Brewed by Castelain
Style: Abbey Tripel
Benifontaine, France


on tap

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8692) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle. Golden pour with a white head. Yeasty with a bit of sour / vinegar, but quite enjoyable. Good tripel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8092) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011
Golden coloured and hazy. Has a white head, mostly lasting. Aroma has notes of caramel, moderate yeasty too. Flavor is heavy sweet, finish moderate bitter, long duration. Syrupy texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tderoeck (6906) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2015
27/XI/14 - 75cl @ Gent Horeca Expo - BB: n/a (2014-1420)

Clear orange to blond beer, irregular off-white head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: very malty, grains, cow fodder, hay, sweet, sugary. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: sweet, bit of caramel, sugary touch, malty and sweet. Aftertaste: sweet and sugary, hay, malts, more sugary, cow fodder, slightly bitter. Oh god..

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cuso (6610) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle from friend, many thanks. Deep golden color with huge white head. Ugly malty aroma. Malt, yeast, corn, syrup. Bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (6536) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s mid-week lasting 03/07/14. Clear golden / straw coloured pour with a alsting white head. Aroma is big belgian yeast, straw, sweet base malts. Flavour is pale malts, somewhat sweet, under fermented. Some oxidation, carboard. Palate is tingling carbonation, semi- sweet. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (5866) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2011
nice soft hoppy and licorice aroma,golden,clear, off white foam, light sweetness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice soft alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (4954) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle 33cl, a clear copper beer with huge head and good lacings. Nose is on barley sugar and a bit vinous like, blackcurant notes. Aroma is on céréal, caramel and light honey, bit grainy, sweet, light champagne aftertaste, good grassy bitterness. Nice, tasty and easy drinckable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
teorn88 (4734) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2015
Bottle split at ChrisO tasting, London. It pours a hazy pale golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is too sweet for a tripel, with caramel, paper, biscuit, light banana and esters. Taste is similarly sweet and yeasty, a bit dirty with spices and starch. Medium bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, not good

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marduk (4503) - Reval, ESTONIA - AUG 31, 2013
330ml bottle. Clear golden color. Massive thick white head, stays. Sour, alcohol, yeast and malts in aroma. Massive alcohol, sweet, candy, bit of leather in flavor. Looks and tastes like that beer is rather excited (almost exploded when took off cap).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (4467) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JUN 5, 2013
Golden body with small yet lasting light beige head. Sweet aroma, honey, peachy, caramel malts, tea. Like liquid honey. Taste is as expected, with honey like sweetness, but fuller than I anticipated from a brewer such as Castelain. Leaves a nice warming brew for late summer or early autumn that reminds of better days. It’s 27°C today though... (75cl bottle from Auchan)

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