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


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RATINGS: 489   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
21°P, 35 IBU.
Ingredients: Malted barley, wheat, malted wheat, sugar, hops, yeast and local Grimstad water. It is very difficult to brew a complex and balanced Belgian-style tripel ale, but we have made an attempt at brewing one anyway! Our respect and admiration for those who master the skill and art of brewing excellent ale of this style is limitless. Tripels often pair with cheese, seafood and fresh vegetables.

En tripel er et fruktig og sterkt ol med en lett og elegant kropp. Vi i Nøgne Ø liker å gjøre ting på vår egen måte. <<Hvordan lage en sinatursmak i en tripel?>>, spurte vi oss selv på ett tidspunkt. Vi konkluderte med at torvrøkt malt av skotsk opprinnelse var svaret.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nudiebear (238) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2015
6 month old bottle at home. Poured a lively clear honey amber with a short lived head.Nose is herbs, pilzner,hops and slightly yeasty. Tastes fairly sweet, with herbal/camomile notes. Strong. OK

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frode (383) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle 50 cl.
Unclear golden, white head. Fruity malt, some yeast and smoke. Medium sweet, dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1805) - ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2015
Hazy golden straw, white head. Nose is malt, herbal notes, hops, yeast. Flavor is some sugar and yeast with malt and hoppy notes, fruit. Finish on the hoppy side with some yeast. Lingering hops and yeast. Touch of booze. Nice one. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (1570) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 10, 2015
0,5L bottle (from Koht, Tallinn). Pours hazy orange-amber with beige head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is sweet, spices, fruits, malt, grass. Flavor is sweet, fruits, citrus, orange, malt, some bitterness. Some alcohol is showing, but otherwise nicely balanced. Overall: good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (4304) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JAN 30, 2015
Spot on looks for the style. Layered malt bill, both caramel and pale plus some toast. Very balanced. Added some classic hops as works just really well. Spiced but in modération, as it should. Taste is on the bitter side for the style, but that lifts it up to be a bit more interesting. Great example from a style that the Belgian already perfected long ago, and then some. This beer therefore wasn’t exactly needed, but is great nonetheless. (50cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbertels (222) - NORWAY - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle. Flowers in bloom! That is the first impression but this gives way to cascades of malt. some dough. Beautiful.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Florya (866) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: hazy orange, minimal white head. Aroma: floral, citrus, spice, fruit. Palate: medium to full body, smooth carbonation, long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (901) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 22, 2015
Light orange colour, small white head. Aroma of camomille, citrus, touch of honey. Taste is light sweet, peppery flavour. Light to medium body, slick texture, average to fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (1143) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
50cl. Bottle.
Pours bit hazy yellow with white head.
Aroma floral, yeast, spice, ripe fruits, caramel.
Taste fruity caramel sweets, spicy bitter, little sour.
Mouthfeel thick, creamy.
Great tripel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (630) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 21, 2015
the aroma is malty and fruity with some hints of buckwheat... the taste is malty with shades of dry wine, herbs, spices and some garden berries... aftertaste is dry, bitter and spicy...

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