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

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95
world-class

452 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 452
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 104
Gots: 136 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

TimHitchings, Dec 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

drbenderdo, Dec 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

tbryan5, Dec 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

ystazi, Dec 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Genecy, Dec 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

humulusphile, Dec 13, 2013
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4.11/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12.7oz corked and caged bottle into a snifter
Batch 12

A: Pours a ruddy mahogany-copper color. There is a bubbly white head that fades quickly to a ring of light tan foam. Light, spotty lacing.

S: A combination of traditional quad aromas and whiskey. Figs, raisins and cherries integrate beautifully with warming whiskey sweetness and brown sugar. Definitely a detectable booziness.

T: Starts with standard quad flavors. Cherry and fig with a bit of clove. Booze becomes apparent in the mid-palate, but it's tempered by the overall sweetness. The finish becomes progressively more bourbon heavy. Oak, vanilla and molasses round out the finish.

M: Medium thick but very smooth. Low carbonation, sticky.

O: Certainly a good beer. It could probably use 6-12 months to let the alcohol heat fade a bit. The quad and whiskey flavors already complement each other fairly well. Overall, a good beer. Pricey, but interesting if you're looking for a twist on the traditional quad.

WankelEngine, Dec 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Vyronian, Dec 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Jackbiersh, Dec 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7%

jwg782, Dec 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jaydoc, Dec 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

ncaudle, Nov 30, 2013
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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
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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
La Trappe Quadrupel (Oak Aged) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
95 out of 100 based on 452 ratings.