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

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common

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RATINGS: 891   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).


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6192) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2011
33cl bottle. Good white head. Clear blond colour. The alcohol is very well hidden

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4540) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2012
11-2010 I wrote this: 33cl Dumpy brown bottle, poured into a Duvel glass. This is one of my new son-in-laws favourite beers, suprised Iíve not reviewed it before. This bottle was best before 01-2011, so Iíve been storing it for some time. The beer poured a golden bright colour, a good looking white head sat on top. Most golden beers look in a Duvel glass in my opinion. The aroma of yeast and baked shortbread biscuits. The taste and flavours almost hide the alcohol, but no quite. On the sweet side, it has an easy feel to it, very drinkable even with the obvious alcohol content floating on the surface. The beer is a good blend of the basic ingrediants (yeast, hops and malts), one of the better strong Belgian Tripels. This review was taken before I hit the Normandie Camembert (very ripe) and crackers (garlic and herb flavoured). However the second half of beer went very well with food and they complimented each other perfectly.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (9097) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 21, 2012
Clear golden color. White head. Taste of alcohol, some candy sugar. Good palate.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VALIS (228) - Nashua, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Everything about it is bright and sweet, but too much so. Green apples, pears, apple juice, even. Sparkling sweet and crisp. Gassy. Is my bottle turned? Iím drinking it 17 months after bottling (Oct. 2011) but I didnít think that was a problem with high ABV beers if they were stored properly.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11480) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2013
Golden with a small white head. Yeasty aroma with an earthy touch. Dryish yeasty flavour with notable alcohol. Technically well balanced with well hidden alcohol, itís just not my kind of beer

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caralkaline87 (435) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Pours blonde with a quick white head; nose is fruity with a touch of booze but not particularly deep. Flavor is also disappointing in its simplicity and reliance on alcohol for flavor; this is too high for tripel, and simply too boring. Overall itís a decent brew, but I expect a lot more for a legit belgian tripel and for the price tag.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (798) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ragnarock (4) - - APR 8, 2015 does not count
Strong blond beer. Fine aroma and taste. Good overall. I think its best served with some smoked cheese.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haf (525) - Gijon, SPAIN - APR 18, 2004
Cerveza fuerte de color dorado muy oscuro. De muy alta graduacion (11%) y bastante espuma. Sabor agradable, intenso y afrutado.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PetetheMeat (621) - Hove, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2004
Golden, white head. Pineapple aroma. Sweetish, malty flavour. Hoppy finish.


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