markschiedon (263) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle.
In the aroma I have grains, bread, alcohol and apple.
The clear golden beer has a medium white head.
A sweet taste, banana, alcohol.
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2014 Licensed abbey beer with snow white, moussy, thick but quickly decreasing head and light golden blonde colour, clear but cloudy with protein veils after adding the deposit. Aroma of pale malts, dough, mild herbal hops, orange peel, apple, coriander, straw, pepper, young cheese and wodka-like alcohol, but also some ’chemical’ solvents. Malty, rounded onset, short sweetishness, restricted fruitiness with (too) strong carbonation, quickly turning grainy and ending in a herbal hoppy finish. Very average, another unambitious cliché beer from Van Steenberge. Used as a mother beer for a number of aliases, among which I also tasted Maerlant Damse Tripel, for the tourism in the medieval town of Damme.
dutchbeerpages (1660) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fizzy and fairly bitter for a triple. I guess there is one big source of Belgian triple. Very similar to other Belgian triples.
Bottle from De Zwart in Wilnis.
Melkart (316) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - JUL 14, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice and balanced beer. Medium body. You can taste the alcohol a little before the good bitterness at the end.
Icedwarf (417) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Helder geel levendig bier met veel schuim. Smaak is hoppig en licht fruitig zuur, citrus en kruidig. Blijft lang hangen. Etiket is iets gewijzigd.
yy0pp (623) - - JUN 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2014 Bottle 33cl. Seraf. Pours hazy pale golden with huge white top. Aroma is sweety, yeasty and fruity.
Douberd (2589) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Stubby bottle 330 ml at home, into a tulip glass. ABV 9%
Pours a golden yellow coloured beer, with a tall white head, froathy, losing half of its size quite fast but the remaining half has a good retention. Medium lacing on the glass.
Aroma is has plenty of fruity notes, mainly peaches, apricots, bubblegum, pears.
More pears on the taste, more fruity in general, some sugar too, apple juice, malts, quite fresh and refreshing.
Medium thin body with carbonation being on the higher side.
Overall nice beer, very drinkable.
Earlier Rating: 3/11/2013 Total Score: 3.6
Long day at work, picked this from the cellar. It bought it at Lidl a week ago, as part of a packet of six belgian beers. Poured into my tulip glass. ABV 9%.
Pale orange golden colour on the body wuth light activity in it. What it was great, was the foam. Almost three fingers tall, snow white in colour and with excellent retention, seemed like it stayed there for ages. When finally went down a bit, it had left a nice lacing around the glass.
Nice fruity aroma, with apricots, some banana notes, kind of yeasty too. Nice and discreet.
Nice bitter taste from the beginnig, very refreshing, just what I need right now. Fruity as well, although less than the aroma was promising but that doesn’t matter that much. The fruity notes have moved onto the aftertaste though, where they balance the bitterness a bit.
Medium thickness on the body, good carbonation. Fairly dry on the palate.
Overall nice tripel, I made a good choice picking this one up. Hopefully the 9% ABV will send me for a nap in a while too.
Earlier Rating: 2/11/2013 Total Score: 3.1
330 ml stubby bottle. This beer is mada exclusively for Slijterij Van Pernis, a beer shop in Arnhem, NL. Poured into a tulip glass. ABv 9%.
NIce colour, deep orange golden, with one and a half finger of persistent, soapy head, white in colour. light lacing stuck on the glass.
Fruity smell, along with some yeast and alcohol notes.
Quite bitter taste, even from the beginning. Some hops and fruity notes on the taste too. A bit metallic on the aftertaste, but nothing too bad. Mostly a pleasant bitterness present.
Thin to medium on the body, average carbonation. Fairly dry on the palate.
Overall a good everyday tripel.
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - JUN 12, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
It has a hazy light golden yellow color with an excellent, huge white head. Its head is thick and frothy with stiff rocky peaks that last forever. The aroma is fruity and sweet with a nutty malt character and strong funky yeast. There is even a hint of coconut as well. The flavor starts off dry, with earthy yeast that turns malty, sweet and fruity. There is a slight hazelnut flavor along with tropical fruit notes and even a light coconut flavor as well. Hops add a light bitterness and herbal flavor to the finish. Its alcohol adds a pleasant warmth and sophistication to this smooth textured, medium bodied ale.
alexsdad06 (5870) - Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
11.2 ounce bottle from notes. Pours a hazy amber color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor had floral notes, citrus, caramel, banana, bread, mild spices, some apple character. Medium to full bodied bigger than many tripels. A hint of booze.
Cuso (5064) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 8, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Golden color with medium white head. Sweet malty aroma with some candies. Taste, sweet malt, candies, red fruits. Strong sweet finish.