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


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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.

Gorbalev's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorbalev (2966) - Ontario, - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle, LCBO. Hazy medium yellow, small creamy white head. Clove, coriander on nose, a bit of alcohol. Taste - really nice creamy yet tingly mouthfeel that opens up a wonderful coriander citrusy taste, mixed with yeast. Finish is a bit odd though as a spice or soemthing comes in to give a metallic bite that I did not care for (alcohol here a bit too - I do not mind that). Certainly balanced and extremely drinkable with lots going on - I just did not care for that finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (993) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbertels (136) - 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 (451) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (939) - , CYPRUS - JAN 6, 2015
Hazy orange colour. Fruity aroma, spicy, belgian yeast flavour, a nice tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rammer (191) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 28, 2014
Well, as far as wheat, to the best of fresh and fruity. Pleasant summer triple.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobroman (504) - Torun, POLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Pleasant, complex and quite intensive aroma of ripe fruits, yeast and spices. Large gushing made a lot of mess in the kitchen. Almost completely disappearing head. Hazy orange colour. Wonderful fruit sweetness with great bitterness to balance sweetness. Spices from Belgian yeast and delicate acidity makes this beer realy great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle at the BrewDog Camden on 17 Mar 2012. Poured an amber colour, with a dense off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, ripe fruits and spice. Passionfruit and apricots in the flavour, with toasted malt. Finish was peal, chalk and grain.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2339) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Pours a copper hazy body with a large white head. Fruity ester pear, spices, lemon, and candied notes. Bread y wheat flavors and a mild warming. Prickly carbonation and a sweet finish. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (123) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 13, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2015 Butelka. Bardzo fajny, zlozony aromat - slodowy, jakies delikatne przyprawy blizej niesprecyzowane, owoce jakies a la ananas (!). Ladna piana, choc nie utrzymujaca sie zbyt dlugo. W smaku - pierwsza mysl - ooooo, typowy tripel, nic nie udziwniali. Na szczescie nie ma kolendry. Jest znow slodowo, slodkawo owocowo, lekko goryczkowo, jakby kwas chlebowy. Pierwsze lyki - kazdy nieco inne odczucia, ale wszystkie bardzo pozytywne :) Dosc sycace piwo, daje odczucie najedzenia sie, nie wiem, czy nie wolalbym go kupowac w mniejszych butelkach. Wysycenie srednie w strone niskiego (mi to odpowiada - taki np chimay bialy czy tam zolty ma dla mnie za wysokie wysycenie jako glowna przeszkadzajke). Jeden z najlepszych tripli jakie mialem okazje probowac, lepszy od niejednego od trapistow. Glowna wada - brak jakiegos wyroznika, jest bardzo uladzony. Choc z drugiej strony to zaleta :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (556) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
Hazy orange with small white head. Aroma is apples, bread, ginger, citrus and belgian spice. Full fruity palate. Aftertaste is caramel, hops, apples and a spicy finish. Overall: Very nice. Not to complex, but a perfect beer for pairing with food.

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