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


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RATINGS: 1977   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
The_Mango_Kid (22) - - JUL 24, 2013
Dit bier is reeds lange tijd mijn absolute favoriet. Er nu een neutrale beoordeling over schrijven zal dus niet zo eenvoudig zijn. Allereerst het aroma. De geur van La trappe Quadrupel is scherp en uitgesproken zoet met een subtiel banaan accent hetgeen wijst op de hogere gisting. Het bier nodigt uit om te proeven, zowel qua geur als qua uiterlijk. De amber kleur is vrij transparant en mits gebruik van het bijpassende glas krijg je de perfecte schuimkraag. Het mondgevoel is verrassend aangenaam, zacht bruisend. De textuur van het bier draagt ertoe bij dat de smaak lang draagt op papillen en achteraan in de mond. De smaak is vol, zacht zoet met toetsen van banaan en een discrete fruitige ondertoon die doet denken aan rode vruchten. De smaak is in perfecte harmonie met het aroma. De afdronk is vol en rijk en doet je verlangen naar de volgende slok.Voor mij is la trappe quadrupel één van de betere trappisten, met en zeer unieke doch toegankelijke smaak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flemmingwillum (941) - 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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   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 (99) - NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Lichtbruin bier met weinig schuim. Smaak licht zoet en hoppig bitter, caramel en chokolade en vanille. Lange afdronk. Topbier !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
superspak (2200) - 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 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pascall (4) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014 does not count
Relly good beer ! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (234) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
Couleur ambrée sombre, bonne mousse. Super parfum abricot malt. Gout de sucre candy avec bcp d’amertume. Bonne pétillance. Fin assez longue amère;

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (450) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
Belle couleur ambrée, riche et équilibrée. Gros hit d’alcool, arômes fruits secs et malt. Excellent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
undercurrent25 (1329) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Pours a dark colour, retains its head well, taste is candy like with a heavy alcohol finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melnis (94) - LATVIA - MAR 19, 2014
Gai?s, dzintarains ar diezgan noturigu putu. Jutams alkohols dzerot. Smaro patikami, bet diezgan vienkarsi, garso tapat. Vispar labs, vareja but liel?ka bu?ete

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