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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 455   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Bottle conditioned.


HoppedLuc's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HoppedLuc (8) - - SEP 8, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2012 Bottle: Big frotty white head, that disappears slow, on top of a golden beer. Smell is a sweet and spicy mix of malts fruit and yeast. Taste is a soft and smooth mix of malts, caramel, hops, citrus, yeast, spices, herbs and a slight hint of alcohol. Low to medium carbo, soft mouthfeel, medium body and a light creamy texture.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
R2k2 (292) - NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2014
Cloudy, honey-colored beer with a clear white layer of foam on top. A sweet aroma with the hints of hop. It also tastes quite sweet, but you can also taste the alcohol. It leaves a dry palate, and the aftertaste is sweet and stays around. Troebel, honingkleurig bier met een spierwitte schuimkraag. Zoetig aroma, met de tinten van hop. De smaak is eveneens vrij zoetig, maar de alcohol is wel volop aanwezig. Iets droge afdronk, en de nasmaak is zoetig en blijft even hangen.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (1782) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 8, 2014
33cl in wrong glass shared with my dad - nose is fruity ethers. Does not hide the ABV well. Malty backbone but more of a tripel than an abt in my book bu what do I know. Borderline basement aromas. Sweetish but fairly balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1054) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
33 cL bottle into a Westmalle glass. Amber, gassy, with foamy white head. Zesty, perfumed hops aroma. Spiced, crisp, tasty, with a light yeastiness to it. Quite a tasty beer, though to be fair it does like a little bit of flair.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SVD (405) - NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2014
Glass at Cafe Belge in Leuven, golden beer with small head, aroma yeast, taste sweet, yeast, fruit, overal nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asmithbeer (70) - California, USA - APR 1, 2014
Bottle - Dark amber pour with little head. Aroma of dark & sour fruits: figs, raisins, cherries. Taste is like aroma, slightly metallic. Good beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (2163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2014
330ml bottle at home. Pours hazy pale orange, thin white head. Aromas of spicy yeast, light lemon, light alcohol note. Taste is light sweet, more yeast. Alcohol well hidden on the taste. Clean dry finish. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
g_georgiou (143) - CYPRUS - MAR 26, 2014
Cloudy orange body with a white head. Good retention. Sweet fruity aroma. Bitter finish. Average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJoer (561) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Chestnut golden colour medium white head, hoppy bitter tettnager hop oil beer boiling, some sweet notes honey hints smell, medium to high bitter medium creamy qlive carbonation hoppy difficult to place but its like a gentle like ipa

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackisle (457) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Hazy orange amber, small frothy off-white head, dissipates quickly, some lacing; sweet fruity aroma, honey, apricot, peach, yeast, citrus, floral hops, ginger, bit licorice; medium sweet, medium bitter taste, bit spicy; full body, alcohol is well-hidden, creamy texture; long bittersweet finish, spicy and some fruit.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Garagardoa (2) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014 does not count
Very great tripel. Rich and complex style typic of the best abbaye tradition.


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