Brewed by Nieuwhuys
Style: Abbey Tripel
Hoegaarden, Belgium


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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Very dark beer almost black, from this new brewery at the little famous place called Hoegaarden !

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (2077) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2015
33cl bottel at De Gaeper. Very dark brown with a medium tan head. Medium to full body with moderate carbonation. Quite bitter with nice subtle sweet tones. Roasted malts, butterscotch, pine, choclate, coffee and spices. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (7237) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle at the Hoegaarden cafe, 23/07/2015. Dark mahogany brown coloured pour with a lasting loose cream coloured head. Aroma is roast black barley malts, burnt toffee, fruit esters apple. Flavour is composed of harsh roasted barley, burnt toast, burnt sugar, bitter roast, carbonic acid. Palate is harsh very high carbonation, dry finish, semi sweet. Bit of hard work this. Closer to a RIS.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (5203) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 18, 2015
Pours very dark, chocolate brown. Good and stable white head. Smell is chocolatty, mildly sweet, some earth, and some spice notes. Taste is bit sweet, some chocolate, some dark, roasty malts. easy drinkable MF and carbo. Well in balance. Mild bitter backbone, as well as grainyness. Spark of alcohol. Way to drinkable in general for the ABV. Lovely beer ! indeed way better than its blonde brother.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4817) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2015
5/15/2011 12:21:18 PM Bottle from Beer Temple. Dark brown with puffy, tan head. Nose of malts, slight notes, caramel. Taste also of malts, dark fruit caramel. Very subdued taste of barley, which is great in my opinion. Very agreeable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mmahut (1695) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours in dark body with frosty high head. Aroma has heavy caramel profile, plums, datk malts. Taste has caramel sweetness, toffee, alcohol warmness in the after taste, low bitterness. Body is heavy, oily, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zupastan (160) - Kortrijk, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2015
Dark brown beer with an off-white adhesive head. Smell is caramel, banana, mocha. Taste is mocha, banana, dark chocolat, caramel. Aftertaste is caramel, dark chocolat bitterness, spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (1574) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 23, 2015
330ml bottle at home as part of European Local Swap 02/2015 from RW80, many thanks. dark brown color, big tan head. smells malty roasty, smoke notes, coffee, some spices, some sweetness. full body, slick carbonation, full mouthfeel. tastes malty roasty, spices, light smoke notes, some sweetness, liquerish, light alcoholic, some sweet coffee notes, light dried fruits. finishes alcoholic and with dried fruits. I rather like it, the creamy smoke notes work quite well the alcohol and other notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
androman (1291) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
On tap at Gollem Beer Café, amsterdam. Body is dark brown, head is medium, brownish, creamy, average lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is roasty, flavor is fruity, roasty, raisin, brown sugar, herbs. Medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty medium bitter, alcohol is totally hidden. Full body, oily sticky texture. Great dessert beer, a bit heavy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (2680) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (4307) - 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

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