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

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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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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).


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Aroma of fruits with note of spices and light acidic notes. Fruity flavour with notes of spices and alcohol. You fell the alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2007
33 cL bottle (as Kasteel Triple). Pours slight hazy yellow with a lacing yet dense off-white head. Slight acidic with an underlying malt aroma, sweet. Flavour has a sweet malt flavour with a mild caramel note. Breaking this a distinct citric to acidic flavour intermixed with coriander and yeasty spiceness. Nice and complex and different from other triples. Pure joy.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29019) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2004
The aroma is sweet and yeasty with notes of fruits. The color is orange and it has a beutiful head. The flavor is powerful with notes of cloves, oranges, and corriander. It has a great palate. A really nice night-cap.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2006 (Bottle 33 cl) In my version known as "Kasteel Bier Gouden Triple D’Or". Holy shite for a beer. First a touch of sweetness, the an overwhelming, dry spiciness lasting the whole way through. Dry more than bitter. Extremely complex and refined. The king of tripels? 210496

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2005
Bottled. Clear yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Aroma of fruits with notes of spices and light acidic notes. Fruity flavour with notes of spices and alcohol. Powerfull, but too much alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2006
Bottled. hazy yellow colour with mediumsized white fluffy head. Aroma is spices, hops and fruits. Flavour is yeast, alcohol, slight wheat and fruits. A bit harsh, but at the sametime the sweetness balances it up. A weird one...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2003
Bottled. Muddy pale orange with smallish head. Vinuos aroma of fruit and toffee. Malty with balanced sweetness and a strong almond flavour. The mouthfeel is surprisingly light, and the massive ABV is suprisingly well hidden, especially considering the modest sweetness. Some hoppiness renders a dryish finish with just a hint of bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 26, 2003
Golden color, poor head. Alcohol nose, light fruit (peach). Sweet, some maltiness, light cork, but too alcoholic. Simple final.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2009
13th May 2008. A 2004 bottle. Malty but with a dry dusty flavour. A hint of fruit. Beer feels tired and uninspiring. May have to try a more recent vintage!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (13920) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2007
a light blonde coloured beer, light spicy hop. bitter toungue edges lingering strong blonde not best in style but ok


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