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

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RATINGS: 487   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


RengeR's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RengeR (10) - - MAY 4, 2012
De geur is iets minder maar de smaak niet, zoet en bitter maar niet onplezierig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garlic_of_Doom (415) - SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2014
Hazy amber with a white head. Faint malt, slightly citrus/tart and very Westmalle Tripel in aroma. Sweet, caramel sugary taste, well balanced herbal hops, peppery yeast and slight alcohol. Full body, soft carbonation, dry. Short dry herbal and peppery after taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pepinis (30) - SPAIN - JUL 13, 2014
Cerveza de color dorado intenso y reflejos anaranjados. Muy buena formación de espuma y estabilidad. Hay una buena correspondencia entre el aroma y el sabor. Malta intensa tanto en el aroma como en el sabor que recuerdan a frutas amarillas como el melocotón, albaricoque, orejones y suaves notas de naranja. Alcohol muy bien integrado aunque más perceptible en boca. Cerveza encorpada y muy equilibrada.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (168) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2014
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4068) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from L’échoppe Médiévale cons 2014-07-06 St Pierre la Mer AR: soft yeastyness, white grapes, when poured rasins and pruns AP: light amber, fizzy semi transparent white head F: heavy yeastinees, banana foam, rasins, pruns, fizzy, medium bitternees

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2271) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Poured from bottle in a mix six pack, pours a clear gold with a thick white head and bubbles through out the glass, aroma is quite sweet with a little but of honey like notes and slight Belgian yeast notes, the flavor is sweet with some fruit and yeast, abv is well hidden, decent

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madquacker (1029) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2014
Beautiful orange hue and nice bubbling head. Suds and vegemite and alcohol and chimes and citrus and just a lot else going on. Fuzzy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4085) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
750ml corked bottle pours a golden orange color with a massive white head that retains well and leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruits, coriander, citrus and yeast. Taste is a light citrus hop bitterness with some coriander spice and a fruity and malty sweetness. Nicely balanced. Medium bodied with generous carbonation. A solid Belgian tripel worthy of a good tasting experience.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
campbega (68) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
330ml bottle from Nelson Wines, Merton. Hazy yellow to pour with off-white head that dissipates quickly. Aromas of caramel, citrus fruits with hints of biscuit. Slight hoppiness but very smooth and light- bodied beer with sweet undertones and minimal bitterness. Lovely abbey beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1115) - DENMARK - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle@home. Huge foam. Amber. Clear. Fruity notes rules. Koriander notes too. Pleasant warming alcoholic mouthfell. Dry bread-like flavours. Some hoppy bitterness too with nobel fine hop profile!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swillguzzler99 (118) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Poured from a 0.75 litre bottle into trappist glass. Translucent gold copper with a slight head that dissipates at a moderate pace. Some sedimentation present. Nose is sweet, candied and a hint of alcohol. Taste is more of the same, can taste the caramel, slightly bitter and a lingering aftertaste. Not too shabby. Edited for bottle size.


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