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Brewed by Nieuwhuys
Style: Abbey Tripel
Hoegaarden, Belgium

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   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 !


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 24, 2010
Recommendation of Charles at Demervallei, thanks! Dark brown, thick beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, milk chocolate. Tastes of burnt espresso, bitter cocoa, with a smoky finish. Very nice.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mauricemay (26) - leuven, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2010
caramel coffee hops clear medium bitter, the best beer since rochefort 10.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16245) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty spicy caramel aroma. Sweetish roasted malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty spicy yeasty finish with hints of caramel in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2009
Near black colored with little beige head. Rich chocolaty aroma with grains, syrup and some raisinny-plummy sweetness, thin alcohol here too, I like this. Medium bodied. Flavor is more hopped with chocolate still dominating in start, roastiness and plums here too. Aftertaste dries with hops with roastiness, mild alcohol here. Maybe not in full balance with slightly thin body, still ok beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2009
Brown with a lasting light brown head. Aroma of caramel, milk chocolate and butter, with plenty alcohol showing. Dry chocolate and alcohol flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2009
Draught at One Pint Pub, thanks TBone! Dark murky brown, tiny beige yet firm head. Nose is caraway, candi sugar, sweet rye bread, some roasty notes, very sweet and spicy. Flavor has lots of yeastiness, alcohol, cellar & caraway, roasty maltiness and little menthol in the finish. A bit stuffy and drier than the aroma, the sweetness would fit in here. Interesting if anything.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2009
(330ml bottle, BB 10/03/11) Pours a brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of raisins, brown sugar, roasted malt, and caramel. Flavor of caramel, raisins, brown sugar, hops (grass), and light hint of anise.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - JUN 14, 2009
bottle ? One Pint, Helsinki, Belgian Weeks 2009 murky dark brown small white head lacing roasted malts sour tickling dash of milk acids bit too modest hops alcohol presents

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12323) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2009
Draught@One Pint Pub. Dark nutty brown color, small creamy beige head. Sweet dish cleanser aroma plus some caramel and cocoa. Some caramel, alcohol, grassy hops, cocoa. Quite flat. Simple although unique barley wine.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 30, 2009
Bottled. A deep red beer with a bit of sediment floating around under a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, over ripe fruits, and caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and light noter notes of coffee and fruit, leading to a dry finish where the coffee note lingers.


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