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Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 930   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Straffe Hendrik Quadruple is a rich and intense dark Belgian ale. It is brewed with a subtle blend of specialty malts, which give the ale an extremely dark color and a chewy, malty complex character. The quadruple combines a clean dryness with a warm full bodied mouth feel and essences of fruit. Secondary fermentation in the bottle creates a living ale that can be aged and will have an evolution of taste profiles over time.

It is brewed by the last active brewery in the historical city of Bruges. The town archives first mention the brewery in 1546. Since 1856, the famous brewing family Maes-Vanneste has owned the brewery.

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4.7
_Connoisseur_ (4) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2015 does not count
A very finely crafted beer, truly a delight. For 11 percent you might think this beer to be too strong, and although you definatley get an initial whiskey-like taste, it is soon followed by a sweet, caramel finish.

4.7
Raymonnezza (14) - - MAR 17, 2016
Tasted at "brugs bertjie". Great beer of Bruges with a wonderful aroma. Good!!!

4.7
Jimbo2 (474) - DENMARK - SEP 23, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2017 Fantastic Quadrupel, esters in abundance, creamy mouthfeel, sweetish, but balanced, low carbonation. Perfect.

4.7
stefgrig (13) - kalamaria, GREECE - MAR 14, 2017
Pours black color with small brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruits, little chocolate, little alcohol, cacao, clove. Taste of malts, caramel, dried fruits, some roasty malts. Wonderful mouthfill. Average carbonation with nice sweet finish.

4.7
jvhemert (397) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2017
Aroma: liquorice, caramel, coffee Appeared: brown can write head Taste: bit sour, medium bitter Palate: oily, smooth, astringent Overall: fantastic beer.

4.7
Fanni (30) - HUNGARY - APR 30, 2017
chocolate, citrus, black, cloudy, brown foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter,

4.6
MrHangover (4507) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2011
I’ve never been keen on giving perfect scores but this beer comes really close to it. I’ve heard about this beer in a magazine and it was called out as being ’beer of the month’. By a stupid coincidence I stumbled across it two days ago. The bar we were in had it on tap also!! It looks astonishing. Served in the original glass it gives a huge creamy foamy head. The beer itself is dark, almost ruby red. Really mysterious. When tasted, your tongue will explode by all the flavours. Red fruit, different types of grains and candy sugar to name a few. And they all mask the alcohol in it. Because this bad boy carries a stunnig 11.2% knockout blow. I had two that evening and it was great. I can defintely recommend you this beer.

4.6
Lore (2738) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 24, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2016 Tartós hab, sürü sör, melyről már a kiöntésekor érződik az extrém alkoholfok, ami az ízét is dominálja, édeskéssé teszi. Majdnem maximum, bár ebben kicsit benne van a hely varázsa is (a helyszínen, Brugge-ben, a sörfőzdében kóstolva).

4.6
Grzesiek79 (4295) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 12, 2013
Prawie doskonale piwo. Wspanialy aromat slodowo czekoladowy, daktylowy. W smaku piernik, czekolada troche kawy i karmelu. Slodkawy posmak ale taki przyjemny z klasa smak. Finisz slodko rozgrzewajacy. Ciut alkocholowy. Ale swietnie to wszystko zgrane. Niewielka niana ale kolor czarny jak imperialny stout. Czworniak godny polecenia

4.6
gmonroe10 (243) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown, reddish tint, with a massive soft, solid cream head. Looks fantastic. Taste does not disappoint! Dark red fruits, chocolate, no alcohol taste at all. Wow. One of my favorite beers of late!


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