Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Abbey Tripel
Ertvelde, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11726) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2008
Bottle @ Yespr tasting.
[thank you, Yespr]
Pours lightly hazy pale yellow, huge frothy and bubbly white head on top. Sweet and spicy aroma - light peppery. Good, light mouthfeel. Flavour is a bit plain, some fruity sweetness and dry spicy yeast aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10405) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2008
[Courtesy of yespr, session @ yespr] Hazy golden with huge white head. Sweet yeasty aroma with orange peel and coriander notes. Sweet fruity flavor with hints of coriander and orange peel. Ends dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours slight hazy pale yellow with a collapsing crispy head. Apple and orange fruity, light spiced aroma. Flavour is mild mellow yeasty and light spiced. Subdued caramel malt sweetness. Ends with a lingering spice note. Simple and somewhat too light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scanovajr (663) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - FEB 8, 2008
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a huge white head. Aroma is floral and yeasty, notes of coriander. Taste is sweety and yeasty. Lots of carbonation. Dry and bitter end

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2007
Bottle shared by MikeTD: Pours a clear gold with a white head. Aroma, funky, east, some spices, floral notes. Flavor, yeast, floral ntoes, spices, tastes like a typical tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (4161) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Bottle: Poured a hazy yellow with lots of carbonation, the head is white and lacy. The aroma is sweet fruit with some yeast. Taste is yeasty with some fruit and finishes alcohol with hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Feinschmecker (202) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2007
On tap at Brouwers. Light brown cloudy appearance with a sweet and yeasty aroma. The powerful 8% is masked by the sweet apple and pear more than medium carbonated flavor. It does not remind me of any other tripel. It is not too heavy and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2007
Bottle. Light unclear medium yellow orange color with a large to huge, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is lively. (160907)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (12180) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 4, 2007
Draught (Live and Let Live, Cambridge) Light amber, very little head. Sweet malty aroma - says Belgian, and portends well. Rich malty taste, light malts, but very emphatic. Crisp hoppy hints give it some bite. Beautifully well balanced, and there’s no way in heck that this feels like an 8%! A truly marvelous brew, one of van Steenberge’s best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heavy (2349) - Split, CROATIA - SEP 9, 2007
0.33l bottle. Pours enormous head (whole glass with no body at first!) which diminishes quite soon and murky yellow body. Aroma is sour with pine hops...vinegar... Flavor is still quite sour, citrus and other acidic things present. It has oily texture and not much carbonation, with, again, sour finish. As of BB 25/07/09 I assume it was not bad bottle, just it’s not my type. Really different than other triples... Interesting and not so bad...but I don’t think to buy it again.

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