akinm (282) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 25, 2003
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
I just did not know what to make of this beer, i had consumed too many european light lagers when i had this one, it surprised my olfactory senses and taste buds. lots of esters in the aroma with a malty backbone. the golden body held a lovely white head that did not want to dissipate. the flavor was very yeasty and spicy at first. the finish was lightly bitter with decent balance. I had no idea that this beer was 7.5% while i was tasting it, in fact i didnt know that until just now and i am very surprised.
EgonB (19) - Halmstad, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is, in my opinion as good as a Trappist, full of aromas, fruit and damp cellars aso. Full body and a cloudy appearence, and a distinct bitterness lurking behind all the fruity flavors
jonas (5614) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 22, 2003
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Flowery belgian ale aroma. Beautiful golden and big head. Fullbodied and fruity. A bit vineous and yeasty. Leaves with the sense of a job well done.
kumite56 (470) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - FEB 14, 2003
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2003 Huge white head. Mod lacing and good mouthfeel. Light and citrusy with lots of yeasty taste. I must admit that at first I was put off by the fizziness. This beer grew on me as it warmed and mellowed. I will repurchase.
WabashMan (1012) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2003
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Another great one from Corsendonk, though maybe a BIT less delicious than the abbey brown, in my opinion.
Geiserich (3340) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 27, 2003
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
complexe smell, fruity, sweet and aromatic, well balanced between swettness and bitterness .
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 25, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very large white head witha tawny, hazy yellow appearance. Slightly spicy with a prominent hop flavor. Very light and refreshing, not at all as strong as others in the style category.
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2003
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very good trippel. Nice head and flavor.
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2003
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2011
2010-08-11, bottle at RisRas, Århus, 8-5-8-4-16=41
Hazy blond color. Dry aroma of malt and spice. Good body structure, very spicy flavor, with all the complexity and balance of the Best Belgian beers, and no flaw. Good bitterness, light final fruitness. Very good.
2003-01-11, draught, 8-5-8-4-15=40
Clean golden color; generous thick head. Nice aroma, some malt, roasted malt and spices. Even more drinkable than Pater, alcohol perfectly hidden; less sweet, less hoppy, more delicate spices. Very good, but less original than Pater.
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2003
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A quite fruity and nice beer. It’s almost like a wheat beer. I will recommend the draught version.