Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Abbey Tripel
Brussels, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Given as the most bitter tripel in Belgium, with 49 EBU. No Dutchmen were harmed in the making of this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5936) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Super sweet nose smells like malt liquor with belgian yeast. Tastes like malt liquor with Belgian yeast. Well made. Gold hazy nice head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jice (232) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 13, 2015
Très surprenante, la première gorgée est étonnante, presque déconcertante.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (911) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
On tap, 25cL. @Pouançay, bar L’Estaminet. A pale hazy yellow beer with a big white foamy head ; good retention and lacing. Fruits (lemon, lime), resin (+/-), herbs (+), alcohol. Medium dry bitter refreshing, light sweet. Full body, thin texture, average good carbonation, herbal dry bitter lasting finish, warming background interspersed by fresh windy episodes. Overall, a good triple ; medium bitterness fairly dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artyom (824) - Osijek, CROATIA - OCT 6, 2015
0.33l bottle. Golden color with white head. Aroma is fruity and floral. Taste is sweet with medium bitterness. Overall it’s very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (2161) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 4, 2015
Couleur jaune trouble, très légère mousse. Nez fruité sucré et levures. Gout fruité jaunes, agrumes, houblon et levures un peu atringentes mais bien ronde en bouche. Bon corps.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Simonsen (963) - NORWAY - OCT 3, 2015
Flaske Lys gylden, uklar. Tynn skumtopp. Lite karbonert. Smaker lett brunt sukker,tre,karamell. Er dette virkelig en tripel?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artemb (345) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - OCT 2, 2015
Aroma: spices. white grape, some alcohol. Taste: dry with light sourness, very light sweetness and light to moderate hop bitterness. Flavour: many spicy ethers, light fruits, light tannins, promiment belgian-style grassy hops. Bitter and spicy aftertaste. Good bitter tripel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (3861) - BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2015
Senne’s ’wooden leg’, tasted from tap; a tripel with thick, densely moussy, thickly sticking, eggshell white head and cloudy yellow blonde colour. Aroma of dried apricot, white pepper, some baked banana, bitter honey, green apple peel, freshly cut grass, flowers and white bread. Crisp onset, fruity but only very restrainedly sweetish with medium strong fizz, some citrus peel freshness, soft grainy and lightly bready malt body, very dry, leading to a deep, earthy, leafy, herbal hop bitterness, quite strong and a bit tonic-like, with retronasal floral aromas, lasting longer than average for the style; alcohol remains perfectly hidden. Like most of Senne’s beers, this seems to be a reaction against the sweeter style of more ’commercial’ tripels populating the Belgian beer landscape; it bears Senne’s quality stamp for sure and acts very appetizing in the mouth due to its outspoken dryness and bitterness. In that sense perhaps a somewhat atypical, but in any case very accomplished tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirBolts (8) - HUNGARY - SEP 19, 2015 does not count
Bottle. Light golden, nice head, good lacing. Sweet, flowery, honey, spice, malt in the nose.Balance is out, due to hop biterness. Malt forward taste, some sweetness, otherwise a bit watery. Long bitter aftertaste.Nice but lacks some body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (1392) - Asturias, SPAIN - SEP 18, 2015
Botella en casa de @Vivalabirra, Oviedo. BBD: 26/04/16. .color amarillo, Aroma frutal, levadura. Sabor maltoso dulce toques especiados.

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