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


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RATINGS: 1260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

tom10101's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (4245) - Quebec, - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle (330 ml). Clear golden with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma of fruits, malt, floral notes and light spices. Taste of malt, spices, citrus and floral notes. Slightly acidic mouthfeel. Very good belgian tripel. Alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (1217) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CzechTex (4) - - NOV 28, 2015 does not count
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2718) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vidmidia (126) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (798) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (358) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
romolime (134) - - NOV 19, 2015
Ottima belga tripel, color oro, in bocca si sentono molti sapori fruttati, con sapore alcolico deciso

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vjohans (567) - SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2015
grass, citrus, hay, bread, golden, clear, white foam, full body, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkillsFactory (279) - ITALY - NOV 17, 2015
Dorata leggermente pallida, velata dai lieviti in sospensione, schiuma bianca di media finezza e di persistenza medio-bassa. Aroma di coriandolo e leggero chiodo di garofano, polpa d'arancia, floreale, leggero miele e crosta di pane, nota etilica. Al palato floreale, polpa d'arancia, citrica, leggera crosta di pane, coda amaricante erbacea accompagnata da una decisa ma mai aggressiva nota etilica. Retrolfatto che ricorda il succo d'arancia. Corpo medio, mediamente carbonata.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AntoineGRD (72) - - NOV 12, 2015
La robe de cette bière, blonde claire, est obtenue grâce à la base maltée obtenue uniquement à partir de malt pâle. Au nez, on retrouve à la fois le profil fruité et épicé des levures ainsi que de très jolies notes houblonnées qui se traduisent par des notes agrumes. L’attaque en bouche est puissante et prouve que l’on à affaire à une triple de caractère. De belles touches d’abricots confits et d’orange font ensuite leur apparition tandis que la dégustation s’achève sur une fin de bouche sèche et désaltérante.

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