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

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oak Aged version of Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (2039) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 25, 2016
dark brown colour with ruby notes, medium sized creamy beige head; aroma of whisky barrel, molasses, vanilla, dried plum, some raisins, dried sour cherry, butterscotch, and some biscuits as well as hints of apple and brett; taste of dried plum and sour cherry, whisky notes, oak barrel, vanilla, syrupy notes, moderate roastedness, maybe some anise and biscuits; spicy alcoholic aftertaste; amazing quadrupel - would be perfect with a bit more ’body’, or a bit less alcohol - I feel a minimal imbalance of body and alcohol...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ZodiacM (759) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2016
Editie 2014, bottle #07501. Robijnrood bier met mooie schuimkraag. Aroma bestaat vooral uit rode wijn, hout en een licht zuurtje en zoetje. Dit komt ook terug in de smaak. Deze is heel zacht, met een prettige rode wijn/hout afdronk en weer dat lichte zuurtje en zoetje. Prachtig bier!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (5855) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle: (#11986) Cloudy, dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma of plum wine, oak. Taste is sweet, sticky dark fruit, spicy wood, vanilla. Really, really nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SeniorZozo (1092) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 1, 2016
Bottle Version 2013 @ Budapest // SHH has very strong aroma with some wooden notes. Color is very dark brown and it looks cloudy. Comparing with Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel, less bitter, medium body and much more delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (1160) - Airvault, FRANCE - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle, 75cL. @Naintré, with my family for my mom birthday. Bought during Bruges Beer Festival. A dark brown opaque beer with mahogany hues ; medium white foamy head with a good retention. Roast, wood, whisky, brett, sugar, light vinegar. Medium to heavy sweet, round, warming ; light dry bitter ; fresh pleasant wind. Full body, average smooth texture, average carbonation, sweet woody lasting finish, light warming background. Overall, a delicious strong woody brown flemish ; solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jason (1834) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Draft. Musty aroma, sherry and vanilla. Nice appearance. Flavor is vanilla, plums and cherry. Body improves when rising near cellar temperature.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bierridder_S (633) - BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2016
06/02/2016 sample @ BAB. Purple brown with small head. Nose is wood, lots of dark fruits, caramel, vanillla. Taste is Dark malts, dark fruits, vinous touch, caramel, softening vanilla. Great taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10359) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Bottle. (2011 - Bottle No. 11986). Red cherry, raisin, toffee malt, and hay aroma. Dark brown with moderate head. Sweet cherry, toffee malt, and moderately bitter herbal/woody hay flavor. Great balance and body. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evergreen0199 (2898) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle at Brugge beer festival 2016, Brugge, Belgium. A dark brown coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Sweet, malty, caramel, dark fruit aroma. Tastes sweet, malty, dark fruit, caramel, rich, smooth and boozy. Very nice Quad from Straffe Hendrik.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
flatmatt (1442) - Northville, Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2016
750 mL bottle dated 2012. Pours deep brown with a light tan head. Dark fruit aroma, molasses, a touch of oak. Flavor has raisin and molasses with some oak; a touch of oxidation. Pretty nice.


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