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

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintbypint (3327) - Edmonton, Alberta, - MAR 9, 2006
330ml brown bottle. Golden-honeyish in colour, spare but creamy white head. Some floaties. Aroma is sweet and spicy, fruity malt with soft orange notes. Strong malt profile with honey overtones contrasts with tangy yeast, fruity orange and nice late hop bitterness. Slighly spicy end with minimal alcohol notes and some yeast in the finish as well. Finely carbonated, creamy smooth texture in the mouth. Very well done Tripel.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
daigoon (102) - - AUG 20, 2016
330 ml bottle. Hazy golden color with some sediments. Large off-white head and lacing. Some taste of spices.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (647) - PORTUGAL - AUG 17, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 26C). Bottle 33 cl - Batch A04. AROMA: moderate spicy aroma with a medium-low orange note. medium-low soft, spicy alcohols. medium grainy-sweet malt background. APPEARANCE: gold color and clear. medium-large white head with good retention and lace formation. TASTE: low peppery notes, with a slight low citric touch (oranges). soft grainy-sweet malt background. medium bitterness with a dry finish. PALATE: medium-light body with medium-high carbonation. effervescent. OVERALL: a very nice belgian tripel, more on the subtle side.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ulrikolsen (268) - DENMARK - AUG 15, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with beige head. Aroma is spicy with coriander and white peppers, a little malt and orange. Taste has light malt, biscuit and spices, coriander and orange peel. Lightly sweet finish and quite lightbodied. Hides alcohol level well.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (1807) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2016
On tap at Steele And Hops. Pours a golden color with a bit of head. Belgian yeast fruitiness balances the malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bijl (191) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2016
Goudgeel, witte schuimkraag , veel gist, troebel. Aroma: fruit, koriander, kruidig, licht zurig aroma en Belgische gist. Smaak: Kruidig, ietsje zuur...groene appel, Koriander, belgische gist en een grassige / netelige  hopbitter. Iets alcohol warmte. Redelijke body, aktief en prikkelig mondgevoel, afdronk is iets zuur en kruidig en redelijk lang.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dervock (932) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle- pours gold with a white head. Aroma is fruity, spice and yeasty. Taste is sweet up front with a building spicy boozy finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mice (781) - FINLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Samea, oranssinkeltainen, todella kaunis olut paksulla vaahdolla. Tuoksussa makeaa hedelmäisyyttä ja maltaisuutta. Maku karamellinen ja maltaisen makea, jälkimaku keskipitkä, makeahkon maltainen ja aika lailla mausteinen ja hiivainen. Mausteinen jälkimaku jää pitkäksi aikaa suuhun. Mainio tripel, yksi parhaista.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hesiodus (46) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2016
some fruits, floral, hay, vanilla, appearance is golden/amber, hazy, taste is sweet, light bitter, salty/sour, good experience

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whatup14 (1580) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 8, 2016
Bouteille 330ml, gracieuseté de SebD lors du CanBIF Spring 2016, Thanks Sébastien! Couleur jaune-orangée trouble, mousse blanche laissant une dentelle éparse. Arôme de levure, malt, amande, alcool. Goût de malt, levure, sucré. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thellgren (784) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2016
0.33 l bottle from Uba ja Humal, Tallinn. Appearance is golden and cloudy with a big head. Taste has sweetness from alcohol (and maybe residual sugar) combined with hops and spices. Again nicely balanced strong ale from Belgium.


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