Straffe Hendrik quadrupel has not been in the United States in large quantity. By all best estimates, De Halve Man (The Moon) introduced this beer in the last half of 2010, and exported all of out of Belgium. It’s popularity has been overwheming for both B. United the importer, and the brewery itself. [Note: The beer isn’t even listed on the brewery’s website.] More bottles of this coveted quad have arrived stateside & headed for shelves now.
Taste Expectations: Lots of dark fruit, brown sugar & booze. Full malt body.
Cellar: Yes, few years under right conditions.
Availability: 12oz bottles, rare draft.