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

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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oak Aged version of Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Foffern (1714) - Bod, NORWAY - APR 12, 2016
Bottle at home. 2013-edition. Has a deep hazy reddish brown colour with a small beige head. Complex aroma of dades, oak, spiced rum, liqueur, prunes, brown sugar, leather and licorice. The flavour follows up with dried fruit leather, oak, heather, brown sugar and liqueur. Has a soft and rich mouth feel, full-bodied and a light bitterness. A very complex and tastefull ale. The oak blends nice with the quad.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hman43 (1294) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - APR 10, 2016
This was the 2014 version. It pours dark brown in color with ruby highlights. It has a light brown head. It has aromas of molasses, plums, raisins, cherry, bread, and alcohol. It has flavors of plums, raisins, bread, cherries on the sour side, some molasses and alcohol. There are also oak overtones. The finish is bitter and sour with alcohol warming.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimonBlok (382) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
15 cl at Bierfestival Groningen 2016. Appearance: very dark with big tan head. Aroma: sour cherry, wood, vanilla, red fruits. Taste: high sweetness with medium bitterness. Sour cherry, licorice, amaretto and a small coniferous hint in the finish. Palate: full body, oily texture and medium carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyhallmanti (331) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
UPDATED: APR 11, 2016 Edition 2014. 15cl glass at Bierfestival Groningen. has a mahogany colour with a reddish glow and a decent tan head. aroma of (red) wine, oak, vanilla, caramel, malts, slight hint of cognac, raisins, prunes. taste is medium sweet, medium bitter, soft sourness to it and a very nice warming soursweet finish. notes of oak, vanilla, raisins, wine, prunes/plums, spices, malts, caramel, slight syrup. texture is oily , full bodied, average carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdolfoCC (225) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - APR 8, 2016
Heritage vintage 2013. APARIENCIA: De color marrn muy oscuro, no llega a ser negra totalmente, de corona de espuma color beige, de burbuja compacta de muy buena retencin. AROMA: muy complejo, la notas del roble estn presentes, se llega a inhalar el alcohol, notas de frutos oscuros maduros, las maltas dulces y tostadas, azcares quemadas, caramelo, una muy ligera nota como de vainilla. SABOR: Al paladar complejo, caramelo, toffee, azcar mascabado, vainilla, frutos oscuros maduros, frutos rojos, algunas especias, el gusto del roble se nota, y el retrogusto seco y no astringente, se siente el alcohol pasar por la garganta de forma clida pero no llega a ser agresivo. SENSACIN: cuerpo redondo, moderada carbonatacin. RESUMEN: excelente cerveza compleja donde el roble le ha subida a otro nivel. Muy recomendable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (7432) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle thanks to Nikos! 2013 edition. Pours cloudy chestnut, medium creamy tan head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is dark sugars, toffee, raisin, dates, oak. Flavor is medium plus sweet, light bitter, dark sugars, dates, and oak tannins. Fully body, creamy mouthfeel. Good.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (2373) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 25, 2016
dark brown colour with ruby notes, medium sized creamy beige head; aroma of whisky barrel, molasses, vanilla, dried plum, some raisins, dried sour cherry, butterscotch, and some biscuits as well as hints of apple and brett; taste of dried plum and sour cherry, whisky notes, oak barrel, vanilla, syrupy notes, moderate roastedness, maybe some anise and biscuits; spicy alcoholic aftertaste; amazing quadrupel - would be perfect with a bit more body, or a bit less alcohol - I feel a minimal imbalance of body and alcohol...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ZodiacM (934) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2016
Editie 2014, bottle #07501. Robijnrood bier met mooie schuimkraag. Aroma bestaat vooral uit rode wijn, hout en een licht zuurtje en zoetje. Dit komt ook terug in de smaak. Deze is heel zacht, met een prettige rode wijn/hout afdronk en weer dat lichte zuurtje en zoetje. Prachtig bier!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (6321) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle: (#11986) Cloudy, dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma of plum wine, oak. Taste is sweet, sticky dark fruit, spicy wood, vanilla. Really, really nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SeniorZozo (1345) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 1, 2016
Bottle Version 2013 @ Budapest // SHH has very strong aroma with some wooden notes. Color is very dark brown and it looks cloudy. Comparing with Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel, less bitter, medium body and much more delicious.


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