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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Abbey Tripel
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (36095) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
75 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild phenolic and toasted malty. Mild fruity to floral. Toasted and mild estery into a dry finish. Fruity.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (21459) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
Bottled at Petalax Beer Festival. Hazy golden, minimal head. Apricots, marzipan and cognac up front. Mid sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Fruity and grainy with mustard seeds, cognac, honey and pepper. Warming peppery finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (18664) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
26th June 2013
Craft Clerkenwell Tasting. Hazy gold bee, little white head. Palate is light and pretty dry. Fine carbonation. Fine dry malt. Very light touch of cognac. Little yeasty bitterness. Dry finish. Disappointing! But then I’m not a fan of the Kasteels. Yeasty dry and the cognac is bordering on wimpy.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (16444) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 22, 2013
Bottle at Rampkrot. Hazy yellow color, huge thick white head. Aroma of medicinal straw. Taste is sweet and sour straw. Very hi carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15569) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, 75cl corked. An almost clear one, golden in color and with a dense, off-white head that lasts and leaves lacings. It’s malty and sweetish on the nose, with alcohol, dried fruits and some resiny hops. The flavor is quite sweet, with pale malts, white sugar, dried apricots and some bitterness. Full body and a soft carbonation, quite high level though. Lasting sugary and bitter finish with a herbal touch. Too warming this one, but far from bad. 140830

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (15000) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, brandy, malt and wine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (14431) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell - big thanks to Ken for busting out the boozy Belgian beers! Pours clearish, yellow-gold with a light, white cream head. Nose of pale and bready malts, light honey, ripe fruits. Medium sweet flavor with moderate alcohol, light dry wood, some citrus, bread, yeast. Full bodied with average carbonation. Warming finish with more yeasty and doughy pale malts, some lemony citrus. Not altogether bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (14272) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle at PBFX. Pale amber color, small white head. Cognac, grapes and alcohol in the nose. Light-bodied. Sparling carbonation. Covers alcohol well. Cognac, fruity grapes, apple. Similar to "Champagne beers".

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (14271) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and wood. Flavor is very sweet and moderate bitter. Dry finish with burning alcohol. High carbonation. 300814

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (12989) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, 12%. Clear golden with tiny head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, little marzipan and hop. Flavour is malt, yeast, medium sweet, marzipan, spices, little over carbonated and medium bitter.


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