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

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RATINGS: 2374   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 59   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zaf (308) - - JAN 7, 2013
aroma: bread, grass, floral, apparenza: golden, cloudy, minimal head, gusto: light sweetness, very bitter, palato: light body, average carbonation, creamy, bitter, da riassaggiare! avevo dimenticato di votarla e ora i ricordi sono un pň confusi..di sicuro ricordo un bellissimo aroma floreale e lievemente fruttato e un gusto altrettanto ben bilanciato,col luppolo che fa da signore e il "fruttato" delle triple in secondo piano..ricordo un corpo non molto sviluppato ed una schiuma poco persistente..sicuramente aroma e gusto speciali!


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fules (658) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUL 22, 2016
Nagy, tartós hab. Homályos, borostyán szín. Illata fűszeres, komlós, de nem túl intenzív. Szénsavas, komlósan kesernyés, határozott gyümölcsös mellékízzel. Utóíze keserű, hosszan tartó, pici gyümölcsösséggel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3836) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Pours cloudy golden with medium tall white head. Aroma of citrus, funk, esters, ripe fruit. Taste is sweet, smooth, wheaty, light bitter finish. Medium bodied and smooth with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Percy0103 (590) - MEXICO - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle, 355ml. A cloudy golden beer with a medium size white head. Aroma is of Belgian yeast, floral hops and resin. Taste is medium bitter with moderate sweetnees. Medium bodied, somewhat dry and with some carbonation and astringency. Nice floral hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inoven (231) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2016
Flesje thuis gedronken. Goudgeel, enigszins troebel bier met stevige schuimkraag. Aroma is fruitig en hoppig. Smaak is hoppig / bitter. Nasmaak is een beetje wrang.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bijl (149) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2016
Goudgeel, licht wazig, volle witte groffe schuimkraag die snel inzakt. Aroma: Licht grapefruit, lemon en citrus, tropisch fruit .. subtiel, kruidig, gist, herkenbaar moutig. De hop is in de aroma iets verborgen..... Smaak: Fruitig / Tropisch, iets pijnboom, ook een licht zuurtje.... soort om en om... er gebeurt veel. Tikje kruidig, koriander, pittige / spicy hops, iets alcohol warmte ... de 9% merk je echte niet. Een flinke nabitter......spicy.... die lang aanhoud.... echt Prima! CO2 is medium, drinkt gevaarlijk makkelijk weg, medium body en mondgevoel is wat prikkelig door de hops. Afdronk is droog en bitter/zoet. Een mooie kruising tussen een Belgische trippel en een IPA... prima in balans.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ALIBALI (433) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - JUL 12, 2016
Atemberaubend. Extrem blumig grasiger hopfeninfizierter Belgian Stuff. Hefig und mit der perfekten Balance zwischen Honigsüße & Hopfenbittere gesegnet. Schwerer, sehr alkoholischer Trunk der Spitzenklasse. Sollte man immer nen Fläschchen vom im Keller haben. 0,3/4,50 vom Hahn im GALOPPER DES JAHRES HH.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanscourt (1357) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Golden straw in color. Belgian trippel nose. Very balanced. Hoppiness is really masked until the end of a sip.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
roldano (83) - - JUL 4, 2016
Espuma blanca y esponjosa que permanece, color amarillo brillante y opaca, burbuja fina, aroma afrutado en nariz, sabor con notas amargas y regusto seco

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (6814) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Keg @ Berthom Lyon. Deep gold pour with a white head. Interesting nose. Hoppy with distinct estery fruits. Cut grass, banana and pear. Plums. Toasted grain and light pepper. Similar flavor. Nicely balanced sweet / spicy / bitter profile. Nice malty ballast. Very nimble considering the big profile. Quite good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (5887) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2016
33cl bottle from Wine Rack, Henley. A pale amber pour with a billowing cream head and lots of carbonation; the aroma is a curious blend of zesty citrus and Belgian yeast; the taste is tropical fruits to start with a spritzy mouthfeel; then a deep grapefruit bitterness with warming alcohol. A nicely balanced blend of old and new styles.


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