Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Abbey Tripel
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1827   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Bottle conditioned.
Golden beer with a characteristically fresh bouquet and sweet after-taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2006
11.2 oz bottle. Clear copper colored; white head quickly turns to a skin. Nose is sweet and yeasty with cloves and spices. Sweet, vegetal, prominent alcohol, bubblegum. Pool water aftertaste. Medium light, medium carb. I just can’t get past the the alcohol but still close to being very good.

I should’ve mentioned that even though I will probably not try this beer again it will always hold a special place in my beer heart. Back before I found RateBeer (8 months ago?) my brother and I went into Pappou’s on Balt. Pike to pick up our usual Harp or Bass. He spotted the Maredsous at like $15 for a 4-pack and said let’s give it a go. Stuff foamed up like a beast and did me up real good after two. So i guess this is a farewell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2006
Poured a hazy copper color with a small off-white head. The aroma was sweet and malty with candy notes. Yeasty. The flavor was sweety and malty with phenol yeasty notes. Lively mouthfeel. Medium bodied and a nice warming sensation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 22, 2006
Golden in color with amedium white head. Fruit and spice aroma. Spicy with a warming alcohol note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shag (2789) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAY 22, 2006
A yeasty citrus aroma with a cloudy yellow appearance. The flavor was similar to sponge cake and lemon sour candy. Very sugary and carbonated. Another good one at NoogFest II

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - MAY 22, 2006
Julios Spring Beer Festival. Rich aroma of varied pears and white wine. Pour of hazed yellow amber. Flavor is a stingingly sweet mellow sugars ,with copious light fruit and a decent floral run. Lemons and cardamon flow well in this beer, with a delicate nose and superb balance. The alcohol isn’t overwhelming and helps the beer along nicely. Light smack of dry grasses, balances well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2006
perfum and floral banana with lemon and menthol. pretty decent beer that has a decent aroma as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 15, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2009 2006/05/15 - Pours hazy golden with a thin foamy tan head. Aroma of honey, toasted grain, and some restrained frutiiness. Taste is more intense fruity esters, notes of cantaloupe, apricot, and toasted honey malt. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy bodied and slightly sticky with lush carbonation.
Ar 7 Ap 4 Fl 7 Mf 4 Ov 16

2009/09/19 - Pours dark golden with a mostly receding off-white head. Notes of honey, cantaloupe, white wine, pale malt, sugar, and cotton candy. Full to heavy bodied with lush carbonation. Strong and estery.
Ap 4 Ar 8 Ta 7 Mf 4 Ov 15

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmanning (142) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2006
This tripel pours a clear golden straw color with a large white head. Very fruity aroma, with citrus, tropical, and dark fruits all together along with the typical belgian yeast aroma. Very rich, full-bodied flavor with plenty of floral and grassy hops and caramel malts. There is also some citrus flavors with a slight sourness and a bit of spice. There is lively carbonation making for a good champagne-like mouthfeel and a clean crisp aftertaste. Overall this is a pretty good Belgian tripel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2539) - California, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Dark orange body with a large head. Aroma was very fruity... almost anything you could think of. Also had some sugar and very light pepper. Sticky sweet finish, tasty... good stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dret (22) - santa cruz, California, USA - APR 29, 2006
leaves very pleasant taste in the mouth. Strong and sweet malty, alcohol linger fruit. Big Head. Pale. Big little love. I’m in a dark bar. I’m liking it.

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