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RATINGS: 992   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)


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cranesareflying (50) - Evanston, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2002
A bright yellow-gold color with a frothy white head that insists on lasting though the duration, a somewhat light, mild malted texture, not as rich or full as other Belgians, like Westmalle, according to a local beer distributor here in Chicago it is recommended with “sharp cheeses, sausage, roast turkey, baked squash, and amazing with peach pie,” so, having no pie, I pulled out some Swiss cheese, which adds a sweetness to the beer, giving it a much greater complexity to each sip.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (1703) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours golden amber with a white head. Some spice, quite light for the strength. Enjoyable enough just expected more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (784) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 27, 2015
How : tap Appearance : clear light golden, small white head. Aroma : caramel, dried fruits, oranges, grass, sweet corn. Palate : medium body, average to low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1162) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 15, 2015
Ambar clara. Espuma poco consistente. Aroma marcado frutal y a caramelo. Dulce el primer trago, para rápido dejar postgusto muy seco y amargo. Sabor complejo. Su gran mérito esconder los cerca de 10 grados que tiene. Para degustar lentamente en pequeños sorbos. Muy buena.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1622) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours clear amber. Nose is fruits, sugar, honey, Belgian yeast. Taste is fruits, honey, spices, bitterish finish. Light booziness. Not the best but very good, also nice to see in supermarket.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wanderings878 (37) - ITALY - MAY 31, 2015
Bottiglia. Dorato, poca schiuma di colore bianco dalla durata molto breve. L’aroma è banana, molto leggermente vaniglia, lievemente fruttata. Gusto ben bilanciato tra dolce ed amaro, la giusta complessità. Corpo pieno, carbonatazione aggressiva. Nel complesso molto buona.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cristobal37 (356) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Huge carbonation action going on here. Looks great with a frothy white head. Sweet honey and corn flakes scent. Lots on sugary sweet goodness in this one. Grapes, honey, malts, very bubbily! A great Tripel!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
huineman (400) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 24, 2015
Pours clean dark golden. Ivory head. Aroma is low: corn flakes, grass. Aggressive carbonation. Fresh, not too powerful. Thin, watery. Not very long finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmaneser (64) - BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2015
25 cl. from tap @ Grand Café, Ax-Les-Thermes. Golden amber beer, minimal head. Sweet fruity aroma, taste is dominated by bananas. Good taste and nice palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (342) - MOns, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2015
Une triple classique, fruitée et épicée, à la bouche ronde, onctueuse et équilibrée. Agréable en fin de journée.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackradioboy (95) - SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. V nice aroma. Fizzy and fresh. Only at the end does the alcohol gently kick in, just to remind you it's a 9% you're drinking. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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