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

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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).


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gangstergafje (133) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2015
Beautiful golden color. Little cloudy. Nice layer of foam. Fresh smell. Taste is bitter in the end, but sweet at first. Beautifully balanced, nice craftsmanship of the monks. God, do I love Trappist beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HomerBeerOdysy (64) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 15, 2014
APPEARANCE - Clear amber with 2-finger head that lasts. Good lacing. AROMA/SCENT - Hops, grain, sweet. TASTE - Hops, nutty, bread. ABV mostly hidden. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Good carbonation, clean, light, effervescent, crisp, refreshing. VALUE - $10 for an 11 oz. bottle - not that bad for an import at a restaurant. OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Quite drimkable for a Tripel. Not a sipping beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (2809) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (2384) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2013
Flaska från Biersgourmete.be drucken med ölföreningen. ett riktigt godisöl. Påminner om Het Ankers Keizerbleu. Men riktigt trevlig. Stor doft av söta äpplen som söt bra äppelcider, söta päron, honung, madeira, gula russin. Munkänslan är silkeslen och aningen sirapsaktig, söt stor kropp med söta fruktiga smaker. Riktigt trevlig och precis på rätt sida gränsen för att inte bli sliskig. Kräver söta tillbehör eller ost.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (5721) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2010
18/12/2010 - 75cl bottle @ Gentse Biervereniging - Trappist night

Dark blonde to orange beer, off-white rocky adhesive head. Lots of carbon in glass. Aroma: hops, alcohol, candi sugar, fruity.MF: soft carbon, full body, syrupy texture. Taste: hops, sweet malts, fruits (pears and peaches). Aftertaste: little sweet malts, hint of sugar, fruitiness, acidic touch.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1551) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2013
Gylden uklar skum hvid Humle citrus gær blomst Bitter lidt sød lidt Livlig @f1 loge31/1-13

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2006) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2013
Smak och doft av honung, äpple, ljus sirap, jäst. Fruktig, rund, len, oljig konsistens. Stor sötma, äppelmustaktig. Fantastisk i gommen.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DwarfeD (1445) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
75cl bottle shared at home. Somewhat hazy golden with a full white head. Full body with low to moderate carbonation. Well balanced sweet and bitter tones. Citrus, peach, yeast, warming alcohol and herbs. A very tasty trapist.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2011
75cl, new exclusive Trappist Anno 2010, from 2nd Gents Bierfestival, very complex brew, floral/sweet and slightly fruity, balanced, hazy, rocky head, very good brew

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2812) - 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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