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

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RATINGS: 683   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A strong, abbey-style ale, clean and complex.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1373) - 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 (257) - 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 (136) - 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 (975) - 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 (876) - 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 (1216) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (1005) - PORTUGAL - OCT 22, 2013
Shared a 33cl bottle from Cora (Luxembourg). Pours a almost clear golden colour with a white lacing. Aroma is alcohol and light citrus. Medium to high lively carbonation and medium body. Taste is bitter with a dry end. Overall is not a bad beer but don’t add much.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElManana (204) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2013
Faint aromas (even after a swirl) of bubble gum and cookie dough malt, yeast, lemons, and grain/straw (somewhat dryly hoppy, like a pilsner), with hints of ginger. Nice thick head that never fully diminishes on a clear yellow liquid. Medium body, slightly dry, barely sweet, slightly acidic, finish is both dry and lemony-acidic. Somewhat thin flavors; yeast, lemons, dry grain/straw, with some bready malt. Not bad, but rather drab and uninteresting for the style, could use more malt character and a touch more sweetness to offset the acidity.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Clear Pale Yellow Color, Huge Long Lasting Frothy Head, Decent Soapy Lacing. Sweet, Yeast Aroma. Sweet Malt, Yeast, Light Bitter Hop. Medium Body. Mellow. Easy Drinker. Enjoyed It. Pretty Good. Worth A Try...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drdisque (504) - Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2013
From a bomber in a snifter glass. Pours lacey gold. Aroma is hot alcohol and fizzy malt. Flavor is slightly is a bit like an actual champagne of beers. Light, dry, fizzy, and slightly sweet. Pretty good but unexceptional.


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