Brewed by Haacht
Style: Abbey Tripel
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
digopossobon (374) - MACAE, BRAZIL - JAN 11, 2015
A: citrus, cereal, bubblegum A: golden, cloudy, frothy, white foam T: very bitter, medium sweetness, lightly sour. P: full body, creamy, lively. Finish bitter, long finish. O: Bonita e cheirosa. Adocicada e amarga. Sabor marcante de doces de infância. E com um final amargo e persistente. Ótima cerveja!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin00sr (2132) - Haderslev, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2014
Clear golden, airy white head. Sweet, malty aroma. Candy and yeasty notes. Flavour has clear alcohol and spicy maltyness. Fizzy, fluffy mouthfeel. Spicy, sweet and boozy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (1579) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 24, 2014
Enjoyed this on Christmas Eve! Pours golden, orange little head. But I think it’s because this bottle has aged quite a while. Aroma of banana, rotten fruit, brown sugar. Taste is rotten fruit, very sharp alcohol, overripe banana.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (4077) - BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2014
The follow-up to Tongerlo Tripel since 2009. Deep golden blonde with vivid sparkles, frothy, off-white head. Malt sweet main character, orange peel, peach, grass, yeasty spiciness, pineapple; sweetish taste, fruity notes, a bit yeasty, smooth mouthfeel, slight sourishness and moderate yeastiness, medium grassy hop bitterish finish with some warming alcohol, dryish. Hoppier and less sweet than its predecessor and in that sense a clear improvement, at least to my palate, but still an ordinary and rather forgettable tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mjik83 (1218) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
33cl flesje bij café De Poort, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 9% Uitgeschonken in origineel Tongerlo Prior glas plus degustatie glaasje Uiterlijk: goudblond met dikke witte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: Belgisch gist, fruitig zoals banaan, zoetig, bittertje Conclusie: bekende tripel, overal verkrijgbaar, wel erg lekker ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
YzaaL (8) - - NOV 28, 2014 does not count
I find this beer very good but it smell so much alcool in my opinion ! But it is a good beer ! :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2245) - SPAIN - NOV 20, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color dorado. Sabor a levadura, malta, ligeramente citrico, ligeramente a alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seynie (313) - Tienen, BELGIUM - NOV 15, 2014
Bread, burnt caramel, dark candi sugar, malt, walnut. Hazy gold with creamy top. More bitterness and alcohol towards the end and into the medium finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PauloAG (251) - BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle 330 cc. A typical tripel. Nice head. Taste is fruty a sweet but with a nice bitter finish. Medium body. Overall a very pleasant beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bricks (905) - Delaware, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Yellow/brown glow, smells of Dubble Bubble. Tastes of sweet, spice, and bread . Light mouthfeel. Not bad.

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