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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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We have meanwhile proudly presented BATCH 21. The Oak Aged Batch 21 has a dark brown mahogany colour and a beige brown head. The soft aroma immediately reminds you of walnuts. Accompanied by a slightly smoky aroma, you can detect oak, caramel malt, alcohol, vanilla and, of course, French brandy. The flavour, although balanced, is not particularly mellow. The brandy barrels have clearly left a lot of wood influences, which manifest themselves in vanilla and almond. Additionally, the Quadrupel has a caramel-like, slightly sweet flavour with a good, full body. The flavour ends with a slightly burnt tone and a hint of wood tannin. Due to the light tingling of the carbonic acid, combined with the wood flavour and sweetness of the beer, the sensation in the mouth is full and pleasant. Its fine bouquet is best savoured when this batch is served at a temperature of 16-18 C (61 64.5 F). BATCH 21 was distributed as follows: Type in BATCH Cognac 80% New Oak High Toast 10% New Oak Medium Toast 5% Acacia wood 5%

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkoning (12992) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2017
Corked bottle. Thanks Benzai! Dark amber color. Cognac aroma. Grapes and oak. Malty sweet flavor with cognac, grapes and bubblegum. Vinous notes. Alcoholic but very well rounded. Delicately balanced. Great.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (9029) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2017
3/I/17 - 37.5cl bottle from a trade @ Tims La Trappe tasting - BB: IX/2040, bottled: 24/IX/15 (2017-17) Thanks to Tinus for the trade!

Clear more reddish brown beer, irregular off-white head, pretty stable. Aroma: yeast, alcohol, sharp smell, banana esters, bread. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: bit sourish, lots of vanilla, caramel, malty, sweet. MF: lively carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet, alcohol, chocolate, banana, lots of vanilla. Aftertaste: little bitter, malty, overripe banana, soft bitterness, hoppy, some tannins.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
esp0r (2837) - NORWAY - FEB 13, 2017
Bottle enjoyed at home
Ruby red, thin beige head. Smell of fruity dark aromas, dark fruits, plum, dried fruits, cognac and booze, caramel and oak. Heavy sweet, cognac at first, then dark fruity malts, toast, caramel, prunes, oak. Alot of nice layers, high complexity. Totally, just an awsome beer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SVD (1824) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle at home, brown beer, small head. lots of yeast chunks... Aroma is sweet, caramel, dried fruit, raisins, wood, vanilla. alcohol. Taste is the same, nice but the previous two were better

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rami_pl (2797) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 20, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2017 Rami Rami is drinking a La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #21 by Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven at Muzeum Azji i PacyfikuPrawie jak buba ex :) figi rodzynki jablka susz migdaly oleiste slodkie melasa niestety alko czuc w posmakach. Aromat lepszy niz smak. Klasa
Rami Rami: #Teamslodyczka

Ocena potraktowana skryptem do przeliczania ocen (uzgodnienie UT/RB).

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
basjansen14 (207) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2017
Aroma: Zoet, cognac, hout(eik), wat vanille in de achtergrond. Smaak: Zoet, karamel, hout, cognac en vanille in de afdronk.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wixie (511) - BELGIUM - JAN 15, 2017
Hazy light brown/reddish liquid, small head. Sweet aroma, yeast. Heavy body, tiny little bit carbonation. Taste is sweet, with hints of alcohol and yeast.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Abijen (2559) - s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2016
Oranje bruin bier met een kleine witte schuim kraag. Ruikt zoet, rood fruit, overrijp fruit, alcohol, hout. Smaakt vanille, zoet, rood fruit, zacht.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bosbouw (2838) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2016
Mooie caramelkkeur met een goede kraag. Ruikt vol, vanille, kers, crme, houtig. Smaakt vol houtig, vanille crme, kers.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (829) - - DEC 22, 2016
Jammer dat mn neus het niet doet vanavond. Lekker, beetje alcoholisch maar ook vol van smaak. Kruidig.


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