Brewed by Haacht
Style: Abbey Tripel
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Instead of the old 8° tripel, the Prior is the newest abbey-offering by Haacht.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes malt, bubblegum, sugar, alcohol and fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Simonsen (640) - NORWAY - MAR 10, 2013
0.33 flaske fra vinmonopolet. Gyllen farge med mye skum. Smaker gjær,banan,tyggegummi,frukt,alkohol. God, men for lite sødme og for mye bitterhet etter min smak

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thezythologist (15) - - MAR 8, 2013
33 cl bottle at Rembrandt in Tongeren. Almost no aroma, it was really hard to figure out. Tasted like metal, some bitterness and sweet corn. Average beer but i'd drink it again. Lovely glass and on the plus side, the last amounts of beer in the bottle are poured in a seperate shot glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Foffern (1190) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours a slightly hazy dark straw yellow with a soap-like off-white medium head. Pretty carbonated. Aroma of pale malt, sweet corn, hay and some Belgian yeast, alcohol and spices. Almost like a strong pale lager. A bit fruity flavour along with pear and some alcohol and hay. More disappointing. Has a light and slick mouth feel, and a light bitterness. A surprisingly characterless and boring ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4438) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2013

Appearance: Hazy golden color with a frothy fine white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Slightly sweet malty, fruity and light banana.
Palate: Medium body. A mild round sweetness and a light bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, yeast, light spicy and light banana. Well hidden alcohol.
Overall impression: Nice tasty beer.
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet in Fredrikstad, Norway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2013
Pale gold, very lively carbonation, fluffy head. Rich, fruity, a little stable, Belgian yeast. Beyound sweet or dry. Complex. Oranges and lime in the finish, balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Roelnaldinho (5) - Tongerlo, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2013 does not count
My hometown beer, i can drink it when looking at the abbaye so it taste even better

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MaartenRF10 (1586) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2013
Sample at Mitra Bier Experience
Hazy light yellow, nice white head. Aroma has some funk and some (caramel) sweetness. Taste is yeast, dough, citrus and butter. Soapy carbo, ok body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esp0r (1969) - NORWAY - FEB 12, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Manglerud enjoyed at home
Orange hazy, white head. Smells of grass, baker’s yeast, malts. Taste is medium sweet, quite a sting of alcohol, spicy. Very grassy bitter tail

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3031) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2013
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Storo. Golden color, good foam. Good fruity and floral aromas, also citrus, honey notes and Nice yeast influence- good intensity. Medium/ full body & complexity . Immediate sweetness, but well balanced with bitterness. Very enjoyable

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