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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Abbey Tripel
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tongerlo Prior is a full-bodied beer with fruity notes that develop into a spicy and slightly flowery bitterness of hops. An authentic abbey ale, the age-old tradition of the White Canons of Tongerlo lives on in this officially recognised Belgian abbey ale. Re-fermentation in the bottle gives this beer a more intense taste and aroma as well as a longer shelf life. Tongerlo Prior was chosen as the best European blond abbey/trappist ale in the 2011 World Beer Awards.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (4312) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours clear gold with bubbly white head. Taste is fruity & yeasty with full creamy flavours. A very enjoyable tripel.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dummi (28) - - OCT 10, 2014
Espuma muy abundante y realmente bella, blanca y uniforme que persiste varios minutos junto a la apreciable carobonatación que mantiene viva la cerveza todo el tiempo. Color ambar algo turbia. El aroma es claramente afrutado destacando algún cítrico y muy agradable. Al paladar se aprecia cierta graduación de alcohol, sabor a pimienta y amargor final que compenza el dulzor inicial. El final deja una sensación de cerveza potente de gran calado.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmr (37) - - SEP 20, 2014
A: golden unfiltered/ liquid honey/ 3-4 finger white head/ light carb/ decent lacing/ no legs S: fresh/ flowers/ fruity/ malty T: bread/ doughy/ caramel/ sweet/ banana Body: long strong finish/ creamy/ big body

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaVillum (858) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2014
75 cl, flaske, 9,0 % ABV, købt i SuperBrugsen på Østerbro, 11. september 2014. Gylden ufiltreret Kloster Tripel med pæn tætskummende 3 cm tyk skumtop. Den svinder ind til en god cm efter en håndfuld minutter. Aroma af banan, hø, græs. Ikke specielt kendetegnende. Fin sødme i smagsindledningen, som derefter indhylles i moderat kraftig alkoholvarme og en solid bitterhed. Gode krydderier. Vi har her tale om en Tripel, som aldrig bliver for sød, men finder en god bitterhed i balancen til det søde. Konsistensen er oily/cremet, og brygget indeholder ganske meget kuldioxid, som er sædvane i se fleste Tripel'er. Denne Tripel havde en stjerne i min ølbog allerede fra første færd, og nu, hvor jeg smager den rigtigt igen, svigter min fornemmelse ikke. God humlet Tripel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2679) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2014
@ Havregatan. Bottle (750 ml) from Kvickly, Helsingör (34 DKK). Fruity, yeasty and eatery with spicy notes, sweet with a touch of banana, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry with fruity and yeasty notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ppils (143) - - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a golden clear beer. Aroma is spicy and malty. Taste is very sweet, bitter and spicy. Good

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
venom666 (852) - Elche, SPAIN - AUG 23, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2015 Clear golden color with white fluffy short-lasting head. Aroma is fruity, with pear and green apple. Medium to high carbonation. Taste is sweet, rich on apple, cherries and banana, also spicy. Dry finish with well hidden alcohol. Solid Triple.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1487) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Een lekkere tripel zoals een tripel hoort te zijn, met een goede, stevige smaak.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (754) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Decent trippel; smooth, not too sweet, very peppery. Medium body, big white head on a clear golden body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
holdleder (324) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2014
75 cl. champagne-flaske. 9%. God lidt mřrk kornfarvet řl. God smag med masser af fylde. Thumps up.


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