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

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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Bottle conditioned.


LomYst's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LomYst (599) - Rotterdam, - FEB 11, 2013
not what i was expecting under from an "abt", more like a heavy tripel... a good one though... sweet belgian malts form the biggest part of an otherwise pretty blend aroma.. nice full sweet body but lacking of realy punch to go with the high abv...


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mircoas (161) - ITALY - MAR 22, 2015
3ccl @ tap. Colore ambrato, aroma debole. Tripel belga beverina discreta, ma c’è tanto di meglio in giro.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MunBro (636) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 17, 2015
Much better than their dubbel. Big alcohol warmth which is great, nice warming effect. Has all the expected flavours of caramel malts, yeast, bread, spices, herbs, etc. Nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Batavi (61) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 Uitgeschonken in Chimay bokaal, mooie oranjeachtige kleur met veel zwevende gist deeltjes en een zachte lichtcrème kleurige schuimkraag die vrij snel wegtrekt. De geur is Belgische gist en specerijen. De smaak is zoet fruitig, kruidig en bitter. Zoete tonen van banket deeg en fruitige smaak van sinaasappels en perziken. Specerijen als koriander, kruidnagel, nootmuskaat en witte peper. Pittige en kruidige hoptonen complementeren het aangename smaakpallet. De afdronk is vrij lang, kruidig, droog en bitter. De Kapittel Watou Tripel Abt is ook een interessant bier qua stijl en smaak. Het is een overgangs bier tussen tripel en quadrupel. Met het kruidige van een tripel, en de zoete complexiteit van een quadrupel. Het etiket en de brouwerij vermelden echter dat het een tripel is, dus dat moet het ook zijn als juiste bierstijl. De alcohol van 10% is ook heel goed verborgen. De extra gehopte smaak voegt ook een element toe betreft de complexiteit in het smaakpallet. Vooral de gebruikte gist maakt dit tot een behoorlijk smaakvol bier. Zeker interessant om vaker te proeven, zitten meerdere smaaklagen in dit bier.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6808) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, belgian yeast, candy sugar, dark fruits. Flavor is light sweet, malts, yeast, candy sugar, dark fruits, dates, light spice, alcohol. Medium to full body, lively carbonation, warming alcoholic finish. 150210

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6420) - Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from backlog notes. Pours a hazy dark golden/amber color with a medium sized fluffy beige head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, candi sugar, caramel, fruits, plums, peaches, yeast, some alcohol though not bad for 10%, decent enough.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (1133) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 14, 2015
Bottle says "tripel" but rate beer says quad though it seems much more like a triple. Pours a clear golden amber with a lot of suspended solids and a small spotty lasting white head. Aroma is perfumy, fruity, pears, and some Belgian yeasty notes. Flavour is a nice marriage of spicy Belgian yeast/perfumy alcohol, fruitiness mainly pears, and grapes. The alcohol is a bit strong but not too out of character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2141) - Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Hazy amber/gold color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, yeast, & hops; Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, caramel, hops, citrus (notably orange), some fruit, & spice; The alcohol is fairly well hidden; Nicely balanced; A bit sweet - but pretty decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vadie (908) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 3, 2015
Couleur du cuivre avec un col moyen beige. L’arôme un peu fruité, mais aussi malté, avec un assez grand présence d’alcool. Le goût est du malt sucré un peu de levure fruité. Assez épais mais elle n’a pas remplie pas la bouche comme habitude pour le style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cluniac (68) - - DEC 30, 2014
Appearance is pleasant and aroma above average. Not very complex taste and palate is only average. This is a decent tripel ale, definetly very drinkable and not too hoppy or bitter. But certainly nothing that special that id go out of my way for

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Baramba (307) - ITALY - DEC 28, 2014
75 cl bottle. Hazy orange with small head. Sweet malt aroma and flavour, sugary caramel


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