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Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Abbey Tripel
Mechelen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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In spite of modern brewing technology, this beer is brewed according to ancient traditions. It unites, now as in the past, the best products of our soil: rich barley and fine hops.. It's refined character, with a pure and rich taste, will captivate you. It is matured at length in cellar and bottle, and is guaranteed to be brewed only from pale malts. It is traditionally top-fermented and is 100% pure. The Gouden Carolus Triple has a unique colour and a full flavour due to its well-balanced hopping. To properly savour the Golden Carolus “Triple”, pour slowly in one movement leaving the yeast deposit in the bottle. This beer may be served cool but not chilled: 7-8°C is recommended. In 2002 this beer won the Gold Award in the World Beer Cup, San Diego, USA in the “Triple” category.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdb84 (126) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle. Slightly hazy, very much like a Duvel with large foam head (foam is denser though). Duvel returns in the aroma. Nice sourness with relatively high acidity, but a fruity undertone: gentle mix of lychee, pineapple, ementhaler cheese from the yeast. Nice. Taste, no surprise again Duvel-like. In the middle a fruity tone is clearly discernible, which spoils the taste a little for me. Lychee, some bitter lemon (in the aftertaste as well). Nonetheless, a good fresh and fruity summer alternative to the Moortgat classic.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3281) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2014
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Norway, on order. Hazy golden orange color, good foam. Quite fruity aromas, some citrus, light honey and subtle yeast influence : medium aroma intensity. Medium body & complexity. Ok bitterness, well balanced. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Calisky (1145) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 7, 2014
Couleur jaune-orange trouble, forte mousse blanche. Nez fruité, mandarine, notes d’épices. Gout fruité, malté, épicé, alcool, note houblon et poivre, bien cremeuse en bouche, et bonne amertume en fin de bouche.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (811) - - OCT 3, 2014
Large foamy head. Nice raisin aroma, orange candy, gingerbread. Flavors of sour plum, brioche, apricot jam, dry pepper, light alcohol burn, sour sweet finish. Very nice tripel with a strong dry fruit character.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
strap (465) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - OCT 3, 2014
Golden and effervescent. Bubbly. Yeasty aroma. Sweet with an earthy backing. A little bit if a fruity flavor. Very good brew

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
golden ale with a LOT of foamy white head. cool aroma of yeasty fruit and spice with a little vanilla. flavor the same. light but flavorful and complex. the prickliness takes away a little, but it’s very nice."

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aumax1 (265) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
Bouteille de 330ml de blonde. Arôme d’agrume et floral. Au gout on a une petite amertume en début de gorgée qui est bien équilibrée par un gout fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1392) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
Mooie geeloranje kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt zoetig, mout, kruiden en iets fruitig. Smaakt fruitig zoet, kruiden en mout. Tikkeltje zoete afdronk.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (981) - SPAIN - SEP 26, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, en Cerveceria Internacional. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, dulce, levadura, ligeramente amargo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (615) - CROATIA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle; pours pale gold with a white head; sweet, fruity aroma with malt and some spices; taste is sweet with fruits, honey, malt and a hint of bitterness; finish is mostly dry with citrus and light spice; very light and easy to drink; the 9% ABV is not noticeable; very good Tripel


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