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

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RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Bottle conditioned.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAY 26, 2007
750ml. Pours a clear golden/orange w/ a large (soap?) bubble head, can’t be piled high above the glass :( Simple thin flavors of yeast, bubblegum, mild hops, and alcohol. Very enjoyable in the simplicity, hovering slightly above mediocrity.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alex60 (198) - - SEP 20, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur blonde or, fine mousse blanche, odeur d’abricot, goût sur le houblon frais, herbacé, faible amertume et alcool doux, une belle biére

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikeyo1 (673) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2016
Bottle @ home. 3 years old. Clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is malty and bready, with some biscuits, slightly phenolic with notes of almond, and somewhat metallic . The ester are gone and the malty notes are a bit dull due to the extended cellaring. Taste is sweet, with malt, white biscuits, honey, almonds and strawberries. The taste has evolved more gracefully with some nice esters remaining. Finish has apricots, honey and earth.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
The Etruscan (629) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 12, 2016
White weak head. Dark amber colour. Aroma is malty, fruity with pear, biscuits and light caramel and alcohol notes. Flavor is malty too with fruity (apricot and light dried fruits) with candy and alcohol tones, ending in a balanced finish. Medium to full bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ulrikolsen (338) - DENMARK - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear golden with lazing white head. Aroma is light sweet, malty with bread and biscuit, some straw and slightly spicy. Taste is dry with light malt, bread and biscuit yet spicy with hints of coriander. Easy drinking tripel with a dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
angel77 (2414) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 6, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2016 Botella 33 cl. Colección (r340) tomada en junio 2008. Fcpref 13..02..2010. Belga triple normal suave con 8 vol ligera sensación seca alcohólica. Algunos afrutados ligeros. Normal.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobroman (847) - Torun, POLAND - JUL 5, 2016
Tasted on 27.06.16. Pleasant but not very intensive aroma of hops, fruits and some spices. Large thick head disappearing to durable layer with some lacing. Cloudy golden colour. Pleasant and complex taste of spiciness with a bit of hoppy bitterness and fruity and malty background.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (909) - ITALY - JUL 1, 2016
On tap. Golden white head. Apricot, belgian yeast aroma. Sweet flavour of yeast, caramel, herbs and spiced. Dangerously drinkable

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beertobealive (491) - Courbevoie, FRANCE - JUN 23, 2016
Pours a white head with fresh malts and fine hops. Gold colored body. In mouth nice aromatic hops. Alcohol is well hidden by nice thick hoppy aromas and delicate malts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (1215) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2016
0.33 bottle. A clear, deep gold color with a small, hilly, white head - honestly I don’t think I’ve seen a foam shaped like rolling hills before. Aroma of yeasts and spices - sweet and not bad. The taste is sweet, yeasty, and even floral to an extent. A medium body, a creamy yet slick texture, and a below-average carbonation. Finish is medium long, sweet, refreshing, and fruity. Overall the beer is alright, certainly better than the Dendermonde I had just before.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopverdju (663) - BELGIUM - MAY 22, 2016
Blond bier met witte wandklevende schuimkraag. Geur: hoppig, moutzoetig, gistkarakter, wat perzik of is het abrikoos? Smaak: bitterig en iets fruitig. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: iets zoetig en licht bitterig.


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