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

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RATINGS: 875   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   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).


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2002
Malt, hops and citrus in the aroma. Sweetsih, hopbitter taste with grapefruit and alcohol. Bitter finish. Fairly thin for such an alcoholic beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10485) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2006
Hazy blonde with a thick cremay white head. Light sweet malt with herbal spices, like thyme, and catnip. In mouth, a sweet dry malt with orange peels, and a warm alcohol finsih. Some metallic notes. A delicious beer. Bottle from Bieropholie private imports.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2005
Bottled @ Fynske Øldage: Pale yellow coloured. Hazy. White head. Citric, spiced and fruity beer with some light alcoholnotes. Is well balanced and quite complex. Medium bodied. Has a nice alcoholbite with a nice warming on lips and palate.. NIce one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2007
Hazy golden with medium head. Aroma has citric, yeasty and corriander notes. Sweet flavor with corriander and oranges present. Finishes dry and the balance is very good for such a strong tripel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 27, 2007
Bottle. Hazy golden champagneish pour with a very lively bubbly short lasting white head. Fresh aroma of yeast, citrus, alcohol and some clove. Bubbly soft mouthfeel. Sweet yeasty flavour with plenty of alcohol, citrus fruits, some maltiness. Alcoholic soft bitter finish. Tasty brew indeed! The slogan of Miller High Life fits for this beer: "The Champagne of beers". Thanks a bunch for bringing this back from Holland Morty!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2008
750 ml corked and caged green bottle poured a clear golden yellow with a small lasting white head. Aromas of bread, yeast, pear, pineapple and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw, yeast, pear, pineapple and spice with a crisp lingering spicey sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2007
Light golden, beautiful head. The aroma is spicy, mostly coriander. The mouthfeel is oily. The flavour has a lot of light sweetness and is quite powerful with it’s notes of spice, coriander and clove, that partially dominates the light notes of fruit. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10099) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is cellar and dusty yeast, apple and pear esters, biscuit and cracker malt. Flavor is malt forward with moderate Belgian yeast spices and esters, light alcohol and a dry finish. Full body and moderate carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9975) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle on the train between Brussels and Antwerpen, from Carrefour at Midi station, 26/09/13. Lightly hazed golden with a moderate white head. Lacing ensues. Nose is fruit loaf, bready malts, bitter orange, caramel, sugars. Taste comprises dark fruits, sugars, bitter orange notes, sweet bready malt, booze, caramel. Full bodied, moderate carbonation with a little too much spritz for an 11% offering. Pretty basic tripel, too sweet overall but palatable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9810) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 12, 2000
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2003 hazy blond colour with a chaotic head, nice lace, orange, yeasty and spicy aroma, fresh, very sweet, full-bodied, nice bitterness, long bitter, spicy and fruity finish - fresh, robust and balanced


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