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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Abbey Tripel
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Bottle conditioned.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarcoDL (2377) - - APR 27, 2014
Standard Belgian tripel. Has the usual traits of grain, malt, hop and fruits. Just very average.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (640) - - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 8% - Redelijk biertje destijds gedronken - Niet verkeerd, maar heb naar mijn smaak veel lekkerder biertjes gedronken - Vandaar mijn niet al te hoge waardering uiteindelijk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3390) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy orange amber with airy off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit and malt, with estery and flowery notes. Bitter, hoppy flavour, complemented by sweetish, fruity and malty notes and touches of citrus and yeast. Bitter and citric aftertaste with estery hints. Well balanced and nice and but not top notch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (1100) - ALSACE, FRANCE - NOV 1, 2014
Couleur jaune orangée, légère mousse blanche. Nez fruité (fruits jaunes, mirabelle, banane) et levure belge. Gout malté, fruité, raisin, levures, agrumes. Corps moyen. Petites épices en fin de bouche. Simple triple belge sur le coup, mais en fait bien bonne , assez complexe et intense, nickel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11372) - DENMARK - OCT 21, 2014
Tap @ FairBar. Hazy amber/orange with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, spicy and hop. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, spicy, yeast, medium sweet, little dry, little orange peel and medium bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (389) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A sparkling golden orange beer with yellow hues at the bottom of my glass ; few bubbles ; medium white head with a poor retention. Fruity aroma (citrus), light herbal, alcohol. Medium sweet and medium dry bitter. Medium body, silky texture, good carbonation, short dry bitter finish with a warming note. Overall, a good belgian tripel : bitter background, balanced taste and palate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5694) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2014
33cl bottle from Arnoldus. Thick white head which fades quickly . Clear golden pour. A decent triple but a bit thin bodied

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (317) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - OCT 9, 2014
the aroma of malt and dry wine... the taste is malty with some herbal, fruity and spicy notes... hoppiness is noticeable... dry bitter aftertaste... good tripel...

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cenzura (119) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Aroma: Belgian yeast, malts, lemon, and bread. Taste: Sweet, malty, apricot and some sour fruits. Belgian yeast and sour on aftertaste. Small head, poor lacing and average carbonation. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 12PLN.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
One of the more recent additions to the range, though probably a derivative of their Egmont Tripel. A stereotypical malty tripel, hazy blond, with fruity esters and a mild bitterish, grassy hoppy finish. Standard but good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ForlornHope (93) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2014
33 cl bottle poured into a tulip. Very little aroma, sweet and slightly bready. Nice appearance, dark blonde with a large white head. Taste is initially sweet, with a dry bitterness following. Medium palate with soft carbonation and a short bitter finish. Overall not bad and more bitter than some tripels, but lacking in depth overall.


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