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La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)

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1,614 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,614
Reviews: 842
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 71
Gots: 122 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-07-2002)
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Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

06-21-2012 00:27:42 | More by shagal
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-13-2012 15:46:32 | More by mychalg9
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4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 fl oz bottle into a stemlesss goblet.

Appearance: Very nice pour with immediate 1.5 inch head that slowly drops to thin head. Beautiful amber bronze look similar to an Apt. 12.

Smell: Sweet fruity aroma with hints of raisin and spice.

Taste/Mouthfeel: I sampled this beer at 55 degrees Farenheit. First taste, slow pull in of beer to reveal a sweet, true quad. Smell and taste match perfectly and you will reach quickly for a second taste. Slight alcohol finish but doesn't distract from the inital taste. Little to no residue left behind in the mouth.

Overall: Exceptional beer that is priced accordingly. I recommend 11.2 oz bottle which is a perfect finish to any evening.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2012 18:49:21 | More by Quest4Best
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

06-10-2012 22:45:21 | More by HamGlade10
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-09-2012 07:46:45 | More by MacarthurParker
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-08-2012 15:15:54 | More by cofeeguru
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-08-2012 11:33:45 | More by bigred89
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4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a goblet. Pours a amber-ruby color, slightly opaque, with a 1/2" head that reduces to a thin skim of head.

Has a dark fruity aroma, with hints of clove, allspice, banana, bourbon, and honey.

Starts with a dark honey taste, with notes of cherry, figs, dates and brown sugar. Finishes with a nice alcohol warmth, with the mildest hint of bitter.

Has a warm, soft feel, almost buttery, with a medium body. Finishes with a slight tang.

A very pleasant, though strong beer. Sweet, but not overly-so, with a decent amount of fruit and spice. Definitely a slow sipper, this is one to enjoy at the end of a long day.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2012 01:36:00 | More by TheHoppiest
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-03-2012 14:02:17 | More by Heretic42
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-02-2012 22:47:20 | More by Zakk
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-29-2012 21:39:19 | More by JamesClever
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-29-2012 14:56:27 | More by Zehaeva
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-27-2012 17:12:35 | More by Tomblerone
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4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

STYLE: Belgian Quad

ABV: 10%

LOOK: Deep orange, amber, minimal lacing. I expected more sticktoitness on the glass from the rich mouthfeel. Really enjoyed the way the two-finger head dissolved slowly into a foam oyster. Maybe the best part of the beer.

NOSE: Banana cream pie, hint of lemon, surprising lack of yeast. My dad grew up with and loves this banana cream pudding that’s dotted with vanilla wafers on top. Take away the processed starch and that’s pretty much what this is. Depending on your mood, you might be more inclined to inhale this beer instead of drink it.

MOUTH: Fresh from the fridge it’s all banana, all the time. You get the nuance as it warms. Candied apples, white grapes, vanilla, brown sugar, toffee, spring flowers, clove, faint smokiness. I’m expecting figs and raisins too, but don’t get any of that. Finish is distinctly banana with faint phenols. The 10% ABV is well masked. Excellent mouth feel and coating.

BA Rating: 91

Hayward Abbey Rating: 92

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2012 04:24:34 | More by viverlee
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-25-2012 20:21:34 | More by WynnO
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

05-25-2012 16:41:42 | More by Wamba
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-20-2012 13:37:05 | More by Hanzo
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-19-2012 18:37:25 | More by larbush
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4.68/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice thick offwhite head. Hazy brown body.

Smells like delicious, delicious candy. Banana and berries.

Sweet, super sweet. Rich with banana esters, plum, peach, everything I want in a sweet quad. A bit hot on the finish but this is pretty fresh, but they're not really dated so I don't know. It was labeled La Trappe though.

Very good, but very, very sweet.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2012 01:15:44 | More by zaphodchak
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4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 33cL bottle into a Koningshoeven chalice.

A: Creamy head. Translucent, woody beer. Some nice lacing.

S: Sticky-dark fruit with vague spiciness. A touch of cough syrup (or maybe maraschino cherry). Quadrupelly.

T/O: Mmm. I do so like quads. The dark, spicy, fruity, malty, sugary interplay is heavy and pleasant. Typical; nothing special, but an excellently executed beer. Highly recommended; will drink again.

M: An excellent mouthfeel; titillating.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2012 06:22:26 | More by AgentMunky
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Manitoba (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-16-2012 19:01:12 | More by Tarks
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

05-16-2012 10:58:13 | More by Maricrispp
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured a darkish golden amber colour with off white creamy head that dissipates to a thin film.

S - Dark fruits such as plums, raisins, sweet candy and some toffee/caramel with hints of banana and clove spices.

T - Fairly boozy with the sweet candy and dark fruits quite prominent. A little yeasty/bready with caramel/toffee malts followed by spicey finish although slightly overpowered by the booziness.

M - Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation whilst remaining fairly smooth

O - A nice quad that definitely has a good balance of complex flavours but its booziness is a little too overpowering at the finish.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2012 10:32:38 | More by PolarBear3
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-13-2012 17:52:48 | More by gutbuster
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New York

4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Somewhat cloudy amber/brown, lots of carbonation, big tannish white head that fades slightly but never quite disappears. Not much lacing.

S: That distinctive Belgian yeasty aroma mixed with dark fruits and some mild spiciness.

T/M: Rich dark fruit, with an underlying yeasty/bready taste that takes over by the end of each sip. A nice mix of sweet and spicy. Mouthfeel is fantastic, very smooth and coating with just a touch of prickliness from the carbonation.

O: A delicious, rich, big Belgian beer that hides its ABV really well.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 15:19:32 | More by sevenarts
La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
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