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Nieuwhuys Alpaïde

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Brewed by Nieuwhuys
Style: Abbey Tripel
Hoegaarden, Belgium

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Very dark beer almost black, from this new brewery at the little famous place called Hoegaarden !


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (1705) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Aroma of slightly roasted malt, caramel, nuts, spicy notes, hint of coffee. Flavour is sweet with a light bitter finish. Too sweet, but a decent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3698) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
On tap at Cafe Gollem, Amsterdam. Dark/ reddish color, ok foam. Medium/ high aroma intensity; malt, dried fruits, some roasted aromas, leather & coffee. Full body & high complexity. Some sweetness, balances ok as bitterness is good. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4747) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of sweet fruit, liquorice and soft malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet berries, moderately heavy liquorice, candy sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (2461) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 5, 2015
330ml bottle. @home 05-03-2015.
Courtesy of RW80. Thank you Robert!.
BBD: 2016.
In short: murky dark belgian ale.
Pours dark amber with nice creamy tan head. Very hazy, chunks of sediment. Moderate head retention, good lacing. Roasty, caramel, nuts, estery aromas. Medium body, average to high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is some sweet, caramel, spicy, nuts. Alcoholic mouthfeel, warming palate. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (4967) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2015
*Old rating from 2008, 33cl, 9%. Intensiv-dickflüssig. Röstmalz, Schokolade, schöne Bitternoten. Dabei leicht alkoholisch. Dickflüssig, leicht scharf, tief, dunkle Früchte.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2632) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2015
Black small foam head. Watery aroma and taste. Quite disappointing, had higher expectations. (Arnhem 201501) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rikstar (1179) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
O,33l fles meegebracht uit purerend. Donker bruin met een dikke cremkleurige schuimkraag. Geur geroosterde mout, alcohol. smaak is zoet droog van de alchol, met een tikkeltje wrange afdronk. Niet echt mooi in balans.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RW80 (1111) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2014
33 ml bottle, Appearance: Very dark brown colour ,with a small 1 inger sized, thick beige head on top. Head has a good retention, and leaves medium lacing on the glass. Aroma: A full dark fruits basket( figs, dates,elderberries.), some roasted malts, some apricots Nice ! Taste: Well the taste has a real suprise you take the tastes of the aroma but you add that Typically too sweet candy sugar Barley Wine style of the Jopen brewerie but this time you keep just in balance. by the roasted bitterness. Yes it; s sweet Fruity, but just enough roast to keep it nice. And with taste like that all the alcohol does is boost things. without comming into front. Medium thick body, good carbonation with a slightly sticky palate. Very good brew.. And quite unique. I would personally say it’s a barley wine not a triple !

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (464) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle, pours dark brown with an off white head. Aroma: figs, dates, candy sugar, dried apricot, roast, elderberries. Taste: liquorice, roast, dark fruit, candy sugar berries, port, chocolate. Medium sweet, light-mediun bitter, medium thin body, creamy mouthfeel. Fruity tart and chocolate finish. Lovely.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
laurids (12) - - NOV 15, 2014
Heavy on dark roasted malts. But in a good way! Not too complex taste or aroma. Quite some alcohol on the aftertaste. For food pairing I propose a meaty stew or something otherwise rich in taste.


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