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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Golden Belgian Abbey ale, bottle conditioned.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prokroustis (668) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - MAY 9, 2011
Cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma of honey, yeast and fruits. Alcoholic ittersweet flavour.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
EugeneStraver (119) - Nootdorp, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2011
Home 20110402 (33 cl bottle): A golden yeloow beer with a nice white head. The arome is malty, sweet, some alcohol, fruity/esters (apple, pear, peach, some banana). The taste is sweet and fruity (see aroma). The aftertaste is very sweet and sticky.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4488) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 1, 2011
Hazy golden coloured body with a nice white microbubbled head. Aroma of yeast, light hops and a strong malt presence. Full-bodied; Strong fruit flavour at first with a lot of apricots and pears with a big malt backbone and a honey finish. Aftertaste shows a lot of sweetness from fruit and some from honey with a touch of light spices. Overall, a good tripel, showing more sweetness and fruit flavours than most, with the same body and malt presence as others. I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased from La Bier Tempel in Bruxelles, Belgium on 02-January-2011, sampled in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 02-January-2011 with a best by date of 23 October 2010 (crazy, since I just bought it today and its already past its prime)!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
BelgBeerGeek (1297) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2011
head: white, bubbly
colour: gold
smell: sweet, hops, malts, floury, boring ...
taste: sweet malty start, candy sugar, alcohol, licqourice, anis, oily palate, dry end, earthy after, nice in flavour , but not in smell ....

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Despotis (222) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JAN 12, 2011
Hazy yellow orange beer with nice head.smell spicy,sweet,salty, reminds me the beach on summer.Taste bittersweet,salty,apple,warm alcohol,pepper.Dry,spicy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 6, 2011
bottle at home .. amber .. lots of bits ... thin white ... light salty yeasty ... light candi nose ... little fizzy ... sweet citrus fruits ... quite yeasty .. again tiny saltyness ... juicy ... not to heavy for 8.5% ... im enjoying it enough

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abio (1519) - Waasland, BELGIUM - OCT 24, 2010
Golden coloured. A big white head that holds nice, sticks nice to the glass. Smell is alcohol, caramel, spices, yeast. Taste is not bad with a good biternesss. Some sweetness and fruits, decent spice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (3165) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - SEP 11, 2010
Clear, golden body and minimal head. Aroma of hay, mango, yeast, sugar, alcohol. This makes a quite sweet beer, pretty sharp in the mouth at first. Light sourness later on. Not really my kid of trippel, I suppose. (Bottle 33cl, 2,25 eur)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (9903) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, sugar, spices. Flavour is sweet, yeast, fruit, alcohol, sugar, spices. Medium to full body. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (12613) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2010
Bottle. When popping the cap it slowly escapes the bottle, but nothing spilt. It has a clear, golden body with floaties and a big, diminishing off-white head. Fruity nose with white sugar and hints of cellar and spices. Medium to full body, warming, with flavors of fruits and white sugar. Quite sweet. Warming finish with nice bitterness. A beer that drinks easy, but it’s too sweet. 100326


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