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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

389 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 389
Reviews: 125
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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antott0523

New Jersey

3.59/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

New York

3.6/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A – Dark brown ice tea – almost cola. Great retention and lace on a khaki head.

S – Warm booze, brazil nuts, caramel, and mocha.

T – Booze up front with burnt caramel. Hazelnut, cherry pits and leather through the center. Dry, boozy finish.

M – Medium/light body for the style. Nice carbonation. The alcohol leaves a warm, lingering finish.

O – An ok Quad. The booze feels disassociated from the rest of the profile.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2011 18:53:47 | More by vfgccp
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Beejay

Virginia

3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Vermont

3.7/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a snifter. Served cold but sipping to let warm to room temperature

A: dark dark brown with a reddish hue. No lacing or head

S: cherries upfront for sure complex malty smell sugary sweet

T: very sweet fruits mostly cherry definitely plum and currants

M: medium bodied and sweet finish.

O: in no way is this a bad beer, but I expected better. Doesn't hold a candle to rochefort 10 but an enjoyable beer for sure.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2013 03:53:36 | More by Givemebeer
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ikantspel

California

3.73/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml served into a duvel tulip

pours a dark hazelnut brown color with a shade of reddish amber. finishes with a sticky tan head that takes awhile to relent

classic textbook belgian quad smell that produces an aroma rich in spiced herbal notes, a butternut toffee, and is completed by a lingering black licorice/anise

the taste starts with the dark fruits, with just a tinge of the alcohol thats present, then in comes the spice vanilla flavor leads into a sweet brown sugar that dissipates and becomes slightly dry. maybe a little bitterness at the end

a pretty solid outing for a quad. pretty textbook but with a strong taste. id rank it in the top 10 of quads ive tried but not top 5

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2012 05:00:03 | More by ikantspel
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-05-2012 19:46:59 | More by aszatk01
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innominat

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

02-25-2014 21:44:32 | More by innominat
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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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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

10-15-2013 00:51:51 | More by jaydoc
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Beer-Ed

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

02-18-2014 11:43:05 | More by Beer-Ed
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

12-13-2012 00:42:05 | More by pknyc
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Anatole

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

09-26-2013 09:06:32 | More by Anatole
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-20-2013 07:37:22 | More by safaricook
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crobinso

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

07-07-2012 02:23:28 | More by crobinso
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

03-11-2014 01:20:28 | More by Dave_Treat
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-17-2013 00:11:57 | More by ygtbsm94
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allenson21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-01-2013 19:50:17 | More by allenson21
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jmtpi

France

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

11-22-2012 21:50:51 | More by jmtpi
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LegoHunter

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

01-21-2014 14:03:23 | More by LegoHunter
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-03-2014 07:45:53 | More by SocalKicks
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours an amber color with a thick two finger pillowy head which gives way to skim and leaves nice strand of lace on the glass. The aroma is of dark fruits and caramel malts. The aroma is slightly faint. The taste has a caramel malt backbone, over top there are flavors of dark fruits. There is also a slight milk chocolate taste along with brandy like flavors. At the end there is a very slight hop bite. The mouthfeel is moderatley carbonated. Overall this is a good beer, the aroma was a little faint, but the taste was good and complex.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 23:38:48 | More by goblue3509
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bbadger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

01-08-2012 17:50:10 | More by bbadger
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MO5290

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

10-22-2013 03:58:21 | More by MO5290
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bark

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-01-2014 18:01:02 | More by bark
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exit34


3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

08-05-2012 19:05:39 | More by exit34
Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
92 out of 100 based on 389 ratings.