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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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jelledebont (116) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2015
Prachtig bier. Je proeft duidelijk dat deze in wijnvaten heeft gerijpt. Toch is dit niet overheersend en blijft het bier. Mooie donkere kleur, goede schuimkraag, verfrissende ietwat zurige nasmaak.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vincentvega72 (499) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2016
Mooi donkerbruin bier met fijne mokkakleurige schuimkraag die goed aan het glas blijft plakken. Overweldigend aroma van whiskey, chocolade, caramel, toffee. Warme zachte smaak. Eik, cognac, toffee, chocolade. Een explosie van smaken in je mond. Heerlijke warmende afdronk, Irish coffee achtig. Hier zijn geen woorden voor. Subliem subliem subliem....

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pedo (13) - - APR 12, 2015
Excellent special edition of the regular quadrupel. Sweet smell, initial taste of a fine wine followed by the tastes of the regular quadrupel. Excellent brew and one of the best i had so far.

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...

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jprausch (7) - Bonn, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2016 does not count
2013 Shared with three others, this beer is something special. The malt, dark fruit and alcohol aroma is amazing and the flavor doesnt disappoint. The appearance is a nice dark brown with a tan head.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
nearbeer (5073) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 13, 2016
750 ml, 2012 vintage. Pours deep mahogany with a thin, lasting film of cream. Nose of raisin, plum, vanilla and brown sugar. Flavors of raisin, cherry, brown sugar, vanilla, whiskey and a touch of earthy dried leaf. Amazingly, the finish comes in complete balance with some light touches of tobacco, molasses and oak. Medium-plus body has medium-high fizz that probably is necessary in this one. Dangerously balanced for such a big dessert beer, and only a faint touch of the 11% peeks through.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle at Denis. Dark reddish brown, thick fluffy head fades to a tight cap. Amazing rich nose, red fruits, raisins, leather, soft spice, chocolate, oak, red wine, hint of booze. Soft rich palate, red fruit, oak, savoury oak spice, spicy hops, raspberry, subtle tartness, dry woody linger, hint of booze, spicy hop finish. Soft velvety carbonation. Amazingly deep and complex, a better quad than Westvleteren 12. Incredible.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShelbyGrey (193) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 15, 2014
This is fantastic, complex woody vanilla, amazing body, perfect for this time of the year!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vipinvelp (4061) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2014
Clear dark ruby, black almost. Nice aroma, heavy, some read wine notes, cloves, Taste is quadruple worthy, cloves, some chocolate notes, light bitter, alcohol warm. Lasting warm beer taste in mouth. (Velp 201412)

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Echhoes (2) - - JUN 1, 2015 does not count
One of the best beers I have ever had. Bought from Browerij De Halve Maan in Brugge. 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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