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

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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
Ratings:
2,329
Reviews:
949
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
10.44%
 
 
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Photo of chrisg02176
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SomethingClever
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
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 -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.89/5  rDev -5.6%
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 +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pattysykes
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
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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Photo of clarknova
3.9/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.92/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zp6167a
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Ginger color, with a ring of head

Rich aromas of cherries, barrel, yeast, plum, more cherries.

Cherries take a backseat to the booze but it's still there with a clean wood flavor, light citrus, and caramel.

Feel is hot and smooth. Kinda boozy , not bad.

Overall this captures the Belgian tradition well and is super enjoyable . A tilt your head back beer.

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Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JavierGC
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tigerbrau
4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured to a Leffe chalice.

A: The body is amber to coppery with cristalline light going thtough. The head is white with a one finger thickness. Lacing is visible and generous.
S: The aroma is very syrupy, with hints of raisins and just a small note of coffee on a bunch of profiles for yeast and malt.
T: Again, raisins, yeast, probably brettomanyces and just a pinch of malt. Testes really great!
M: The density appears to be a bit low and carbonation is low after a while sitting on the glass, though at first it was very strong, carbonation wise. Would work on this.
O: For a quad, this doesn't hold very well for the common appearance but it's good indeed. Not fantástico, but a good option when lacing better quads.

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Photo of yaron73
4.84/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On-tap at "Elephant Belgian Pub" in Warsaw.

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Photo of serhankoray
4.99/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Determined419
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Simon212
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jacob17
3.72/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.64/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewxer
4.59/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up in la belle province (Gatineau, QC) for a pittance. Exactly what I expected, smells and tastes like the liquid dessert that it is. Love them monk quads.

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Photo of thoglund
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
4.12 out of 5 based on 2,329 ratings.
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