Brewed by Kronenbourg (Carlsberg)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Obernai, France


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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This is a strong blonde beer, full of character with tertiary fermentation in the bottle yet still very accessible. Alc. 8% vol. Taste: The traditional Grimbergen recipe is enriched here trough the use of aromatic hops, which gives the beer its refined bitterness and hoppy character. The result is a refreshingly strong blonde beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
Bottle 33cl @ chris_o’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2008.
Clear medium yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, moderate yeasty, apple. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light to light moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (020808)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40876) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2009
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a collapsing white head. Mild estery and phenolic aroma to a mild caramel malt note. Sweet, caramelish and mild yeasty base flavoured. Light phenolic finish with a light caramel malt note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34715) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a huge orangey head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel, fruit, and dusty hops. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, yeast, and fruit, leading to a dry lightly spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25477) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 16, 2008
Bottled. Yellowish golden colour with mediumsized white head that leaves nice head. Aroma is fruityness along with grass and some alcoholic notes. Flavour is smooth malts, and wheat along with hops. Mild bananaish notes as it gets warm. When warm, also alcohol starts showing up more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Clear golden with a tall, dense, white head leaving some lacework. Aroma of yeast and fruit. Full-bodied with sweet fruits and malt, a little spice and yeast. Dry and lightly phenollic finish. 190209

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2009
Bottle at home ... golden yellow ... big bubbly short lived head ... sweet fruity yeast lemon hop ... light lemon ... light soft yeastyness ... little salty... again lemon but peel this time ... supprisingly quite pleasent ... but i did kind of Start on my Belgiam experience with Grimbergen beers... oh and reading Joris notes... im getting some of the mushroom

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (17747) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 3, 2011
Muffiger, stark karbonisierter Antrunk. Die in der Beschreibung angekündigte Hopfennote fällt deutlich schwächer als erwartet aus, etwas herb. Wenig Würzigkeit, die Hopfigkeit wird stärker, bleibt aber weiter hinter den Erwartungen zurück. Minimal alkoholischer Abgang. 8/8/7/7/6/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17353) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2012
Bottle at La Trappiste Canterbury. Brilliant bright gold colour lasting white head and lots of carbonation. Some tripel character in that it has tangerine and some peachy esters. Quite dry. But its mote like a strong belgian blond. Which i quite like. Yes drinkable as hell and i quite like it. It put a smile on my face

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17309) - P´Castle, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig süß, alkoholisch, Nüsse, Früchte. Geschmack sehr süß malzig, dunkle Früchte, hefig, leicht alkoholisch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 21, 2008
Bottled (BB 05/2009)
Clear yellow golden color, huge cloudy head, lace, lively beer. Sweetish fruity-yeast aroma (mango and honey) with some hints of rubber. When it warms up, also some metal. Fruity flavor with grassy-woody hops and quite strong alcohol presence. Long warming spicey and alcoholic aftertaste. Solid, although standard tripel. I suppose that ageing doesn’t improve this one.

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