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


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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Oak Aged version of Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel.

jbeatty's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbeatty (1236) - New York, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Bottle, 2011 vintage, 11/26/2012. Pours deep, dark brown, dense stable beige head with cohesive curtains of lace. Aroma is tart green apple and berries, candied fruits, yeast, faint caramel and vinous character. Taste is moderately sweet dark caramel malts with mild tartness, toffee, slight roast, dry woody chocolate bitterness in the finish. Medium full body, tingling carbonation. Ok, decent brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
flatmatt (1347) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaartenRF10 (1817) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2016
Grote fles in mooi kistje. Zeer donkerbruin met crèmekleurige kraag. Geur als rode wijn, beetje zuur. Smaak quadrupel met hout en vanille en rode wijn. Erg lekker!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2684) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Deep plum pour with a soft and creamy beige head and light lacing .... Aroma of dark fruits, chocolate malts, light red wine, dry oak and lightly sour .... Taste is of dark fruits (plums, figs), chocolate, dry oak, light red wine and sourness .... A bit lively and a little bitter on the back end .... Mouthfeel is soft and creamy with a light bitterness lingering ... finish is sour with a bitter and very dry oak bite .... Definitely a nice solid complex quad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1709) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Sweet. Wedding gift from Tony. Yeasty. Really dry. Tasted at chris bottle share.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Paladares (155) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 1, 2016
Botella. Color negra opaca. Aroma a frutos rojos y pasas. En boca... uff. Muy suntuosa. Muy rica. Perfecta para postres. Es casi un px.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (972) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle. Murky brown pour with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel, some dark fruit, a touch of funk. Taste is fruity, bready, a touch of funky yeast. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
markschiedon (475) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2016 Drinking from a 75cl bottle (badge 2013). In the aroma alcohol, oak, porto. The clear dark brown beer has a medium brown head. In the taste coffee, chocolate, red wine, oak, porto, wood.Medium carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayaron (1060) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer and Beyond, Tel Aviv. 2014 batch. Deep brownish-amber with medium bubbly beige head. Sweetish aroma with lots of vanilla, wood, coconut and raisin. Sweet-sour flavor, spicy, a bit alcoholic, notes of vanilla, wood, raisin, plum and cherry, dry. Full-bodied. Complex with lovely sourness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jamaty (1614) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 29, 2015
Marrón oscura, de abundant espuma. Rico aroma, complejo, con mucho de licor, caramelo, vainilla...Cuerpo potente, muy sabrosa en cada trago, dulce sin exagerar, licorica sin exagerar. Ligeros toques frutales (fruta roja) sobre rica base acaramelada, notas de vainilla... toque de levadura belga... un disfrute cada sorbo. Magnífica en la sobremesa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1967) - GREECE - DEC 28, 2015
750ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Dark brown color with beige head. Aroma is malty and yeasty, caramel, dark fruits, dark dried fruits, tart fruity notes too, wood, vinous. Sweet, light bitter and light acidic taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

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