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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

373 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 373
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 21
Gots: 41 | 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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drgonzo2k2

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-25-2013 00:47:50 | More by drgonzo2k2
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-08-2013 00:07:03 | More by braican
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-01-2013 01:16:14 | More by brandonld23
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ksimons

New York

4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-pours a chestnut brown with a fingers worth of creamy looking tan head that just does not disappear! Lovely!

S-caramel malt, dark fruits and light cocoa

T-taste is very nice! Caramel malt backbone with dark fruit sweetness, cocoa, light hop bitterness, and spices. 11% ABV is not noticeable.

M-medium body, crisp carbonation

Overall I forgot how I do really love Quads and this one was done so well! Highly recommended!

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 21:53:03 | More by ksimons
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-11-2014 12:50:22 | More by NYR_Rob
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RuckusDu

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I was excited for this beer after visiting the town of Bruges yet not getting to the brewery. 2011 Vintage

A - Looks good with a very deep and dark reddish body. The head came across nicely at 2 fingers. Falls to about 1 mm in a wonderful cappuccino color.

S - The highlight of this beer. Dark fruits - bing cherries, prunes, and red grapes that all have some sweetness. There is also a hint of alcohol.

T - Gets better as I go and continue tasting. It immediately hits the top back of your throat with raisins and those red grapes. I pick up some allspice and cloves.

M - The carbonation starts strong but quickly falls off. For me, quads should be more consistent with low to medium carb to start and remain there. Because this falls off, you want something thicker.

O - It is growing on me. Some good quad aroma and flavors. Nothing that really stands out, but overall this is well done.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2011 04:08:40 | More by RuckusDu
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KeyWestGator

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%

09-29-2013 15:42:06 | More by KeyWestGator
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Diomede

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-27-2011 22:02:29 | More by Diomede
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aquazr1

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

08-22-2013 00:50:22 | More by aquazr1
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-28-2011 22:02:34 | More by rekel
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-30-2013 22:27:39 | More by craftbeerasian
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Smurf2055

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-08-2013 20:25:44 | More by Smurf2055
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richbrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-16-2011 01:20:32 | More by richbrew
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JohnQVD

New York

4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep brown with thin caramel head. Smell is brown sugar, caramel and roasted malt. Taste is mildly bitter, with notes of brown sugar and caramel. Sweet boozy finish with a bit of an alcohol burn on the way down and lingering brown sugar. Feel Is surprisingly light, with medium carbonation and a bit of bite.

Serving type: on-tap

08-22-2013 02:41:37 | More by JohnQVD
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BlackBelt5112203

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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fionn13

Ireland

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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MarkJBurch

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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BucBasil

South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap into a branded tulip at Cambrinus in Bruges.

A: Blackish purple on first glance, but red notes in the edges when held to light. 2 finger light tan head with good retention.

S: very sweet aroma of sugared dark fruits and jam. Yeast character subdued. Very sweet smelling with brown sugar rounding things out.

T: Sweet in the taste as well. Berries mainly. Slightly nutty character. Finishes long with a butterscotch and caramel note covered by yeast and brown sugar.

A good quad overall, and must be some special offer since I didn't even see this at the brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

11-05-2010 19:36:26 | More by BucBasil
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jayhawk73

Maryland

4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown color, w/ a massive three finger cocoa head. Head sticks around for about 10 minutes without moving. Excellent lacing on my snifter glass. Some dark crimson highlights when held up to the light. The nose is really fantastic- raisin, apple, fig, plum, malt, yeast. Really smooth and blended extremely well. No hint of the 11% ABV. Taste is equally as impressive, with toffee, caramel, and a touch of alcohol burn on the aftertaste. Feel is medium for the style, and super smooth. There is a crisp carbonated aftertaste as well. I really liked this beer. Let's hope the 11% ABV kills my cold. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2011 03:38:20 | More by jayhawk73
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gwiedman1

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-06-2013 21:30:03 | More by gwiedman1
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -9%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -15%

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Kansas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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

5/5  rDev +21.4%

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Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
92 out of 100 based on 373 ratings.