glennmastrange (2662) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Moderate notes of grain for the malt, lemon for the hops, musty for the yeast, with white wine, clove and alcohol in the background. Head is large, fizzy turning frothy, white with fair lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is sparkling, clear light yellow/amber. Flavor starts lightly sweet and moderately acidic, then finishes faintly sweet and lightly acidic and bitter. Palate is medium, watery with a fizzy carbonation and lightly alcoholic and dry finish. A good drinking beer and pretty much a middle of the road Abbey Tripel.
txspartan (1018) - Berchem, BELGIUM - APR 3, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Outstanding tripel beer from Bruges. Not too much a fan of beers from Bruges, but this one’s a good one.
Scouser (334) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a light golden colour with nice white lacing. Smells like one of those blue tablets in a public restroom, sorry to say, but that is what it reminded me off. Aroma improves as the beer warms, gets more farmyard hay. Taste is funky barnyard hay and again public restroom tablet followed by a citrus hop bitterness. My description makes it sound worse than it is, its an ok beer.
Abio (1859) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light orange clear body, good sized head that holds pretty decent, sticks good to the glass. Smell of malts, citrus, spices, something sweet inside. Taste is pretty powerfull. Spices, malts. light dry-bitter finish from the hops, but also light sweetness and a bit malty at the end.
crossovert (11341) - Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml corked, caged, and foiled bottle. Brewed by Palm.
Pours a nice golden color, a bit deeper than a German pils with a large, billowing bright white head. No lacing.
Smell is average for a tripel, it is nice and fruity and yeasty but it seems a bit too filtered and nice. There are hints of the breadlike malts as well.
It again, tastes like an average tripel, nice spiciness, the hops are very noticeable and citrusy, and the malt is a nice backing, not bad. There is some nice bitterness here.
It is too carbonated though, the mouthfeel is sharp and biting.
It isn’t too bad of a brew, sort of middle of the road for tripels.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 02-23-2010 03:20:06
jimhilt (2554) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 20, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a two finger white head that fades quickly, leaving no lace. Slight hazy amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Fruity, spicy nose and flavor is tart fruit with hints of sweetness. Higher ABV is hidden. $10.99 for a caged and corked 750ml bottle from Market Basket Concord, NH.
psilosophy (670) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - FEB 19, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bouteille de 33cl, titre à 8,7%. Couleur dorée, limpide, mousse correcte qui s’estompe assez rapidement . Très épicée et assez fruitée (orange, abricot). Peut être un poil trop sucrée. Longueur moyenne et carbonnation assez fine. Trouvée à Vanuxeem - Ploegstaert .
Travlr (21400) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle pale golden color, huge white head. Aroma of white pepper, summer fruits. Taste is plain malt, maybe some pepper. Plain.
puboflyons (3096) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 2, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the 750 ml. corked bottle which loudly threw the cork across the room when I popped it open. Beautiful deep orange-yellow pour with about an inch of fluffy white head and active carbonation that launches upward in the center of the glass like a tornado effect. The aroma bursts with yeast and wheat and is subtle with the herbs and ripe fruit. The mouthfeel is creamy and full. The taste has a full sharpness in quality and is quite likeable. As far as big bottle Belgian Abbeys go, this is fabulous for the $6.99 price I paid.
Reid (2317) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 29, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Corked and caged 750ml ( with a different label than shown) from "Habits" S.Salem. $6.99.
Nice dark golden beer,with a fluffy,thick almost pure white head.
Good aromas,spicy,sweet candy, sour apple( yes sour) slight barnyard.
Taste is similar but no real sourness..until the end then its a crab-apple type bitter-sour. Smmooth peppery spicy,yeast driven flavours..some "bubble gum"too.
Ok on the tongue..not too thin its OK
Overall i enjoyed this one..kinda subdued for a tripel but i like it.