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RATINGS: 1574   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Bottle conditioned.
La Trappe Tripel’s aroma is slightly malty and estery. 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. 17.5°

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (3946) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2005
Medium white head. Orange-golden color. Nice spicy aroma. Well Balanced. Further description will follow...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25127) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2008 Bottled. Amber colour, mediumsized creamy beige head. Fruity, sour aroma with some hints of stingy alcohol as well as earth. Fruity flavour with hints of raisins, licorace, spices, yeast and sourness. Also some slight alcoholic sweeness. Dry long fruitish and spicy aftertaste. Smooth palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2005
dark orange- amber colour, strong aroma, rather sweet taste, bitter finish. Ok beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onystrom (1333) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2005
Great lasting head golden orange color, good aroma, a bit too strong and peppery for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Adenila (1560) - DENMARK - AUG 29, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2007 <Bottle at home, b-day 2005> Very tastefull Abdij beer, lots of different aromas including abricot and even some banana. Sparkling copper color and a very lively head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
paul9639 (116) - New Hampshire, USA - AUG 23, 2005
pours a copper color with a lacing head. Aroma is spices and a berry fruit. Flavor is a complex blend of fruits, spices, and yeast. Good beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 13, 2005
330ml bottle aged over a year and served in my La Chouffe tulip:

Golden honey hue with lot of small floaties topped by a fading fizzy head and some lace. The aroma has notes of caramel, candi sugar, pear, apricot, peppery hops, dusty yeast esters and even a hint of powder chocolate. Initial taste offered up a sweet mix of malt and fruit supported closely by a never ending spice character for clove and pepper, I too get some banana as well. A moderate phenolic activity and finished with a light bitter bite. Some lingering tart and wood tones after the drink. The feel is quite lively despite the appearance and is a touch warming and leathery. The whole is better than the parts and I ended up enjoying this quite a lot.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (6636) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2005
330 ml bottle, bought in Denmark. Pours with an enormous head. Colour is deep golden to brown (amber), slightly hazy. Very nice aroma of fresh and dried fruits, spices, oak and exotic wood. Flavour is slightly spicy and peppery on a malty sweet basis with brown sugar and oaky elements. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Hazy golden, almost coppery with a handsome yet not very stable head. Very fresh and fruity nose, with some yeast. Weak caramel notes with a touch of something tart. Different impressions pointing in different directions. Overall still a wellmade - if not exactly harmonious - beer. 170200

(Bottle 33 cl) As "Dominus Tripel" 7/4/7/3/14=3,5 300801

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2005
Deep orange-copper body with chunky yeast floaties that never really settled in the bottle and a tight frothy white head. Sweet, malty nose like tree sap with spicy yeast, green raisins, and candied stone fruit. Rich, malty and on the dark side for a tripel. Lightly tangy with a medium sweet, toasty sugar quality, a leathery element, whole mandarin oranges, light phenols, and some spicy hop bitterness. Alcohol is clearly detectable. Distinct, but not in league with my favorite tripels.

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