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La Trappe Quadrupel (Oak Aged) - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

475 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 475
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 112
Gots: 151 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
BATCH 1 (blended on June 1, 2010).
New Oak Heavy Toast - 18.2%
New Medium Acasia - 9.1%
Port Medium Burnt - 36.4%
Port Medium Toast - 36.4%

BATCH 2 (blended on July 26, 2010).
New Medium Oak Toast - 9%
Port Medium Burnt Toast (Amer. Oak) - 64%
Port Medium Burnt Toast (French Oak) - 9%
Port Medium Toast (French Oak) - 18%

BATCH 3 (blended on September 17, 2010).
New Oak Medium Toast - 18%
Port Medium Toast (French Oak) - 55%
La Trappe Q. Medium Toast (French Oak) - 27%

BATCH 4 (blended on 5 November 2010).
New Oak Medium Toast - 27%
Port Medium Toast (French Oak) - 9%
La Trappe Q. Medium Toast (French Oak) - 18%
La Trappe Q. Medium burnt (Amer. Oak) - 36%
New Oak Heavy Toast - 10%

BATCH 5 (blended on January 25, 2011):
New Oak Heavy Toast - 20%
White wine used Oak Heavy Toast - 80%

BATCH 8 (blended in October 2011):
Whiskey - 70%
New Fr. Oak Medium Toast - 30%

(Beer added by: PapaEugene on 11-06-2009)
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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.44/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.96/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.64/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Enjoyed Batch 10 & 16 to date. Batch 10 was fantastic. Lots of oak mellowed the alcohol burn and reminded me of a very well aged Westy 12. Batch 16 still had a significant burn from the higher ABV. Have a few more batches I'm really looking forward to enjoying in the coming months. Worth the higher precise tab.

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4.32/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of e_dawg
1.75/5  rDev -59.2%

This is batch 8. According to the bottle there is "pleasant variation from batch to batch."

Pours a dark red-brown color. No head and not much lacing despite 10% abv.
Smells almost like a whiskey, with oak and muted fruit scents. Some burned toast in there too.
Taste is a smokey beef jerky, finishes with some sweet caramel.

Overall it's not very enjoyable. The smell is quite unique and even attractive, but the beer drinks like liquefied beef jerky. I'm glad I had the chance to try it, but keep in mind that this is not a "better" version of the normal La Trappe. This is a different beer entirely.

I realize my rating may be considered a bit stingy but I am drinking this without any consideration given to the La Trappe label or the high price of this beer. It is afterall still a drink, and unfortunately this one just isn't very good.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Slightly transparent deep red-orange. Lots of bubbles running through it fueling a slowly receding off-white head.

Barrels come through nice with vanilla and some wood and spirit. Warm spiciness, sweet, and fruity.

Warming alcohol, spice, sweet cherry fruitiness, and barrel character.

Carbonation was surprisingly soft. Fairly smooth and creamy. Very nice.

Sip and enjoy.

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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La Trappe Quadrupel (Oak Aged) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
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