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


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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Unclear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, light smokey, fruity notes, moderate hoppy, moderate to light heavy yeasty. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20090514]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2009
50 cL bottle, courtesy of yngwie. Pours a hazy yellow to light orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild spiced, caramelish and light roasted, I didn’t pick up the smoke before after the first sip - rather subdued. Fruity and yeasty flavoured, mild spiced - classic triple yet with a subtle smoke note. Interesting although I’m not so sure the smoke adds much to the brew. Slight alcohol warmth in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2010
Bottled. An unclear golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of malt and fruit as well as a light note of smoke. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, smoke, alcohol, and fruits - especially peaches, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26157) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2009
Draught at Olympen, Oslo. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of spices and yeast. Fruity flavour of yeast, spices, liquorice and alcohol. Spicy and warming alcoholic finish. Nice tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25453) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2009
Bottled. Pale yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is yeast, fruits, flowery hops and some rather sweet malts. Flavour is strong very sweet sugary malts along with very sweett hops. Also some notes of alcohol. Not very balanced tripel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yngwie. Pours a hazy and opaque yellow with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of yeast with a light and refined whiff of smoke. Quite full-bodied, fruit and yeast and again a discreet and subtle edge of smoke. Some alcohol in the finish. 140509

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2009
Bottled at Sorbon, Stockholm. lear golen, rich airy head. Orangey nose with evident Belgan tyle yeast charater. Mid-sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Ther’s orange marmelae and marzipan. Fruity and non-sticky, herbal bitternes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a samll white head. Has a fruity spicy yeasty malty aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2012
21st September 2009
Cloudy amber beer. Sourish malt nose. Dry and a slightly soft palate. Light creamy malt and that typical tripel sweetness and soft spice. Not much fruit in this one though. Finish is over and dry and grates.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2012 bottle at musa ... light hazy amber .... bubbly white head ... sweet yeasty bready hop nose ... soft fruits ... big breadyness ... some pine ... bit too fizzy ... bit too bread tap at brewdog ... light hazy ... thin white lacing ... soft fruit yeasty lemon nose... light tart ... yeasty ness ... soft pine ... little bitter ... little saltystick at 3.3

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