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

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RATINGS: 1166   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
paulvanpelt (353) - Reusel, - JAN 4, 2013
UPDATED: APR 16, 2013 Licht troebel goudblond bier. Aroma licht pittig, brood, vanille, hop. Smaak is bitterzoet. Licht waterig, maar zacht palet.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChewyBeer (65) - SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 25, 2014
Pours clear golden with great fluffy head. Malty nose slightly sweet. Medium smooth mouthfeel and good carbonation. Smooth and malty with spicy after taste. Great drinking!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (279) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a clear golden amber with a large white head. Sweet malty aroma, spicy, yeast, bit fruity. Taste is sweet malty, fruity, spicy, prickling on the tongue, warming alcohol in the aftertaste. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cstuartj (1010) - Washington, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle, flight. Pours champaign gold with tiny little bubbles. Very nice nose, spicy, hints of sour. Crisp champaign like attack, little bubbles, and sour and clean. very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Distance_Runner (69) - BELGIUM - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle from one of the grocery in Brussels. Cool tripel. 3 times award winner

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2291) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 16, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear medium amber with a full white head cover, swirls of lace. Nice aroma of caramel malt. Taste is bracing caramel malt that grows nicely in the palate, then becomes only slightly bitter in the finish. A solid offering from Gouden Carolus.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (992) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Deep hazy gold, beautiful white head. Fantastic aroma: banana, citrus, toffee, yeast. flavor is banana, apricot, figs, yeast. Great full mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wolffish (238) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 13, 2014
Plutôt ordinaire comme Triple... Je ne sais pas si c’est une question de roulement à la SAQ de Mont-Joli mais j’ai eu l’impression qu’elle avait mal vieillie. Au goût, j’ai noté la présence de miel, d’alcool et de fruits tropicaux. Pour le reste, ça déçoit ;-(

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (459) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2014
Crystal-clear golden beer with a nice white frothy head and enthousiastic bubbling. Smell is mellow citrus mixed with a peachy sweetness and sour bready yoghurt. Touch of caramel and coriander. Maybe even clove. Taste is better-sweet and quite sour. Some alcohol, astringent, bit of leather. Fruity like dried peaches.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (483) - Xiamen, CHINA - DEC 10, 2014
330ml bottle from Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma of lemon and Belgian yeast. Sweet finish. Ok but not as good as Classic or Christmas.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (693) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 6, 2014
Draft 0.15l at Gouden Carolus stand at Horeca Expo Ghent Belgium 2014.Pour it golden color with small white head.Taste and aroma of sweet peach, tropical fruits, Belgian yeast aroma.Nice body and complexed.Good tripel.


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