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Duvel Tripel Hop 2012 (Citra)

 (RETIRED)
overall
98
98
style
Formerly brewed at Duvel Moortgat
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium

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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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"


Bullit's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (4159) - Burgos, - OCT 12, 2012
Bottle from Mitra Utrecht. Nose is fresh hoppy, citrus, dishcloth, slightly alcoholic. Flavour is light malted, bitter hoppy, citrus, fairly bitter. Finish is dry and bitter. Very pleasant.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RodrigoPacheco (77) - - MAY 28, 2015
Uma Duvel cítrica, equilibrada, mesmo com o alto teor alcóolico. Saborosa e muito fácil de beber!!!! Pena que estas edições não voltam.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hamirubi (295) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2015
33cl bottle. A real pleasure to have this Duvel with Citra, Saaz-Saaz and Styrian Golding, with Citra dry hopping.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvsn (983) - ISRAEL - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle sample at Duvel Tripel Hop 2015 launch event at Beer & Beyond shop. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Smell of fruity esters, grapefruit, spices, floral, alcohol, overripe fruit and honey. Sweet and fruity with mild bitterness, flavors of mango, papaya, honey and citrus. Medium-bodied, low carbonation, oily mouthfeel. Old but still quite pleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rayaron (633) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle sample at Beer and Beyond, Tel Aviv. Aroma of citrusy hops, notes of ripe pear and honey with some graininess. Sweet honey flavor, very fruity (pear, grapefruit), honey-ish, grainy and winey, light hoppy bitterness in the finish, semi-dry. Moderate carbonation, medium-bodied. A bit old but still very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1555) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2015
75cl bottle shared at home. Hazy yellow/golden with a medium white soapy head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice bitter tones with subtle sweetness. Citrus, yeast, hay, herbs and orange. Quite tasty, even after three years. Liked this a lot.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maledictum (713) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - FEB 22, 2015
Golden with a large white foam. Aromas are floral with yeast and lots of tropical fruit. Locket lozenges with base biscuit and medicinal notes. Flavours are mixed tropical fruit with salt and leafy hops. Yeast with bitter lemon and pepper on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grima (2182) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle from Auchan Market, Luxembourg City!
Pours strong golden yellow with high, white head. Smell has orange, citrus and grapefruit. Starts hoppy bitter, lovely fruity, lots of orange peel and grapefruit, also some mango. Goes into a fruity and spicy finish, again with lots of orange peel. Nice one, even if I don’t like the usual Duvel...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours pale golden yellow, nose is orange, lemon, taste is similar, juicy.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madvike (3086) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle - Pours clear yellow with a thin white head. Nose is a little garlic and onion, dry and boozy with a little citrus. Taste is real dry, astringent, boozy, with light citrus peel. Just sharp, with a little garlic on the finish. Medium-thin body and fluffy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syfher (194) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle of 33cl. One of the best Triple hop... Great aroma and taste with a nice, strong palate. So long friend.


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