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Brewed by Brouwerij der Trappistenabdij De Achelse Kluis
Style: Abbey Tripel
Hamont-Achel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
First brewed in 2010 and only distributed on 75 cl bottles. Based on a recipe from 2004 called Achel Zomer (8.5% ABV).


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6322) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 8, 2013
Bottled at the Leiderkerke Beer Festival. Clear, hoeny blonde with a tight head. Nose of honey, lemon, grass, bread. Yeasty. Sweet honey and bread flavor, with orange, and a peppery finish. Nicely bitter. Strong, mellow, balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abio (1569) - Waasland, BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2013
Nice golden coloured brew with a decent head that holds good. Malty and hoppy brew, with slightly some spices added, but also a less pleasant faint metallic part in the taste. A bit to hard to smell, but good to taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (2798) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2013
Clear golden colour, white head. Sweet aroma, raisins, malts, light madeira, fruity, light touch of hops. Sweet malty flavour, yeast, raisins, vanilla, sugar and dried fruits. Full body. Sweet malty finish, light cloying sweet, pronounced vanilla.
Great dessert beer!
(From 75cL bottle shared with a few friends. BB 6-7-’13)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 3, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, fruity yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft - fizzy. [20130131]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1315) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2013
Gylden uklar skum hvid Humle citrus gær blomst Bitter lidt sød lidt Livlig @f1 loge31/1-13

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (2496) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike! The beer is hazy and yellow, with a finger of white head that leaves some good lacing behind. The aroma brings some yeast, citrus, spice, malt, and subtle alcohol. Nice flavor, well balanced. Lots of citrus, slightly sweet. Yeast and spices add depth and complexity. A delicious beer. So glad to try this rare Trappist ale. Recommended. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-02-2011

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5226) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2012
Shared bottle at the 25 ste Kempisch Bierfestival, Geel. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma of sweet malts, yeast and ripe fruits. Taste is moderate sweet malty, with an easy bitter hoppy end, rather short lived.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2012
75 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow to orange with a dense off white head. Aroma is fruity and light cornish. Toasted malty, sweet caramelish and light bitter. Mild yeasty fruity. Lingering caramelish and light fruity finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2012
Bottle @ Antwerp’s Bierhuiske. Pours cloudy golden with a small white head. Fruit, yeast and fresh hops. Smooth and full bodied. A bit sticky and warming. Phenolic fruity and fresh grassy hops. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2809) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2012
A clear golden colored beer with a thick foamy white head. The aroma of sweet fruits like citrus with orange. There are hop notes with malts. The taste is malty fresh fruits with some light bitter hops. The aftertaste of sweet fruits with hop bitters.


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