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Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 608   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Straffe Hendrik Quadruple is a rich and intense dark Belgian ale. It is brewed with a subtle blend of specialty malts, which give the ale an extremely dark color and a chewy, malty complex character. The quadruple combines a clean dryness with a warm full bodied mouth feel and essences of fruit. Secondary fermentation in the bottle creates a living ale that can be aged and will have an evolution of taste profiles over time.

It is brewed by the last active brewery in the historical city of Bruges. The town archives first mention the brewery in 1546. Since 1856, the famous brewing family Maes-Vanneste has owned the brewery.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2758) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Very malty heavy aroma, quite sweet with a lot of fruit. The flavor follows with a nice warming and a peppery feel. Well balanced with a long lasting after taste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vargatul (138) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - NOV 26, 2012
330 ml bottle @ Beer O’Clock, Bucharest. Dark brown liquid with a long creamy beige head. Aroma is very sweet, with notes of bitter cherries, brown sugar, raisins, dried plums, baked apples, honey, noble alcohol. Full body, bitter taste, well balanced carbonation, dry and long finish.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lore (1203) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 24, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2013 Tartós hab, sürü sör, melyről már a kiöntésekor érződik az extrém alkoholfok, ami az ízét is dominálja, édeskéssé teszi. Majdnem maximum, bár ebben kicsit benne van a hely varázsa is (a helyszínen, Brugge-ben, a sörfőzdében kóstolva).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (4564) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle shared with Mctapps. Quality beer with mixed aromas. Easy to drink but full bodied. Not a beer for everyday but well done at all.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
emartell (254) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - NOV 19, 2012
Aroma intenso, complejo, elegante, completo. Destacan notas a maltas tostadas, caramelo, frutas y algo de madera. En cuanto al aspecto, color obscuro con ligeros destellos rubí a contra luz. Cuerpo medio, carbonatación de ligera a media. Corona de espuma muy abundante y esponjosa al momento de servir, de mediana retención quedando finalmente una capa de espuma hasta el último trago, a pesar de no ser tan amplia como lo es al momento de servirla. En boca destacan los sabores vinosos, ligeramente maltas tostadas y notas dulces en virtud de su refermentación en botella. Al paladar se nota en primera instancia un agradable escozor en lengua proveniente de su carbonatación. Posteriormente sus notas vinosas y potencia alcohólica sorprenden, notandose rápidamente un aumento en el calor corporal. Su dulce final y excelente equilibrio dejan sensaciones placenteras al beber esta genial cerveza. Como final podemos seńalar que se ha bebido una excelente cerveza estilo Quadrupel. Sabores y aromas complejos, bouquet genial, y un final completo y elegante. su potencia alchólica es evidente ya que hablamos de una cerveza de 11%. Definitivamente sabosa y única.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (5695) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2012
Draft at Huppel. Pours brown with a small tan head. Aroma of sweet malt, burnt sugar, dark fruit, licorice and raisins. Flavour is heavy sweet and light bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Trix (28) - - NOV 16, 2012
Lekker stevig bier! Lijkt op Gulden draak qaudruppel! Warm moutig stevige alchol afdronk!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerme31 (514) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown full tan head. Very malty aroma, caramel, licorice, dark fruit. Heavy sweet flavor. Fully body, texture oily, lively carbonation, mild bitter finish with subdued alcohol taste. Overall an enjoyable brew, good for a cold night.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JEK69 (396) - FRANCE - NOV 7, 2012
Pours dark brown. No foam, no carbonation. Aromas are very nice: candied fruit, yeast, roasty malt. Mouth is a bit smoky, yeast focused with rich English cake-like notes ... but there is no carbonation at all. Something was wrong with that batch. it will be worth tasting it again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
avw1982 (90) - Giessenburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2012
33cl bottle @ home. Wow what a great beer. Darker than a normal quad. Great taste.


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