Brewed by Haacht
Style: Abbey Tripel
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (1122) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 16, 2016
F: big, white, good retention. C: hazy, golden, transparent. A: grainy, malty, orange, yeasty, pineapple, grassy, peach, pepper. T: creamy smooth mouthfeel, yeasty, fruity, peach, banana, exotic fruit, grassy hops, alcohol, candy sugar, spicy, medium to full body, good carbonation, quite good but still a little “commercial”, 0,33l bottle from Beer Mania in Brussels.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Excalibur123 (364) - Soria, SPAIN - MAR 9, 2016
Presenta color amarillo oro turbio con gran cabeza de espuma de burbuja fina y buena retención en copa, aromas a levadura belga, lúpulo y azúcar Candy; en boca entrada media con ligero amargor, siguen notas florales, cuerpo medio a ligero con carbónico medio, retrogusto amargo y seco, correcta cerveza triple de abadía sin nada destacable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stijnemans90 (144) - - MAR 5, 2016
Heel aardige tripel. Zacht zoet, fruitsapachtig. Moutig, zelfs beetje neigend naar amber. Enig probleem: hij is duidelijk alcoholisch. Verpest en echt goede score.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (3513) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle. Spicy and fruity nose, with yeast, a bit herbal and floral. Clear golden straw, some lace. Heavy malty initial, fruity with wheaty banana notes, a decided alcohol presence. Quite sugary. Heavy and filling. Tasty, packed with flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BenWesthof (196) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2016
Overall certainly a nice tripel, but it lacks a ’deep’ taste. Not something that I’d probably buy again soon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (3258) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2015
Tåkete lys brun med høyt hvitt skum. Lukter gjær, korn og fudge. Fyldig søtlig, karamell i starten men litt for mye alkohol i avslutningen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cantabrian (990) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 15, 2015
Picked up the wrong bottle at a convenience store in Tokyo. I had intended to buy the Bruin. Anyway, this is nice, golden, spicy and rather well bodied, with an incredible aroma and flavour of fruity bubble gum. It’s not bad!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Myonlyvice (156) - DENMARK - DEC 8, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden with a big foamy head. Spicy aroma with a bit of fruit. Sweet and bitter taste with a good alcohol kick ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (1200) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - DEC 5, 2015
the aroma is malty and spicy with hints of dry wine, yeast, grapes and some spices... the taste is malty and fruity with notes of apple, grapes, light wine and, a little bit, citrus... bitter and dry aftertaste...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwik-lime (1715) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2015
Sweet and malt, herby hints, a little spice, some caramel and alcohol. Enjoyable beer.

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