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

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93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 16
Gots: 36 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-07-2012

Oak Aged version of Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel.
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4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Corked and caged 750mL bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop (Marietta, GA). 23.99. Bottled 4/15/14. Served in a Barrel and Barley teku.

Pours an opaque, burgandy hued chestnut with two fingers of sandy head. The froth is fairly resilient and lingers bit without leaving much lace to speak of.

Fruity sweet aromas of dark fruit, oak, toffee, apple, cherry and a little vanilla.

There is a pleasing depth of sweet fruit-infused flavor. Brandied figs, apple skins, toffee, oaken vanilla, vague cocoa, leather, semi charred caramel, earth, cherry, clove, mildly funky Belgian yeast, brown sugar and softly omnipresent alcohol. The oak cask aging seems to have really rounded this out well. Quite enjoyable, particularly after it warms a bit and opens up.

Moderately creamy, medium body with subtle carbonation. Finishes with lots of fruit, earthy oak and a distinct note of what I'm pretty sure is cognac.

I was unable to find anything that specifies the type of cask in which Straffe Hendrik Heritage was aged but there sure are alot of cognac traits. I remember liking the base quad but this is significantly better. The cost might prevent me returning to this as often as I'd like but I'm relatively sure I'll pick up at least one more bottle.

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4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.76/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.17/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Malt flavor and aroma of an English barley wine, but finishes with an underlying Belgian yeast character of cherries, plumb, and alcohol.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown in color with amber tinting. Light does not manage to penetrate it. A quarter inch of beige head covers the top. Brussels lacing. Aroma of plum, dark candy sugar,and dates is present. The taste is more subtle than the aroma implies. There's fig and dates along with dark candy sugar. The mouth is smooth and creamy with a substantial thickness that is dimmed by the oak.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Straffe Hendrik Heritage from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
94 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.