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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 679   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YantarCoast (678) - Moscow, RUSSIA - NOV 4, 2015
330ml bottle from Bochka in Moscow. Pours amber with a big foamy off-white head. Aroma of spice and citrus fruits. Starts with some sweetness to begin with, but a good yeasty Tripel flavour in the end. Flavour improved as it warmed up. Really nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UjoKlobasa (237) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 3, 2015
On tap. Yellow golden color, clear liquid, white thick head. Aroma of porridge. Taste is light bitter and light sweet. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Salwal (216) - GERMANY - NOV 1, 2015
Have had this one in burges two years ago and found it in the supermarket the other day, to now finally rate it. From the bottle poured into nosing glass. Huge, stable off white head and orange color, a bit hazy though. Nose is intense belgian yeast and some hops. High carbonation and intense bitterness. Rich mouthfeef and grassy hoppy finish. Quite good, but not as good as in my memory...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (2105) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark golden with huge whiteish head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, fresh fruits, citrus, potatoes. Flavor is sweet and bitter, malt, caramel, fresh fruits. Finish is intense dry bitter. Overall: good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
geologyguy (1165) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Unique light smell...but deep for smell, decent malty taste...sweet but not very complex at first. .definitely seems to improve and get deeper with warmth though...way better with time!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1444) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2015
Well made, typical for the style, yeasty, grassy hops, bready cerealy malts, crisp and clean, ABV well integrated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (805) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2015
Flaska 75 cl belgolådan. Orange kulör med fluffigt beiget skum. Frisk doft av gräs, aprikos och jäst. Örtig smak med lite bananskum, hö, aprikos och äppelmos. Lite söt med en frisk och spritsig avslutning.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvgeniyKurilov (100) - - OCT 23, 2015
Orange color, big sticky head. Aroma is baked pear, yeast, caramel, nice, a little hop. Taste is sweet, many fruits (pear, peach, grape). Aftertaste is a little bit bitter and some bread. Good trippel

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyhallmanti (124) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2015
33cl bottle at home. pours a orange colour with a white head. aroma’s of caramel, banana, yeast, hops. taste bittersweet with notes of yeast, citrus and caramel. boozy aftertaste. texture is creamy with fizzy carbonation

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (1241) - Rīga, Latvija, LATVIA - OCT 11, 2015
Would expect more, but still decent tripel.. Mostly malty, some caramel light fruitiness, bit dried fruits, bit overripe fruits, some yeast. Moderate sweetness with light tartness and light bitterness. .Decent, but nothing too fancy


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