La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) | Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)
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4.17/5
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La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Netherlands
latrappe.nl

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Quadrupel is La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber colour. Its warm and intense flavour is rich and finely balanced. Malty sweet, slightly burnt, and pleasantly bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Quadrupel continues to ferment after bottling and offers aromas of banana, almond, vanilla and others.

Added by kbub6f on 03-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,332
Reviews:
959
Ratings:
2,372
pDev:
10.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of chitoryu12
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look: Surprisingly light orange, with a gigantic white head.

Smell: So strong you can smell it from a foot away! Banana, malt, and a little orange peel?

Taste: That banana flavor hits you first, followed by a bittersweet yeasty bread flavor and a very noticeable alcohol flavor.

Mouthfeel: Thick, but surprisingly high in carbonation. Typically thick beers aren't very carbonated, but this is downright sparkling.

Overall: While I personally don't like bananas, I can't fault this beer for my own personal food preferences. It's a surprisingly complex flavor coupled with high alcohol content, and an excellent example of showing what beer is capable of without tasting awful.

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Photo of bb-magic
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heddar33
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DoubleABaird
3.76/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DW78715816
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look - very light for a quad, hazy copper color.
Smell - banana, sweet, malty smell
Taste - very complex, nice sweetness, low bitterness. I get banana, slight vanilla, malty. It smooths and is better as it warms.
Feel - very smooth and the high alcohol really doesn't come through.
Overall it's very good but for me personally it's not my favorite quad but it is very good and certainly would drink again.

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Photo of rspauldi
3.65/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheCrowsEye
4.12/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Metalsnota
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ErnieShanko
4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AtaraxiaDnB
3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SayBoom
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dyvette7
4.88/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Complexity in taste with a beautiful color and slightly sweet which I like. Excellent beer

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Photo of pirmannt1
4.37/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoeB51982
4.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of huthuty
4.85/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Its hás a nice colour, a dark yellow o sorts
It has a nice slightly fruit smell
The flavour is strong but not too much, and it's easy on the mouth almost sweet.
Despite the 10% alcohol content you barely feel the alcohol
Possibly the best beer I've had.
I'd probably drink it at lunch with a strong dish, salty or spicy, to pull me into sipping

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Photo of heygeebee
3.73/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Quite light colour for a quad, muted nose, smell is all molasses, and with taste a hint of caramel, and really quite sweet. Light to medium bodied, overall good,not great due to slightly cloying sweetness.

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Photo of Yannis77
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beersnake1
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from fridge temp. Huge head on this pour. Nice golden orange color with almost white head. Smell is yeast, bread, orange, lemon, grapes, raisins. Taste is very smooth. Lot of fruit up front, along with yeast, bread, and woody flavors. A tad bitter on the back end, but it's subtle. Really smooth beer with a nice level of complexity. Overall a great option for this style. Mouthfeel is nice - medium bodied.

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Photo of DodgerLove
3.83/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of dandy14
3.83/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lochef81
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kookaburras
4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 2,372 ratings
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