Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Moortgat)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Achouffe, Belgium


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RATINGS: 2031   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 59   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A unique marriage between the English tradition of IPAs, the new American revolution of Imperial IPAs and the classic Belgian way of brewing. Houblon Chouffe, although very much hopped as it is, showcases the unique balance between a very strong IPA and a very special Belgian Tripel exclusively created for this ale (Big malty body, distinct dryness, expressive estery fruitiness). - IBU: 59, Original Gravity: 1092

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pepinis (43) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 17, 2014
Cerveza de color amarillo claro, casi paja. Presenta una leve turbidez y su formación de espuma y estabilidad es óptima. El aroma y sabor es complejo, la malta destaca y proporciona notas que recuerdan a frutas cítricas como limón, naranja y manzana ácida. Tan bien pueden percibirse algunas notas de especias que le otorgan un puntito picante. El lúpulo herbáceo es protagonista. El amargor es de intensidad media y alta persistencia. Su retrogusto es astringente, ácido y lupulado. La alta graduación alcohólica está muy bien integrada en el conjunto y es casi inapreciable por lo que hay que beberla con cuidado. Cuerpo medio-alto y buena carbonatación.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MPA (793) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden with white head. Aroma of grass, peach, lemon and grain. The yeast is also present. Sweet fruity, malty flavour at first with a good, yet not very long lasting bitterness in the end. Pleasant and very quaffable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (1095) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Gylden brun litt tåkete med høyt hvitt skum som legger seg fint og blir helt til slutt. Sitrus, alkohol og lett bitter lukt. Starter fruktig men humlebitterheten kommer mer og mer. Noe krydderier og parfyme i bakrunnen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franksv6 (133) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2014
Clear golden beer with a good white head, medium carbonation. Taste is fruity, citrus and lots of hops. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cristobal37 (263) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - AUG 10, 2014
A really nice Belgian tripel loaded with hops. I’ve had a couple others of this variety, but I think this may be the best. Boozy and sweet like a tripel, but with a dry bitter hop finish. My favorite from the Chouffe guys. Must try!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cattaneopapa (155) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
750ml bottle from Summerhill LVBO. Toronto, ON. 9% Alc./Vol. Pours a clear golden colour with two finger of lasting white head. Beautiful thick, ring-like lacing clinging to the side of the glass. Aroma is spicy and hoppy with notes of elderberries. Taste is complex. Traditional Belgian malt in the beginning leads to some citrus notes then ends with a spicy and crisp finish. Lively carbonation and spicy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1271) - BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
Cloudy golden colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Aroma of citrus (grapefruit and orange peel) with some notes of tropical fruit. Medium malty body, light sweet with bitter hoppy aftertaste. Very good tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikske79 (1100) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 6, 2014
Een lekker donker biertje met een volle smaak, een aanrader om eens te proberen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (644) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 6, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 06.2016. Shared by suurjuust, thanks! Pours hazy golden with white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, citrus, yeast, spices. Flavor is sweet-sour-bitter, citrus, malt, and spices. Finish is intense grapefruit bitter. Overall: very nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (593) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2014
Clear golden, frothy white head. Aroma is fruity, resinous hops. I get a little vanilla, like pie or cookies. Flavour is similar plus spicyness, slightly rough hop bitterness and alcohol. Creamy mouthfeel, long bitter finish.

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