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’t Hofbrouwerijke Bosprotter

Brewed by ’t Hofbrouwerijke
Style: Abbey Tripel
Beerzel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (1705) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle 330 ml at home, into a tulip glass. ABV 8.5% Light gusher, nothing that can’t be prevented. Deep orange colour on the body with some big chunks of yeastfloating around. Huge head, slighty off-white, soapy, with good retention. Medium lacing on the glass. Boozy aroma that matches well with the malts, the sugar and the fruity notes of apricot. Taste has also lots of alchohol, apricots and peaches with malts coming from the back, albeit subtle. Medium and airy body, fizzy carbonation. Not much to say about this one, a classic tripel, only more alcohol fueled.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrapersnbeer (1434) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Cap top bottle, illustrations is a wizard and a tree brewing beer in a cauldron. Really funky sugar and caramel aroma. Murky orange with heavy suspension. Very sweet and nearly tart taste, candied sugar abounds. In spite of this I found it to be very dry like hoppier tripels. Not much other impression from the body, imperceptibly heavy and filling.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcoDL (1544) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2014
Ordinary Belgian tripel. Has this artisinal funky edge, but nothing special beyond that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (3953) - Indiana, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Rated on 02-20-2010 (Flip-top bottle) This beer forms a small fizzy off-white head that mostly diminishes, hazy amber body, visible carbonation, and floaties. The Aroma is caramel malt, hops, sweet, some clove, fruity, and some alcohol. The Taste is sweet, lightly bitter, caramel malt, fruity, hoppy, and some alcohol. The Palate is very smooth and this beer is light-medium bodied. Overall, this is one of my favorite beer styles, but it fell short in the flavor as the flavors just did not seem to come together very well. This beer is not one that I will seek out again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle from Blue Max. Hazy orange pour with a small white head. More juicy citrus - very tiny bit of sour - than yeast, but there is a touch of yeast. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EddyBeer1 (760) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2013
Blonde opaque, sédiments en suspension, effervescence moyenne-faible, col blanc abondant. Assez maltée avec une agréable petite amertume et un rien de fruité. Une bonne triple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (3183) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2013
23rd Sep 2013: 33cl bottle in De Bierboom, Brugge. Poured a golden hazy colour on first pour, the sediment came out with a vengeance as I emptied the remainder into my glass, turning the glass a more orange hue with a few heavy hunks sinking to the base. The white head gave some lacing and hung around for the whole beer. The taste and nose were both fruity and yeasty, the fruits leaning towards semi-sour citrus, but not quite getting there. I thought it different and tasty, a nice mix of flavours and overall a pleasant enough beer to sip while talking about beers with friends.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (5906) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle from ABS. cloudy, glowing golden orange, high, thick head. Very fragrant, peach and orange nose, jammy apricots, creamy, fresh fruit. Creamy, jammy fruit flavor, orange, apricot, grass, some minerals. Nicely juicy. Some biscuits, spicy yeast, lightly funky. Sweet, but somewhat drier finish with peppery hops. Great fruit flavors, just a bit too sweet. Very nice though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 5, 2013
bottle t home ... little gusher ... hazy amber ... big white head ... soft salty fruit .. light yeast nose ... over fizzy ...light peachy amber.. light salty fruits ... peachy ...juicy ... peppery linger ...light herbal tones ... soft and fruity ... nice .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ShivanDragon (1264) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
Oranje helder met schuimig witte kraag Aroma: mout, zout, citrus, dertien in een dozijn dus Smaken: medium zoet, matig bitter, licht pepertje, rijpe fruiten, koriander Medium body, dub, hoog co2, afdronk lang kruidig/zoet Licht gist, toch fijne smaken

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