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Brouwerij Corsendonk
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Abbey Tripel
Turnhout, Belgium

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common

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common

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RATINGS: 1241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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It has a very big head indeed - pour it gently - and a very clean palate, beginning with a dry, lightly citric fruitiness, and finishing with a distinctive and delicate, perfumy, hop character. Very light and fluffy in texture, giving little hint of its strength.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrRomero (1974) - Nolanville, USA - NOV 27, 2003
Pours cloudy yellow with big thick fluffy white head. Sweet on initial taste followed by a dry finish. Lightly fruity. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
biermonk (265) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2003
This beer poured a creamy golden colour that produced a monstrous head. It has a spicy vanilla bouquet. Very smooth flavor that becomes a little bitter towards the finish. A very well balanced ale . I'll definitely drink this again.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kalli (502) - Falun, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2003
Very nice this one, but unfortunately my notes got lost, so this is from memory. Fairly simple for a abbey ale, but pleasant none the less.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsniclas (5586) - Billdal, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2003
Draught at The Rover, Gothenburg. Golden with an ok head. Aroma from yeast and band-aid. Rather thin with a late sourness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eirikur (369) - hafnarfjordur, ICELAND - NOV 8, 2003
I was expecting a little bit more when I tasted this Triple. The head is nice and firm, nice aroma with some yest, very nice flavour, the downside of this beer is the palate, it is lacking complexity. Overall good though .

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haukur (1282) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - NOV 8, 2003
a beautiful golden color with a huge head. Yeasty dry aroma, with hints of nuts and spices. Taste is very nice, hoppy, spicy and fruity in a near perfect balance.. very very nice!!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5446) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2003
Pours with a beautiful dark golden bouquet with a thick fluffy snow white head - good lacing. Aroma is of bubble gum and cloves. Smooth crisp fruity flavor with some sweet ester and bubble gum notes. Not as complex as I had hoped - but still a quality beverage. More like a wit beer in my opinion.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (4823) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2003
Cloudy golden, high carbonation, but small head - inviting aroma of apples, pears and candy (mostly cotton candy, believe it or not) - very light, and quite champaign-like - mildly sweet, some candies, light fruits, yeastiness, a hint of smokiness - the amount of hops in the flavor of this one throws me a bit - I'm not used to them so much in this style - due to this, I think lovers of this beer would really like Uitzet Tripel (also quite hoppy) - this is decent, but there are many belgian tripels I would pick before it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 27, 2003
Slightly hazed golden color with a tall fluffy off white head. Light floral spice fruit(apples and pears) aroma. Light feel on the front with a rush of effervesence. Sweet and fruity with a nice balance of light bitterness and spice(clove, ginger, cinnamon). Alcohol kicks in in a warming way, in no way a distraction. I enjoy this much more than some of the other alcohol laden triples.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilsnerrogge (2485) - Finspång, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2003
Somewhat hazy golden bronze color with a rich head. Fruity yeast-aroma with a touch of gunpowder. Fruity, flowery, sweetish flavor. Nice one.


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