Brouwerij Corsendonk
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Abbey Tripel
Turnhout, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 1369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drinksalot (7) - Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2004 does not count
Finally we get to have some of the high proof beers here in Georgia. This beer was incredible. Clean palate, light texture, stats dry and finishes with a light hop character

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hangover (1094) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Bottle pops with authority. Nice golden color with an initially huge head, which recedes to a somewhat fizzy and thin one. Floral and bisquit aroma. Very light tasting, the alchohol is hidden pretty well. Citrus, hops, banana, clove and a crisp, pleasant finish. Frankly I expected something else as the bottle says pale ale and not abbey tripel. Still, a pretty solid brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2004
Golden color with a huge, fluffy head. A scent of cloves and citrus which hang around through the first sip. Slightly sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopsformyHips (113) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2004 Grand white forthy head with beatiful lacing. Clear 10k gold color. A very attractive beer. The smell was a fruity sweetness with some quality yeastyness behind. The taste was not quite what I was expecting considering the look and smell. It was slightly sweet on the beginning with a mild dry finish with very modest hops. Quite yeasty. Not as robust as I would have liked...smooth, but mild. The palate was smooth, efferevescent but thinner than I would like. Still, not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2004
Bottled. Enjoyed in the town square of Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France. Pale golden colour with a medium to large soft white head served correctly in its own glass. Medium white head. Sour dough, bready aroma. Sour flavour with a sharp astringent edge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 21, 2004
Gold Coloring. White Frothy Head. I was half-expecting an attack on the taste buds....but it was surprisingly smooth...yeast, hops...really not a bad beer...very smooth for higher alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4652) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2004
Very golden color with a head that bites back. Floral aroma and taste. Yeast and hops are present. I didnít find this terribly complex and not nearly as amazing as I was hoping, but itís still alright.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2004
Bottled. Very pale, light, yet rich, yeasty, perfumy, tasty. A good belgian.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2004
This is a good Belgian drink, A mild taste for the 7.5 Alc. Very smooth for me, Fairly overpriced, but a quality brew nonetheless, It could be better though, I must say, I was wanting this beer for a long time, but was a bit disapointed in the overall quality, For the 750 ml I bought, I would rather have 2 Chimay! LOL!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlabastorJones (814) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 9, 2004
Insanely fluffy white head, foggy golden appearance, very carbonated, smells like crispy hops and fruity malts, robust flavor, lemon, banana, creamy mouthfeel, bitter finish, the 7.5 is well masked, just like the campus masterbator.

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