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Brewed by Bavik-De Brabandere
Style: Abbey Tripel
Harelbeke, Belgium

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RATINGS: 687   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A strong, abbey-style ale, clean and complex.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StoutHead (623) - DENMARK - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with a large foamy white head. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste is very typical for a tripel - hops, malt, fruit, citrus, yeast and bready notes. Sweet. High carbonation. A bit of bitterness in the aftertaste. Good, but nothing out of the ordinary.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (361) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 8, 2014
33cl bottle @ home. Clear pale color, strong white head. Aroma citrus, banana, yeast, bread. Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, bit salty and umami, light but complex taste. Light body, bit sticky texture, average carbonation, light bitter finish. Average abbey tripel, boring but not bad at all.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (7899) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. Hazy yellow color. Flavour has alcohol, floral and some pear. Alcohol is really apparent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sten (631) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2013
Pale golden coloured beer with a fast diminishing white head. It turns flat quite fast. Aroma is sweet and malty. Flavour is medium sweet, acidic and a bit watery. (Bottle 33cl)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1411) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
33cl Bottle at home on 27th December 2013 - Christmas gift. Pours deep gold with yellow tinged frothy non-lacing head that lasted all the way. Yeasty, citric and fruity aromas. Hoppiness with grass, pepper and citrus in-mouth. Brief lactic note. Pepper very much in evidence in a tangy, spicy finish. Plenty of body and an engaging texture amid strong carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JustDrinkIt (261) - Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Yellow pour with abundant white head. Aroma is light but somewhat yeasty and fruity. The flavor is semi-sweet fruit, peach, apricot, yeast.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ReverendMoon (140) - Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Disappointed. Not horrible, but a bad representation of belgian beer. Too light and watery for me. More on par with something I might give to someone who doesn't like beer but wants to start drinking Belgians. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lore (1040) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 15, 2013
cloudy bright golden colour, huge white head; aroma and taste of lemon, some honey slightly roasted brown sugar and well ballanced hoppy bitterness and maltyness; somehow less bodied, a bit water feeling, but otherwise drinkable

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (1057) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2013
Pours a slightly cloudy golden with a big frothy white head. Aroma of citrus, sweet malts, yeast. A simple but pleasant aroma. Also, pretty easily drinkable for a Tripel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
inbirraveritas (1230) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 4, 2013
Bottled, 33 cl. Lively carbonated opal golden brew with a big fizzy white head on its top. Lemony-bready nose. Tasteing starts sharp followed in the dryish middle by lemon, bread and mild honey. Somewhat warming, sweetbitter finish with herbs and lemon again. Correct, not bad.


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