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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

461 Ratings
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Ratings: 461
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 33
Gots: 66 | 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:
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(Beer added by: BucBasil on 11-05-2010)
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4.88/5  rDev +17.9%

Scsinger85, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of BernardusHo
4.78/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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!

BernardusHo, Oct 01, 2011
Photo of rkcrozier
4.76/5  rDev +15%

rkcrozier, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Jgrody
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Jgrody, Sep 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

scottgoblue314, Apr 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

wollefdoogylloj, Aug 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Hudsontrent26, Jan 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

jayhoppin, Jul 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

ckk527, May 09, 2013
Photo of epyon396
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

epyon396, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of REDAMI
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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.

REDAMI, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of JLSIV
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

JLSIV, May 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

marleyr, Apr 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

greggy1972, May 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

backslide311, Jun 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

OldSmaug, May 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Erwin_Sakkers, Aug 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

hoplover66, Apr 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

RichH55, Dec 02, 2013
Photo of yemenmocha
4.65/5  rDev +12.3%
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.

yemenmocha, Oct 23, 2011
Photo of TastyAdventure
4.58/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A - poured into an oversized wine glass. Motor Oil black. A frothy, cream colored 2 finger head. Head eventually dwindles down to a half centimetre where it remains.

S - Malt, mild dark fruit? Some toasted pie crust. and yeast. I would rate smell higher if it was stronger.

T - almost like a sweet marinade. Strong Spice. tastes of "dark bread" if you can imagine. The head brings a refreshing creaminess to the taste. Short alcohol bite right before the end. more malt on the finish. Overall a dark taste.

M - Great carbonation that continues to sizzle in the mouth that keeps the heavy taste from being overwhelmingly think. Slick and sugary. Leaves sugary coating in the back of the throat like when you eat skittles.

Overall - One of the best I've had. Complex, just the one almost got me drunk. 11%. there's a good reason this 11.2 oz cost $6.

TastyAdventure, Jan 25, 2013
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4.56/5  rDev +10.1%

Cmschiavi, Friday at 11:53 PM
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4.56/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Deep brown with red highlights and a nice off white head that doesn't linger forever, but sticks for awhile.

S- Nice Alcohol smell and strong estery highlights.

T- Delicious "dark" sugar taste, not sweet like a lot of quads. Little coffee taste, fairly dry.

M- Smooth and dry. Not overly carbonated.

XxNitExX, Feb 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

aquazr1, Aug 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

andrewdanks, May 30, 2014
Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
93 out of 100 based on 461 ratings.