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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Abbey Tripel
Ingelmunster, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 958   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A tripel, as solid as a castle. A full bodied beer, brewed with Belgian hops, to enjoy quietly, with a powerful, distinctive flavour: flowery, hop bitterness and soft alcohol.

Ingredients: water, barley malt, corn, sugar, hops, yeast, antioxidant (ascorbic acid).


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (8564) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2007
Bottle. Low white head. Hazy yellow body. Lemon aroma nice crispy and sharp. Bittersweer or actually quite sweet plus dominated by the high alcohol percentage.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2007
A very heavy beer. With the taste of alcohol, although not overwellming. Lot of taste and some bitter aftertaste. Drunk it both on tap and from bottle

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bleeng (1652) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2007
In bottle at Erasmus Bruges. Pale yellow with small head. Spicy nose. Overpowering alcohol taste that rises above the spice and flavor. Reallly too much...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 8, 2007
Pours light golden with a thin foamy white head. Aroma of honey, pepper, cantaloupe, pineapple, higher alcohols, and apples. Taste is sweet, alcoholic, cantaloupe, cotton candy. Mouthfeel is full to heavy bodied with lush carbonation. Nice taste, but a bit heavy and too strong.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2007
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a good size white head that leaves decent lacing. Aroma of sweet and biscuit malt with notes of citrus, honey, and yeast spice. Taste is the same as aroma but with a hot alcohol burn at the end. Medium mouthfeel with a mild bitterness. Could be a great beer but the alcohol burn ruins almost all of the good qualities of this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3661) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 5, 2007
Hazy blond body with good carbonation and a decent white foamy head. Good malty/hoppy aroma with honeyish and biscuity hints. Wonderful and very well balanced taste that carries flowery and yeasty notes. Ends with a good warming biitersweet finish. Very good!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smartlung (159) - Valrico, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2007
bottle from Total Wine Tampa - very sweet and fruity, orange, coriander and other spices - maybe too sweet but pretty dirink and hides the alcohol

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
green (186) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 28, 2007
Bready-citrus aroma. Slightly sweet. Thick mouthfeel. Lots of fruit and spice finishing with a hot whiskey burn.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
josuemucho (86) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2007
Light gold in color. Bananas and othe fruits in aroma. Taste is sweet with notes of banana and slightly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ScoWRee (408) - Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2007
Pours a light golden color with a fluffy white head that disapates quickly.Aroma of cloves and other spices.Taste is spicy, sweet, carbinated,alcohol and yeast. Not sure this is a triple but a nice bier.


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