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Moulins d’Ascq Triple

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Brewed by Moulins d’Ascq
Style: Abbey Tripel
Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

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common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blonde triple de couleur dorée sur lie. Arôme puissant, nez aromatique intense et bouche fine et fruitée, avec une légère amertume. C’est une bière de caractère assez forte. Un subtil équilibre entre douceur maltée et puissance aromatique.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12070) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle. Poured cloudy golden color with an average fizzy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate malt, sugar and citrus aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Moderate sweet flavor with a medium smooth sweet finish of moderate duration.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1184) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 27, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la maison, couleur blonde, belle mousse, effervescence moyenne. Nez sur la poire, en bouche attaque sur la levure puis sur la poire, très sucrèe ça le rend très ronde en bouche mais asse agréable et avec une pointe de citron raffraichissante.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arn8897 (159) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Pours a very hazy golden color with a white head. Flavors of orange, citrus, hay, cereal, floral. Flavors of the same with some hops. Very nicely balanced ale. No lacing in the glass light to medium mouth feel.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
jice (198) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAY 6, 2015
33cl. Exp: Jan 16. Lot 6214. 1.95€ Leclerc Bailleul (59) Très beau col de mousse, dense et persistente. Nez acide, impression négative avant même de la goûter, bière oxydée? La première gorgée confirme le nez, la bière est HS 7 mois avant la date. Problème de brassage, d’embouteillage? English: beer passed away 7 month before the expiration date...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (3351) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle from Carrefour, Calais. Cloudy yellow and dark orange coloured with spicy herbal citrus flavours and s smooth earthy and vanilla finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (3509) - Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2015
11 ounce bottle into chalice, best before 12/2014. Pours moderately hazy/cloudy golden orange color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of apricot, pear, apple, white grape, pepper, clove, honey, candi sugar, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice aromas with good complexity and solid balance of fruity/spicy yeast and pale malt sweetness; with good strength. Very sweet smelling nose. Taste of apricot, pear, apple, white grape, pepper, clove, honey, candi sugar, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Minimal bitterness and yeast spice on the finish; with lingering notes of apricot, pear, apple, white grape, honey, candi sugar, bread, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Good complexity and robustness of fruity/spicy yeast and pale malt sweetness; with a solid malt/yeast balance and minimal cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a fairly slick/syrupy mouthfeel that is okay. The level of sweetness limits the drinkability. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a solid tripel style. All around good complexity and solid balance of fruity/spicy yeast and pale malt sweetness; and fairly smooth to drink. The high amount of sweetness does almost get cloying, but this was still fairly enjoyable.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 10, 2014
[ Bottle ][ 2oz ][ Tasting ][ ][ Champagne Flute ][ 12.07.14 ]
hazy gold, fizzy white head. Lightly oxidized sugar nose, sticky, light banana and dough, fruit the only breather. Front is sticky sweet, light heat, banana hints with sugar long, sticky end is full, overwhelming.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6102) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2014
750ml bottle pours a gold with some creamy white head. Nose has a lot of yeast, gristy too, candlewax, pineapple. Flavor is sweet, candy, pineapple, gum, mild grass, some of those tropical fruit Tums. Dry finish. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5820) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
750ml bottle. Poured a cloudy yellow color with a small white head. Aroma was light sweet sugar notes, some light fruit notes. Flavor was light fruity, funky notes. Interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (4630) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
From a bottle at the DC Ratebeer event Dec. 6, 2014. Pours a hazy gold with an off white head. Aroma of caramel. Flavors of butterscotch. Not your typical tripel but pretty tasty.


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