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

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RATINGS: 1375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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°


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
azzie (329) - - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle 0,33l. Hazy orange liquid with small unsteady head. Medium body, light carbonation. Looks like apple juice. Taste like wine. Didn’t care for this one.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Teran (78) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 6, 2015
Cloudy orange, white head. Lovely triple, not too much spicy, sweet and bitter in a good balance. High carbonation. Coriander is dominant, but it is not an aggressive beer in taste and aroma. Beer with distance, not so loud, which can be nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cluniac (58) - - DEC 30, 2014
Very good tripel. Appearance is a rich honey color, which is appealing. Taste is a good full mix of malty hops for me. After taste also refreshing, and very drinkable for 8% abv. Overall one of the better tripels

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZodiacM (162) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2014
Een mooi goudgele tripel, 1 van de 2 Nederlandse tripels. Smaakt lekker bitter met een lichte citrustoon, de nasmaak is wat bitterzoet met wat alcoholronen. lekker!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillemsUrenkel (695) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2014
0,33 l bottle. Unclear orange in the glass, small white head. Fruity but also dry hay on the nose. Starts with belgian yeast, smooth malt and caramell. Oily honey sweetness. Alcoholic bitterness. And again a nice beer from La Trappe.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
cavalcanti (4) - Fortaleza, BRAZIL - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Cerveja trapista, de boa drincabilidade. Aroma presente, sabor marcante. Gostei muito!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3147) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at home, Nivala. BBE 05/2016. Colour is slightly cloudy golden with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, citrus, Belgian yeast and malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1664) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2014
Pours light golden with a large frothy white head. Aromas of rye bread, lemongrass, coriander, citrus, honey, slight gooseberry. Taste is lemongrass, rye bread, coriander, citrus, gooseberry and honey. Mouthfeel is quite dry and sparkling with quite a high amount of carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (115) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 26, 2014
butelka, warka do 01-2016. Ladne, rownomierne zmetnienie, ciepla, miodowa barwa. Bardzo ladna, wysoka piana, niestety szybko sie redukujaca i nie zotajaca na szkle, za to latwo ja wzbudzic delikatnym ruchem pokala.Aromat glownie slodowy, zbozowy, miodowy, slodki.Wyraznie wyczuwalne estrowe aromaty - banany, brzoskwinie. Alkohol niewyczuwalny, fonolowa przyprawowosc na granicy percepcji. Smak zbozowy, slodowy, slodki. Kolendra niewyczuwalna (przynajmniej nie w sposob definiowalny, jednoznaczny - na moje szczescie, gdyz bardzo nie lubie jej smaku). Przyprawowosc i goryczka niskie, raczej w posmaku.Alkohol bardzo skutecznie zamaskowany. Tresciwosc dosc wysoka. CO2 duzo, poszczypuje w jezyk, sprawia, ze piwo mimo tresciowosci i slodkosci odbiera sie stosunko rzesko. Bardzo dobre i bardzo mi pasujace piwo.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
inesfilipa (25) - Lisboa, PORTUGAL - DEC 25, 2014
Some orange and spicy notes, orange to yellow color, small bitterness and dry finish, thin body, nice carbonation.


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