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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Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of BradC
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Reddish brown hue with a head with serious staying power.

Smells of dark sweet fruit, banana, estery

Tastes of ripe bananas, a good amount of Belgian yeast Esters, plums, raisins.

Highly carbonated, light body, dry and high alcohol is well hidden.

Overall, not the best Trappist quad I've tried,but still very good.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of scotorum
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the 11.2 oz. bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.

a: Translucent dark amber with a finger thick white head receding to even surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Strong ripe fruit.

t: Follows the nose. A blend of ripe banana and apricot. The taste is so strong it is almost medicinal. But that covers the high ABV well, but you do get a sense of it under the yeasty flavors. Surprisingly dry finish.

m: Moderate, good body.

o; The flavor is definitely the strongest Belgian yeasty esters I have had.

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Photo of Moheban
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Tried out of bottle, gave it 4/5

Tried on tap at The Social List, 4.25/5

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of keitho
3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass from a 750 ml bottle best before 04 2016.

Appearance- Dark brown/Orange brown when held up to the light. Large white head that quickly dissipates to a fine layer of foam that sits on top all the way down.

Smell- Banana, toffee, alcohol.

Taste- Like Xmas pudding, fruity and alcoholic some banana taste lingering . Quite dry which makes you want to sip more.

Mouthfeel- Medium Mouthfeel, not overly carbonated.

Overall- I've tried this beer about half a dozen times and the bottles do vary. The older bottles are more fruity, tasty and the newer ones more "alcoholic". This bottle was fairly young and could be kept for a couple of years and the flavours would become more complex. Overall a potent enigmatic brew (like the type of beer I imagine druids drinking) . And at $8.50 N.Z for a 750 ml bottle not to be sneezed at.

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3.75/5  rDev -9%

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3/5  rDev -27.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of cyclonece09
4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 11.2 oz bottle into a snifter. Pours light reddish brown with an off white head, a little cloudy. Smells of very nice fruit bouquet and some Belgian yeast. Tastes of berries with nice barley aftertaste, very thick and a tad bit of alcohol. Beer is full bodied sipper, lightly carbonated. Overall, a very good beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

La Trappe Quadrupel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
4.12 out of 5 based on 2,333 ratings.
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