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


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RATINGS: 2065   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lukaduke (2112) - Portland, 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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Coolmac (53) - SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 16, 2014
Light malt aromas. Sweet, fruity with a spicy back bone. The alcohol is very noticeable but enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
qulment (10) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle/tap, dark beer quite strong, tastes heavy, perfect for winter days, strong flavours, a bit wooden, over all a very good trappist

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Niller (576) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle from Brugsen. Pours amber with a good beige head. Malty taste with notes of fruits, caramel, alcohol, banana. The texture is oily. Creamy mouthfeel. Soft carbonation. Nice bittersweet alcoholic finish with banana notes. Quite good

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jaimie1 (5) - - AUG 16, 2014 does not count
La trappe Quadrupel is behoorlijk zoet! Het biertje zelf aan uiterlijk ziet er wel mooi uit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mosby54 (10) - DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber with a small, white head. Banana in the nose. Tastes malty sweet, but with a nice edge of bitterness. Although 10%, it's nicely balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HomerBeerOdysy (16) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2014
APPEARANCE - Clear dark orange with a light brown 5-finger head that lasts. SMELL/AROMA/SCENT - Sweet, but not much aroma overall. TASTE - Brown sugar, very Belgian, very sweet. Herbaceous, piney. ABV not too well hidden. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Beer is light, well-carbonated, with a pleasantly creamy head. VALUE - $10. - About average for a Belgian at a bar. OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Very light and well-carbonated for a Belgian quad. Would be nicer if ABV were well-hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milo91hd (86) - Parabita, ITALY - AUG 15, 2014
Ottima birra con un bel colore ambrato scuro e un cappello di schiuma non molto persistente, odore e sapore richiamano molto frutta secca insieme a delle note alcoliche importanti

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edsspoon (366) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle - hazy amber with a bubbly beige head. Okay lacing. Aroma of banana and clove with some peach and pear. A little alcohol works its way through. Taste of banana, pear, bubblegum and sweet malts. Nicely warming. Medium body, medium carbonation. Amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
Een van de beste bieren dat ik ooit al geprobeerd heb. Echt een aanrader voor iedereen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
migajos (157) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Appearance: strong tea color, with tall light-beige head. Aroma: brown sugar, honey, peach sweetness, dried dark fruits. Taste: some light coffee notes, again dark fruits, oily fruity sweetness. Very well ballanced. Alcohol (10%) very well hidden in taste. Gives warm nice aftertaste though.

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