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Brewed by Microbrasserie du Lac Saint-Jean
Style: Abbey Tripel
Saint-Gédéon, Canada

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Triple vieillie en fût de Chardonnay


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (12863) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 2, 2015
500mL bottle, sent from yourilevesque (thanks a lot, Youri), pours a cloudy dirty orangey yellow with a small white head. Aroma brings out a good about of dry Belgian yeast, white wine barrels, and some wood. Flavour is fairly complex, with Belgian yeast, white wine barrels, some floral notes, and dry oakiness on the finish. Quite complex and well-integrated, with a nice dry, oaky finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlainG (1825) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2015
Une blonde voilée et lumineuse. Sa coiffe est lente à se défaire, sans y arriver complètement. De charmants arômes de raisin vert, de bois vert, d’herbes fraîches avec un peu de levure et d’abricots. Des saveurs qui fait une répercussion avant d’imprégner la bouche de ses attributs. L’alcool appuie le tout. Il y a des flatteurs acidulées fruitées, alors que le reste, qui semble vaste, est difficile à cerner. C’est soyeux et transpercé d’une effervescence puissante et courte. (1641-261015)

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Syrianne (9) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2015 does not count
Dorée légère mousse et légèrement pétillante et légèrement embrumée. Acide, sucrée (abricot), la levure prend beaucoup de place. Pétillante, on goûte bien l’alcool sans trop d’amertume. Légèrement astringeante et abrupte. Le goût du Chardonnay est léger mais reste bien en bouche après quelques gorgées. Excellente bière!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boutip (5737) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle: Poured a clear dark golden color ale with a nice pure white foamy head with excellent retention and some very good lacing. Aroma of strong peppery yeast with some solid malt notes and light Chardonnay notes is very pleasant. Taste is also dominated by strong peppery yeast notes with some solid Belgian style malt and a dry Chardonnay laced finale which is quite spectacular. Body is full for style with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. One of the bets Tripel I’ve had the chance to try.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tderoeck (7806) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
22/V/15 - 50cl bottle @ Brazilian Tasting (home) - BB: n/a (2015-673) Thanks to Sebletitje for sharing the bottle!

Clear orange beer, aery off-white head, unstable, falls down quickly, bit adhesive. Aroma: CO2, fruity, oxidized, almonds and marzipan, honey, bit soapy, alcohol. MF: lots of carbon, medium body. Taste: oxidized, bit metallic, little bitter, alcohol, bit of honey. Aftertaste: bitter touch, pretty oxidized, bit sweet, almonds, very yeasty. I think we can all learn from this: don’t age tripel beers in barrels. Seriously...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stoned99 (1050) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2015
500ml bottle shared with wife from William J.Walter. Aroma: Belgian yeast, apple, white grapes, vineous and woody. App: hazy golden, medium white head, nice lacing. Taste and palate: medium to full body, vineous texture, high carbonation, medium sweetness, light acidity and bitter and alcohol finish finish. Overall: this is quite good. Like the complexity of this one, how the chardonnay really adds some great texture and flavor to this original triple. This is my kind of beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (7251) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2015
500 ml. bottle sampled @ “Brazilian Tasting”. Thank you sebltetitje! At least 2 years old. Bottles states that you shouldn’t keep it longer than for one year, our bad. Orange, golden, little white head. Oxidation is big as far as smell goes, honey & almond oxidation notes, light varnish & paint booze,… Taste is muted, oxidized, honey, sweet, sugary & thin with light alcohol, caramel, sugar,… Bland,… Body is thinned out by aged. Ravaged by time, sadly, dull & too oxidized by this point. They did warn us.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (8936) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2015
Bouteille 50cl. No BB. Orangée trouble, col épais blanc. Arôme au bouquet d’abricot trop mûr sur un léger rétro de Chardonnay. Base maltée en retrait assez basique et montrant déjà des notes de vieille levure. Palais indique une bière passée malgré que cette dernière fût achetée à la fête de la St Jean du Délirium il y a deux ans. Retrouve un léger Chardonnay, note abricot, raisin blanc, malt pâle et cake, léger boisé, cloying, presque mielleux mais dont l’exécution reste un peu faiblarde. Correcte mais trop belge pour moi qui attendait plus de cette bière. Garde un profil dense, dont les 10% se ressentent avec un penchant certains pour un fruité fermenté prenant accentué par la mise en barrique. Le houblon reste sur une place modeste voire minime dans l’ajout d’un caractère houblonné à la bière.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jannick13 (142) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with one finger of white head. Arom is sweet and tarty. Taste is similar and has a dry finish, but almost no bitterness. Well done.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
CharlyBeer (145) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - APR 19, 2015
Délicieuse! Vraiment un chèvre d’oeuvre! Légère mais au même temps bien alcoolisée, pas trop amère, belle couleur, belle mousse. Incroyable le coté barrique qui sort vers la fin, une petite pointe de vin. Ca me tarde de pouvoir la boire à nouveau!


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