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


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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   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"

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
avw1982 (99) - Giessenburg, - NOV 30, 2012
33cl bottle @ home. Smells like citrus. Nice dry taste. Tickling mouthfull. A Good refreshing beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
corkyrory66 (1429) - BELGIUM - OCT 10, 2016
Version 2012 au citra de la triple hop annuelle maintenant. Abv de 9,5 %, classique. Mon exemplaire était à 10 mois avant date. Couleur jaune tendre brillant, à la clarté nette. Bulles en fontaine centrale, virevoltantes. Mousse blanche, à gros flocons, stable à 10 mm. Arômes de citron, citronnelle, pointe de girofle, câpres. 1ère bouche soyeuse à l’entame à la grimace (!!), câpres et girofle, avec de l’écorce de merisier. Arrière-bouche sans liaison, vague. 2ème un peu mieux, mais on est loin de l’élégance !! Arrière-bouche sans ligne directrice, longue (mais à quoi cela sert-il?). 3ème qui est plutôt une soupe d’amertume qu’une amertume. Arrière-bouche très peu construite. Longueur qui ne présente vraiment pas de nuances nobles, mais du piquant et même un peu d’acide avec l’amer. Jambes collantes. Levure faible. Alcool qui ne participe en rien au breuvage, il est sur l’autoroute Bruxelles Anvers …. Finale banale. CONCLUSION : vraiment pas une référence en terme de blonde houblonnée, et quand je pense que c’est elle qui a reçu les suffrages pour être réélue triple hop en production constante !!!!!! croit rêver .. Mais au moins, je ferai des économies …..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (2480) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle 0.33l at home Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Thanks to Zlotta for finding this in Mitra. 24.09.2016. Taste as Number Two with Vlada Ciaoooo and Jelena. Pour it hazy yellow color with medium white head. Aroma sweetish, citra hops totally present, little bit eggy note I think from Citra. Taste smooth sweet quickly dissappear little bit odd at the end, missing carbonation after few sips, I thought is gonna be better than previous one but now hmm...., medium body, average carbonation, abrupt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (2049) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 11, 2016
Duvel Moortgat by Duvel Tripel Hop #2 - 2012 Rami Rami is drinking a Duvel Tripel Hop #2 - 2012 by Duvel Moortgat at Powiśle Porownanie citry i amarillo. Sa inne. Citra istrzejsza, bardziej cytrusowa, amarillo daje "slodszy" aromat. Bez sikow kocich. Oba bdb.

i maly dopisek, ze roznice sa ewidentne, niemniej wcale nie sa duze, obstawiam, ze jakby miec tydzien przerwy miedzy jednym a drugim to przy zgadywaniu ktore jest ktore byloby... powiedzmy 55% trafnosci ;) oba sa bdb, oba maja fajna podbudowe slodowa, te wrzystkie brzoskwinie, w obu alko jest fajowo ukryte, no jak to w duveleach... a, i naumialem sie mowic ostatnio jak belgowie - duwle :) dzieki, Przemek :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (3187) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2016
Bottle as "Duvel Tripel Hop 2" (from Saveur Biere). Pours yellow with huge whiteish head. The head stays. Aroma is fruity, spicy, citrus, floral. Flavor is sweet and bitter, fruity, citrus, orange, grapefruit, spices. Finish is citric bitter with touch of alcohol. Cover alcohol better than some others from the series. Overall: great, at the moment my favorite from the tripel hop series (haven’t tried Sorachi Ace yet) and this is actually.better than original version.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PlutonowyMan (508) - POLAND - SEP 7, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2016 Kolor z?oty z lekk? mgie?k?, piana biela, zbudowana z drobnych i ?rednich p?cherzyków, jest wysoka i trwala. Na sciankach pozostawia mnóstwo zdobie?Aromat owocowy, tropiki i cytrusy, cytrusy i tropiki, mega. W tle bardzo delikatna nuta ?ywicy.Smak jest ob??dny, mocno owocowy, s? s?odkie tropiki i lekko kwaskowe cytrusy, jest nuta ?ywicy i ta charakterystyczna dla Duvel?a przyprawowo?? i pieprzowa ostro??.Goryczka sucha, grapefruitowa, z pieprzowym, pikantnym "tlem". Wysycenie wysokie, idealnie si? sprawdza. Alkohol mimo wysokiego "voltarzu" jest nie odczuwalny, zosta? idealnie ukryty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (2211) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 21, 2016
typical Duvel appearance of hazy, very pale yellow colour and huge, though not too dense and stable head; aroma of bread, floral-honey notes, grapefruit, orange zest oils, maybe pineapple, hints of sauerkraut and piney notes; taste is basically the same; brilliant beer from Duvel again!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kapusil (1202) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 20, 2016
0.33l bottle. Clear pale golden body, thick white head. Aroma of sweet bread, honeydew melon, grapefruit, blackberry and floral hops. Taste of bread, grapefruit, orange zest, pine, honey and floral hops. Very nice beer. Given that Citra was used in lots of beer in the recent years, I thought it won’t amaze me that much, but I was wrong. It really fits this beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
paulvanpelt (535) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2016
Bleek geel nevelig bier met witte schuimkraag die snel verdwijnt. Citrus, grapefruit, passievrucht, eucalyptus. Zacht in de mond. Bitter, licht tot medium zoet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Banzale (63) - FRANCE - AUG 6, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2016 Coffret duvel tasting box 2016. Acheté à Tabac&co palais des bières dans famiflora à dottignies. Bouteille de 33 cl. #2 du coffret. Couleur identifier pour ma par à un extra blonde et bière blanche. Au nez on a une odeur fruitée frais ! En bouche j?adore fruit tropical présent en premier temps ( fruit de la passion, mange ? Litchi ? ???)Amertume également fruité ! Magnifique bitter bien dosé ! Très bien dans le sens où la palette est diversifier.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moolesen (479) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Yellow with a foamy white head. Nice aroma of citrus, mandarin and some tropical fruits. Very nice taste which compliments the aroma. Nice bitterness and long pleasant finish. Absolute great beer. P.S. Tasted as Duvel ultimate tripel hop 2

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