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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oak Aged version of Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel.


ngeunit1's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 17, 2013
A - Dark ruby-black with a finger of frothy khaki-tan head. Fades slowly. S - Sweet dark caramel malts, dark fruits, oak, vanilla, candi sugars, Belgian yeast, spices, a bit booze. T - Sweet dark caramel malts, raisin, plum, and other dark fruits, candi sugars, oak, vanilla, Belgian yeast, spices, some booze. M - Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, warming finish. D - Great Quad. Good complexity added by oak.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2161) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2014
6/7/2014. 750 ml. corked and caged bottle. 2011 edition. Dark brown with a tan head. Malt and dark fruit aromas. Sweet oaky flavors with dried fruit, brown sugar. Awesome!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gerbeer (1675) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with light head. Beautiful aromas and flavors of roasted malts, brown sugar, nuts, vanilla and dried fruit with complex hints of wood and light spice. Great stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (2452) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle @ THT May, courtesy of me. Pours a clear brownish beer with a huge off white head on top. Aroma is very fruity, oaky, caramel and red fruits. The base beer is still defintely there, backed up by some oaky goodness. Flavor is sticky sweet, fruity and caramel. Loads of sweet stuff going on. Carbonation is good. Very decent beer!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3734) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle @ tht. Aroma is malt, tangy, red fruits. Hmm. Flavour is quite sweet, caramel, liquorice, red fruits, sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5077) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
75cl bottle shared @THT. Thin creamy off-white head. Clear amber pour. Very smooth. A little sweet. Some woody notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bozo_skeleton (437) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAY 7, 2014
Belle robe ruby foncee, peu de carbo, petit collet de fines bulles. Arome un peu leger mais complexes et envoutant.On y retrouve les fruits mures, raisins, des notes de brandy de caramel. En bouche c’est une liqueur ! Le fut de chene fait sont office et les notes boisées apparaissent. Elle garde malgre tout une amertume prononce sur le final, ce qui lui octroie une longueur a la fois sirupeuse et astreingente. Etrange mais pas desagreable.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
raj201 (6) - Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2014 does not count
I think would have been a great quad but the aging on wood really detracts from the beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barrelbelly (622) - BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2014
Slightly sour aroma and taste. Caramel, chocolate, yeast. Candy sirup. Soury finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trappist1 (425) - Diest, BELGIUM - MAR 28, 2014
750ml Bottle, Dark brown color. Liqueur in the nose, malty sweet alcoholic flavor. oak, vanilla. roasty, nuts, woody, oily, soft carbonation, long finish, good sweetness, medium bitterness,

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (555) - LUXEMBOURG - MAR 21, 2014
Mahagony coloured with a toast head and no CO2, crystal clear liquid. Noses of liquorice, coffee, chocolate, herbliquor, portwine, wood and dried fruits. Soft lively with a light saltyness, a bit creamy and a harmonic sweet and roast bitter aroma with a full body. A slight touch of sourness and long lasting warming finish.


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