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

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RATINGS: 1794   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Golden beer with a characteristically fresh bouquet and sweet after-taste.


3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Woc (77) - BELGIUM - JAN 27, 2016
This is how the beer should look like. Nice foamy head, clear golden color, hardly any sparkling... But then my problem with all the triples comes. It´s too much carbonated to my liking. I even struggle to taste the beer properly, just carbonation and burping.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yased (38) - MEXICO - JAN 25, 2016
De Duvel Moortgat esta Trippel estilo Abadía "Maredsous". Cerveza de cuerpo mediano a mediano ligero, color cobrizo, con cierta turbiedad, corona de espuma consistente y duradera, muy brillante y blanca. En nariz no es tan compleja, se define con un fuerte dulzor de azúcar, olores a frutos secos obscuros, pasas principalmente, notas a pera y a jerez. En paladar principalmente es seca, seguida de dulzor fuerte, con algo de tibieza por alcohol. Los sabores principales son una entrada de azúcar, tonos a pan parecidos a las tradicionales lager checas, frutos secos, jerez y lúpulo floral que poco aporta en sabor pero hace notar el alcohol y aporta sequedad en el retrogusto. Contiene 10% de alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Raloo (8) - Athis Mons, FRANCE - JAN 25, 2016 does not count
Strongest beer from this Abbey. Nice strong flavor but maybe the alcohol isn’t enough balanced by the taste. Watch out though, you could like it very much by night.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2781) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2016
January 20, 2016. On tap at Presslubben.
Amber with a small dense white head. Aroma is toffee, almond, alcohol, pear, grass, orange, some spices and grain. Taste is sweet, light bitter and boozy. Finish is sweet toffee, fruity esters, hints of almond, bitter grassy notes and warming alcohol. Medium bodied, slight oily texture, average carbonation.
Decent, slightly heavy on the harsh grassy and boozy notes.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marstonlad (659) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle from Alko, Helsinki. Pours hazy amber with a little white head. The aroma features citrus fruitiness, floral hoppiness and plenty of Belgian style yeasty spiciness - lots of variety. Taste is dry, crisp and lightly sour; pale maltiness forms a solid base for yeast and hops to build on. Herbs, citrus fruits, floral notes and a touch of exotic fruits appear. The palate is full in body and smooth in texture, low in carbonation. Excellent crisply spicy and rich tripel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kubmal (42) - POLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Clear amber color, big white head. Aroma of spices, yeast, caramel, vanilla and alcohol. Taste is not very sweet with medium bitterness, there is also noticeable alcohol warmth. A bit disappointing, but it might have been too fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
phfyysik (187) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2016 Bronze colour with very small top. Aroma is honest - it hits you with cinnamon and caramel, also some malt and sweets. Smells as Belgian should do it. Taste is a bit bitter and sour mixed with spices, herbs, cardamom, grass, some yeast. Abv is well hidden therefore easy and dangerous to drink. Very good tripel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (1167) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Very light malty fruity smell, taste is almost all malt but not really sweet..some very Slight bitterness in there...smooth with a light alcohol burn...tastes like a very good example of a tripel...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tapthis (212) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Has a color of Amber/Dark Dull Orange. Has good carbonation/lacing/head. Tastes of dried fruit. Has a bubbly mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenWesthof (195) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2016
A nice Belgian tripel, though in my opinion it lacks some outspoken tones in its taste


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