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


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RATINGS: 2414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   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.

Melkart's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melkart (316) - Porto Alegre, - JUL 20, 2013
Nice, very strong and complex beer. Caramel and bread. Light sweet taste at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oczek2015 (179) - Przemysl, POLAND - FEB 8, 2016
Butelka 750ml z datą ważności 02.2018, temperatura degustacji 14 stopni +, szkło snifter. Aromat: aromat jest złożony, słodka delikatnie karmelowa słodowość łączy się z charakterystycznymi belgijskimi estrami (ciemne suszone owoce - śliwka, figi, rodzynki), trochę kwiatowych nut i alkohol ale przyjemny który podkreśla moc piwa, fenole na bardzo niskim poziomie. Barwa: głęboki bursztyn, delikatnie przymglone co akurat jest dopuszczalne w stylu. Piana: biało-żółtawa, obfita, zbudowana z drobnych i średnich pęcherzyków, średnio trwała, opada do cienkiego pierścienia. Smak: podobny do aromatu słodkie ciemne owoce, finisz wytrawny, goryczka ziołowo-pieprzowa, rozgrzewający alkohol. Pełnia średnia, wysycenie średnie do wysokiego. Dobre, mocne, degustacje piwo na zimowe wieczory.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (2693) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Bottle from Cork & Cask. Hazy orange body with a thin white head. No visible carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of orange, pear drops, apricot and white sugar. Flavour of marzipan, yeast, banana and coriander. Medium body with a spritzy mouthfeel. Lively fizz. Quite sweet, but a tasty beer indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (3266) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2016
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co., and snifter served displaying a coppery amber color. with a finger’s width of soft white head foam that reduced to a persistent ring & film, and showed some wavy cling to the lacing. The nose was sweet, with dried esters as pit fruit & cherry, and a hint of vanilla. The taste was similar, with the vanilla a bit more evident, medium bodied, and lively enough effervescence to project the aforementioned flavor notes, plus an earthy bitterness and some tart astringency. The alcohol was warming, but not boozy, and the texture was non sticky/syrupy. An enjoyable, well balanced Quad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilkniamhel (80) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Rich amber colour with a creamy head. Aromas of raisin, banana, vanilla and caramel. More sweet flavours on the palate, overall very rich yet nicely balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nathanvc (121) - Brugge, BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2016
Pours dark orange towards amber with a rocky white head that lasts. Really beautiful colour. The aroma contains banana, caramel, nuts, vanilla, some other fruits. Tastes medium sweet and light bittersweet in the finish. Stunning palate, nice carbonation, full body, warming alcohol but doesn’t taste that boozy. Excellent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hamilton_w (78) - - JAN 31, 2016
Malt and fruity aroma. Dark amber color with a beatiful white head. Taste is fairly caramel sweet and fruity sensation, together with slight bitterness. Very good beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jack1611 (4) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2016 does not count
Aroma: Sterke geur, verf, banaan Appearance: Mooie roodbruine kleur, schuim snel dood Taste: Redelijke smaak Palate: Prikkelend in de mond Overall: Niet al te enthousiast

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (3336) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016
Tap. Monk, Brussels. Clear, dark orange Amber. Thin, lasting, white head. Aroma of almond. Sweet, boozy fruit. Candied peel. Chewy malt. Taste is sweet, and rich. Some vine fruit dryness. Smooth, rich, full mouthfeel. Finishes sweet, and dries a little on the close. Pretty easy drinking at the ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pongauer (12) - Maassluis, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2016
amber, full body, long finish. A quality beer and probably the best version of the la trappe beers. Hard to believe you can get this kind of quality in your local grocery store.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Janikk (5) - Nowa Wie¶, POLAND - JAN 15, 2016 does not count
bardziej przypomina miód pitny od piwa na końcu pozostaje bardzo mocny smak alkoholu barwa o jeden odcień jaśniejsza od bursztynu dominuje banan, a gdzieś podobno kryje się migdał goryczka bardzo delikatna, wręcz niewyczuwalna piana niezbyt obfita

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