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Brewed by Brouwerij Palm
Style: Abbey Tripel
Londerzeel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Triple beer with a malt character and fragrant hint of hops with Bruges’ subtle herbal mixture (gruut). STEENBRUGGE Tripel has an alcohol content of 8.7 % Alc/Vol (bottled) or 8.5% (on tap). and is best served between 8° C and 12° C.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (7230) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 2, 2009
This clear golden ale poured with a generous off-white head and a sweet fruity aroma. It has a typical Belgian tripel flavor, which is yeasty, carbonated and spice-laden, with some banana ester. However, there is a harsh element, perhaps from the spices, that makes this brew a bit less pleasant than the top beers of this style.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
malrubius (2012) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 31, 2009
Bottle at pilsnerpeter’s. Thanks to everybody for their generosity. Hazy orange with head. Very clovey spicy yeasty grassy aroma. Spicy orangy honey sweet vanilla. Sweet. Pretty ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8819) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2009
Pale golden pour. White head. The nose is light spicy and pleasantly dry. A bit of light wheaty malt and a kiss of clove and light mint. Lean and dry initially but as it warms, it starts to pick up a touch of honeyed sweetness. It’s pretty simple, but it’s well made and quite tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RuneStumo (2326) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2009
27.10.2009, 0,44l Bottle, Beer Palace, Oslo. Golden brown colour with white head servedin a Trappist glass. Aroma is malty with some sweetness. The beer is strong with a very nice bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puzzl (3254) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 21, 2009
Bottled. Another messy tripel. It seems that aren’t more than maybe 5 people on the planet that can brew this style right. Moderately cloudy with a small foam cap. Banana, clove, and a mild doughy note in the aroma hint at good things to come, but the letdown is inevitable. A weird, half-sweet, very vegetal and astringent flavor presents itself, making the beer very hard to drink. Swing and a miss.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PilsnerPeter (3029) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2009
Bottle: Hazy golden with a white film of head. Odd aroma- some vegetal character and pastry sweetness accompanied by an odd apple-like fruity hint. There’s some plasticy phenols in there as well. Light body with some Belgian pale malt doughy/pastry honeyish sweetness. Not much yeast depth or spiciness that I like to see in the style. Vague and not dry enough.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2009
750ml. Clear to hazy orange with a small head. Aroma has banana, clove and the rest of the kitchen sink of spices. A bit of honey and citrus too. Flavor is mostly sweet, banana, leaves and faint spice. Some more honey, a bit bubbly.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meatmallet (126) - Salem, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2009
Appearance: Pours a clear light orange color with a medium sized white head. Lots of carbonation can be seen cominf from the bottom of the glass. Smell: Smell is light with apples, apricots, and cloves. I also get a bit of wheat and malt in there too. Very slight alcohol smell. Taste: Nice and sweet. Apples, honey, oranges, and grain Peppery with a slight hop bitterness. You can taste the hops more in the after taste. Mouthfeel/drinkability: Highly carbonated and light bodied. Very good taste. It opens up a bit more as it warms.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (7395) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Bottle at Peter’s tasting, courtesy I think of Trevor. Pours a clear orange with a light white head. Sweet, stone fruit, candy, little bit of hay. Medium bodied, a bit chalky. Dry and lightly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1528) - Piss-ant Valley, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2009
Pretty nice. Notes of dry honey, spice,oranges ,perfume ,raw alcohol. Malty rich sweetness gives a good aura. Very eazy to put away , could be thicker and more full bodied .


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