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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 518   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   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.


Silvan7's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (702) - Samarate, - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle @ home. Schiuma beige chiaro, abbastanza fine, ed abbastanza persistente. Birra giallo ambrata con riflessi arancioni. Profumo intenso fruttato, frutta esotica come mango e papaya, zucchero filato, caramello, forse miele d’acacia.Alcolico importante. l’aroma è complesso e di qualità fine. Gusto intenso, dolce amabile. acidula, poco amara. in bocca si ritrova quasi tutto quello che il naso ha avvertito. Abbastanza corposa, discretamente carbonata. è molto ben equilibrata ed armonica.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
__Rb81 (211) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a clear golden yellow with a white head. Sweet aroma of malts and caramel. Similar sweet malty caramel taste.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ychvirus (19) - SOUTH KOREA - SEP 28, 2014
Quite bitter and 9° makes me feel uncomfortable. Cost for me is too much. Good for drinking except all another nibbles.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (175) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Quite dark for a triple; almost orange with a strong white head and lacing. Medium body. Big spicy, fruity, tripel aroma. In the mouth: citrus, hint of ginger, mild spice. Creamy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (753) - SPAIN - SEP 25, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, en Cerveceria Internacional. Color ambar. Sabor a malta, levadura, afrutado, ligeramente especiado.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
didierlewallon (69) - ponferrada, SPAIN - SEP 23, 2014
Es una cerveza fuerte, con un montón de sabores (malta, caramelo y lúpulos) Tiene un color naranja tirando a oscuro, turbia y con una espuma muy compacta. Tiene un sabor amargo y afinado una malta con mucho cuerpo. Una cerveza para probar, tiene una segunda fermentación en botella.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (2009) - Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Hazy amber/orange color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of yeast, floral/fruit, some caramel, & clove; Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, fruit, caramel, and clove/spice; Dry finish; Nicely balanced; Solid.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Robv (12) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2014
A tender , yet intense aroma. An extraordinary taste sensation, bitter from the hops with a small amount of sweetness on the tongue. In one sentence: ’A taste sensation, from the beginning till the end!’

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guiroul33 (54) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - SEP 20, 2014
Blond to orange color, big white head. Aroma of belgian yeast, banana, apricot, orange, alcohol. Taste is bitter with a light sourness, lively carbonation. Notes of ripe banana, and apricot, bitter and alcoholic finish. A very good triple!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1030) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 19, 2014
On draft at a cafe by the windmill on the outskirts of Brugge. Beautiful hazy gold with a massively full white head that billows. Aroma is musty and cracker malt. Taste is pleasant with Belgian yeast dominating and a bone dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lux_edwards (108) - - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle, 11.2 oz. Nose is very sweet, lemony citric pale malt in small measure with medium vanilla and very strong honey. Lightly spicy. Pours hazy golden, lacing with a huuge rocky beige head, careful going there. Taste is much the same, spicy golden malt with light alcohol warmth, big honey, fullish body with a small hole in the center. More than just a serviceable tripel.


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