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

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RATINGS: 2239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cab (866) - - FEB 6, 2010
Bottle. 33cl. A very fine look, long lasting head clear fluide, Golden tint, soft tripel aroma, but a bit bland if you think where it comes from.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MohaBeer (45) - Lima, PERU - AUG 19, 2015
Amarillo intenso sin llegar al ambar, con opacidad, buena espuma y adherencia. Lúpulo cítrico de moderado a alto, malta maltosa de moderado a bajo, presenta butirato de etilo, acetato de isoamilo de moderado a alto. En boca lúpulo cítrico-floral moderado a alto, malta caramelo moderado bajo, tibieza alchólica, ésteres a frutos secos, con final seco y lupulado, con ligera astringencia. Buena carbonatación y cuerpo medio.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
susonagger (98) - spain, - AUG 14, 2015
Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel, es una cerveza de color ámbar, de suave turbidez, con una cabeza blancuzca y esponjosa, de mediana formación y buena retención. El aroma es dominado por notas frutales, en parte por la levadura y por los lúpulos, también hay notas cítricas y herbales. El cuerpo es bien atenuado, ligero pese a tener 9% de graduación alcohólica. El sabor tiene un balance hacia el amargor que se refuerza tanto por el picor del alcohol como así también por la sequedad de una buena atenuación.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
caribou43 (84) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 14, 2015
It is a nice I.P.A, we could say with a Belgian touch and the hop is maybe the saaz and like the duvel tripel hops, it is tasting the grapefruit and there is a side sparkling. I think that this beer is perfect with a Peruvian sudado of fish or a zarzuela of fish from Spain.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cthulhu (398) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - AUG 13, 2015
Nice crossing between an IPA and a Tripel although the characteristic hops flavour that I love are not present.Malty , fruity with some hops character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (6141) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle. Golden, white foam. triple fruit notes with hop aromatics on top. Medium full mellow body. Pears, orangepeel, cloves, grassy and herbal hops. A bit fat, but still drinkable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Garrone (18) - BRAZIL - AUG 11, 2015
Combinação interessante entre uma ipa e uma tripel. mas a tripel se sobressai tanto no aroma frutado sobre o lupulado (floral/herbal/cítrico) como no sabor que não aparece tanto no amargor e sim, também mais no frutado. Porém com um balanço muito bom. Não se sente na boca o álcool (9%). Muito boa.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChtiBreizh (215) - Rennes, FRANCE - AUG 8, 2015
Golden, hazy, big white head. Aroma is hoppy, malty, grain, spices, belgian yeast. Both sweet and dry, with a bitter finish. Full bodied, average carbonation, little booze. A fair belgian tripel with extra hops. But maybe too much of everything.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alteregoo (353) - POLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Piana obfita, szybko jednak opadająca do niewielkiej warstwy, całkiem niezły lejsing. Barwa złota, mętna. Aromat przyjemny, orzeźwiający, owocowo-trawiasto-kwiatowy, przy czym są tu zarówno delikatne cytrusy, iglaki i wrzos z chmieli jak i brzoskwinie, jasne winogrono i morwy z drożdży, w tle nieco dzikich, trawiastych oraz przyprawowych belgijskich klimatów. W smaku uderza idealny balans - mix świeżych jasnych owoców, dojrzałego chmielu, estrów i pikantych fenoli tworzy bombę smakową, niezwykle bogatą, intensywną i bardzo pijalną. Alkohol dobrze ukryty (może lekkie rozgrzewanie w przełyku, ale pozytywne), nagazowanie średnie, drobniusieńkie, goryczka niska do średniej, króciutka. Jedno z najlepszych jasnych belgijskich piw degustowanych na blogu. Idealna symbioza tradycyjnej belgijskiej szkoły piwowarskiej z craftowym chmieleniem rodem z ameryki. To co najlepsze w triplu, belgian blond, AIPA i IIPA w jednym, przy czym udało się zachować niesamowitą sesyjność mimo alkoholu na poziomie aż 9% obj.!!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kespecial (150) - - AUG 5, 2015
Aroma of bread, banana, citrus. Cloudy yellow with big pillowy head. Taste is sweet like a tripel, spiced like a wit, finished with refreshing dose of hops. Should be a mess but flavors are assertive and clean. A beautiful marriage of Belgian yeast and an IPA. One of my favorites. Follow the gnome.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1694) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 2, 2015
Tap @ Winking Lizard: Semi-cloudy appearance with sweet flavors of fresh baked bread and a slight hop finish. Easy to drink.


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