Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium


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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
The first two batches of Duvel Tripel Hop were brewed with Saaz-Saaz, Styrian Golding and Amarillo. From now on Duvel Tripel Hop will have a different hop every year that will be added in the brewing process as well as being used for dry hopping. For 2012 this hop is Citra.

Editor’s note: clearly distinguishable, in a circle on the label it reads "Dry Hopped with Citra 2012 Selection"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
guitarhero (33) - Dante’s hell, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2014
The Sorachi version is way better, however, again a good body, malty sweetness balanced with a citric bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7680) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a hazy yellow colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of soap, some cardboard, sourness, strong herbal notes and some grass. Flavour of apricot, chewy citrus, some sourness, grass, herbs and some maltiness. Medium bodied and high carbonation. Some cardboardy notes and also some unpleasant and unintentional sourness due to aging, I guess. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (1799) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2014
Pale golden with small white head. Aroma is very fresh, loads of citrus, lemon, fruit, pale malt and yeast. Taste is dry, malty, lots of citrus hops, lemon. white wine-vibes on this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
morri (273) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
330ml bottle from Vinmonopolet Nesodden. Medium white frothy head. Cloudy straw yellow body. Aroma is light grassy hops, a little fruity. Some spiciness. Mostly bitter at first on the tongue, finishes with a long sweet aftertaste. The alcohol is really well camouflaged.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
VDuquerroux (1160) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 8, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2016 Bottle, 33cL. @Naintre with my dad and mom. Compared tasting with other Tripel hop millesimes. A sparkling yellow beer ; bubbly ; medium white head ; good retention. Fruits (lemon), herb, grapefruit. Medium dry bitter, sweet note, light warming background. Medium body, thin texture, good carbonation, dry fruity bitter finish. Overall, a really good fruity bitter ale ; good body. 8-3-8-3-16

Bottle, 75cL. Home. A golden dark orange beer with brown hues. Large thin white omelette-like head.Good persistence. Gorgeous lacing. Fruity aroma (oh yeah ! exotic fruits, grapefruit), resin, herbs. Heavy bitter with sweet silky waves. Medium body, silky texture, average carbonation, long dry bitter finish with a light warming note. Overall, fabulous ! Fruity, silky, dry bitterness. I hope I will have the chance to share this one with very good friends. 5/8/2014 : 9-4-9-4-18

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonnybgoodie (35) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - APR 30, 2014
Pour a hazy straw yellow beer with a quite big head. Aromas of pure Citra: passion fruit, strawberry, bubblegum and pine. Taste is bittersweet hop juice with passion fruit notes and yeasty background. Palate is a bit oily, silky I would say. Alcohol incredibly well inserted there. Super nice belgian DIPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
myrda (110) - - APR 7, 2014
Blond légèrement voilée, mousse aux bulles minces typique de Duvel. Odeurs fruités, sucré: fruit de la passion ananas, cerises rouges (?) et autre fruits exotique. Épicé. Monté d’épices de toutes sortes au départ, puis amertume et effervescence explose au palais avant de s’estomper et de laisser les arômes prédits par l’odeur, grandement associé au houblon. Ne fait pas son pourcentage, rafraichissante malgré ses arômes complexes et variée.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJoer (1165) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2014
Clear golden colour, medium white foamy head, soft sweet citrus grapefruit pineaple apple hoppy smell, high carbonation(to much mabey) medium bitter apple mango grapefruit taste, a bit to much CO2 to really enjoy the full taste in my opinion a nice spicy finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (3204) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2014
flaska från Etre Gourmete. Gyllenfärgad, klar högt vitt skum. Fantastisk blommig citrusdoft, sött, frisk, syrligt och beskt redan i doften. Smaken lever väl upp till vad doften lovad. Citrusfrisk, lätt syrlig, viss honungssötma men väldigt torr på samma gång med lite kalk. Som en bra torr DIPA eller bättre. Det är ett otroligt gott betyg åt den belgsik ölkulturen att en av de stora drakarna gör öl som den här. Tycker att citrahumlen passar som hand i handske men Duvel tripel. Det är citron i alla former i denna dryck. Juice, zest, inlagda, skalvitebeska. Har svårt att se hur de skall kunna överträffa detta, men är öppen för förslag.

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