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Brewed by Brouwerij Hoegaarden (InBev)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Hoegaarden, Belgium

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RATINGS: 553   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Golden colour with a sweet but strong and complex aroma. Formerly Leffe Tripel 8.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2006 (Bottle 33 cl) Orangey, hazy beer. Sweetish, full-bodied with lots of yeast in the nose. Fruity, spicy and fresh and not that bitter. A very nice Tripel. 020593

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2005 [bottle: peckhams : trappist glass] pours cloudy orange. nose is dusty yeast, orange peel and a spiceyness comes through as well as a lot of alcohol. decent body, alcohol is too dominant here for my tastes, espescially since its only 8.5%

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2005
This one is probably one of my favorites from the leffe line of beers. Awesome deep orange amber with an imense head that dissipates slowly. Aroma is spicy with some fruitiness, malt, hay and some hops. Good balanced flavor of malts biscuit dough and hops. Nice clean crisp and dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HermanW (1040) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2005
Perfect foam. The tast is rather good but not superior.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2005
The best iv had from leffe. very similar to the blonde, though not as sweet. Particularly nice apperance as its a tan/orange cloudy with nice head, though it diminishes quite quickly. One to try again, and your could probably drink a few of them concidering the strength. (my bottle was 8.5%)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2495) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2005
Pours very murky and light with tons of carbonation. Head is light. Aroma is very yeasty. Apple and yeast dominate taste. A little disappointed on this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tobi98ab (32) - Taste of Beer, Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 7, 2005
[bottled] Unclear appearance with a thick head. Hoppy aroma with hints of fruit. Palate is sharp and the alcohol is obvious. Flavor shows hints of cinnemon and citrus/lime. After a while palate is more soft and round.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
geggytah (5) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2005 does not count
33cl bottle. Beautiful hoppy aroma. A strong tasting but sweet Abbey Tripel with a distinct bitterness. Subtle hints of banana and spice with a smooth but bitter finish. Recommended.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Davolina (19) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2005
Golden colour, aroma of malt, yeast and hops.. nice citric fruitness, hides the alcohol very well, but you definetly feel it! Quite a dangerous fresh summer beer, that will get you really pissed if you forget how strong it is, cos i could easily drink ten! hehe..

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (3794) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2005
Bottle, at GB. Yellow with large white head, mostly lasting, good lacings. Aroma of malt and yeast (coriander). Flavor of sweet malt, yeast and hops. Medium body, oily, soft carbonated. The alcohol is felt.


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