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


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RATINGS: 467   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Hops: Saaz, Styrian Golding and Sorachi Ace. "Dry Hopped with Sorachi Ace. 2013 Selection"

Van TRIPEL HOP wordt er elk jaar slechts een beperkt volume gebrouwen, en dit med telkens een andere derde hopsoort. Voor deze 2013-editie selecteerden onze meester-brouwers Sorachi Ace. Deze zeldzame Japanse hopsoort verrijkt het bier met een frisse, exotische en licht fruitige toets.

Seule une quantité limitée de TRIPEL HOP est brassée chaque année, et la troisième variété de houblon change à chaque fois. Pour cette édition 2013, nos brasseurs ont sélectionné le Sorachi Ace. Ce houblon japonais rare enrichit la bière d’une touche fraîche, exotique et fruitée.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6459) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2016
33cl bottle shared at the July London Tasting @CBC Islington. It pours a clean straw color with a medium white head. Aroma is lightly funky and medium sweet and fruity with notes of persimmon and mango. Taste is also sweet and fruity with notes of mango, apricots, persimmon and caramel. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16159) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2016
Bottle at RB London Meet. Hazy yellow color, small white head. Sticky dill aroma with some fruityness. Medium-bodied. Fruityness, Duvel yeasty. Then Sorachi Ace quite dominating. Interesting combo...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (1884) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2016
Cloudy golden colour, large frothy white head. Citrusy hop aroma and taste with some lemon zest, lemongrass, freshly cut grass, dill, some bread. Medium body, lively carbonation, dry and pleasant hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Michael27 (804) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 1, 2016
Aus der "Black-Label"-Flasche der 2016-er-Edition getrunken. Gold im Glas mit massiver Schaumkrone. Im Geschmack Orange und Passionsfrucht. Ausgeprägte Nachbittre. Sehr Frisch, da neuer Sud und nicht lange gelagert.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (1369) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at zvsn’s place, from Duvel Tripel Hop Tasting Box 2016. Clear yellowish with nice white head. The aroma is perfumed with notes of herbs and ripe citrus. Bitter flavor with notes of citrus (orange, lemon), perfumed, a bit alcoholic, yeasty. Oily texture, medium-bodied. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzgorog (705) - FRANCE - JUN 19, 2016
Tasting box n°3. Toujours une Duvel à l’aspect, RAS. Le nez est légèrement sur la levure Duvel, citronné et une pointe de fruits exotiques. La bouche est principalement sur le citron vert et le pamplemousse. Relativement proche de la TH Citra mais plus équilibrée, on n’est pas écoeuré par les agrumes. Très bonne bière une fois de plus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopverdju (663) - BELGIUM - JUN 1, 2016
Blond bier met rijke witte schuimkraag. Geur: tropisch, passievrucht, amandel, vanille, mango, limoen. Smaak: bitterig, citrus en iets olie achtig, vettig. Goede koolzuurprikkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (3427) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle from Cork & Cask. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Steady carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of chalk and herbs. Flavour of coconut, crushed paracetamol and hay. Medium body with a spritzy mouthfeel. Lively fizz. The Sorachi Ace is nicely integrated here - I’ve never been a fan when it’s used in single-hop beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (6712) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Had at home.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, malt, hops, yeast.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Yeast, caramel, some spices, hops, citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (11965) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 14, 2016
tasting session@Au Grain d’Orge - clear golden-blond beer with a white head; hoppy aroma of lime, herbs and coconut; full-bodied, sweet and bitter, subtle and fair carbonation; long citrusy and blackcurrant finish

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