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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Abbey Tripel
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Instead of the old 8° tripel, the Prior is the newest abbey-offering by Haacht.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ulysse (135) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 4, 2014
Bubble gum aroma and taste. A tiny hint of lambic aroma. The average blond beer. Not much to say about it.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pringao_Toribi (277) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 26, 2014
In short: sweet and drinkable with a punch of liquor at the end. Aroma: bread and caramel, and a little yeasty. Taste: light and sweet, but nice (not watery or too weak) Palate: very surprising and enjoyable liquor finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
langeveld12 (255) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
Head is average, frothy, white and slowly diminishing. Body is sparkling golden yellow. Aroma is typically tripel, moderate malts like hay, molasses and bread, light hips like citrus fruits and flowers and light yeasts like leather and also banana, vanilla, some forest fruits and spices. Flavor is light acidic, then sweet and light acidic and finally sweet and bitter. Body is medium with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Quite allright, not among the best. Misses complexity.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VDuquerroux (400) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A clear golden yellow beer ; bubbly ; medium white "omelet" head with a good retention. Herbal aroma, spices, biscuit, prune, banana. First, medium sweet, then medium dry bitter waves. Full body, medium silky texture, good carbonation (nearly fizzy), dry bitter finish with a light warming note. Overall, delicious, balanced tripel taste, silky... Cheers !!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2647) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle in Hermans. Clean gold with a fluffy head. Aroma is peppery yeast. Tangy on the tongue. Sweet fruity flavour, a little metal on a tart bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mutz (641) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2014
Goudgeel, witte kraag die vrij snel inzakt tot een laagje op het bier. Ruikt fruitig,gistig. Smaakt fruitig, gist , zeep. Vrij zoet, weinig bitter. Goede tripel maar mist de "bite" en balans die mijn favoriete tripel uit westmalle wel heeft. Beetje laffe afdronk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1880) - Ford, 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 (12) - - 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 (511) - 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.


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