Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Abbey Tripel
Amsterdam, Netherlands


on tap

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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
The first beer to come out of our vats, back in 1985, making it the classic beer of Brouwerij ‘t IJ. It is a ‘tripel’, the category reserved for the stronger, blonde beers in Belgian tradition. Zatte more than lives up to expectations in this respect. It is a full-bodied, golden beer with a scent of fresh fruit mingled here and there with a hint of grain. The flavour is slightly sweet, ending with a fine, dry aftertaste. A delicious beer that can be enjoyed in all seasons.


   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (2753) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2016
Clear golden, small white head. Fruity, malty aroma with light notes if spice and yeast. Yeasty flavour, some malt and hints of citrus. Bittersweet, slightly chewy. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (7785) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle kindly shared by Gurthnar, many thanks. Yellow golden color with medium white head. Citrus hops, spices, yeast, candies in aroma. Taste, candies, malt, spices, orange zest, Belgian yeast. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (5003) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle from Secret Santa or Local Swap. I do not remember, sorry! But thanks to you anyway. Almost clear yellow colour, short lasting white head. Aroma slightly cheesy, applish spicy trippely. Light honeyish. Taste is well balanced and surprisingly drinkable. Mostly spicy flavours, but not overwhelming. Clove, coriander. Green apple. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mariuspoenari (1535) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2016
33cl bottle. Pale yellow, with a thin white head. Smells like bitter herbs, spices, yeast. The taste follows the same note, with bitter herbal hops, spicy yeast and a (too) sweet malty backbone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gildnerk (198) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2016
Nice beer. Bottle. Pours a medium-golden tone with an off-white head. Aromas of banana and cereal with some floral notes thrown in. Mostly hoppy-dry in taste with a bit of sweetness coming through. Extra appearance point for that wonderful ’t IJ branding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (2396) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 11, 2016
Draft 0.1l at the Brewpub Brouwerij ’ t Ij Amsterdam Netherlands. Taste with bro luttonm and Jelena.26.02.2016.Pour it clear golden color with small white head.Aroma of eggs, spices, some Belgian yeast. Taste really light flat belgian carachter, some fruits, ok for every day sljema.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nonsenzio (57) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2016
Had this one in the IJ brewery from the tap. A little lighter than it's belgian cousins, but still quite good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Diedklein (1) - - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
Used to be really good and one of my favorite beers. Formally turbid which contributed to the taste. I think they changed the brewingproces or time since the brewery grew bigger and more commercial.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MatusBeer (472) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 31, 2016
330 ml bottle. Hazy golden colour. Aroma of citrus fruits,tuti fruty. Taste of caramel,sweet fruits,apples. Good balanced beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Pours a hazy yellow-orange and has a very yeasty aroma. It has a sweet, spicy flavor that’s very characteristic of the style. There’s a touch of mild hops bitterness. Dry finish. Very good example of a tripel.

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