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RATINGS: 2657   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Quadrupel is La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber colour. Its warm and intense flavour is rich and finely balanced. Malty sweet, slightly burnt, and pleasantly bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Quadrupel continues to ferment after bottling and offers aromas of banana, almond, vanilla and others.

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4.3
spagyetti (68) - Puyallup, Washington, USA - JUN 27, 2008
Bottle. A quad to rap your head around. A very smooth talker indeed. High octane and full of life, this quadruple will succeed with age.

3.6
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2008
Orange color with a small foam. Aroma shows a touch of bubble gum and light fruits. Powerful flavors of raisins, rum soaked dark fruits, honey, doughy, pastry-like malts, with lots of belgian character. Very boozy, but well balaced and fairly complex. Hmm, nice tasting, but the aroma and appearence leave a lot to be desired. This is a fresh batch and not my favorite. The last batch I sold (which I have several bottles aging) was amazing. This is a nice beer, but not a batch I’ll be collecting.

3.9
EHSRanders (2047) - Tjele, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2008
Bottle. Hazy amber colour with medium creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Fruity aroma with yeasty notes. Sweet fruity flavor.

4.3
trevor211 (1681) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 23, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2008 On tap at Brouwer’s. Dark reddish brown color with a great head typical of a quad. Aroma is nearly identical to Rochefort 10 - sweet grapes, black cherries, port wine and dates, with Belgian yeast. Flavor is also similar to the Rochefort, bringing sweet malts into the aroma’s notes and accentuating the grapes. Absolutely delicious - though it doesn’t have quite the same fullness that the Rochefort has. Still, a wonderful beer, and a testament to the trappist breweries.

3.8
dalepryor (305) - Paducah, Kentucky, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Dark orange red pour with 2 finger beige head, Aroma is sweet candy fruits, flavor comes across with cherries and cinnamon, there are a lot of spices here that i can’t pinpoint. very interesting quadrupel it is a lot lighter than some others out there but still packs in amazing flavor.

3.8
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 23, 2008
Bottle (in NZ), pours a clear and amber-tinged brown with a large white head. A nutty malt aroma with stone fruit in the alcohol. Full mouthfeel, and quite carbonated, a slightly buttery palate, but the alcohol quickly overcomes this. The malt is slightly nutty for me again, but with an earthiness. Through the finish the fruitier side becomes stronger, stone fruits again with a touch of spice.

3
Embrouille (2852) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 19, 2008
Bottled 33cl. It pours a beautiful hazy amber-ruby beer with a beige head. The nose is of cherry, banana, coriander, glue, figs and berries. Buttery and malty. Figs, coconut, banana, butter, plums and dates in the taste. Decent lacing. Strongly malty. Lots of alcohol showing up. Grassy finish with coconut appearing.

3.8
uhre (384) - DENMARK - JUN 17, 2008
The aroma is full of malt, yeast and fruit. The flavor is similar, it also has figs and prunes. It’s very dark with a good head.

3.8
MBison (548) - Southern Highlands, AUSTRALIA - JUN 15, 2008
Bottle (330ml). Poured hazy deep bronze with a good sized, dense, foamy, off-white head which was mostly lasting. Aroma had strong notes of chocolate coated banana lollies with sweet yeasty malts, sticky Christmas pudding notes, toffee, maple syrup, cinnamon, cloves and vanilla. Flavor was of smooth chewy caramel malts with chocolate coated banana’s, fruit cake, maple syrup, light yeasty notes and a spicy (cinnamon, cloves and vanilla) warming finish. Well rounded and smooth with a well hidden alcohol content. Full bodied with a soft to medium carbonation, a syrupy texture, creamy/dry mouthfeel and a great finish.

3.9
Imaena (2315) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 14, 2008
Draught. Novare Res. Portland ME Best beer I had last night. Solid candy sugar fruit flavours. Again poor head retention which may be the system at the bar. I purchased it under the name Koenings Hoeven Quad.


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