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

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common

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Broad Distribution

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


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jelledebont (89) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2015
Prachtig bier. Je proeft duidelijk dat deze in wijnvaten heeft gerijpt. Toch is dit niet overheersend en blijft het bier. Mooie donkere kleur, goede schuimkraag, verfrissende ietwat zurige nasmaak.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pedo (13) - - APR 12, 2015
Excellent special edition of the regular quadrupel. Sweet smell, initial taste of a fine wine followed by the tastes of the regular quadrupel. Excellent brew and one of the best i had so far.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle at Denis’. Dark reddish brown, thick fluffy head fades to a tight cap. Amazing rich nose, red fruits, raisins, leather, soft spice, chocolate, oak, red wine, hint of booze. Soft rich palate, red fruit, oak, savoury oak spice, spicy hops, raspberry, subtle tartness, dry woody linger, hint of booze, spicy hop finish. Soft velvety carbonation. Amazingly deep and complex, a better quad than Westvleteren 12. Incredible.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShelbyGrey (188) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 15, 2014
This is fantastic, complex woody vanilla, amazing body, perfect for this time of the year!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vipinvelp (3315) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2014
Clear dark ruby, black almost. Nice aroma, heavy, some read wine notes, cloves, Taste is quadruple worthy, cloves, some chocolate notes, light bitter, alcohol warm. Lasting warm beer taste in mouth. (Velp 201412)

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Echhoes (2) - - JUN 1, 2015 does not count
One of the best beers I have ever had. Bought from Browerij De Halve Maan in Brugge. 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rubin77 (485) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 4, 2015
Foam: nice stable very pale brown to yellow head. Colour: brown to reddish brown. Aroma: raisins, some malty roasted character, little smoky, honey, woody, vinous, chocolate, many fruits. Taste: caramel malt, dark fruits, blueberries, plums, dry raisins, wood with notes of alcohol, yeasts, some sweet and peppery spice, semi-dry to the finish with nice dry bitterness, vanilla and dark cherries, figs, dates, smooth barrel character on the palate, full and complex body and sure it is worth to try, great beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zupastan (160) - Kortrijk, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2015
75 cl bottle @ home, shared with my dad. Dark brown beer with a big white head, little adhesive. Aroma is is banana, vanille, liquorice, raisins. High carbonation. Taste is caramel, banana, vanille, raisins, liquorice, bit sweet. Aftertaste is caramel, banana and alcohol warmth. Complex and very enjoyable!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (2773) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 26, 2015
This is a beer that shows off the brewmaster’’s expertise in the subtleties of craftsmanship. And it’s super frigging tasty besides

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gerbeer (2686) - 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.


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