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Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Abbey Tripel
Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional top-fermentation beer that referments in the bottle. Brewed by the unique family brewery De Halve Maan, which has been located in the historical heart of Bruges since 1856. Straffe Hendrik is an authentic Belgian Triple beer, still brewed according to the original recipe. To serve cool.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Percy0103 (297) - MEXICO - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle, 330ml. A clear amber beer with a big white foamy head and a lot of gas. It has a fruity aroma of pear, green apples and grapes and doughy yeast. Taste is bitter with a medium sweet finish. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and some astringency. It has a somewhat herbal character. Well balanced and well brewed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (1661) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle shared at home. Clear golden with very big white head. Sweet malts, light spices, herbs, quite some alcohol even though I’m drinking this quite cold. Cake, unripe fruits, red apple. Medium sweet malts with alcoholic and herbal bitterness. Over medium bodied with average carbonation. Nice beer, don’t get much yeast and the alcohol is quite present.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DarkHeist (7) - rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2015 does not count
Erg fijne trippel. Ruikt goed. Niet teveel hop. Schenkt prachtig uit in een fris gespoeld glas en smaakt heel fris. Geen rare nasmaken. Geen gekke toevoegingen. Gewoon een heel erg goede trippel uit Brugge.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1463) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle in the Pita Huis, Bruges with lunch. Lightish golden colour, thin white head. Nice full flavours, some nice grainy malts, lots of yeasty spice, perfumy hop. Hides the booze well. Decent bitter finish. Very tasty I thought, enjoyed this one!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
overtheline (90) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2015 330 ml bottle pours hazy light amber. Small head reduces to nothing. Aroma is great. Taste is a bit sweeter than expected. It’s a tripel, it’s a fantastic tripel. Will never tire of the style.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lbianchi66 (123) - FRANCE - JUL 16, 2015
Robe orangée. Mousse abondante et solide. Carbonatation fine et abondante. Saveurs maltées, levure. On sent aussi des notes de noix, banane, raisins secs et le floral du houblon. La douceur cache bien l’alcool. Épaisse et très longue en bouche. Une excellente triple.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimonBlok (22) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden with white foam. Nose: bread, cereal, hops, nuts, Taste: banana, apricot, nuts, bread, umami, light sweet and bitter. Full body, lively carbonation. Definitely one of my favorites.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
labeerinthum (76) - ITALY - JUL 2, 2015
On tap @ Expo 2015, Milano. Schiuma finissima e persistente sul vetro. Intensità olfattiva elevata e persistenza olfattiva discreta. Corpo denso. Persistenza gustativa buona e dalla intensità elevata.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Graafmans (21) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2015
Prima triple, een van mijn favorieten. Mooie witte schuimkraag op een amberkleurig bier.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Achel (206) - GREECE - JUN 22, 2015
A pale amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol - showing that it is strong. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, alcohol, caramel, and sugar. Powerful body. T


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