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

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RATINGS: 489   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2010
Bottle 330ml.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, overriped apple, light hoppy, moderate yeasty, sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100110]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2010
33 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is spiced, roasted malty and light phenolic. Sweet caramelish, light malty, phenolic and spiced. Bitter, roasted and metallic note into the finish. Lasting sweet and metallic impression.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29174) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2010
Bottled. 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. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a deep golden with an off-white head. Fruity, yeasty aroma. Solid body, lots of fruits - some overripe - yeast and phenols. Some alcohol in the finish. 100110

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20589) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2009
Bottle at home. Clear amber coloured with a huge off white head. Sweet aroma of honey, spices, caramel and citrus peel with notes of yeast. Flavour of caramel, spices, yeast and orange peel with notes of hops, alcohol metal. Hoppy and spicy finish. A bit perfumed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20256) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2010
Bottle (from belgianshop.com). Goldeny orange colour with mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, bready malts as well as some slight fruity and yeasty notes as well. Flavour is fruity, yeasty, malty and also has some notes of alcohol and also quite sugary notes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2011
7th April 2011
On tap in De Wildeman. Clear amber beer. Short lived white head. Smooth semi dry palate. A little mild prickly carbonation. Mildly sweet tripel malt. Trace of estery banana. Finishes dry and a little minerally. A little bitterness too. Very drinkable tripel - not too sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, malt, alcohol and hops. Sweet and warming.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13769) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2014
Tap @ C4, Odense. Pours clear Golden with a small white head. Grass, yeast and fruit. Smooth and full bodied. Good.


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