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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Kasteel Tripel aged in Cognac casks.

Thrill to that full, rounded taste, that delicate touch of cognac and the smooth, bitter aftertaste of this unique gourmet beer. Trignac is a real collector’s item. Only a limited edition of Trignac is brewed.


4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
waldemarsto (6) - BRAZIL - JAN 28, 2015 does not count
A: notas de cítrico e de conhaque são explícitas. A: cor dourado intenso, excelente cabeça de creme, e lacing. T: álcool perceptível, esteres frutados com presença de maçã, pêssego e uvas verdes, sabor de vinho branco seco e dulçor maltoso e conhaque bem aparente. P: corpo pesado, alta carbonatação, média a baixa persistência, e notas do barril aparentes. Calor alcoólico médio a alto. O: Uma tripel envelhecida em barris de carvalho de conhaque extremamente gostosa, o sabor de conhaque se destaca, mesmo tendo 12% ABV de teor alcoólico não é uma cerveja pesada. D: alta drinkability, realmente é uma cerveja que vale a pena ser degustada. Considerações: por ser uma cerveja com produção limitada, e preço pouco mais elevado, é uma cerveja que deve ser experimentada ao menos uma vez.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1640) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits spicy oak yeast dry fruits and alcohol flavor malts spicy fruits dry fruits oak caramel and fruits in the finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1239) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
75cl bottle shared with friends. Somewhat hazy orange with a medium white soapy head. Medium to full body with quite some carbonation. Nice sweet tones with some bitterness in its finish. Citrus, tropical fruits, warming alcohol, herbs and yeast. A decent brew, but a tad overpriced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daanminator (183) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2014
Zojuist batch nummer 5250 gedronken. Heb nog 3 flessen staan. Schuimkraag is na het inschenken bijna gelijk verdwenen. Mooie lichte kleurin het glas. Smaak is licht cognacachtig maar de tripel proef je er ook door.Nasmaak is vrij bitter en blijft lang hangen. Al om al een heerlijk bier.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (4703) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Hazy dark golden with a thin white cap. The nose has a white wine barrel note with trippel yeast. Big bold flavor of oak and trippel yeast and Pilsner grains and a bit of wheat and booze. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (2941) - Weelde, BELGIUM - NOV 28, 2014
at bart place along with Yves 0.75L bottle hazy golden blond colored body with a white head and a fruity malt hops alcholic aroma a fruity hop alcholic sweet bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish is good but a little too much alcholic

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2397) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 1, 2014
Shared with wim and bart at bart’s place. Hazy goldblond colored beer with small white head and lots of carbonation. Herby hopped alcoholic aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is alcoholic hopped bitter ending a bit dry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1473) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
Thanks to Bernt for sharing the bottle at Cafe Derat, Utrecht. Cloudy golden yellow with virtually no head. Aroma is pear, cognac, marzipan, apricot, calvados. Medium bodied, slightly syrupy mouthfeel, sweet on the palate and quite complex. Taste is calvados, butterscotch, dried apricots, cognac, dried mango, Delicious.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (2636) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Shared corked & caged, 750 ml. bottle, 2012 vintage poured to snifters, displaying a hazed, orange color, with a modest, but silky layer of white head foam, and light, web-like lacing. The nose was esters as lemon & orange, with touches of yeast & spice, and a hint of sweetness. Light to medium bodied, with almost overly spritzy, champagne-like effervescence, the taste was similar notes as the aroma, but the alcohol expression was a bit too hot, imo. Followed through, but a little disappointed.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tjiftjof (3) - BELGIUM - SEP 1, 2014 does not count
Nice and great beer. Full of aroma. Well balanced after aged in oak Cognac caks. Very limited item. Do try these at home ;-).


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