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


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RATINGS: 1982   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ansbeer (23) - São Paulo, - DEC 2, 2012
Uma cerveja dona de uma aroma único, porém seu paladar não foi o dos mais apreciados por mim. Por ser uma trappista seu gosto na minha opinião é muito frutado, mas é claro que não deixará nunca de ser uma trappista completa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Harkyto (5) - barcelona, SPAIN - APR 18, 2014 does not count
Excelente cerveza, color ámbar, fácil de beber a pesar de su qlta graduación, aromas a caramelo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GBZ59 (988) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - APR 21, 2014
Botella de 330ml. Copa Cáliz de cata. Color ámbar amarronado brillante con tintes ámbar profundo a contraluz. La tupida corona bronceada presenta una retención discreta. Aromas intensos de malta caramelo, alcohol, caña de azúcar, especias. hierbas y notas fenólicas. Entrada gentil de maltas dulces y moderamente tostadas, con sabores de toffees, galleta y un calorcillo envolvente. Cuerpo medio/pleno y carbonatación suave. Sensación en boca viscosa y aterciopelada con divertido toque picante en el paladar. En el el intermedio afloran notas afrutadas, de fruto seco y sutil madera que, junto al bajo amargor, devienen en prolongado y dulce final. En el retrogusto se perciben sabores de albaricoque maduro, pera y manzana horneada que preceden a recuerdos de licor de avellana. Sabrosa, deliciosa y de trago agradable. 330ml bottle. Tasting Chalice glass. Bright brownish amber color, deep amber tints to the light. Tan head is close & shows discrete retention, Intense caramel, alcohol, cane sugar, spiced, herbal & fenolic aromas. Kind sweet, slight toasted malty upfront. Toffee, biscuit flavors as well & involving heat. Medium to full body. Soft carbonation. Viscous & velvety mouthfeel. Peppery & funny palate. Low bitterness, fruit, dried nut & subtle wood notes are shown in the middle & linger into a long sweet finish. Ripe apricot, baked pear & apple flavors followed by memories of nutmeg liquor on the aftertaste. Flavorful, delightful & pleasant drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spasticbeast (12) - Indiana, USA - APR 17, 2014
Pours a beautiful hazy copper with thick off-white head that quickly disappears. Smells of apple, citrus fruit and sugar cookies. Taste is raisin, apples, woody and some bitter dandelion on the middle palate and lingering with more apple in the aftertaste. Crisp and a bit light on the palate. Overall lighter and more floral/fruity than most quads I have had, but solid in its own right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
htzpah (30) - - APR 17, 2014
Light head, light red amber color. Dark caramel and apple aroma, rich taste, date and brown sugar notes. Great goto quad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bobroman (268) - Torun, POLAND - APR 12, 2014
Not very pleasant aroma of fruits and alcohol. Medium head disappearing to thin layer. Ruby hazy body with unapetizing flakes. Mostly alcohol in taste with some fruits and some alcohol bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Icedwarf (115) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Lichtbruin bier met weinig schuim. Smaak licht zoet en hoppig bitter, caramel en chokolade en vanille. Lange afdronk. Topbier !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ibrubeer (36) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Draft. Dark Amber color. Nice lace. Good body, with nice Belgian flavor. Raisin, a little candi sugar in the flavor. Delicious!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
superspak (2212) - Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
750 ml bottle into chalice, bottled on 5/8/2013. Pours moderately cloudy orange copper color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, plum, fig, pear, apple, banana, clove, pepper, candi sugar, toast, biscuit, light caramel, molasses, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Incredible aromas with fantastic complexity and balance of fruity/earthy yeast and moderate malt sweetness; with great strength. Taste of big raisin, plum, fig, pear, apple, banana, candi sugar, toast, biscuit, light caramel, molasses, herbal, floral, clove, pepper, and yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy yeast spice on the finish; with lingering notes of raisin, plum, fig, pear, apple, banana, candi sugar, toast, biscuit, molasses, herbal, light caramel, clove, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity of fruity/earthy yeast and moderate malt sweetness; with an awesome malt/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly slick mouthfeel that is insane. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming after the finish. Overall this is a world class quadrupel. All around incredible complexity and balance of bright fruity/spicy yeast esters and balanced malt sweetness; and extremely smooth to sip on for the ABV. An insanely delicious offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
miquelcrush (97) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
Cervesa que s’ha de prendre amb calma, en cada glop es desobreixen coses noves. Cerveza que se tiene que tomar con calma, en cada sorbo se descubren cosas nuevas.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flemmingwillum (949) - Nysted, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014
UPDATED: APR 16, 2014 Rating #940, tørret frugt, karamel og alkohol. Blommer, bær, karamel, chokolade. God bitterhed. Tyk og blød.

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