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


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RATINGS: 2039   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
scbysnax (8) - - SEP 21, 2012
The 10% alcohol was very pronounced . The bad thing is the beer did not have other characteristics to support the alcohol. Finish was almost a little metallic. Label says you can taste the silence maybe they should’ve of talked just a little bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (761) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle @ Bryggeriet, Ystad. Malty and yeasty with spicy and alcoholic notes, quite fruity, dried fruit, sweet and moderate bitter, full body with an oily texture. The finish is sweet, and long with fruity and alcoholic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franksv6 (57) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2014 Amber coloured beer a little white head. Taste has a caramel flavor, fruity, some warm alcohol, banana. A good Dutch Trappistenbeer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vincentvega72 (59) - - JUL 4, 2014
Amberkleurige trappist met oranje gloed. Heerlijk fruitig aroma van banaan en marsepein. Lekkere licht fruitige smaak met klein bittertje. Smaken van appelsien, kruidnagel, caramel en beetje kaneel. Warme afdronk. Heerlijke trappist.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
revolution2718 (203) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Pours a hazy very dark amber, but definitely lighter than most quads, quite a bit of rocky head. Nose is banana bread, raisin, spicy Belgian yeast, cinnamon, caramelly quality, maybe clove. Taste matches nose, banana, raisin, very bready, sweet, spicy Belgian yeast, . Very effervescent and bubbly on palate, hides alcohol well. I like it, objectively it's good, but I do prefer other Belgian quads. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RussianDragon (290) - - JUN 29, 2014
On tap at Mekong, Richmond. Pours a hazy light brown color. Head fades to bubbles on rim of glass, no lacing. Aroma is malt, yeast, bread, caramel, molasses, raisins, figs and slight cinnamon. Flavor is same, round and malty. Delicious and full bodied, sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (352) - CROATIA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle, pours a deep amber with a white head, taste is sweet with malt, fruits, and some spice, medium bitter aftertaste, very good quadrupel

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
yy0pp (506) - - JUN 27, 2014
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisbroadie (7) - Wakerley, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2014 does not count
Ar: bananas and lots of them little bit caramelly / Ap: amber to burnt orange, very cloudy, thick tan head / T: sweet with a nice long bitter finish / P: Medium body, slightly oily and creamy, fizzy and lots of bitterness and alcoholic warmth / O: Personally, first ever crack at a quadrupel and wow its a complex beer, heaps of aroma but the hoppy bitterness is cancelled out nicely by the sweet malt and alcohol. Surprisingly (dangerously maybe) drinkable, very good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4003) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2014
Flaske 330ml fra Vinmonopolet Tromsdalen. Mørk gyldenbrun. Høyt luftig skum som varer og etterlater seg litt lacing. Beskjeden pepperaroma. Smaken er jordbær & annen tørket frukt. Antydning til mandler. Bra - men litt tungdrikkelig.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (1286) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2014
330ml bottle from Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours vivid amber with beautifully sweet nose of vanilla & caramel. Taste is smooth & balanced with candi sugar and sweet malts that belie its strength, in a similar way to Gulden Draak 9000. Medium bodied with a touch of spice. Great quad.

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