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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Abbey Tripel
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 426   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (274) - Ontario, - JAN 31, 2013
It pours hay-coloured and very hazy; the head is off-white and foamy. The aroma has notes of: candied apricots, lemon-marmalade, alcohol, and candy-sugar. The taste is light sweet that finishes light bitter; there are notes of: grapefruit, apricots, alcohol, and mango. The palate is medium-full bodied, sticky, medium carbonation (tiny bubbles), and a long finish. Overall, boring, but well executed.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (491) - 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 (6317) - 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 (467) - 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 (71) - - 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 (1226) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (901) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 28, 2014
Botella de 50 cl en el lúpulo en el momento el 22-06-2014. lote 915/921b elaborada en 24-01-2013 hasta 24-01-2015. Color miel con poca espuma blanca. Sabores y aromas maltosos dulces y bastante especiados. Cuerpo medio algo pastoso y fácil de beber con 9 vol que no se dejan notar mucho. Buena, suave refinada y especiada, para repetir.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matis (106) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUN 23, 2014
It’s boiled over after opening, because of extremelly high carbonation. Belgian yeast, sour citrus fruits, cheap bubble gum, some woody smoke and cheese in aroma. Taste is soursweet, malty, spicy, herbal, yeasty, and resiny with bitter and dry aftertaste. Heavy, full bodied, tasty compilation of three styles: tripel, saison and IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StilleStorm (703) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2014
DAA; Pours hazy golden with a moderate lasting, leaving lacings white to off-white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, sour, smoked, citrus, sweet fruit and spice. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet, moderate bitter, spicy, warming and lasting. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft.


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