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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 14, 2015
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear, nice deep golden with a thick, resilient white head. Aroma is sweetbread, vanilla, spices. Flavor is spices, vanilla, some lemon, sweet syrup. Finish is lemon, vanilla, some peach and pear. Medium to full body, soft mouthfeel and weak to average carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kingaugusta (176) - Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2015
Pours murky blonde with a big white head. Nose is banana, coriander, and light citrus. After a little hops on the front, this is a smooth, well carbonated ride of various fruits and a little bread and spice. Alcohol is very well hidden. Delicious

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Milter (668) - Nyborg, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2015
Wow. En virkelig spændende og lækker øl. Masser af god smag. Flot farve og skum.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adamnowek (1433) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2015
Incredibly easy-drinking tripel. Cloudy appearance with a nice, dense head. Smooth with light sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (1309) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2015
DAA; Bottle 33 cl., from Vinmonopolet. Pours huge, hazy gold with a forever lasting and lacing frothy creamy white head. Nose is moderate, malt, citric apple, yeast, light perfumed, bread, milk and spice. Taste is moderat sweet and bitter with a light warming and somewhat lasting spice finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CzechTex (87) - - NOV 28, 2015
As good as Trappist beers, beautiful hue, head settles quickly, all too drinkable (this is an observation, not a complaint). Nice feel on the toungue, no aftertaste. Overall a wonderful beer to enjoy at leisure.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2993) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2015
Flaska från Beernavigator. Stor skum som långsamt sjunker. Stor, söt maltig doft med estriga lätt parfymerade dofter. Smaken drar också lite åt tvål och parfym, syren, lavendel möter bergamott och lite mandelolja, söta äpplen, honung, pomerans, torr sherry, en del alkoholvärme. Perfekt en vinterdag med sol, som värmande solsken på flaska. Mycket gott.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vidmidia (246) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - NOV 22, 2015
Cor de mel, levemente turva. Espuma abundante e persistente. Aroma floral, um pouco cítrico. Alcoólica, adocicada, com notas herbáceas e cítricas. Laranja, damasco e um pouco de limão. Retrogosto alcoólico.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (1382) - Warszawa, POLAND - NOV 22, 2015
butelka, wysoka i niebrzydka choc nieco szampanowa piana, zostajaca na szkle, samo piwo nieoc metne, jasne. aromaty estrow owocowych i przyprawowosci dominuja, pojawiaja sie rowniez nuty jakichs slodyczy. w smaku dosc ostre ta triplowa przyprawowoscia, gladkie w piciu, nieco slodkawe, wysoko wysycone (az szczypie w jezyk). bardzo dobrze to wszystko razem ulozone, daje efekt bardzo rzeski i dosc ostry. klasa.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (361) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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