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

bottled
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RATINGS: 274   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Probiere's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Probiere (992) - Iowa, USA - JAN 1, 2008
A pretty standard tripel, solid without too much alcohol, a medium weight on the palate, aromas of melons and darker fruits with plenty of sweetness and slightly spicy/bitter end, aftertaste mostly dry and herbal.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6672) - 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!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1118) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een tripel zoals een goede tripel hoort te zijn, met een goeie smaak eraan.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3143) - 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.

3.6
   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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3203) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (630) - - JUN 13, 2014
Very yeasty, dry fruit, raisin, biscuit, wild spice. Goes down fine but a bit dry on the palate.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (277) - ITALY - JUN 13, 2014
Cloudy dark yellow, white head. Light smell of sweet malts, yeast and spices. Vegetal and spicy taste, some hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3034) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle from a bottle shop in Belgium. Fruity, spicy and musty smell and taste. Lots of flavour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (97) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy brown golden color. Typical Glazen Toren aroma: Ementhaler cheese, yeast, hint of orange juice. Taste starts with a slightly sour fruitiness (-dried- oranges), grass/hay, does not turn too bitter which suits this beer well. Ideal for ending warm summer nights. Aftertaste is ripened cheese. Not bad (not at all), however, the their Saison d’Erpe beer is more robust in terms of aroma and palate, and tastes better in my opinion.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8145) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2014
Sampled from bottle @ Van Moll Brewpub. Clear orange color, medium sized off-white head. Pretty sweet aroma with some candy in there as well. Taste malts, some wood somehow, sweetness. Good balance. Quite nice actually.


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