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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Abbey Tripel
Ertvelde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 888   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Golden shining and soft feeling in the mouth - perfectly balanced taste - full body and heart warming, a splendid aroma, tickling in the nose - hoppy dry long finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (1616) - HONG KONG - MAR 24, 2016


330ml bottle bought at Gorgeous Wine & Cigar in Yuen Long.

Looks: Translucent golden colour with a thin ring of dirt-like yeast sediments; Explosive three finger head with lasting crumpety white foam; Beautiful sticky lacking and fizzy carbonation.

Aroma: Fragrant and quite sweet Pils malt, with banana, vanilla, caramel, quite strong alcohol, sugar, bubblegum, earth, bread, strong Bel yeast, lemon and light grass.

Taste: Close to strong sweet malt, with caramel, toffee, quite strong alcohol, fair liquorices, shades of dark fruits, sugar, earth, spices, bread, strong Bel yeast, lime, moderate bitter hops and grass.

Body: Full body. Thick and creamy palate.

Mouth Feel: Good Pils maltyness in a slick and very smooth background. Quite alcoholic but its taste doesn’t scream that much, some comfy warmth and light liquorices. That’s nice! Other tastes are quite monotone with just caramel and toffee, not much fruity ester here. Sweetness is strong but not quite cloying, good earth and spiciness. Bready with nice lime to round. Simple but good!

Hoppiness: Lemon and light grass in nose. Lime, spice, and grass in taste; Bitterness, mixed with liquorices is moderate for a lasting, close to strong astringent sweet bitter finish.

After Taste: Quite dry. Sweet and fairly bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one has excellent looks and heads, good fruity aroma, nice sweetness and well managed booze. Taste wise, there’s a little lack of esters and can be more bold in hoppiness. Drinkable but it can do better to be top!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niller (1430) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle from G&B, Hammel. Pours hazy golden with a good white head. Aroma and taste is malt, sweet fruits, banana, some spices, yeast. Soft carbonation. Sweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bobson (76) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle with Thompson @ Buitenlust. Smell gives you some hops and yeast. Foamy, white head with a pretty light color. Taste is stronger than the smell would make you think. Gives you hops, some yeast and slight taste of herbs. Overall, a reasonably light flavoured triple.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Thompson (615) - - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle @ buitenlust with bobson.. large foamy white head... clear yellow colour... smell hops malts.. taste malts hoppy straw or herbs...

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
YantarCoast (944) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 27, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours hazy gold with a creamy yellowish head. Aroma of yeast, fruit, spices. Taste is light sour, alcohol, fruit.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gerrit59 (16) - BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2016
mousse peu épaisse disparaissant rapidement, fines bulles peu nombreuses, couleur or clair léger arôme froment, floral bouche sèche en fin de bouche 9°, alcool peu présent bière plutot douce

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Brandon1989 (497) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2016
This beer pours a hazy golden color with thick chunks of sediment floating throughout the beer. There is a thick soapy white head that dissipated rather quickly and didn't leave much lacing around the glass. The aroma is dark fruits and sweet. The taste is similar to the aroma. I pick up dark fruits like plums and figs. There is some candy sugar noticeable in the flavor as well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChefBart (16) - SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 24, 2015
Mild fruit aroma. Not much estery compounds. Sweet malt but dryish finish. Pleasant...

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beermaris (238) - LATVIA - NOV 18, 2015
Thick cap. Light amber, cloudy. Aroma sour. Tastes sour and a bit sweet. Mild. But something missing

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nevalainen (596) - FINLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Hazy golden color with huge white head. Aroma is fruity and spicy. Taste is soft, sweetish, and with warming finish. Quite nice beer, but nothing extra ordinary.


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