JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A 0.33L bottle at Kaunis Kampela. White head 0.5cm. Clear pale yellow brownish colour. Bite of hops at the beginning. Softer at the end. Some grassy notes in the taste. Some sweetness.
Embrouille (2843) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 26, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled 33cl. Appearance: It pours a hazy golden beer with a quick diminishing off white head of a decent size. Some lacework. Aroma: Melon, hops, candy floss, yeast, quite a lot of cinnamon, gooseberries, honey and lemon peel showing up. Faintly acidic. Very pleasant. Flavor and palate: Wonderful. Malty with an excellent hop profile. Hints of crackers, biscuits, caramel, gooseberries, oranges, candy floss and lemon peel. Interesting and atypical. Low bitterness. Nicely balanced. Nice yeast character. Flawless. The finish dry with hints of hops, licorice and crackers. Overall impression: Different, interesting, flawless and very pleasant. Definately worth while purchasing again.
mjs (6514) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle at Kaunis Kampela, Helsinki, on 2008-09-23) Golden. Medium sized quickly rather disappearing head. Sweet nose with hints of malt aromas. Medium bodied palate with quite lot of carbonation. Fruitiness, bitterness, hops, hint of grapefruit and some sweetness in taste. Average.
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A clear dark yellow colored beer, with a nice white foamy head. A sweet malty aroma with fruits like pine, also notes of yeast. The taste of various fruits, like orange, pine and peaches. A little caramel sweet, with notes of hope. A fresh beer.
BartC (727) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at the beerfestival at Vorst-Laakdal (Chiro). A hazy golden beer with a white head. Malty aroma. Flavour of sweet malts and fruitiness. Indeed a very nice tripel.
ogivlado (7254) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 29, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Locus Publicus, Delft.
Pale amber coloured, medium to big airy white head, lively carbonation. Pleasant fruity alcoholic nose. Quite poor abbey tripel, sweet malty, light fruity and alcoholic with weak notes of hops and spices. Rather bitter finish.
Borresteijn (6490) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ De Geuzen. Hazy golden amber, white head. Aroma of flowers, malts and ripe fruit. Flavour is malty sweet and fruity, a little tart. Becomes more sour as it warms up. A very nice fruity not-your-ordinary tripel.
Plovmand (7878) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Het Elfde Gebod, Antwerp.
Pours a cloudy golden colour with a huge creamy white head. Looks fantastic in the glass.
Aroma of fresh fruit and wheat.
Flavour is fruity and spicy from the yeast. A very tasty brew.
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 21, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, cloudy, rocky head, nice brew, but not a topper
DutchCrow (20) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Sweet flavour. Hazy golden colour. Very hoppy. Has a dry finish. Not very special, but a very decent tripel which I enjoyed a lot!