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90
style
Formerly brewed at La Trappe Trappist - Abdij O.L.V. Koningshoeven (Bavaria)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
BATCH 5 (blended on January 25, 2011): For this beer, the following barrels were used in the following proportions:

Type % in batch
New Oak Heavy Toast 20
White Wine used Oak Heavy Toast 80

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (13079) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Amber with a small off-white head. Floaties. Aroma of caramel, vanilla, oak and dried fruit. Sweet fruity and caramel flavour with strong oak and tannin. Way overdone.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bierkoning (12814) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2011
Corked bottle. Dark amber color, hazy. oak, white wine (Sauternes? white burgundy?) raspberry notes and marzipan in the aroma. malty sweet flavor with vanilla, oak, marzipan, white wine and orange peels. Good complexity, slightly alcoholic. Great beer!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thewolf (12274) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Willems, Grobbendonk.
[my 7,600th rating]
Pours hazy red-brown with a lovely, staying, creamy, yellowish head. Aroma has grapes, caramel, raisins, vinious, chocolate, figs and plums. Some oaky hints as well. Highish carbonation, light and mild creamy mouthfeel. Soft and velvety. Flavour is extremely delicious. Very balanced. White wine, oak, caramel, port, light chocolate, vinious. Balanced to almost perfection with pear, peach, grapes and lots of finishing dryness. By far the best of the oak-aged La Trappe Quads.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (12037) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2011
Draught at Beer Temple. Pours hazy amber brown with small off white head. Aroma is fruity with raisins, plums and wine. Fruit and wine in the flavour along with oak and caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11613) - Sborg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Dense light beige head. Dense aroma of ripe fruits, wood, spice, light medicin, caramel. flavour of ripe fruits, spice, medicin. dense wood,c aramel, alcohol. Medium to full bodied. ends on a ripe fruity note.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (11111) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle 375ml @ TFODRBSG11, Ulfborg
Pours cloudy brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, bourbon and dried fruits. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (10368) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle shared at Leightons place. Many thanks to Paul. Semi clear orange caramel brown coloured pour with a viscous no head. Aroma is lovely big brandy, toffee, caramel, Cognac, Warming alcohol, Little apple. Flavour is composed of caramel, apple tart, solvent, brandy, little cinnamon, woody. Palate is low carbonation, little sticky, little cloying. Good beer the palate is a bit off.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
Botella. Sweet caramel dark like fruity vinious pleasant malty aroma. Good mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet and vinious with dark fruits, toasted malt and caramel along with white wine, sweet malty pleasant dark fruity like well alsting vinious finish.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
deanso (9757) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2011
15cl on tap at the beer temple. Thin white head. Amber pour. Complex aftertaste. Yummy

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorisPPattyn (9672) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2011
Part of a comparative tasting of batches #4 and #5. Very thick, yellow-creamcoloured head, over fully hazy red-brown beer. More demure nose than the #4, but same ingredients: cocos, bit of vanilla, sweet/quite alcoholic. Little, nice, sourishness, on top of fruit, alcohol and milkchocolate. More balanced than the more severe #4, but maybe a tiny tad less complex. Thick bodied & creamy, alcoholwarming, slick. The #5 batch is very balanced, thanks a.o. to the slight, fruity acidity, but it would benefit from the incense aroma the #4 sports.


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