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Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Abbey Tripel
Meer, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A top-fermenting golden strong beer of 7.6% ABV, that is very firm-bodied, fruity-dry and assertive. It has a fine hop-aroma (dry-hopping is used) and a splendid apertif bitterness in palate and finish.


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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sandorf (50) - - JUL 23, 2012
Hay, honeysweet light yellow fruits, lively mouthfeel, slightly watery, short dry sour bitterness, spruce


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rayaron (502) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle sample. Hazy yellow with small white head and lots of sediments. Sweet fruity aroma (peach, melon), yeasty with notes of candy. Sweet fruity flavor (peach, apricot), yeasty with some graininess, somewhat acidic, the alcohol is quite noticeable. Lively carbonation, medium-bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (8551) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, apples, orange and sugar. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a warm, fruity, yeasty and slightly dry finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is fizzy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4251) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2015
pours clear blonde , rather small white head . smell is grainy , bit bitter , some yeast notes . Taste is bitter , full grainyness . Sharp , not as sweet as expected . Bit metallic though . dry ending , slightly perfumy .

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11139) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. Moderate biter flavor. NIce average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2815) - BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2014
The tripel in this series, either from a stone pitcher or from a beautifully shaped, elegant, unusual bottle. Golden blonde, clear robe, sweet character, a bit sugary, malt sweetness with subdued fruitiness, some aromatic hops in the finish but some residual sweetness as well. Unusual tripel but like the dubbel in this series, lacks body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1527) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2014
Heldere gouden kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig, citrus, kruiden, mout. Smaakt bitterzoet, fruitig, kruiden tikkeltje honing. Iets zoetig in de afdronk. Veel koolzuur.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vinx (76) - ITALY - SEP 12, 2014
Aroma of caramel and not so much more, just a few hints of spices. Big white foam which doesn’t last long. A bit under-attenuated so that it’s too much sweet and heavy-bodied for its style. Medium-high carbonation which is good. It’s pleasant but really not a champion for its style. From a tripel I expect an exploding fizzy aroma of spices and hops and above all a dry texture, all things this beer doesn’t actually have. A cheap tripel even though its cost is not at all different from that of the more famous ones.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milo91hd (149) - Lecce, ITALY - AUG 23, 2014
Bottiglia, colore ambrato con un bel cappello di schiuma abbastanza persistente, l’aroma è il gusto sono quelli tipici delle classiche Tripel belghe. Davvero niente male

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1276) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Een tripel die me tegengevallen is. Normaal ben ik een grote fan van tripels, maar deze kon me niet bekoren

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (359) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Geelblond, nevelig bier met witte schuimkraag. Aroma van gras, kruiden, hop, gist. Licht bitter, licht zoet. Zacht, medium body. Ok, maar geen speciale tripel.


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