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RATINGS: 2671   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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NWHopHead99 (58) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2002
More like a wine, perhaps because it didn’t seem very cabonated. Very sweet smell, and innitially a very sweet flavor, quickly followed by a sour aftertaste. Maybe this is the way a trappist Ale is suposed to taste? A first experience for me. Definately an ale I’d like to try again.


4.1
GhostS (370) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 26, 2017
Aroma medie, intensa ?i foarte placuta, cu multe fructe rascoapte, ceva fructe fermentate, dulcea?a de caise, cire?e albe ?i pu?in de gutuie, ceva drojdii belgiene abia de razbat. Gust mediu, spre puternic, u?or dulce ?i bine gazat, bogat în fructe (caramelizate, pu?in fermentate, dulcea?a de caise, gutuie ?i cire?e albe), pu?in amar ?i ceva drojdii belgiene, cu un postgust de durata, cu ceva mai multa amareala ?i caldura alcoolica. Foarte buna, o belgiana ”cu fructe”. Aparent o bere în care s-a dizolvat miere ?i dulce?uri de fructe.

3.6
Bitek (707) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 26, 2017
Suszone owoce, miód, karmel, rozgrzewajacy alkohol. Srednio tresciwe, slodkawe, finisz nieco pikantny, przyprawowy. Niezbyt wysoka goryczka, wysokie, musujace wysycenie.

4.7
Pedritisz () - - JUL 24, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2017 Leírhatatlan íz és illatélmény. Még nem ittam ennél jobb sört

3.4
age_jellema (87) - Hengelo, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2017
mijn vaste gast in de koelkast. Vanaf het begin dol op dit bier, vind het niet het aller beste bier, maar prijs/kwaliteit verhouding is gewoon bijzonder goed. Ik zie het als een bijna fabrieksbier met hoge kwaliteit. Knap werk.

4.8
jobe977 (91) - Töreboda, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2017
Bottle at Delfzijl, Netherlands. Served in a trappist glas. Pours amber with large, white and creamy head. Aroma is roasted, spices and fruity. Great mouthfeel, both malty and sweet. Notes of alcohol in the finish but far from disturbing. Somewhat sweet aftertaste. It doesnt come much better than this. My first trappist beer and before tasting it I wondered what the fuzz is all about. Now I can conclude. It is a top notch beer!

3.9
antsaluga (153) - Kraków, POLAND - JUL 21, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2017 Piwo bursztynowe, klarowne z dość ładna piana, która dość szybko opada. W aromacie masa suszonych owoców, rodzynki, śliwki, brzoskwinie. Dużo słodyczy. Lekko czuc slody i nuty pochodzące od drożdży. W smaku także dużo suszonych i kandyzowanych a także świeżych owoców. Wysycenie wysokie. Piwo pełne. Lekko rozgrzewa w przełyk. Są także nuty przyprawowe. Bardzo fajny quadrupel.

4.4
Cypeq (3) - - JUL 19, 2017 does not count
Reviewing bottle just around spoilage date 10/2018. Almost 3 years from bottling, Beer perfectly kept, not spoiled. Nose huge blast of fresh juice making, smell of apricots, nectarines, oranges and alcohol. Big full body and smooth slightly oily mouth feel. Profound strong brandied fruit flavors than orange zest, overripe apricots and overripe banana. Much more savory than fresh batches but keeps medium sweetness and not a hint of sourness has developed. I can’t find any strong hop aromas and bitterness is also gone in the wind. Least to say it’s extremely drinkable for viscous strong ale. Amazing fresh and even better aged... it a great dessert. My personal favorite.

4.4
thomashoogendam (7) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2017 does not count
What is not to love about this quad? It really just has everything you’d expect from a good belgian ale; spice, banana, bitterness, dried fruits, burnt sugar sweetness. Mouthfeel is excellent, slightly sticky but not overly so. I could do an indepth review of every nuance, but this is one beer when I don’t want to go to deep, and simply enjoy it and experience it.

4.1
Navers (156) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2017
Bottle from Smak Piwa. Beer served in Goblet Glass. Pours dark ruby with small head. Aroma is plummy, cherries, grapes, marmalade, sugary. Taste is red and dark fruits, caramel, malty, after warming up alcohol is a little bit milder but still noticable. Could be better balanced maybe after some longer storage.

4.6
edgarantao (1) - - JUL 12, 2017 does not count
Beautiful beer, with a very beautiful color. Good palate and taste. Also quite strong, 10% alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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