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


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RATINGS: 452   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KombatAle (58) - New Brunswick, - MAY 19, 2013
Pours a dark golden with a heavy, white one finger head. Yeasty nose, nice carbonation, light fruity notes and not too sweet. Didn’t notice much of an alcohol burn. Excellent version of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomaspiette (3) - - APR 12, 2014 does not count
Décidément la Brasserie "De Halve Maan" est une des valeurs sûres des petites brasseries Belges. Cette Triple est une bonne bière. Au nez, il me semble que c’est l’odeur de vanille qui prédomine. En bouche l’amertume est bien présente et l’arome de caramel est plaisant. La touche finale reste amère. Une bière très agréable bien que assez lourde (mais c’est normal pour une triple...)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9838) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014
Bottle from Havnens, Vejle. Hazy orange with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, spicy and yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 100414

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrW (367) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle shared with the friends. Aroma of grain, malt, somewhere far away some fruits, banana. Hazy blond, white foamy head, lasting a bit, lacing, minimal sparkling. Taste is herby, soft, hoppy, banana. Fizzy mouthfeel, soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
calm_dreamer (140) - GREECE - MAR 28, 2014
Full cloudy body. Banana and yeast are dominant with only some fruits, spice hints and a note of malt. Highly carbonated, just a fancy wheat beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Renobob (452) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
Très bon produit, quasi-parfait en tout point ! Beaucoup d’alcool en bouche, ça attaque bien mais en restant équilibré jusqu’à la finale assez longue et très agréable. Une valeur sûre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yiannnos (686) - , CYPRUS - MAR 17, 2014
Golden colour. Yeasty, spicy, fruity aroma and taste, a typical belgian tripel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjorsvdg (22) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
Heerlijke tripel, met een prachtige schuimkop. Hopsmaak en lekker fris. Altijd een aanrader.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drbpereira (2) - BRAZIL - MAR 14, 2014 does not count
An authentic Belgian beer. Gold, creamy, medium carbonatation, smells very, very good and flavored malts and spicy hearbs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HEND0 (2) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2014 does not count
From bottle. Pours an opaque golden colour. Solid, slow to dissipate head. Aromas of banana, flowers and herbs. A great smooth taste, no alcohol flavour at all. Pleasant bitterness on the tongue, but overall a nice abbey tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maarten1993 (196) - - MAR 12, 2014
Drank with Pim and Patrick 8-3-2014. Good beer. Blond, but not IPA like, bitterness is not overwhelming. Has that good touch that makes it a good beer. A bit sweetness, freshness. Not very special, but it is deep enough to be a good beer.

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