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RATINGS: 983   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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)


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2009 a golden hue color with a nice sized white head. a great fruity hops and maybe a bit of caramel aroma. has a good tast a must have again

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Quevillon (2605) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2006
Reçu comme cadeau, avec le double et deux blonde, dans un embalage cadeau avec verre. Aussi bonne que la double, mais plus de saveur.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CannonFodderNJ (1) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2006 does not count
Smooth, warm and inviting... a smooth drink with a fine aftertaste... I fully enjoy the stronger flavours of the end of the bottle. Quick a delightful drink to sit down and relax with.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 8, 2006
Hazy orange color with a nice fluffy head. Some sweet orange citrus and fruity yeast aromas. Sweet yeasty flavor with a bit of bready malts and spice lingering. Flavors are subtle and pleasant, making this a good drinking beer but not a spectacular "tasting" beer.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2005
Pours an almost clear gold, big rocky off white head, just lovely. Soft aroma of bread and light citrus. Wonderful mouthfeel with a medium/full body and very light fine carbonation. Solid malt base with fruit and citrus flavors - nicely balanced. An undercurrent of hop bitterness offsets the malt leaving a not too sweet and not too bitter middle of the road finish. Little evidence of the alcohol, and without the sourness of some tripels. Not my first, and won’t be last. Happy New Year!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2005
Pale clear orange and full of tiny floaties (my fault,crap pour) but that doesn’t spoil the experience. Large fluffy white head with a lovely toffee/fudge aroma. Sweet full mouthfeel.......thoroughly enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2005
Pours a clear orange golden color with a thin white head. Good aroma of yeast, citrus and mild hops. Good flavor of yeast, citrus and hops, it finishes bitter and very dry. The body is light to medium with a creamy texture and expansive carbonation. This tripel stands out from others because it’s very dry in the finish, this is a solid effort and I wouldn’t mind drinking this again.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2005
750 mL brown bottle purchased from Home Service Beer Beverage Discount Center, Glenview, NY. ABV 8.5%. Hazy orange hued Belgium ale having a long-lasting large white head with good lacing. Soft carbonation. Nice fruity and sweet malt aromas. Medium-to-full bodied ale that starts with a slight sweet malt with fruity flavor and finishes with sweet malty flavor. This is a very good drinkable Belgium ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6426) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2005
Bottle shared with tupalev. Pours a clear bubbly golden-orange with a small white head. Aroma of fruit, malt, hops, caramel, spices and yeast. Nice! Sweet flavour follows the aroma but has a mild alcoholic bite to it. Hides the 8.5% very well and goes down really smooth. Medium bodied. A pleasant surprise, this is a very good Tripel!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (2046) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 5, 2005
Hazy and dark gold in colour with strong carbonation. Aromas of citrus fruit, peach, bready malts, and a touch of spicy yeast. Heavier in the mouth and more malt flavors than other tripels that I’ve sampled. More of the orange and baked bread in the mouth, along with some sugary sweetness, herbal hops, and some black pepper. Well hidden alcohol presence. Very enjoyable. Thanks to radiomgb for the sample.


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