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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Abbey Tripel
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 367   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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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
visionthing (4734) - Tallinn, - JAN 31, 2013
33cl bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours slightly hazy golden with a large white head. Aroma of fruits, yeast, malt, spices and alcohol. Sweetand lightly spicy with a mild bitterness in the finish. Notes of bananas in the flavour. Ok triple, but not a favourite...


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABS (883) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle from Kvickly Nexø. Golden to light amber body. Lots of sugar flavour. Esters. Some yeast and malt. Sweet, some bitterness. Quite thick body. Medium to soft carbonation. Too much sugar flavour in my opinion.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PLundsgaard (463) - Tranbjerg J, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2016
det er en rigtig god øl lidt lys i farven flot hvidt skum som holder duften en lidt sødlig og malt, lidt frugtagtig smagen er bare henrivende god men drik ikke for mange, der en høj alc. %

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
susonagger (196) - spain, - JUL 15, 2016
NOTA DE CATA: - Color: Tongerlo Prior Tripel presenta un color dorado profundo, cabeza blanca. - Olor: Aroma de fruta cítrica, picante ligero, frutas dulces, maltas. - Sabor: El sabor es medio-dulce, malta, con sabor a fruta, alcohol, bastante cítricos, de lúpulo amargo y acabado de alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inoven (268) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2016
Flesje gedeeld met Hillig. Goud kleurig, helder bier. Aroma van citrusvruchten. Smaak is fruitig en ietsje zoet. Nasmaak is iets bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lord_zer0 (45) - Cáceres, SPAIN - JUL 2, 2016
Triple aceptable con un retrogusto muy amargo. El sabor es correcto pero no hay nada en ella que destaque para bien.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopverdju (609) - BELGIUM - JUN 23, 2016
Blond bier met rijkelijk wand klevend wit schuim. Geur: mout zoetig, brood, wat hoppig. Smaak: wat moutzoetig, hopbitter, fruitig, exotisch. Medium koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: bitter, fruitig. Lekker.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alex60 (184) - - MAY 30, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur blonde dorée, belle mousse blanche avec grosses bulles, odeur malt, herbeux, gout : houblonné, frais, herbeux, finale sur l’amertume séche, sur l’alcool assez agréable qui réchauffe la gorge

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (2661) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2016
33 cl bottle. Golden color, slightly hazy. Rocky white head with thin layer retention. Aroma’s: fruity like a triple, with some grain & malt. Retronasal it’s sweet-ish (candy-sugar), fruity, light herbs. Flavor is light sweet, light fruity sour, light bitter. Medium bodied. Finishes light herbal, light bitter. Pretty decent triple actually.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Icedwarf (1230) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2016
Helder donkergeel bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is krachtig, licht zoet en hoppig bitter. Erg goede tripel die een stevige afdronk heeft, niet iets om zomaar weg te drinken.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamaty (1827) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 28, 2016
Aspecto típico, pajiza, algo turbia, espuma efervescente muy duradera. Aroma frutal, levadura presente. En boca es frutal, notas de melocotón, naranja. Muy muy seca. Amargor creciente. Cuerpo. Gas bien marcado. Postgusto seco y amargo. Calor alcohólico final, que no se refleja en el trago. Notable


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