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Brewed by De Graal
Style: Abbey Tripel
Brakel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2963) - FINLAND - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours hazy golden in color with a small white head. Fruity, citrus and some grassy notes in aroma. Grassy bitterness, some yeastyness and fruity sweetness in taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zaf (266) - ITALY - FEB 7, 2013
aroma: floral, caramel, alcohol, banana, bread apparenza: pale, amber, cloudy, minimal head, gusto: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, palato: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter, tripel inusuale a mio parere..aspetto classico,ambrata,torbida,schiuma bianca relativamente persistente..anche l’aroma è abbastanza standard,piacevole senz’altro..fruttato,maltato e si sente anche l’alcool! il gusto è caratterizzato da una dolcezza media e da un amaro che si fa sentire eccome,sia nella fase primaria del gusto,che in finale dove al posto del dolce del malto(comunque presente ma in basse quantità) troviamo l’amaro che perdura,anche l’alcool dice la sua..carbonazione media,buon corpo..buona tripel,inusuale ma non da bocciare,anzi..!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dexcansino (482) - Andalucía, SPAIN - DEC 2, 2012
Cerveza de color anaranjado turbio. Espuma blanca que se queda pegada al vaso. Sabor dulce con presencia del alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5387) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2012
pours hazy golden with a nice white head, some retention. spicy malts and yeastiness - dusty, lemony. breadiness, some phenols, lightly boozy. lively, medium body, nice citrusy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 8, 2012
In short: A bland, very basic and boozy blonde Tripel with a spicy twist. Meh.
How: Bottle 330ml. Consumed approximately 6 months after receiving it through private import, so probably about 1 year of age
The look: Partly cloudy blonde body, lots of small particles, small white head
In long: Nose has typical blonde Belgian ale fruity yeast esters (bananas, peaches…) and also a strong phenolic character and light spicy notes. Taste is very straightforward, sweet light color fruits, commercial sliced white bread, grains, medium sweetness, a bit too much alcohol, surprisingly strong spiciness, mild lemony acidity. Even if there is no actual problem with the beer, I found it rather boring. An ordinary offering that, not offending, not interesting, just another beer I drank, and to think that this morning when I got up I was really serious about doing something meaningful with my day, but all I managed to achieve is to enter ratings on ratebeer, just like tomorrow.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
OllieBBommel (1211) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle@home, 33cl. Head: white colored foam. Color: hazy yellow gold. Aroma: citrus. Taste: coriander, some sour, some bitter. Palate: lasting. Overall: heavy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (17487) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2012
13th January 2010
Hazy gold beer. Very frothy white head. Semi soft and fairly dry palate. Sweey yeasty malt, very soft and silky. Typical tripel hard to identify subtle fruits. Possibly mango and peach. Sprinkle of minerals and a whisper of honey in the soft dry finish. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IlBevitorediLA (452) - ITALY - MAY 31, 2012
Mi è piaciuta berla. Aroma di citronella e ahimè un pò di pipì. Al palato subito abbastanza corposa, con un buon amaro resinoso di fondo. Una birra piena e calda. Non male. Inoltre, porta un pò di originalità nel panorama delle tripel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11329) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2012
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy nice aroma. Some licorice/tripel notes. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. NIce tripel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GBZ59 (1188) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - APR 13, 2012
Botella de 330ml. Copa Túlipa. Saboreada en ene´12. Color dorado y apariencia turbia. Espuma blanca y corona túpida que se disipa lentamente. Caramelo, azúcar y notas de canela en nariz. Entrada dulce y sabor de moderado malteado. Sensación picante, especiada y de suave cálidez. Paladar aterciopelado. 330ml bottle. Tulip glass. Enjoyed on jan´12. Golden color, foggy appearance. White froth. Close, slowly dissipated, crown. Candies, sugar & hints of cinnamon to the nose. Sweet upfront, mildy malty flavor. Peppery, spicy & soft warming sensation. Velvet palate.


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