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

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fresh, hoppy-fruity aroma. Confident harmony of fruity aromas and flavors: apricot, peach, tangerine. Restrained, delicate, beautifully composed. Firm, crisp, notably long, elegant. Gently spicy, gingery, dryness in finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Unclear medium amber orange color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, fruity - overriped, moderate yeasty, oxidide - honey - apple. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101122]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is oxidised and phenolic, caramelish. Sweet, fruity and distinct oxidised. Sweet and mild spiced finish. Over the top, bbd was in 2008.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2010
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes of dusty hops and lemon. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, lemon, yeast, and over ripe fruits, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Pours golden with a slight haze and a dense off-white head. Sweet aroma of overripe fruit. Medium body, sweet overripe fruit, somewhat oxidized, no real yeast imprints. No hops either. 221110

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and spices with notes of citrus. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and spices. Sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (15568) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2011
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a slightly hazy pale orange color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish spicy yeasty herbal aroma. Sweetish fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor with some hints of citrus. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theis (12770) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2010
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber - white head. Sweetness, wheaty, citric, phenols, orange, zesty, herbal, light ginger, light hoppy, dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (11842) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2008
Cloudy, hazy blonde. Fruity, sugary, appley, yeasty aroma. Fruity, yeasty, with hints of bright fruits. Lively carbonation. Tasty, balanced, unique brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2009
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of candi sugar, white pepper, yeast, and peach. Flavor of biscuit, candi sugar, yeast, light apricot, and grass.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 08/09/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

hazy amber, thin fine off white head, spiced malt aroma with a light tart lemon character, big creamy body, good spiced malt flavor, nice sweetness, nice complexity
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nice lemon character,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4


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