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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

404 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 404
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 26
Gots: 48 | 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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tommy5

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-06-2014 18:25:22 | More by tommy5
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Saind

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-06-2014 11:55:40 | More by Saind
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Vestlake

Alabama

3/5  rDev -27.4%

01-03-2014 02:17:55 | More by Vestlake
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tard24

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

12-31-2013 11:35:57 | More by tard24
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-31-2013 04:53:34 | More by TypsiYpsi
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

12-29-2013 18:53:13 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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csurowiec

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

12-29-2013 12:15:36 | More by csurowiec
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leitmotif

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

12-26-2013 13:25:30 | More by leitmotif
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gare8ear

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-18-2013 07:20:15 | More by gare8ear
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antott0523

New Jersey

3.59/5  rDev -13.1%

Appearance: Pours a hazy cola color. Minor carbonation and sediment visible. Thin beige head that settled to nothing. No lacing.

Smell: Dried fruit including raisins. Mild notes of alcohol.

Taste: Port wine and raisins.

Mouthfeel: Nice and smooth mouthfeel. Round and velvety with comforting warmth from the alcohol.

Overall: I don't drink quads often, but I do like this beer. It is not complex, but has a nice dried fruit flavor. The alcohol is tame, and provides a comforting warmth throughout the drink.

12-15-2013 22:14:15 | More by antott0523
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jlivings757

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

12-13-2013 01:40:20 | More by jlivings757
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

12-04-2013 05:45:55 | More by RochefortChris
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rlschultz

Spain

4.43/5  rDev +7.3%

Appearance - Very dark, but seemingly just a very dark red like Coca-Cola. I have seen by far much darker beers but it's definitely no lager. The head was very minimal, but thin and tan. Poor lacing, but could be due to a less than decent poor.

Smell - Very, very malty and some fruity undertones when breathing back out after taking a sip.

Taste - Literally hit me in the face with the first sip. I couldn't you what exactly it is because there's a lot going on in this brew. It tastes bit like figs or cherries to me up front and finished with a pretty strong alcohol finish, hitting pretty hard on the edges of the tongue.

Mouthfeel - Has a pretty full-bodied feel to it and at 11% it starts to feel pretty prickly on the tongue.

Overall - This beer brought a look of disbelief to my face. The smell of the beer made me expect something completely different than I tasted. After you let it warm a bit it only gets better (to a point) and you can taste things that we're necessarily present before. Hope that helps and enjoy!

12-04-2013 00:36:09 | More by rlschultz
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

12-03-2013 02:46:01 | More by ILiveOffHops
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RichH55

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15%

12-02-2013 23:43:42 | More by RichH55
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Beejay

Virginia

3.69/5  rDev -10.7%

A: Very dark in color, almost black, but when held to the light some brilliant ruby tones come through.. Not a lot of head, very atypical of most Belgian styles.

S: Malty, with a distinct burnt sugar smell, caramel and molasses come through as well as some earthy tones. Some dark fruit in the finish as well as some chocolate notes, although I usually get a little more Belgian yeast character...

T: Now that is interesting, dark malt character, with an almost burnt to the bottom of the pot flavor- but in a good way. There is a lovely fruity sweetness to it, almost like chocolate covered raspberries. There is a very lovely fruitiness to this, that counteracts the burned caramel flavors. This is one of those beers that each time you sip it, you find something new and interesting.

M: Medium to heavy body, carbonation feels light and fine, although the tickle on my tongue seems to lean towards a heavier carbonation than I feel.

O: Overall I'm not really sure.. seems to have a rather unique flavor, but a touch harsh and a bit sweet at the same time. There is definitely less typical Belgian flavors in this guy, but perhaps that's the grain pushing through. While the taste is completely different, it almost reminds me a little of Duchesse, in a yin and yang type of way.

11-28-2013 01:22:51 | More by Beejay
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Beeranator

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-25-2013 00:35:51 | More by Beeranator
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

11-23-2013 22:15:01 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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silverking

Florida

4.13/5  rDev 0%

A- pours a cloudy garnet with a thin, light tan head. Lacing is gorgeous.

S- whole grain raisin bread soaked in brandy. That's about as close as I can get. Very boozy and malty.

T- raisin, lots of dried fig, fresh baked bread. Definitely a boozy finish. The fig flavor really shines throughout the whole thing.

M- definitely full bodied with a warming finish. The carbonation is moderate, but gentle.

O- truly delicious.

11-23-2013 21:38:46 | More by silverking
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xShoWTeKx

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-20-2013 03:26:15 | More by xShoWTeKx
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Doomfag

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-16-2013 21:18:45 | More by Doomfag
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bunbury

Panama

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-13-2013 19:27:15 | More by bunbury
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -4.4%

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a very dark brown color with a small head. Smell is of dark fruits, alcohol, some malts. Taste is complex, dark fruits, yeast, some alcohol heat, malts, a touch of tartness, lots going on here. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

11-13-2013 00:10:21 | More by tone77
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Hellpop65

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-11-2013 01:50:45 | More by Hellpop65
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dcmchew

Romania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-08-2013 16:40:47 | More by dcmchew
Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
92 out of 100 based on 404 ratings.