Brewed by Kleinbrouwerij De Glazen Toren
Style: Abbey Tripel
Erpe-Mere, Belgium


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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Ondineke is a classic tripel, brewed in the ancient way, again with exclusive natural ingredients: artesian water, malt (barley), hops, yeast and liquid candy sugar. As in the Saison no spices are added. Ondineke is an unfiltered top fermenting beer. It is soft, creamy, and of golden color. It is double hopped with the last real hops available from the region of Aalst (The variety is Hallertau Mittelfrüh). Ondineke has a positive taste evolution and the bottles are best kept standing in a cool, dark place. It is best before two years after the bottling date. 8.5 % alc.vol. makes this a beer to be savoured. Preferably Ondineke is to be served at a temperature between 6 to 10° C. Moreover Ondineke is at its best when served in the originally designed Glazen Toren glass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (788) - Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Sample. Golden color with a little white head. Spicy and slightly bready taste. Doesn’t taste like a 8+% beer. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2863) - BELGIUM - SEP 12, 2014
Tripel from Aalst, the city of the late author Louis Paul Boon, one of the greatest authors in the Dutch language, creator of De Kapellekensbaan - the main character of which this tripel is named after. Yellowish white, thick, creamy, very stable head, warm golden blonde colour, clear but becoming cloudy as the 75 cl bottle is emptied in the glass. Pleasant fruity aroma of apple, mandarin, pineapple; malt sweetness, herbal hops, honey, caramel, white rhum, walnuts and some faint solvents, but nothing disturbing. Rounded, creamy palate, apple and orange fruitiness, mellow with honeyish background, finish soft spicy with mild Hallertau hoppiness. Very well balanced. I’m really beginning to like this brewery, founded by one of Belgium’s most notorious beer authors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (7457) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle, shared at the lake. Hazy golden body, lasting white head. Pineapple, noble hops, sweet but bright, not heavy. Lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1277) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een tripel zoals een goede tripel hoort te zijn, met een goeie smaak eraan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4481) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà, Rome.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Floral, citrus, hay, yeast.
Body: Full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, floral, tropical fruit, hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
packed in loose paper around the bottle. lovely classic triple with delicious spicy flavor from the yeast. chamomile

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3963) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2014
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Pours a cloudy gold with a thick off white head. Aroma of tropical fruit. Flavors of lemon and banana. Medium bodied. Effervescent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (900) - - JUN 13, 2014
Very yeasty, dry fruit, raisin, biscuit, wild spice. Goes down fine but a bit dry on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (443) - ITALY - JUN 13, 2014
Cloudy dark yellow, white head. Light smell of sweet malts, yeast and spices. Vegetal and spicy taste, some hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3834) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle from a bottle shop in Belgium. Fruity, spicy and musty smell and taste. Lots of flavour.

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