Brewed by Nieuwhuys
Style: Abbey Tripel
Hoegaarden, Belgium


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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Very dark beer almost black, from this new brewery at the little famous place called Hoegaarden !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (3931) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Excellent tripel! Smooth and velvety.Hazy golden with creamy head. Aroma of malt and hops,smoth taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (3856) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2013
Pours clear brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and some banana. Full body of roasted malts, rasins, caramel, coffee. À bit bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Russo (2012) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2013
Dark brown color with a medium off-white head. Aroma is roasted malty, toffee and slightly yeast. Flavor is roasted malt, toffee, hints of coffee and dark fruits. Soft carbonation and mid bodied, quite bitter end with a very light alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2013
A dark brown colored beer, with a thick foamy beige ead. The aroma of dark malts with red fruits and malts. The taste of dark fruits, notes of caramel, some alcohol. The aftertaste of sweet dark fruits, alcohol and a little bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Flocci (35) - BELGIUM - APR 29, 2013
Dark brown with reddish (Bordeaux) notes. Creamy pale brown head that dwindles to a beige film on the beer. Caramel, coffee, malt, some orange zest in the nose. Faintly sweet and bitter, alcohol bite that is hardly masked. Bitter finish where the warmth of the alcohol rolls back on. Creamy feel, good carbonation, tingly. All in all nice, maybe not thrilling, but nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pcd1956 (27) - Purmerend, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2013
chocolate, coffee, black, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, thin feel, flat,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9278) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110326.
Pours dark red color with a medium sized head. Aroma of caramel, ripe fruits, some grass and yeast. Flavor is the same with mild toffee and spices. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RexTalionis (3505) - FINLAND - FEB 27, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours dark brown in color with a frothy beige head. Sweet darker fruits, hints of dough and light peppery spicy notes in aroma, some dark chocolate is there as well with a little bit of vanilla. Lovely. Dark fruits as raisins and dadels in taste. Some slightly vinous notes with hints of bready malts as well in taste. A bit dry. Light nuttyness in flavor too. No sign of alcohol in finish. Slightly sweet, some coffee and licorice in aftertaste. Not your usual tripel and feels more like a seasonal belgian strong ale. Quite delicious over all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2012
Stubby bottle brought home from the pub in Hoegaarden. Pours coffee brown with very little in the way of head. Sweet, malty flavour. Somewhat oily mouthfeel with a decent burn from the 10 % alc, but at the same time a watery finish. Sweet, but not much else. Disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8127) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2012
4/X/2012 - 33cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ home - BB: 2015 (2012-1104)

Very dark purple brown beer, big creamy off-white to light beige head, stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: lots of caramel, sweet malts, dried fruits, figs, overripe banana, chocolate milk. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: little sour, red berries, mocha, coffee even, some dark chocolate, caramel, bit sweet, malty, ripe banana. Aftertaste: little bitter, caramel, mocha, chocolate, pretty spicy, liquorish.

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