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Brewed by Brasserie Lefebvre
Style: Abbey Tripel
Rebecq-Quenast, Belgium

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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Moeder Overste is a triple beer with 8% alcohol content. With its full, strong taste, it is possibly one of the best brews produced by Lefébvre. Flanders and the Netherlands have been able to appreciate this heavenly beer for the last 15 years. Moeder Overste has a golden hue and is perfumed with spices, wood and fruit flavours mixed with malt to produce a fine bitterness.
It can be served cold at 5°C or with the chill taken off at 10°C, depending on one’s taste. Enjoy.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2005
a sim rate: (On tap at Paradise Beer Weekend, Brussels 2005). Great ale. Very slightly metallic flavour but it passes quickly. Long finish. Oranges, apricot. Spicy and complex. Really like it. Great head and heavy lace.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22854) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2005
Bottled. Hazy orange colour, big creamy longlasting head, lacing. Caramel and wheat in aroma. Alcohol, wheat, caramel, hops in flavour. Sweet caramellish aftertaste. A bit sticky palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2005
Pour is dark hazy golden with a big, but fast fading tan head...smell is sweet with brown sugar and hoseblanket funk?...some spicyness...taste is weak with some mild pepper and sweetness...a disappointment...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2005
Light copper with an off white head. Spicy, lemon grainy aroma. Similar flavour, with some interesting herbal notes. Still shows the alcohol, but perfectly drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12295) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2005
(RBESG05, 33cl bottle, best by 12/23/06) Off-white, big fluffy head atop a hazy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon/herbal. Taste is moderately sweet, herbal, some lemon, light astringent. Light-medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5796) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2005
Bottle, at Den Tatoverede Enke, Copenhagen. Brown colour, large foamy head. Pretty standard tripel aroma. Nice moderately malty flavour with mild spices. ABV is well hidden, finish is a bit bland.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (14264) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2005
Bottled (BB 12/2001?)
Hazy orange, small head. Sweetish, almost weizenbier nose. Sweet, candy sugar flavor in the liquerish body. Hides alcohol quite well. Some grassy hops in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (2022) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2005
Bottle. Hazy golden with huge white head. Sweet, fruity, spicey and a touch medicinal aroma. Flavour is toffee, malty, fruity with a medium sticky mouthfeel, and a spicey, lightly bitter finish. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rauchbier (3667) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2005
Bottle, Paters Vaetje in Antwerpen. Hazy gold, good white head and gentle condition. Initial fruity grain aromas with developing apple and banana notes and a slight yeastiness as it warms. Gentle mouthfilling soft sweetness in the mouth with fruity grain dominating, although some spirity alcohol is apparent. Soft yeasty finish with lingering grain.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Otje (678) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2005
pours a golden beer with a huge fluffy head. aroma:light citrus notes , malty, yeasty. taste: alcohol is very apparent, sourish, malt, metalic, oily mouthfeel. finish is bitter and long. nice. saison style?


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