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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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Barrel aged Tripel.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rosslew (300) - - MAR 8, 2014
Nice honey in the glass. Definitely ripe fig. A waft of fortified wines. Sweet but then a welcoming equalising sour in taste. Very thick in mouthfeel. Not to be gulped. Surprising orange on the finish. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1390) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 9, 2015
Eureka Belgian Beer Cafe(9-Mar-2015)Big spirit,sweet fruit aroma.Amber,overprimed,low head,suds lace.Sweet spiced malt,honey flavour.Sticky spirit fruit finish&barrel sweet spice fruit aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3480) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2015
Small head misty amber pour great look mild carbonation aromas spice citrus candy earthiness malts yeast the flavours smooth alcohol touch warms the body spice orange lemon lime sweet candy clove white pepper full of taste the triple the finish best tastes cognac goodness lovely barrelling notes hops spice mix a good tasting triple a classy sweetness to it

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (979) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle from a trade, thanks Nick! Pour is slightly hazy golden with a solid head. Lots of barrel character, cognac, slight booze, vanilla, prunes, light tartness and some herbal notes. Wonderful stuff!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (186) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 22, 2015
330ml bottle from Slowbeer. The bottle almost exploded over me but that might have been me... Pours amber. Sweet and malty nose, but not too much. Hints of cognac, well balanced, easily drinkable tripel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jinroh (626) - ESTONIA - FEB 7, 2015
Pours orange, hazy amber. Apple cider. Aroma has some delicate alcohol, grapes. Taste is also great, has trippel sweetness, candy sugar, bit yeasty. Warming, sticky and sweet. Hint of alcohol, in a good way. Nice, leaves some sharp stings on the tongue. I like it better than the first version.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2476) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle, thanks Jonno. Nice aroma, fruity, booze, apples, honey. Taste is good. Fruity, sweet, honey, tripel like. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (3835) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 6, 2015
Deep amber golden color. Nice cognac, pears and oranges. The mouth is smooth with lots of cognac, bread and oranges. Very well integrated. Excellent

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2209) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Hazy orange with a white head. Sweet and tangy, fruity, light yeast notes. Dry finish. Full of flavor. Very enjoyable brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rangi (626) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 5, 2014
A big beer this full of flavour and body. Aroma of fruity cloves. Appearance is just slightly hazy gold, superb lasting head. Very soft full bodied ale some nice sweetness present. Very easy to drink and forget about the high abv and price tag. Some nice ageing has gone on here and the cognac barrel has added a nice slight addition to the fruity clove flavours.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4494) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at omhper.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Fruit, malt, caramel, some alcohol.
Body: Medium to full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, sweet, fruit, alcohol.


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