Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel - Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
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4.99/5 rDev +20.8%
Pours a gorgeous burnt sienna into my ommengang snifter. soft white head that lingers up and down the glass. The aroma of delicious candy sugar fades into sugar plums and mandrin oranges. The flavor of bready caramel malts lingers as candied fruit wash over the tongue with a warming brandy quality. It dances over the tongue and makes me wish for more!
04-07-2013 01:16:30 | More by templar316
4.9/5 rDev +18.6%
Pours a deep brown almost black with white head.
Smell - Ok, I'm not great with smells overall, but this one was strong and malty, what I would expect.
Taste - So very good. Robust, complex full of malty goodness.
Mouthfeel - lower on carbonation then I am used to, but did not detract from the experience at all.
Overall - exceptional beer. MUST try. I will be buying this again, particularly if I can find cases.
12-18-2011 02:32:09 | More by Vylo
4.78/5 rDev +15.7%
Straffe Hendrik Quadruple. 4 pack of 11.2 oz bottles. Nice artwork of a celestial moon with a face on both the bottle and cap. Box has a detailed history of the brewery and it's present day status in Bruges. Pours a beautiful deep dark brown with decent head. Has the same nose as the best quads, Rochefort 10 and St. Bernardus come to mind. Raisons and figs. Nice lacing. This quad tastes awesome! It has perfect carbonation and the 11 percent is very well hidden. This Belgian, in my opinion, ranks up at the top of the quads. I'm very surprised at earlier reviews as I will definitely seek out more. This is a must try. Enjoy!
09-30-2011 23:58:16 | More by BernardusHo
4.75/5 rDev +15%
Poured from 750ml bottle into two St. Bernardus goblets.
A - A deep brown color with a medium ivory head.
S - Toffee, candied fruits, figgy with some spice.
T - Slightly burnt toffee, spice, bready malt.
M - Well balanced carbonation with a slight alcohol warmth.
This is a great one. It is not overly sweet or syrupy nor is it drowning in fruitiness. The flavors are distinct and inviting. Overall I would put this with the big 3, Abt 12, Rochefort 10, and Westvleteren 12.
08-16-2013 23:54:41 | More by REDAMI
Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
92 out of 100 based on 408 ratings.