Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Abbey Tripel
Ertvelde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A beer from the Keizersberg Abbey in a cooperation with the Steenbergen brewery. Brewn in honor of Karel V.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (8539) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Malt and light yeast aroma. Malt and light caramel flavor with light yeast. Medium bodied. Malt and light caramel lingers with light yeast, spice, and light mineral notes.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2012
(33cl bottle, BB 28/01/12) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of earth, yeast, and alcohol. Flavor of earth, minerals, yeast, alcohol, and light fruitiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vaiz (4258) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear golden pour, thick foamy white head. Aroma is spicy, peppery, dusty, slightly metallic and a bit chemical. Flavor is sweet spicy, fruity, somewhat alcoholic and a bit chemical. Slightly rough and with some strange side notes, but overall not that bad either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2011
Pours a bright golden yellow color. Active carbonation throughout the session. Aromas of hops, fruit, and a little yeast. Has a light fruity citrus taste, with some yeasty notes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (14103) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle @ home, shared with DutchDrebus. Hazy golden color. Smell malts, sweetness and honey. Taste sweet, not much more. Also too much carbo that dominates the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (5563) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2012 A mediocre tripel. Taste and smell were banana sweet, to bad the very bubbly mouthfeel ruins the experience a bit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2011
330ml bottle with the burger (downstairs) at Bier Central. Unclear, golden body. Film-type layer. Malted wheat and fruits to the nose. Fresh fruity flavour along with honey sweetness and a lighter touch of spices. Notes of yeast beneath. Smooth and dry bittersweet ending. Integrated alcohol. Likable (Antwerpen, 29.04.2011).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2011
330ml bottle (S. Brevinga Alus Salons, Riga)
5 Corny aroma. Some odd mushroominess.
3 Gold, brief spongy head.
5 SImple malty body, slightly tangy, and a bit chemical. Alcohol noticeable too, as well as the other odd volatiles.
3 Some toffee butterscotch finish. Decent bitter tingle, but lacking in whole green hop.
11 Sub-par. Alcohol stands out too much. NOt a total disaster, but compared to the excellent Halve Maans we just had this is black and white.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2170) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2011
330 ml bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits and spicy flavor malts fruits spicy and some bitters

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abio (1859) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2011
Light orange, golden coloured beer. Small head but holds good. Smell is light sweet, fruits, malts and spiced. Taste is a lot spiced and malts. Slighty hops, starts light sweet and switches to light dry bitter. A lot of these Van Steenberge brews are very simular... Allready 3th beer of them (in a small time) I smelled and tasted before I knew where it came from, and I allready tought it was from Ertvelde...

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