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

La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)
BA SCORE
89.7%
Liked This Beer
4.17 w/ 2,348 ratings
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 Trappeā€™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:
#1,273
Reviews:
952
Ratings:
2,348
Liked:
2,107
Avg:
4.17/5
pDev:
10.31%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
174
Gots:
546
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,348 |  Reviews: 952
Photo of GreenEggsHam1
4.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NWHopinator
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iftcoach
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DioS
4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of _Adam_
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marzen_Fan
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 54V4G3
3.85/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jenb225
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bdstuart
3.41/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Not heavy or dark.. Tasty and enjoyable!

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

Photo of LJTate
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mwc2017
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brpendergast85
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ordybill
4.58/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 330 ml bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is an murky amber color with orange tint with a small white head. The aroma is full of fruit and malt. The taste is malt driven and has an excellent blend of fruit.

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Photo of CPAles
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vinicole
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cellared for two years.Hazy red/auburn colour. Thin wispy head. Effervescent.
Boozy aroma. Fruity. Some spice and orange pith is apparent.
Taste is similar to the aroma with added banana.
Rather chewy.
Although complex I have to say I was disappointed with this Quad.

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Photo of Buck89
3.98/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. A clear rich copper-ruby color with a foamy off-white head that promptly settled into a wispy cap. Fruity aromas of bananas, cherries, plums, and tropical fruit. Also some raisins, candied apples, and caramel. The banana shows up on the first sip with cherry, toffee, and some estery notes. Medium-bodied and a bit medicinal. A great sipper but not at the level of other Trappist Quads.

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Photo of chrisg02176
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

12 oz pour on tap into a tulip glass.

A: Amber reddish body that has pretty good clarity with an almost non existent soapy off white head.

S: Dates, figs, banana, clove

T: Nice layered flavors starting out with a light banana, then some dates and raisins finishing with some burnt sugar.

M: Medium bodied and not as syrupy or slick as a lot of quads.

O: I like my quads to be a bit heavier than this, other than that it was pretty good.

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Photo of outsider
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.89/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Colour dark copper, strongly turbid, medium size, white foam, medium durable. The distinct aroma of fruity, vanilla, licorice slightly, slightly caramel, wood and nuts. The taste is fruity, are plums, figs, vanilla is further re caramel and licorice, peanut notes in the background. At the finish of each sip stone, dry bitterness, greatly reduces the caramel and fruity sweetness. Skillfully hidden alcohol. Saturation medium toward the high-

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Photo of jjacobsr
4.64/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pattysykes
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip. Amber/light copper with about an inch of head.

Sweet malty aroma with plums, golden syrup, bananas and a whiff of vanilla.

Tastes sweet with strong cherry notes, vanilla, bananas. Offset by a little carbonic acidity and spices.

Medium body that coats the tongue. Goes down warm and boozy with aftertaste of dried cherries and vanilla.

Overall those fruity notes are pretty intense and the result is a beer that is a bit sweet for my taste, but offset with just the right amount of acidity and bitters.

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La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Beer rating: 89.7% out of 100 with 2,348 ratings
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