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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Abbey Tripel
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 429   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2275) - Cantley, Quebec, - JAN 27, 2013
Glad to see a Tripel from this brewery (always nice to see a none-Belgian brewer trying this great style). Pours a hazy golden colour with an amber hue, and a white cap that gives out creamy lace. Aromas of malted wheat (and Barley) with notes of fruits and very mild burnt wood (smokey). The smokiness delivers in the taste as well with peachy wheat and spices in the background. There is a grainy flavour which is weird. Nice brew, but different for a Tripel with the smoke factor (maybe a plus for Islay whiskey drinkers).


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (5710) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
[5566-20130701] Bottle. Smoked cleaner fluid grainy aroma. Slightly hazy, orange brown body with a quick foamy off-white head. Smoky grains flavour has a bit of a light fruity base. Medium body. Average. (6/3/6/3/13) 3.1
Overheard: "She’s sucking at the teat of beer."

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3862) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle @ Vini Mundi, Nice. Pale amber-orange with a small carbonation and very little head. There’s some citrus orange fruit although the strength of the ale is dominant.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (771) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - SEP 8, 2014
BOTTLE 50CL from Cunningham. Look: hazy golden with an unexpectedly humble head. Aroma: blond stone-fruit with a healthy dose of higher alcohols. Taste: fruit, moderate sweetness, quite alcoholic. A bit disappointing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (507) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2014
Clear, pale pour with a thin white head. Bready, spicy aroma, yeasty. Taste is sweet, bready, some banana, some spice, slightly bitter finish and a little boozy warmth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wolfcarnival (82) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
split 4 ways with cam, rachel and garth. drunk it on their new balcony in the sunshine. pours amber with a pillowy white head. aroma of caramel, spices, plum, lemon. tastes totally awesome. spicy and sweet. malty and fairly hoppy. tasting of sweet stewed pears, grapes, honey, cinnamon, with a peppery finish. sweet and spicy and delicious, yumyummm

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle whilst renovating the new flat. Big thanks to Will & Rob for the birthday gift. Pours hazy Gold with a White head. Belgian yeast, sherbet lemons and a slightly tangy yet dry finish. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6364) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2014
500ml bottle, from Dutch’s. Shared with abistany. Best by portion of the label is blank, but I know it’s been in our cooler for at least a year now. Mostly hazy golden orange color. Many fine particles suspended in the body. Thin off-white ring of head. Some loose dots of lace. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Light bready malt, belgian yeast, moderate spice, some light banana and mild fruity esters. Moderate bitter taste, light to moderate sweet, a light alcohol warmth that isn’t bothersome at all, pretty nice. Pretty nice enjoyable tripel. My sister particularly enjoyed it.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elbernays (499) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 12, 2014
500ml bottle from drinkstore. Pours murky orange with white head that disappears. Poor appearance. Nose is banana, clove, bread, yeast, orange. Flavour is sweet bread, vanilla, banana. Alcohol hints in finish. Body is too light for a triplel. Needs a lot more oomph and luxury. Not great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogniskowicz (80) - - JUL 12, 2014
Zapach: owoce, cytrusy, pikantne przyprawy, słód , bardzo belgijski. Mocno wysycone, dość mocno wyczuwalny alkohol, do tego korzenność, owocowość. Bardzo udany tripel

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1245) - Røros, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
Golden with a white head - Spicy aroma of yeast - Good malt body with a nice spicy yest to go along - Spicy yeast flavours in the finifh that lasts for some time - This was good and refreshing


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