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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 1295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
La Trappe Tripel’s aroma is slightly malty and estery. This ale owes its crisp and spicy character to the use of coriander and other spices and herbs, as well as to post-fermentation in the bottle. Despite its full, rich flavour, this out-of-the-ordinary ale still has a light and dry aftertaste with a touch of bitter finesse.
Ingredients: Water; Barley malt; Hops; Yeast; Coriander. 17.5°


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
edsspoon (331) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle - hazy amber with a barely present head. I think it was white but it fizzles away so quickly I barely got chance to check. Aroma of grass, gingerbread and coriander seeds. Some alcohol makes its way through as well as some ripe banana. Taste of bready yeast followed by blackcurrant, treacle and plum. Some light toasty malts complement, alongside spice and medium bitterness to finish. Lightly warming with some medium sweetness. Medium body, high carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Burgers (286) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Hazy pale amber with medium frothy white head. Aromas of yeast, coriander, spice and malt. Taste moderate sweet and light bitter. Finish is light hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
samzim (158) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
Spicy scent with notes of yeast. Cloudy orange colour. Flavour of coriander, honey, and dried fruit. Medium in body and carbonation. Quite a tasty beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Swank (20) - - JUL 25, 2014
Nice Tripel beer. Little sharp on the nose, but with good bitter finish. Round taste makes this a pretty good Tripel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (1921) - NORWAY - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Netstore enjoyed at home
Orange hazy, big white head. Smell of hay, spices, herbs, big amounts of yeast esters (quite fruity), light malts. Medium to heavy sweet, quite malty, spicy, fruity, some pepper. Medium bitter finish, grassy and spicy. Classic tripel flavors. Very nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1000) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle, 0.33l. Hazy pale amber color with medium frothy off-white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma of yeast, coriander, herbs, fruits and caramel malt. Taste starts with moderate sweet caramel, follows by yeasty acidity and alcohol warmth, mouthfeel is spicy, while finish is light hoppy. Medium to full body, dry texture and average carbonation in palate. Another good guy in the La Trappe family...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (289) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Pour is gold with a foamy head, aroma is fruity, apricot, acidity. Taste is fruity with light acidic notes. Nice

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RCx240 (23) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 15, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pale gold, slightly hazy, with foamy white head. Smells of dough, caramel, nuts, banana, clove, and citrus. Taste is sweet, malty, slightly tart and a bit estery. A bit light in body, lively carbonated, and has a long, slightly dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaultier (237) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle @ Akkurat 12/7. Aroma: Yeast, banana citrus peel. Taste: Fruity, banana, sweet. Body is medium, the finish is fruity with notes of banana.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1189) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2014
Synthetic cork and caged 750 ml bottle. Clouded orangey yellow, off-white foam fades fast. Aroma is spicy yeasty, peachy fruity. Taste is fairly spicy and yeasty, apricot and peachy fruity, mildly sweet and malty. Average carbonation, medium slightly oily body, lightly hopped. ABV is perceptable, lightly bitter finish. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)


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