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

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RATINGS: 1435   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. 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°


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
corkyrory66 (843) - BELGIUM - MAY 25, 2013
Superbe présentation de bouteille avec blason en relief et le mot Trappist. Couleur dorée vraiment très soutenue, quasi ambrée. Carté nette. Bulles assez grosses mais très nombreuses et vivantes. Mousse blanc beige qui nappe à 2 mm, soyeuse. Arômes de nougat, prune blanche, poire, orge, pointe de framboise et coriandre. Volume soyeux de la 1ère bouche, qui offre une très belle entrée en matière sur des céréales avec un houblon entre l’amer et l’aromatique. Arrière-bouche un peu épicée, jolie. 2ème bouche douce-amère, pointe de fruits à l’alcool, coriandre. 3ème bouche offrant une très belle suite équilibrée mais forte, vigoureuse. Une bouche en fait de céréales et de saveurs aromatiques. Longueur qui développe l’ensemble, et qui révèle une belle fraîcheur tout en étant sur des bouches très pleines. Un savant dosage !! Levure de très belle veine, douce, définie, pure. Alcool très progressif, parfait Finale qui montre encore une facette différente, genre malt à whisky. Conclusion : encore un miracle trappiste, parce qu’on ne trouve pas d’équivalent à cette bière chez les autres trappistes. Donc spécifique, belle, pleine, fraîche et aux arômes savants.

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!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Gangstergafje (169) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2015
Beautiful Trappist beer. I think La Trappe has beaten Rochefort as my favorite. Went to the brewery today, so much atmosphere. Back to the beer. Beautiful clear golden/orange. There isn’t much foam, after a few minutes a thin cover of soft foam covers the beer. The flavor is divine. Little sweet in balance with a little bitterness and a touch of sour. The beer is quite sparkly. The aftertaste is one of the best I’ve ever tasted. The delicious aroma’s stay in your mouth for minutes.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
huineman (300) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 3, 2015
Cloudy golden amber showing greenish shades. Abundant ivory head. High aromatic intensity: pastry, banana, liquorice, coriander, white flowers, greek yogurt. Powerful, with a sweet touch in its first approach. Fresh, with umami notes on the tongue. Balanced, well developed bitterness. A very elegant beer.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Trappist (286) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 27, 2002
I was very pleased with this find, I really enjoyed the flavor of this one.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RigorMortis (24) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 30, 2008
Tap @ Bier Markt - Absolutely incredible. Deep color, rich slightly sweet taste with notes of fruit, particularly bananas. Smooth and easy to drink despite the strength. Would have given it a perfect rating except I had their Quadruppel immediately after and it was even better ;)

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tigerdyr (1) - DENMARK - MAY 25, 2005 does not count
A very nice beer, with a taste of fruit (nuts), round i the taste, and a soft feeling in the mouth while drinking it.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TourDeBeer (121) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2013
Floral Aroma, Defined orange color, slight off white head - didn’t last long. First taste - Burst of hops. quite sweet. Tasting continued Linger - salty flavours ? not much bitterness... Lots of fruit hints thru out.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hoppyman (34) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 29, 2002
Nice amber-orange color.Aroma is quite complex (banana,bubble gum first come to mind).Flavor starts with lots of fruits (banana,peach,orange) with the yeast,coriander and clovy taste showing at the end.Very well-balanced and enjoyable.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Quevillon (2613) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2006
Probablement ma préférédes des quatre de La Trappe (embalage cadeau). Riche, épicé, fruité, bonne. Et ça ne veint pas de la Belgique.


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