic and a bit bitter. The bitterness helps but it feels just a little hot. I think it’s a bit better when it warms up, oddly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nordic (277) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle 0,33. Dark amber colot. Light sugary aroma. Medium body. Taste: sweet, warming. Well balanced, ABV hidden. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sccp1910 (62) - BRAZIL - JUL 26, 2015
Aroma discreto, aparência avermrlhada para marrom, sabor muito agradável com amargor moderado, na medida certa, deixando uma sensação de paladar muito boa!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jelledebont (39) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2015 Niet donkerbruin zoals veel andere quadrupels, maar amberkleurig met een mooie beige schuimkraag. Smaakt zoet en een beetje naar drop. Erg lekker bier.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
roldano (42) - - JUL 20, 2015
Espuma blanquecina qye se va disipando y se mantiene como una fina corona, color ámbar tirando a chocolate, se percibe a simple vista la gasificación constante de las burbujas, rico aroma en nariz, sabor que se va potenciando paulatinamente muy sabroso, final dulce regusto permanente, los 10º no matan el sabor para nada, eso si, para tomar con tranquilidad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinivini (714) - BELARUS - JUL 26, 2015
Amber colour, moderate thin head. Weak lacing. Aroma of roast acids, dry fruit, bread, champaigne. Medium to full body. Oily texture. Medium sweet taste that reveals notes of portwine, sugar syrup, dry fruit (prune, raisins), roasted malts. Some alcohol. Champaigne again. A hint of bitterness in ending. Roasty aftertaste. Nice

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