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Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel - Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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Straffe Hendrik QuadrupelStraffe Hendrik Quadrupel

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

387 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 387
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 22
Gots: 43 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BucBasil on 11-05-2010)
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yemenmocha

Arizona

4.65/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Memorable beer! Pours a nice cola brown with thick bubbles and lacey-creamy head that lasts for the entire duration of the pint. Nose is rich with musty, attic & cave aromas with dark cherry and an estery/yeasty element . Enormous carbonation and therefore tingling pleasant mouthfeel that hosts a range of flavors from cherry to black tea to raisinbread. Finish has some of that musty quality and more raisins.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 03:08:44 | More by yemenmocha
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gorgeous dark brown, even perceived as eggplant purple, this was capped by a line of dense bubbly foam.

The nose was a touch boozy, more of a natural ethanol, with prunes, raisins, and malts.

The flavors were more vivid with an upstart of black licorice or anise. The middle palate receives more Dark fruit reminiscent of prunes and raisin. The finish is malty, caramel perhaps, with a bit of twangy spice.

The feel is easy, but I get some tangy spiciness and a touch of alcohol.

Not the best Quad I've ever had but still Damn good!

Serving type: on-tap

07-27-2014 00:13:50 | More by KYGunner
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barczar

Kentucky

4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliant deep brown with a lingering frothy khaki head. Aroma is slightly sweet, with dark candi sugar and subtle plum and date notes. Fairly difficult to get much aroma. Flavor reveals deeply caramelized, toffee-like malt character at the backbone, with prunes and dates adding contrast. The finish is dry and somewhat bitter, with a touch of roast. Not as sweet as I anticipated. The finish is more bitter than expected, as well. Malt character lacks complexity.

Serving type: on-tap

07-26-2014 02:40:41 | More by barczar
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benlhoest

Belgium

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-24-2014 12:50:26 | More by benlhoest
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andrewtevans

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-23-2014 16:44:19 | More by andrewtevans
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boudeysbigbrew

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-21-2014 09:25:51 | More by boudeysbigbrew
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parintele

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-20-2014 17:09:39 | More by parintele
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Wessel

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-20-2014 16:51:27 | More by Wessel
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle purchased at Liquor Shed in Casper, $11.99

Another powerful pop when I removed the cage and cork. No spillage.

Lots of foam so I'm waiting for that to settle down. Okay, it has a deep brown kind of mahogany colour to it, looks to be clear. The foam is off white bordering on tan. I see nice lacing.

I smell some sweet goodness. Caramel malt that fades into a port like nose that also has some fruity aromas going on. That's not all; I get some notes of chocolate and some cherries. Some alcohol as well but it's pretty well masked.

The taste is less sweet than I would have guessed. A port like flavour greets me at the door followed by toffee, figs, some cherries that add a mere hint of tartness. I also get more than a hint of the abv...lots of warming ensues. I wish more of the Port stood out but this is certainly tasty enough without that happening.

Despite the big pop on opening and the great looking foam I see after every pour, I'd call the carbonation on the near delicate side.

This is a beer and brewery that I've never even heard about, probably saw it on the shelves in FT Collins but never noticed, but I really like this one a lot. It has a comforting feel to it.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 01:12:25 | More by Bitterbill
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snowmg

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-17-2014 22:51:14 | More by snowmg
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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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reaganrvltn

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +9%

07-13-2014 20:57:20 | More by reaganrvltn
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-13-2014 13:40:20 | More by KevinGordon
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jawas

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-13-2014 03:01:03 | More by jawas
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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NaH2


4.5/5  rDev +9%

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GClarkage

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-07-2014 02:59:52 | More by GClarkage
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paulcdc

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-04-2014 03:20:11 | More by paulcdc
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Brinks

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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mille_K

Czech Republic

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-26-2014 18:24:45 | More by mille_K
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notchucknorris

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-24-2014 06:06:14 | More by notchucknorris
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brandon911

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-22-2014 22:11:10 | More by brandon911
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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +15%

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Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
92 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.