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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Abbey Tripel
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 528   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paladares (59) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 27, 2015
Botella. Ámbar claro turbio, cerca de una witbier en cuanto a color. Espuma generosa, y cremosa en apariencia. Aroma cítrico y floral. Agradable en boca. Lo primero que destaca es su fácil entrada, muy aromática. Después un punch de amargor que sorprendentemente desaparece surgiendo otra vez el toque cítrico. De hecho, el final y el postgusto es bastante cítrico. Muy bien disimulados los 10º. Reminiscencias de IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
upatamby (28) - - JUL 14, 2015
Weinig schuim. Helder maar er drijft vanalles in rond. Eerste smaakindruk: bitter drukt smaak weg. Na enkele slokken wordt de smaak zachter (honing) en beter in balans en dan komen ook andere smaakdetails naar voren: beetje kruidig, rozijn. Tamelijk zoet. Bittere nasmaak blijft lang hangen. Smaak concentreert zich op midden en achterkant tong. Naarmate het glas leger wordt wordt de smaak voller en lekkerder en het bitter minder storend. Al drinkend ging mijn waardering van 2 naar 4 sterren.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wixie (134) - BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2015
Blond liquid with little bits in it, small head. Aroma of hops and citrus. Heavy body, little carbonation. Taste of hops, bitter and sour, with a touch of iron.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (3165) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle from Delhaize in Ostend, pours a hazy golden brown with a thin head. Aromatic with banana and a touch of pear drops, lastingly dry-sweet and herbal bitter, the bitterness a little startling in a Tripel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1237) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
Amarilla anaranjada, turbia efervescente y con dos dedos de espuma. Agradable aroma dulcemente malteado, sin presencia de alcohol. Buen cuerpo y textura muy cremosa. Sabor muy agradable, prolongando el aroma, y acompañando de toques frutales de pera y plátano. Algo diferente de las típicas triples, más dulce, pero muy buena.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UjoKlobasa (38) - - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle. Banana and yeast aroma. Yellow color, cloudy, white not long lasting head. I have expected more.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (428) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle from Bert’s Bierhuis in Utrecht. The beer is dark yellow colored and pours a stable and large white head, with nice carbonation. The aroma is fruity, with tones of yeast and hops and a nice sweetness of caramel. The taste has a wonderful balance between rich, slightly pungent flavor and warmth of the alcohol. The finish is dry and light bitter and a little alcoholic. The alcohol is a little disturbing in this beer, but I like the taste. Therefore 15, or else I would have given it 16 or 17.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beermaris (156) - LATVIA - MAY 24, 2015
Good in all elements. Sour, bitter taste, the same goes for aroma. Bitter aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (1011) - LATVIA - MAY 24, 2015
Amber/orange cloudy with small off-white head. Fruity yeast aroma. Rich taste of good ctric bitterness and rich with fruity yeast notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Icedwarf (716) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
Donker geel bier met schuim. Smaak is complex en krachtig, licht zoet en licht bitter met sporen van kaneel, nootmuskaat. Smaak blijft erg lang hangen, geslaagd bier wat iets van tripel en iets van quadrupel heeft.


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