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

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RATINGS: 583   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (795) - 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
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Haterd (8) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2015 does not count
Redelijk veel smaak, honig rokerig achtig biertje. De naam zegt het al, best een straf biertje ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Reconqvista (100) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 28, 2015
Orange color with a white frothy and huge white lasting head. Aroma is sweet malt, alcohol and yeast. Flavor is sweet with some bitterness and a slight sourness. Body is thick, oily and carbonation is very high.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13995) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle, 9%. Faint spicy hop aroma, refreshing but not very powerful. Cloudy dark golden colour. Big stable white head. The flavour is peppery, almost alcoholic with a mild, creamy sort of floral hoppiness. Good cleansing bitterness. Flavourful and well-balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (3760) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy amber with rocky but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of hops, flowers and malt, with notes of fruit and caramel. Seeetish flavour of caramel malt and fruit, complemented by bitter, hoppy notes and refreshing hints of flowers and citrus. Bitter and estery aftertaste with acetic hints. Warming alcohol presence. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkempa (10) - - MAR 15, 2015
Excellent example of Belgian beer. You can definitely taste the fruity alcohol. It pours nicely and doesn't overpower. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savage_Night (21) - California, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Citrus, spice, herbal and hop aroma. Pours hazy gold with plenty of carbonation and I soft white head that dissipates slowly. Metallic, yeast, molasses, hardcandy, spice, hops, brown sugar, Orange, vanilla and cinnamon spice flavors that leave a nice after burn and a smooth silky feel. This is a great beer with everything you expect from a good tripel. I bought this for $6 (a steal) and I find it comparable to others in the price range of $15, $20 or even $25. Going back and buying all of them.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artemb (25) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - MAR 14, 2015
Sweet fruit in aroma, pinch of spices. Sweet with light alcohol bitterness. Very light sourness in aftertaste. Overall it is quite simple for tripel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Werthergoethe (84) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAR 14, 2015
Хороший крепкий эль, с ярко выражен& вкусом нефильт& пива. Довольн& много пены.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (201) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle. Orange golden color. Very fruity, robust smell. Carrot, hint of hairspray, oil from orange peel (quite pungent, this one dominates), soap. Fruitiness completely reveals itself in the taste: pear, orange, tangerine, hint of marzipan, hint of exotic fruit (lychee, ananas). Sour high always comes first though, so it hits the palate hard. Aftertaste is light bitter with hint of fruit. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gildnerk (147) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 22, 2015
Not bad. Pours a hazy yellow-amber with a decent white head. Aromas of yeast and grain with some malt. Quite spicy in taste with a degree of banana and yeast. Rather hoppy finish, somewhat oily towards the very end.


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