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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Abbey Tripel
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3549) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Aroma is grainy malts, spices and a small hint of cool-aid. The flavor is spicy yeast, grainy malts, an undertone of sweetness and tart/tangy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (4405) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2013
33cl Bottle from ABS Drinks Winksele. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of sweet ripe white fruits, red apples, melted butter (in a good way), alcohol, light spicy. Flavour is medium sweet, fruity, alcohol, light spicy, some green apples, light bitter finish. Medium-bodied at best, over-carbonated. Very mediochre.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2013 330ml bottle at BXL East. Pours gold with a frothy, carbonated white head. Aromas and taste of light honey, sweet fruit, pepper and coriander spices, Belgian candy sugar, citrus and yeast are predominant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5082) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, caramel, spice, fruit, malt and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (2327) - Husum, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2012
Flaske: Gul let orange øl let diset med et lidt mindre skumhoved. Meget krydret duft med et tydeligt alkohol præg der trækker lidt ned. Smagen er sådan set fin nok, masser af krydderi og en smule malt, men alkoholen er igen det dominerende træk. Helt klart faren ved en trippel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4069) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2012
29/IX/2012 - 33cl bottle @ Contreras brewery (Gavere) with the Gentse Biervereniging - BB: 9/VIII/14 (2012-1091)

Clear blond beer, big creamy white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: lots of grains, hay, stable, bit herbal, hops, somewhat metallic, yeasty. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bit fruity, lots of yeast, citrus, some grapefruit, bit malty, grains, little sour touch. Aftertaste: bitter, herbal, bit fruity, yeast, some citrus. Probably a bit too young.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (3833) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 2, 2012
330ml bottle pours a golden color with a massive white head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruit with yeasty notes and spice. Taste is fruity sweet with a spicy hop bitterness and yeasty dry finish. A nicely done Belgian ale which was quite tasty and pleasing on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (3408) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 18, 2012
11.2oz bottle in a Trappist glass. Pours golden with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of spicy yeast, light caramel malts, and some floral hops. Flavor the same. Average texture. A little light on the flavor compared to most Tripels.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1420) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2012
330 ml bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits spicy caramel and citrus flavor malts citrus spicy and hops

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sumonation (94) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2012
Visual: Pours clear light yellow with high white head. Aroma: Caramel, fruity (citrus) and fresh. Taste: Caramel, fruity (citrus) fresh tasting, medium carbonisation, medium body. Notes: The bitterness is pleasant, "round" and stays for a while.R ---Rated by Sumonation


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