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

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RATINGS: 1245   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°


Ironicmedic's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ironicmedic (47) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Poured from bottle. Pours golden hazy, nice head. Slight lacing on glass. Nice tripel taste.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (987) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - APR 20, 2014
330ml bottle. Tasting chalice glass. Amber color, chill haze appearance. Off-white froth creates a close crown & shows fairly good retention. Spiced – vanilla & herbs-, pale malt, spicy, delicate citric, sugar & coriander aromas. Smooth sweet maltiness is blown up by cumin notes & warm alcohol. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Texture is silky & ABV is felt. Hints of ripe fruit, light woody notes & sugary maltiness drive into a long sweet/fruity finish & aftertaste touched by funny peppery sensation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
R2k2 (306) - NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014
A somewhat cloudy, yellow beer with a white layer of foam. Nice aroma of malts and spices. A somewhat bitter, spicy taste. It remains in the beautiful aftertaste, but leaves a dry palate. Een iets troebel, geel bier met een witte kraag. Lekker moutig aroma met kruidige tinten. Een iets bittere, lekkere kruidige smaak, en blijft hangen in de nasmaak, maar heeft wel een droge afdronk.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hohops (136) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Appearance- clear, golden/amber, half a finger white head which fades away to nothing quite quickly. Aroma- spice, malt, orange peel, fruit juice, zest. Taste- full bodied and a bit creamy, fruity hints, sugary sweetness, long finish, stewed apple hints, orange. Very good, not quite in the class of a Tripel Karmeliet though.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Senka (348) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 28, 2014
30cl bottle. Fruity, mildly yeasty tripel. Pours gently cloudy, golden, with zero head (pour it from high above to have head if you prefer it - frothy and beery). Yeast present in all the stages, and it is enjoyable within this beer. Quad is still more closer to my taste than tripel or dubbel, though they are both good beers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (116) - SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2014
330 ml bottle. Cloudy deep yellow in the glas with nice white head. Smell is sweet fruity. Taste is nice floral, barn deep and rather sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (380) - CROATIA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle 330 ml in Zagreb. Pours hazy orange with white head. Malty sweetish spicy aroma. Sweet malts in flavor, with yeast, spices and some fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
swapp (138) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - MAR 15, 2014
300 ml bottle, cloudy golden color with thin white foam, witch is quick dissapearing. Taste are bitter with some kind barley and raspberry and barley. palate is soft bitter and fruit mix with sweet barley.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AbbatiaPT (8) - moita, PORTUGAL - MAR 14, 2014 does not count
33cl bottle from abbatia.pt , trappist glass pours hazy gold with white head, taste is strong and spicy with bittersweet finish. great tripel

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (684) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2014
bottle at home. poured a hazy yellow colour with a white head. burned caramel, malts, apricot, lemonpeel, citrus, grass, lot of coriander. ok beer

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Koning_Daan (56) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy golden color. delicate aroma. Very soft and easygoing taste with spices. coriander primarily. Bittersweet aftertaste. A top of the bill tripel.


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