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

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RATINGS: 1992   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   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


cooplander's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2012
light coper color with lots of sediment, aroma is grassy and floral, with a small amount of caramel, taste starts off like a basic light tripel with fruity, yeasty esters, some malty sweetness, the finish is grassy hops and dry, very interesting beer, and well balanced, make sure you shake the crap out of it before you pour, I didn’t shake it enough at first and the flavor was quite undesirable


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Toomio (164) - Joensuu, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Samea, potkua koko lailla, mutta silti aika tasapainoinen meno. Legendapullo ja musavisa pojun ja Peten kanssa.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
TimsRatings (397) - - JUL 10, 2014
From .750l bottle Pours a somewhat murky light amber with white head. That’s the best thing about this beer. I am not a big tripel fan to begin with, but this seems more like a Frankenstein’s monster than clever marriage.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
LordAltbier (111) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2014
Eine reine Hopfenexplosion im Mund wie bei IPA üblich, jedoch kommt noch eine süßliche Malznote zum Vorschein, die mit dem Hopfen harmoniert. Jedoch ist das Bier nicht so mein Fall, aber für Freunde des herben Geschmacks ist es sicher was. Das Etikett mit dem Gartenzwerg bei der Hopfenernte drauf ist ganz nett!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pringao_Toribi (220) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 10, 2014
In short: hoppy belgian beer. An incredible balance between hops and malts, taste sweet and sour at the same time, very aromatic and kind of drinkable for its strongness.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Alusmamuts (181) - LATVIA - JUL 10, 2014
Light yellow with nice white cap. Best combination of IPA and trippel tastes. Simply - want it more....

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nordcore (984) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Golden, cloudy with a large but short-lived white head. Aroma of malt, hops, Orange and some spices. Medium bitter taste with a dry Hoppy end. The alc. Is well hidden, nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
morri (185) - NORWAY - JUL 3, 2014
330ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Big fluffy white head. Pale golden body with a lot of carbonation. Aroma is malt dominated, very pleasing. Some citrusy hops too. Toffee, alcohol, sweet fruits. Less bitter on the tongue than expected. Quite round taste. Not bad!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (352) - CROATIA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle, pours gold with a white head, nice hop aroma, has bitter hop and malt taste with hints of fruit, has a dry alcohol finish, very nicely balanced and complex beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Procent (44) - POLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Aromat zdecydowanie "słodki". Połączenie słodowego i alkoholowego aromatu DIPA z brzoskwinią znaną z tripla. Amerykańskich chmieli trochę czuć, ale relatywnie niewiele. Kolor żółty ku bursztynowemu lekko, piana drobnopęcherzykowa z ładnym lacingiem. W smaku to połączenie głównie brzoskwini z goryczką i nutami cytrusowymi od chmieli. Daje poczucie pełni w ustach. Dobre, ale przydałoby się więcej aromatów od amerykańskich chmieli.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
yy0pp (506) - - JUN 27, 2014
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