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RATINGS: 875   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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The king of the abbey beers. It is amber-gold and pours with a deep head and original aroma, delivering a complex, full bodied flavour. Pure enjoyment! Secondary fermentation in the bottle. (Temp: 8-10ºC)


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2004
Golden orange with a frothy head. Yeast, malt, and fruit to the nose. Some spice. Medium mouthfeel. Flavor was somewwhat sweet, somewhat acidic. Maybe a touch of butterscotch. Just not my style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2004
Bottled. Hazy golden. Fruity, yeasty aroma. Rich malty with notes of melon and juniper. Nutty undertones. Milky mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (9403) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2004
Hazy golden. Aroma brings yeast, citrus and some sweeter fruits. Strong flavor without bringing too much alcohol. Malty with som vanilla, fruity and a little yeasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2004
Bottled, at the Dovetail, London.
Wonderful golden amber colour. Served a bit too cold but it warmed to the occasion. Soft violet and white rose perfume. Sweet with cloying mouth feel. One of the more subdued triples I’ve ever had.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2004
Bottled. Blond colour, reasonable head. Orangey, yeasty lively nose. Very sweet, medium bodied. All the orangey sweetness leads to a sticky mouthfeel, which takes the edge off an otherwise intriguing beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
grawk (12) - Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2004
This is a wonderfully complex beer that bis best served at about 55F in a good tulip shaped glass. Below that it loses a lot of the depth.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leon919 (10) - San Jose, California, USA - MAY 12, 2004
Beautiful golden color with a thick head. Light aroma. Sweet and fruity taste. Light on the hops. My opinion, it’s a great brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 8, 2004
Pours slightly hazy orangey-amber color with a huge, billowy white head that diminishes slowly and leaves heavy lacing. Aroma is sweet, yeasty, citrus with esters and spice. Flavor is sweet with lots of tart and bitter notes spread throughout the mouth, as well as some spice and pepper. Medium body and mild carbonation makes it very drinkable - which at 8.5% for a 750 ml bottle makes it a bit hazardous. Not spectacular but a nice belgian triple overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2009 2009-03-20, 7-5-7-3-14=36
Hazy dark-blond color; big creamy head. Nice spicy aroma and flavor, some malt, dryish. Not complex but good.

2004-05-05, 8-5-8-4-16=41
Orange-amber color, nice perlage, thick creamy head (wonderful!). Strong but balanced: delicate malt and old hops aroma; spicy malt with some hop aggressivity in the mouth. A classic and very good Tripel.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PBOYNY (316) - Westchester, New York, USA - APR 13, 2004
very strong,brandy-like belguim with nice lacey finish,lovely brown coloring, and a very sweet aftertaste. not the greatest, but certainly not bad either


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