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

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RATINGS: 853   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).


Crit's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, - NOV 25, 2012
Sparkling gold,white head.Intense bead.Spicy yeast nose.Effervescent sweet wheat malt & spicy yeast palate.Fruity notes.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BMMillsy (1392) - Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle to go from World of Beer. Dated 2012/04/07, so clearly been around a bit. Pours slightly hazy golden color with a one finger quickly receding head. Aroma is a bit pungent with massive notes of booze and rotten fruit, honey, pears, smells incredibly sweet. Flavor is overly sweet and funky booze pears and honey, not much else going on here, banana and yeast esters, a hint of spice. Heavy on the palate with very high carbonation. I think 11% is just way too much here. Tough to choke down.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (752) - SPAIN - SEP 26, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, en Cerveceria Internacional. Color dorado. Sabor a levadura, afrutado, dulce, alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5479) - Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle at home from backlog notes. Pours a clear golden amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have yeast, some apple and pear fruit character, caramel, and some boozy alcohol, not my favorite style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
digopossobon (291) - MACAE, BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2014
Aparência classica. Liquido amarelo acetinado, translucido, boa carbonatação e creme denso esbranquiçado. Aroma intenso e doce. Sabor de alcool e mel bem pronunciados. Ácida. Forte. Um pouco cítrica. Um pouco floral. Baunilha também. Complexa e boa! Retrogosto bastante alcoolico.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fashawn (94) - Montesarchio, ITALY - SEP 17, 2014
Birra incredibilmente rispettosa dello stile, buona da far invidia con il giusto connubio tra dolce iniziale e amaro finale. Gran bella birra, da bere e ribere.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (305) - LATVIA - SEP 15, 2014
Golden with rich white head, fizzy. Yeasty aroma. Taste sweet with sbitternes, some acidic, well balanced. Mild bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
janubio (410) - SPAIN - SEP 1, 2014
330 ml. bottle. Pours a deep golden colour, with a medium head that fades quickly, leaving a small lace. Semell of apricots, banana, clove, floral, honey., cloves. Surprinsingly medium to light boyd, I expected more froma Kasteel on the palate. Taste of apricots, citrus, honey and full bodied wine, the kind of sherry or manzanilla, or oloroso.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cernjoh (129) - Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Poured from a bottle bottled April 17, 2012 into a snifter. Aroma is of esters. .. banana residuals. Appearance is a clear orange yellow with a half finger white head that dissipates to a small white covering. Taste is slightly boozy with a semi sweey banana edge. Palate is good. Overall a very good triple worth trying. Cheers!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fitwitchik (331) - USA - AUG 29, 2014
Poured from a bottle into a snifter a light golden orange with a white head. Aroma is fruity what I distinctively call Belgium when I smell the brew. Flavor is subtle banana malty crisp defined. Floral but not overwhelming. As a blonde one of my favorites. Refreshing and balanced to the mouth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
R4N5H (86) - SINGAPORE - AUG 23, 2014
GBBF 2014 on 13-Aug. Cask, listed at 8% ABV. Extremely lively, poured with a large head. Golden colour, with a sweet honey taste and citrus finish. Slightly floral aroma, with an alcohol bite.


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