dpbjoyce (1) - Newhaven, East Sussex, - JUN 11, 2012
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bought a four pack from a supermarket in Belgium as something else to try. With hindsight I wish I had bought all their remaining stock. The flavour is of burnt toffee shot through with liquorish with a constant sweetish tang. I also compared it with a Westvleteren 12 which my partner was drinking. Were I trying these two in a blind tasting, I might just come down on the side of the Straffe Hendrik.
R2k2 (396) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A dark, non transparant beer with a firm, slightly brown layer of foam. It has a lot of alcohol in it’s aroma, together with the touch of licorice and caramel. A nice, bitter taste like dark chocolate. The aftertaste is quite bitter, and remains for a while.
Een donker, ondoorzichtig bier met een stevige, lichtbruine kraag. In het aroma zit volop alcohol, tezamen met de hint van zoethout en karamel. Een goede, bittere smaak zoals die van donkere chocolade. De nasmaak is licht bitter en blijft even hangen.
PtiBisc (24) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2015
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
This cloody brown beer smells belge yeast. The taste is close to light molasse and alcohol. This beer is enjoyable at any time and anywhere. Cheers!
_Connoisseur_ (4) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2015 does not count
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
A very finely crafted beer, truly a delight. For 11 percent you might think this beer to be too strong, and although you definatley get an initial whiskey-like taste, it is soon followed by a sweet, caramel finish.
robinn93 (55) - Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2015
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
330ml bottle at home. Very good Belgian quad, sweet flavors and very well-balanced.
dwyerpg (4918) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 28, 2015
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
This was really quite excellent. An even more pronounced flavor than the gulden draak 9000 I had just before this. Sweet but at the right level to hide the alcohol.
beer-yum (940) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 26, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Alluring plum pudding aroma in a rosewood pour. Surprisingly light for a Quad but expected tastes are all there (banana/nut). Perfect desert beer that leaves one walmed to finish.
Derek881 (1175) - Kiev, UKRAINE - AUG 21, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from the bottle into a short glass to drink. The beer had a black to dark brown color with a deep ruby red hue and a big creamy off white head with excellent retention, cling, and lacing. The aroma had strong notes of raisin, fig, plum, and sweet molasses with some fruity hops and a light toffee malt. It had a fairly floral taste with a touch of sweet raisin, fig, and plum, and a light touch of sour earthy flavors. The beer was somewhat creamy and what, but with a thick and large mounthfeel with a bubbly body and good carbonation.
Bygers (1014) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 0,33l. Pours dark brown color with a tan head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, licorice. Taste of coffee, raisin, licorice and malt sweetness. With some alcohol warmth. Medium mouth feel.
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OldMrCrow (2198) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle in Santa Barbara shared w/ my Dad. Dark pour with a nice head, full-bodied with the expected dark fruits and brown sugar. Wrong beer for a hot summer’s day but that’s how my old man rolls. None of this artisan fruit berlinerweisse 3.7% wussy shit for him.
hawanna (2739) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0,33 l bottle
Rubinrot, leicht trüb, beiger Schaum.
Sehr aromatisch und komplex.