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Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Tripel
Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1829   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This beer, with high fermentation, has a pale amber colour and a flowery, fruity taste with a harmonious balance between sweet and sour (8% alcohol content). This beer has a thick and vivid froth and strikes by its balanced taste with a delicate bitterness.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
malrubius (1725) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - AUG 22, 2014
750 bottle from Brewfest Beverage. Very pale beige orange with lasting flat head and lace. Spicy peppery grassy bready aroma. Very mild vanilla and tropical fruit sweetness with a touch of tartness and mild peppery grassy finish. Medium body soft carbo. Hmm...I’m not blown away like I had hoped. Very good. Has a little dirty dishwater aftertaste and my glasses are sparkling clean. Is that age?

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kristel (5) - Poperinge, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Zeer lekkere tripel, te drinken als aperitief in kleinere glaasjes, of gezellig onder vrienden.van het vat zeer lekker, frisse tripel te evenaren met st sixtus

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darkmagus82 (1424) - - AUG 20, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 12-25-12- Poured from bottle into wine glass Appearance – The beer poured a hazy orange amber color with a one finger, rather fizzy white head. The head fades relatively fast giving a decent level of lacing on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma was lighter then I would have expected with it being mainly of a candied sugar and light fruit aroma of peach and apple. Mixed with these sweeter smells were some notes of a bready and wheaty nature as well, giving it a rather traditional triple, but light traditional, triple aroma. Taste – The taste starts out with a lighter fruit and bready flavor. Flavors of pear and peach mixed with a lighter orange flavor, create the fruit flavor base, while the bready flavor has some light notes of a wheat bread nature. As the flavor advances, the yeast starts to make its presence known. This mixed with a light candied flavor as well as a newly arriving clove spice and boozy flavor. The boozy flavor gets stronger as the taste advances further, and at the end the mix of sweet, boozy and bready flavors leaves a satisfying and warming flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – For an 8% abv. triple the body of the beer is just above average in its creaminess and chewiness with a carbonation level that is very appropriate for the style at a medium to slightly above medium level, Both are nice for accentuating the fruity, sweet and boozy flavors of the brew. Overall – A rather delicious triple. It had a little more boozy flavors then would have been expected for its 8% abv. strength, and its nose was a little weak, but overall it had great flavors, a nice look and a wonderful feel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3303) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear gold with a thick white head. Floral spice nose. Flavors of banana and butterscotch. Smooth and tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
langeveld12 (227) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Head is white, frothy and huge but diminishes mostly. Body is clear light yellow with sparkles. Aroma contains straw, citrus fruits, spruce, and banana, vanilla, grape, raisin, pear, peach and spices. Flavor is light acidic, then bitter and light sweet, then sweet and finishes in bitter. Body is medium with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Truly a great tripel. Many sweet fruits and a bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Een van de beste tripels dat ik al geprobeerd heb. Echt een aanrader voor de tripel-liefhebbers

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (221) - CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Pours a cloudy, slightly greenish pale amber with one finger of white head diminishing gradually to a thin skim and moderate lacing. Nose is light malt, yeasty, orange peel, slight alcohol. Taste is sweet and yeasty, clove and pepper, finishing bitter. Mouth feel is medium bodied but sticky, with mild warming.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PapaVillum (447) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
330 ml / 33 cl, flaske, rating m.f.f. alderstegn - flasken BB 26/11/10, købt i Den Belgiske Ølbutik i Vanløse, 15. august 2014. Karamelbrun, grumset og ufiltreret Triple med fin høj offwhite skumtop, 3-4 cm. Ganske stort indhold af gærrester, som sandsynligvis delvist skyldes alderen (se top). Lettere sur-/sødlig aroma. Citrus/lime, tørret frugt, gær, bondegård, fugtig/svampet. God dyb smag. Fint indhold af sødme og ganske moderat bitterhed. Ganske lille let surhed i begyndelsen. Fin medium lang eftersmag. Fin balance mellem smagselementerne. Mellem fyldig krop og cremet konsistens. CO2 på et medium niveau. En god og "stabil" Triple uden dikkedarer og let drikkelig trods udseendet.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Watje2010 (37) - - AUG 10, 2014
Very nice cereal notes in the aroma, light floral and some alcohol. Golden and clearappearance. Small bubbles and fluffy white head, stayed for quite a while. Medium bitter, the cereal taste started first and ended in the bitter aftertaste. Medium body, average carbonation, long finish. Rates amongst the best Tripels i have tasted in a while.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wvhoran (256) - Tasmania, - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle. Yellow-orange with a white head that fizzes away. Light malt aroma, spicy, yeasty, citrus (orange peel). Over carbonated. Flavour is sweet, yeasty, tending to bitter peel with spices--coriander, clove, pepper. A nice beer with good qualities.


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