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


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RATINGS: 2347   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.

flylikeabanana's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
flylikeabanana (179) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle pours a hazy burnt orange with a full tan head, lighter than most quads. Good retention, nice lacing. Aroma is a bit like wine, peach, grapes, some alcohol. Taste is very sweet Belgian yeast, cereal, banana, dark fruit, and a hint of alcohol on the finish. Tasty at ten percent alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luengus (19) - - OCT 6, 2015
Average frothy light brown diminishing head with clear dark amber body. Toasted malt, flowers hops. Full creamy body with soft carbonation.Average duration flavor heavily sweet, moderately acidic with a heavy bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pils70 (11) - - OCT 6, 2015
Color ambra scuro con poca schiuma. Corpo medio e poco aromatica. Alcol, banana, frutta secca

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvgeniyKurilov (58) - - OCT 5, 2015
Old notes from summer 15. Nice and full body guad with medium carb and medium sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nickel (722) - - OCT 2, 2015
Decent Quadrupel but rather plain and ordinary. Probably worst I tried Aroma and taste is typical for this amazing style. MAybe I just expected more from this brewery. Gonna try barrel aged brew

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPVMJPVM (7) - - OCT 1, 2015 does not count
Better than tripel. Stronger and more palate than tripel. High Alcohol and weak taste balance have not been pleasant to me. Despite been a good beer, i was expecting more from La Trape.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sulawang (744) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 29, 2015
Visual: Reinforced twisty top, synthetic cork, hefty bottle. Pours light blood red with a small dissipating head, ringed retention, suspended large sediment, slow and fast steady streams. Nose: carrot cake, caramelized brown sugar, sweet dark malts. (lvl-7)-pungency Attack: thick-full, incoming dark fruity christmas cake Mid-palate: (lvl-8)-sweetness, sour-alcohol hit, fizzy-bubbly, (MAIN) carrot cake, brandy, caramelized brown sugar malts Finish: cola, alcoholic, mild alcoholic heat, sweet brandy finish. Summary: Lots of caramelized sugar, brown cake flavour mixed with a pretty stealth alcohlic hit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FireGlider (263) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 27, 2015
Lively amber/orange color with big present carbonation, head is small but constant. Aroma of some dried fruits. You can taste it is strong and sweet, but there isn’t alcohol taste in it. Full body, lively carbonation. Really good and full bodied beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ZeppelinNL (32) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2015
The best La Trappe beer of them all. Dark and complex, strong but subtle. A strong recommendation!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
obguthr (4772) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Spearmint chewing gum, plum, cherries nose. Cloudy copper, medium tan head, good lace. Bubble gum plum. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alomtnez (217) - SPAIN - SEP 20, 2015
Average off-white head mid retention. Foggy orangish-amber colour. Aroma is fruity (banana), caramel, yeast, sweet spices. Taste is caramel, spices (clove?), fruit (banana, peach) with alcohol presence.

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