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Cazeau Tournay Triple

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Brewed by Brasserie de Cazeau
Style: Abbey Tripel
Templeuve, Belgium

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Tournay Triple is seductively strong … Triple beers traditionally contain more malt, and are therefore stronger. But the original idea behind Tournay Triple was to produce a very hopped beer rather than a strong one. When creating all our beers, we want to preserve a balance between the tastes and to ensure that each ingredient can be expressed without crushing the others. To respond to the bitterness of the hops, we therefore had to brew a solidly-built beer, whence the choice of a high alcohol content (more than 9% ABV). Although we had quickly succumbed to the very particular flavours of the New Zealand hop, Nelson Sauvin, many tests were necessary to find the right marriage with other hops, including the English Fuggles, and Cascade, which is the hallmark of all our beers except for Saison. The perfecting of our Triple was therefore a labour of Hercules but it was well worth the trouble!"


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12622) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2015
Fonefan 280215. Aroma is hop, sugar, yeast. Flavour ishop, sugar , yeast, alcohol, herbs. OK beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BigBeer45 (1336) - Michigan, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle purchased from Champanes, the bottle started to bubble up when the cap was popped, this tripel had a dark orange-burnt orange pour, the glass had a some haze and a few particles twirling around, the pour and made a large foamy, white head that pretty much filled the glass, the volume of bubbles receded to a thick cover leaving lots of sticky lacing on the sides of the glass, aromas of cake dough, light malt, bread, yeast, light pear fruit, some floral scents with spice and honey sweetness, the nose started with a little sweetness and had a good dose of cake dough and became sweeter with notes of honey as it warmed up, there were flavors of bread malt, dough, some spice and mild earth flowers, light fruit and honey sweetness, the finish had a light gentle hop bitterness with some spice, and fruit citrus to dry the palate a bit, this drink was light on the mouth, it felt creamy and had lively carbonation (with no carb bite), this drink was sweeter on the nose and taste buds than your typical tripel beer but I still enjoyed the drink.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
danielecamo (841) - ITALY - JUL 9, 2015
In bottiglia. Gushing spinto, molto gasata. Colore giallo tendente all’arancio, molto velata. AL naso sentori di lievito, frutta gialla, banana, mela. Al palato corpo rotondo, ancora troppe bollicine, mela, banana, troppo lievito che da fastidio. Finale secco e dolce

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
budedou (569) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JUN 14, 2015
The beer is hazy dark yellow with a half inch of soapy white head. The aroma brings yeast, malt, light spice, floral notes. The flavor brings a touch of banana, grain. Really dry finish with some hop bitterness. Earthy and a bit abrasive. Kind of rough. This is ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4156) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle at The Carnival Tasting in Ulfborg Denmark 2015-02-28. Clear golden beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma. Hoppy grassy yeasty flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (36090) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 25, 2015
75 cl bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity, bitter, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Lingering fruity and smooth fruity into the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 15, 2015

Bottle 750ml. @ Carnival Tasting 2015, Denmark.

[ As Cazeau Tournay Triple ].
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, light to moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, pale wood. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity hops, yeasty, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150228]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (7684) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 5, 2015
Light amber coloured and hazy. Has a white head, lasting. Aroma is sweet, malty, hoppy, grass. Great flavor, sweetn and bitter. Creamy texture.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (5617) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 1, 2015
nice grass hoppy aroma,amber, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, grass sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Bottled@fonefan. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is a bit dull in it’s earthiness, but also has some floral and wooden notes to it. Flavour is fruity, floral, some gluelike sweetness as well as some slight yeasty notes.


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