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

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RATINGS: 747   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A strong, abbey-style ale, clean and complex.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuszek (319) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAR 24, 2015
Pale golden color, nice head and lacing. Aroma of barnyard, some sweet malt, fruits, spices. Taste similar, medium body, some alcohol abd sourness on finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfredvik (1297) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2015
Clear, medium golden body with a white, long-lived head that ends up as a layer after quite some time, good lacing. Strong aroma of Belgian yeast, spices, pale malts, lightly ripe fruits (including hints of apple), and vanilla in the back. The fairly strong flavour follows the aroma, with additional notes of alcohol. Light to moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter taste. Dry mouthfeel and lively carbonation. A good one.
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 2.5 years before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Online]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (204) - MOns, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2015
Robe blonde reflets dorés, belle mousse. Nez sur les agrumes, le houblon, une touche pétrolée, herbe sèche. Bouche à l’attaque ample, une belle mousse crémeuse, du fruit, de la fraîcheur et de l’élégance. A nouveau une triple sur l’élégance.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (500) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2015
Hazy pale golden color, huge white head. Aroma of malt, wheat, citrus, grassy hops, hint of spices. Dry is sweet and lightly dry with mildly bitter hoppy finish and spicy aftertaste. Thin body and fizzy carbonation. Decent tripel, a bit thin but quite drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Deu (867) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 19, 2015
Golden clear with rich white head. Sweet yeasty aroma with honey notes. Taste not so rich. Lasting honey sweetness on the tongue tip, rough remaining bitterness later.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (463) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Appearance is golden, a solid one finger white head, plenty of bubbles rising. Aroma- spice, fruity, sweet banana, caramel hints. Taste- quite hoppy, medium to full mouthfeel, banana, honey, sugary sweetness, creamy malt, bittersweet finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4498) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours a crystal clear golden body with a medium creamy white head. Nose is white candi sugars, floral honey tones, pale malts and hints of straw and marzipan. Taste is white candi sugars, straw, pale malts, marzipan and hints of alcohol, honey and floral tones with faint traces of sulfur. Medium body and carbonation. A pretty middle-of-the-road tripel, not fantastic but not bad either. On the other hand, the tripel is a hard genre to steer out of the style-correct-but-a-bit-boring landscape.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hoppy_Luke (509) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Na pierwszy rzut oka, wyglądało całkiem nieźle, ładna piana, co mnie zaskoczyło. Zapach dość typowy dla stylu i piw belgijskich, świeży owocowy. Smak był tu elementem, który najmniej przypadł mi do gustu. Z jednej strony dość wytrawne, z drugiej jednak słodkie, zbyt słodkie. Największym dla mnie problemem jednak była zbytnia wyczuwalność alkoholu. 7,5% to nie jest super mocne piwo, a moc ta dawała o sobie znać przy każdym łyku. Niezbyt duże wysycenie w połączeniu ze stopniowo ogrzewającym się trunkiem, sprawiły, że stał się on mało pijalny.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fredd_an (159) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2015
Grumligt ljus å bra huve. Söt doft av bränt socker trots den ljusa färgen. Doft av Belgo jäst. Man känner sötman även om den inte är lika söt som jag trodde den skulle vara. Väldig lätt i kroppen, okomplicerad. Har lagrat den i 3 år. Inge humle. Lätt maltkropp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1677) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Big white head and typical tripel aroma. Flavor was a bit bland...and metallic. Some alcohol taste. Not the best of style.


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