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

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1992   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asmithbeer (71) - California, USA - APR 26, 2007
Hazy golden color with decent head. Aroma is slightly sour and fruity. Flavor is well balanced between sweet and bitter, a little extra sour. Quite bubbly. Not bad.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blastomorpha (25) - - JUN 28, 2015
The description does not lie, the balance between the sweet and bitter is amazing, I could drink liters of this beer and never get fed up.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (380) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle from The Counter in Palo Alto, CA. Aroma is slight apple juice, fruited breads, lemon shortbreads, orange blossoms. Taste is crisp...spring / summer flowers with apples, stone fruit and the expected chalky wheat / cloves of a Belgian but not overwhelming. Great summer beer with tons of depth. Very close to the Chimay White for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (346) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2015
Flaska från Belgoklubben. Dimmigt gul med vitt skum. Skumbanan och örter i doften. Lätt kryddig smak med en del jäst.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lello4ever (241) - ITALY - JUN 24, 2015
Giallo arancio molto torbida e con sottile schiuma frizzantina. Ottimo aroma floreale. Fantastica al palato, dolce, amaro accennato, fruttata, carbonazione media perfetta. Molto lievito sospeso. Alcool ben presente. Eccellente.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dmoncki (42) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 23, 2015
Aroma complejo a caramelo, algo de plátano, pera y especias. Excelente en boca con gran cuerpo y mezcla de matices en un tono donde predomina el dulce y las especias, con algo de plátano.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1717) - ESTONIA - JUN 20, 2015
Hazy golden beer, white head. Nose is hops, belgian yeast, spice, malt. Hoppy, citric flavor with spice notes, caramel. Finishes with hops and booze, some sweet caramel notes. Pretty nice balance.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnmike (1067) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Put this bottle down during a Belgian tasting. Tripel flavors abound here with the fruit and burn.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (1448) - CROATIA - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle, 330 ml from MBR, Zagreb. Cloudy yellow, white head. Fruity aroma. Malty, fruity, spicy and yeasty. Nothing to write home about.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kalki (20) - - JUN 17, 2015
Not a well balanced tripel. High alcohol content downs any of the other flavour. Little aroma, mild caramel notes. Medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherm1016 (1243) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 16, 2015
33cl bottle, been in the cellar a while. Pours a hazy, dark amber color with a huge white head and a ton of lacing. Aroma is fruity, raisin, maybe some ginger, light clove. Medium on the palate with big, soft carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, nutty, spicy, clove, ginger, some grassy bitter hops, with a light, sweet finish. Very nice.


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