Brewed by Brouwerij De Koninck (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Antwerpen, Belgium


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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brewed with addition of biological cane sugar from South America, instead of the ubiquitous Belgian white candi sugar.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4035) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 11, 2012
hay, herbs, basement aromas, soy sauce, butterscotch, banana, alcohol, licorice, amber, cloudy, white foam, rocky head, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, full body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cartoonkhaki (1254) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 19, 2005
Light amber colour. Light beige head. Sweet aroma of stewed apples and pears. Sweet oily palate. Honey notes. Slight rum aftertaste. Warm musty aroma. No alcoholic flavour. Very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ghawener (1567) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - APR 22, 2007
Drank with Ramenen. Bottle: Bought in Tortula Sao Paulo; full bodied and complex, lacks a bit of deepness usual in an abbey. Alcohol level is nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielyabu (1549) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - FEB 21, 2010
small frothy offwhite head. virtually none lacing. fully diminishing. cloudy, thick amber b ody. aroma: moderate hoppy, honey, alcohol and raisin. if: moderate sweet and bitter. ff: heavy sweet and moderate bitter; long duration. palate: medium full body, oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation and metallic and moderate alcoholic finish. delicious and traditional sweet flavor. 230s 13,9

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonMoore (2066) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2005
Dark golden colour with a large white head. Sweet yeasty, grainy, fruity aroma. Taste is sweet, sugary, light bitter finish. Not too tripel like, but as tripel isn’t my favourite belgian style, I quite like this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JanPrimus1982 (48) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2005
Strong and spicy flavor. Amber colored body with a very small and not so long lastng head. Nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gilvanblight (821) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2006
Slightly reddish orange pour with little head. Slight sweet smell with fruit, maybe apple. Slight alcohol taste. Much higher carbonation then the other DeKoninck I had. The DeKoninck hops taste in all their beers was weaker in this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
terrybail (704) - London, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2008
330ml bottle from the LCBO as part of a De Koninck Sampler Pack This is a lot like the De Koninck Amber BUT better The aroma is sweet and yeasty Pours a light copper with very little head Taste is light and fruity the palate is a bit thin Overall a very good Belgian ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5754) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 5, 2011
Poured slightly cloudy amber color with nice foamy off-white head. Smells of caramel and a little bit of yeast. Hints of sweetness and yeast with some hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (8211) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2013
Thx! to Kraddel for the bottle. 33 cl. bottle sampled. Presumably 2008 or 2009 Vintage. Clear amber with an off-white head. Nose carries very dominant oxidation notes but this has oxidized very well, honey & caramel notes, flowers, sugar, fruits with light dates. Taste is the same deal with oxidation, faint sherry, honey, caramel, lots of brown & candy sugar, toffee, sweet, flowers, faint floral, biscuit, toast,… Slick but not very heavy oxidized. Didn’t expect anything from this one, I am a bit surprised as to how well this has kept, tripel’s should have the ability to withstand some time. This I assume was a mediocre beer that probably drinks better now than it ever did. Also where is this like distributed? I have never seen this one but there are lots of recent ratings of it up here.

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