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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

440 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 440
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 97
Gots: 134 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

themegamancave, Nov 27, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

joe123, Nov 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

ryanpj, Nov 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

oceanside, Nov 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Troville1990, Nov 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

GRG1313, Nov 11, 2013
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2/5  rDev -53.5%

BeerDrinkingDiver, Nov 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

bcm75, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of PolarBear3
4.03/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dirty , muddy brown colour with one fingered head that retains fairly well

S - Bourbon whisky, dark fruits, plums, raisins, sweet malts with vanilla

T - Similiar in taste with loads of dark fruit, bourbon, but more oak, charred, earthy flavours including a sweet caramel, toffee and banana.

M - Medium carbonation and medium bodied

O - Wow! The aromas are amazing an it is a great quad that can be sipped slowly with delight. Love it and highly recommend. Enjoy!

PolarBear3, Oct 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Wobbly, Oct 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

JAHMUR, Oct 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

kristougher, Oct 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

Sspeer1, Oct 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Eriogonum, Oct 10, 2013
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4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

375ml bottle into a goblet. Batch #12

Pours a hazy dark brown with just a thin, wispy head. Some ok lacing but nothing really special.

Bourbon is quite prominant in the aroma and this makes since as 91% of this batch was aged in bourbon barrels. The vanilla and smoke is complimented by raisin and plum along with a very pleasant yeasty note. It is very reminiscent of pipe tobacco. Quite Nice.

Loads of bourbon on the taste but it is somewhat muted. This, of course, contributes lots of vanilla and char notes along with a touch of caramel. Dark fruits permeate underneath with raisin and plum. Sweetness is held in check with just a light stickiness washing over the tongue. Light bitterness as well.

Overall, this is an awesome beer. The quad/bourbon combination is interesting and works quite well here. I am very interested to try some of the other barrel blends as they sound very interesting. While this beer is a bit on the pricey side, it is well worth the occassional splurge.

rangerred, Oct 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

francisweizen, Oct 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

smithj4, Sep 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Tertullian007, Sep 25, 2013
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GraduatedCashew, Sep 23, 2013
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ldelancey, Sep 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

BlackNote, Sep 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jeiiVP, Sep 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

simoen, Aug 27, 2013
La Trappe Quadrupel (Oak Aged) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
95 out of 100 based on 440 ratings.