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

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RATINGS: 728   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vinivini (1232) - BELARUS - APR 6, 2016
UPDATED: APR 7, 2016 Amber colour, opaq. Dense off-white head. Perfect lacing. Fruity aroma, noble yeast, candy. Nice. Medium body. Oily. Sweetish candyish taste. Yeasty. Fruity. Light bitterness. Very nice.

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4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gallaghermurph (49) - Washington DC, USA - APR 3, 2016
Pours a clear deep honey color with a big foamy cream head. Very lively champagne bubbles keep the head supported. Aroma is light - doughy yeast and a bit floral but not very strong. Taste is immediately sweet - honey, ripe apples, plums, bananas foster - a hint of jasmine maybe. Not bitter at all the finish remains sweet with a touch of vanilla. The taste is much more powerful and complex than the aroma would suggest. Mouthfeel is smooth. This is an absolutely excellent brew and thoroughly exceeded my expectations!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarageBrewer80 (371) - SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2016
Flaska från Belgoklubben. Klar bärnstenfärgad med generös, luftig skumkrona. Söt doft av torkade aprikoser och belgojäst. Medelfyllig kropp med frisk kolsyra som smeker munlädret. Kryddig smak av belgojäst, torkade aprikoser, peppar och skumbanan. Lätt bitter och torr avslutning.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Icedwarf (1225) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2016
Roodbruin bier met veel stevig schuim. Smaak is krachtig bitter hoppig, heel licht zoet met iets van citrus en ananas, abrikoos.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1914) - - MAR 12, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy golden color. Aroma and taste are some caramel and biscuit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eljebi (68) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 7, 2016
Interesante versión del estilo tripel. Cítricos, especias y cereal en nariz, con un cuerpo poderoso y un final de trago casi picante.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2837) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - FEB 27, 2016
A bright golden color with a white head. A faint citrus and spice aroma. The flavor is somewhat tart with some lemons, oranges, and grassy notes. A bit of sweetness in the finish. Overall nice one.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Probabeer (167) - - FEB 22, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2016 Una tripel muy buena, pero para mi gusto no es la mejor. Tiene un buen sabor y bastante cuerpo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1808) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy gold body. White head that quickly dissipates. Wheat, cloves, red fruit, bread, orange peel. Sweet with some bitterness. Dry finish. Well carbonated. Good, a more contemporary interpretation of the Abbey Tripel style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Antonio369 (145) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
33cl bottle, served in trappist chalice. Poured a cloudy orange with a two finger white head that disappeared pretty quickly. Aromas of caramel, vanilla, banana, grapefruit. Taste: Pretty much a continuation of the aromas. Alcohol clearly present there. Spicy, fruity and sweet on the tongue and nice grassy, bitter, dry hop in the finish. Medium body. Overall a very nice tripel.


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