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De Molen Lusten & Lasten (Joys & Burdens)

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Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Abbey Tripel
Bodegraven, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tripel spiced with Amarillo hops


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2011
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy golden with floaties. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, malt, caramel and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3686) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2011
Bottle at home, in the fridge for some years as well. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma heavy malty (caramel, light fruits), moderate hoppy. Flavor heavy sweet, moderate bitter. Medium to full body with some alcohol present.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2537) - California, USA - MAR 30, 2011
It was a light orange/brown color and slightly hazy, though not as hazy as the Amerikaans. My first thought was that it smelled like a hefe. It has the same great body as the Americaans though it was not as fizzy. It tasted rich and malty like wet bread smells on a hot day, and it had a slight bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8389) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2011
(bottle, 75cl) Hazy, golden colour with a short and slightly off-white foamy head. Moderately sweet (cara-)malty and slightly bready aroma with a subtle fruity and slightly alcoholic touch. Sweet-bitter flavour, full bodied with a moderate carbonation. Yeasty malty and slightly bready taste with shy fruity hints and herbal hoppy accents; moderately sweet malty finish with a balancing level of bitterness and mildly spicy notes.02.III.11

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (8724) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2011
Bottle: Golden, a bit hazy, stable lacy and creamy off-white head, visible carbonation; sweet-bitter zesty-orangey nose; relatively moderate sweet-bitter flavour, medium to full bodied; sweet zesty-orangey finish with a slightly adstringent tartness in the aftertaste. Quite O.K. .....

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3680) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2011
Bottle, tfs Vaiz! Aroma is fruity malt and hops with an extra dose of amarillo. Flavour is sweet malt with loads of fruit and even more amarillo. Finish hands out some bitterness. Good stuff

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3257) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear orange pour, thin white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, apple, peach and some tangerine, combines with piney and fruity hops, some grass and grapefruit. Flavor is fruity sweet malts, slightly bitter finish. Nice balance between the sweet fruity malts and the bitter fruity hops. Quite fruity tripel overall. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2434) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2010
Bottled. Pours clear, amber with a creamy, medium sized, white head. Soft carbonation. Nose with yeast, citrus and peach.Sweet flavour with nice malt base, notes of yeast and spices. Medium to full bodied. Pleasant bitter finish. Enjoyable and well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
theSlipperyPen (235) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2010
A light amber pours with golden edges and highlights and a short, soapy white head that quick to low but lasts as lacing. The nose is has the aromas traditional to a tripel; yeast, bread, spices and light floral notes. Though, this also has a few notes of a pale ale in it, being quite citric and bitter - and a hint of resinous pine. In the mouth it’s buttery and yeasty, with the hops having a greener side than usual - but pleasantly so. There’s Belgian candied sugar and some light malts. And then there’s the alcohol. You can find it easily, which is odd for only 9.2% ABV. The mouth feel is thick with a fine carbonation. Finishes on spices, butter and an increasingly bitter or dry end. Nice but not the best from the brewery or of the style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4938) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2010
0.33 l bottle at Monk’s Cafe Wallingatan, Stockholm. Hazy brown color. Thick berryish and toffeish aroma with lingonberry. Worty and toffeish flavor with pepper, clove and lingonberry. Full body. Nice combination of lingonberry and toffee.


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