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Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Tripel
Watou, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 1802   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This beer, with high fermentation, has a pale amber colour and a flowery, fruity taste with a harmonious balance between sweet and sour (8% alcohol content). This beer has a thick and vivid froth and strikes by its balanced taste with a delicate bitterness.


bdunhill's rating

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bdunhill (243) - Brussels, - AUG 27, 2012
This Belgium triple has an aroma of perfection with slight seasonal spiced aromas similar to a Christmas seasonal ale, but without the dark barley. It has a dark orange complexion with a thin head that nears perfection. The initial flavor exudes citrus flavors without an overwhelming sourness! The palate lingers with a medium body and long finish! St Bernardus is proof why Belgium is the capital of beer!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (194) - LATVIA - JUL 21, 2014
Yellow cloudy with medium white cap. Mostly watery bitterness with some bit sweet notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyBudgie (686) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow with an impressive long-lasting thick white frothy head. Has a yeasty nose. Smooth, soft palate and flavors of yeast, malt, banana, and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoostIPA (1198) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pours a tangerine color with a large white head. Aromas of spicy belgian yeast esters; clove, white pepper. Wheaty. Taste is spicy and off dry. Flavors of cloves and white pepper up front, followed by citrusy yeast, a small dash of sunshine across a backsplash of a floral panorama. Crusty. Finishes delicate inthe mouthfeel yet with a brash alcohol presence. Not my favorite.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dchmela (2610) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Tap at Busters. Hazy yellow pour with thick white head. Grassy, apple and pear aroma. Light malt body with light hop bitterness and light fruit notes. Very tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2014
After a nice pifff from opening, pours with a very aggressively head tall and dense over a golden straw beer. A bit hazy and with great carbonation. A get a mildly spiciness with some subtle fruity esters. A spicy malt taste with some alcohol warming. Medium bodied beer with a dry finish and a slightly bitter aftertaste. Drinkable? 10/4 good buddy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmcgavin12 (473) - Madison, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pours a light golden with frothy one finger lacing white head. Aroma is light, spiced, and yeasty. Taste is light with a light to medium body. Slight tart bitter hop finish. A great tripel but lighter and crisper in flavor than others that I have had.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maakun (507) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2014
Dark golden with big white head. Very spicy at first, with cinnamon, cloves, coriander, going into big fruits with cherries, peach and grapes. Not too sweet, with great balanced tartness and pleasant bitter finish. Medium bodied, full carbonation and slight alcohol. Exotic tasting tripel with great yeast character. Awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevnic2008 (7649) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle poured. Golden appearance with a white, fluffy head. Sweet aroma with faint floral hops.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1115) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
a hazy orange-yelow coloured beer with a thick and frothy white head. A spicy aroma, clove and a touch of cinnamon, plus a dusty malt aroma and a background yeastiness. medium-dry mouthfeel. The taste starts off with a cereal element, malt and wheat. This is followed by a spicy sweet, fruit flavour that is in turn followed by a tart yeasty flavour. This tartness become dominant into the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfukut0mi (15) - - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle, Bangkok Casa Lapin X Aree. Dark amber color with apple flavor and sourness. Tastes lovely. リンゴジュー&#


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