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RATINGS: 2554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A reddish brown trappist ale, malty and fruit, featuring a 3 week secondary fermentation. This ale has a full, pale yellow head. The bouquet is full of esters and fruitiness. Notes of ripe banana predominate. The taste is fruity and slightly bitter, with a long, dry finish.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mowbeer (326) - Pilsen, - SEP 15, 2012
Bottled,Pours dark brown with a frothy beige head.The aroma is nutty,sweet,fruity and spicy.Flavors of pear,raisins,candy sugar,yeast,stone-fruit,wood,alcohol,spices,sweet dark malts and oak..


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Robv (30) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014
A malty, crossed with banana’s aroma. An eastern touch in the taste with accents of yuzu, lychee and other kinds of eastern fruit.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Foamy1977 (1) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014 does not count
I really like this beer. It’s not too sweet, the longer you drink it the more the bitter hops popping up. It has a fantastic balance.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ulysse (46) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2014
It’s hard to focus on this beer without comparing it to its stunning sister, in whose shade this beer lives. It’s got a complex flavour with subtles nuances. Hardly feel the 7 percent.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (5968) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2014
"lots of sweet malt and yeasty spice on the nose - GREAT aroma, but it falls short of the Rochefort 6 in all other aspects. Mine foamed like crazy as well, as did the tripple, so the 11.2 oz became about 10. Kind of a disappointing start, but it smelled and looked great (eventaully). the flavor was quite nice, and complex, if not as smooth as the best. spicy fruit finish."

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
0.33l bottle served in a Chimay chalice. A: Pours a dark amber to brown bit cloudy color. A huge creamy beige head is formed when poured. Low retention and only few lacings left in the glass S: Strong on Belgium yeasts. Sweet. Candy sugar and honey. Brown bread, caramel malts and citrus hops in the end. Very fruity with strong notes of grapes. Some notes of wood T: As the nose, first impression is a toffee, candy sugar and honey sweetness. Grapes and oak. Brown bread, roasted malts and Belgian yeasts. Funny bubblegum sensation in the tong. End is mainly composed by a citrus, earthy and dry mild hoppy bitterness M: Medium body and carbonation. Sweet upfront followed by a earthy citrus mild bitterness O: Very drinkable. Very well done. Mandatory for Belgian lovers [ BA Review @ 1/15/2010 ]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABT_S54 (168) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2014
33cl bottle shared in a Gouden Carolus glass. Pours a dark red colour with some sediment at the bottom. Head is off white and quite good. Aroma is complex but not so plentiful as I would have liked. Taste is sweet with a bitterish aftertaste. Bread, stone fruits and sugar dominate the palate. Could do with more spices for me and it had a slightly thin mouthfeel. Not in my opinion in the same class as Westmalle tripel or the other Trappist monasteries’ efforts.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Over on average doable Julie does not have an opinion because she was not there to taste overall enjoyable

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjansen1310 (9) - Soest, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014 does not count
From the bottle pours a liqourish / brown coloured beer with a white foam on in it. Full of flavour with a small bitter. The aftertastes is nice too. After one bottle you probably want another one.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adamnowek (136) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2014
Smells like you’re about to drink a loaf of bread, but thankfully it doesn’t taste like it. Nice and dark in appearance. Flavour is pretty subtle and complex, slightly bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pacool (37) - - OCT 8, 2014
Świetne ciemne piwo. Aromatyczne i pozastawiające przyjemny słodko/gorzki posmak. Świtnie prezntuje się z szkalnce Westmalle. Polecam zdecydowanie.


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