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Formerly brewed at La Trappe Trappist - Abdij O.L.V. Koningshoeven (Bavaria)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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We have meanwhile proudly presented BATCH 23. Exactly three years ago the famous Oak Aged Spätburgunder was first launched on the market. This second version of the famous German red wine is strikingly different. Both in terms of bouquet and taste the aroma of this pinot noir is very recognisable. There are also notes of sweet apple, banana and dates. The overall taste association produces an effect of spices. The fairly rigorous carbonization ensures a tantalising aroma and flavour. The taste includes a lot of wood tannins. This comes from a subtly sweet red wine that hints at a port wine. The taste lingers and slowly develops with a red-wine aftertaste. With a gentle hint of tobacco, this BATCH 23 from the famous Quadrupel is beery and full-flavoured. The alcohol remains firmly in the background, although the 11% of the Quadrupel is preserved. Its fine bouquet is best savoured when this batch is served at a temperature of 16-18 °C (61 – 64.5 °F). BATCH 23 was distributed as follows: Spätburgunder barrels 80%; new oak medium toast 10%; new oak high toast 5%; acacia wood 5%.

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3.9
Sigmund (8100) - Tau, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2017
375 ml corked & caged bottle, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. ABV is 11%. Slightly hazy brown colour, small off-white head. Aroma of Pinot Noir red wine barrels, also notes of dark dried fruits, brown kandij sugar and new oak. Moderate but sufficient carbonation. Flavour of oak, red wine, dark dried fruits and brown kandij sugar. Good beer.

3.3
kerenmk (5372) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 26, 2017
Bottle shared at DSG's 15K at troubles'. Thanks Vipinvelp! Hazy brown. Vinous aroma with some wood, velvety liquor and some nuts. Alcohlic bitterness, pear, sweet and honey taste. Full body, alcoholic and sweet liquor finish.

3.4
DSG (15519) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 11, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at troubles' place. Thanks kerenmk. Hazy orange. Malt, wine, fruitiness, vanilla, alcohol, honey, toffee, caramel, sweet, medium-bodied. Nice, but not one of the best OA La Trappe batches.

3.6
zvikar (6609) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - SEP 10, 2017
At DSGs 15K, pours red to brown with a beige head, aroma of dried fruits, wine wood, flavor of dried fruit, wax, wood, red wine, dried fruits, medium to full bodied, nice

4
SVD (2275) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2017
Bottle at home, amber beer, small head. Aroma is wood, vanilla, fruit, dark fruit, alcohol, caramel. Taste is the same, quite vinous, sweet and some hint of bitterness, very nice one again.

3.7
Christos (5938) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2017
(La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #23) Bottle 375ml, corked and caged, from a Facebook trade, served into a small tulip at home, ABV 11% Deep brown colour on the body, mostly clear, with a small and thin beige head on top. Aroma of cork, wood, caramel, alcohol, vanilla. Taste is sweet, with caramel, wood, alcohol, dark fruits, dates, malts, hints of red wine. Medium body, good carbonation. Not very distinguishable from previous batches but still quite good.

4.2
lkowalkowski (623) - POLAND - APR 12, 2017
Barwa rubinowa, klarowne. Piana jasna, drobno pęcherzykowata. Oblepia szkło. W aromacie beczka, karmel, ciemne owoce, miód. W smak bardzo podobnie. Trochę słodkie, dużo ciała, alkohol świetnie ukryty.

3.8
bierkoning (13893) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2017
Corekd bottle. Thanks Benzai! Amber color. Dried fruit, oak, red wine and banana in the nose. Malty sweet, oaky flavor with banana, dried fruit and vanilla. Vinous. Alcoholic but complex.

3.7
basjansen14 (486) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2016
Deze Batch was mijn eerste oak aged batch. Aroma is voornamelijk rode wijn, zoet, en wat eikenhout. Smaak is rode wijn, eikenhout en wat zoets in de achtergrond. Vanille is nauwelijks terug te vinden in de smaak.

3.9
Inbreak (6824) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2016
17.12.2016, 0,375l bottle @ home:
Big fizzy-creamy longlasting head, nice red-amber color. Aroma is slightly sweet fruity, yeast, banana, candi sugar, oak, caramel malts, minerals, grass, fruit stones, dried fruits, almonds. Taste is slightly dry sour-ish fruity, oak, yeast, minerals, banana, candi sugar, fruit stones, grass, dried fruits, caramel malts, almonds, toffee, bark. Medium bitterness, slightly dry fruity mouthfeel. Nice.


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