Brewed at Brouwerij Van Steenberge

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Wetteren, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
This is a triple brewed with water, barley, wheat, hop, yeast and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7712) - NUNEATON, TOP, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2010
Brassy gold with a strong white billow. Inviting, acetone-steeped apricot and peach on the snout with undercurrents of lime, chick pea and dung; more alcohol on the palate which fizzes like soda, nods at almond and cake, then dissipates into a boozy slush of bread, grass cuttings, overripe banana and unidentified, 5 day old xmas trifle fruits soaked in liqueur and Special Brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2010
Bottle @ Willems, Belgium. Pours unclear golden with a large creamy egg white head and lacings. Nose is herbal and spicy. Makes me think of vomit. Flavor is dry and grainy. A bit of yeast and hops. Clean with a bit of warmth from alcohol. Lively carbonation. Cookie dough. Full bodied. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3867) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2010
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy golden color with a thin, creamy white head that leaves some lacing. Complex fruity spicy citrus aroma with some clove and banana. Spicy bitter flavor, slightly sweet and a bit on the watery side. Well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8776) - looking for a flat around Munich, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2010
(bottle) Hazy, golden colour with a big and dense cream-coloured foamy head. Yeasty, citrus-fruity and peppery hoppy aroma with strong spicy notes of coriander. Bitter and slightly sweet flavour, medium to full bodied with a soft carbonation. Pale and cara-malty taste with yeasty and hoppy fruity notes; quite dry and bitter finish with a light malty sweetness, slightly citric and floral hops and loads of coriander spice. A tad too spicy but nevertheless likeable Tripel. 15.I.10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2008
A 0.33L bottle shared at Janoinen Lohi (thanks FatPhil). <thin white head. A slightly hazy pale golden colour. Roasted malts and slight dryness in the taste. Not very sweet. Hoppiness at the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10994) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 22, 2008
330ml bottle (Janoinen Lohi, Helsinki, Belgian Weeks)
Bright orange. Fruity, but also sour aroma - lemon fresh? Almost urinal. Very sharp palate, carbonation high, and drying in the mouth. Leaves a very fruity hoppy finish. A little thin, but plenty of fruity esters. A touch of alcohol too, alas. A bit unbalanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (14488) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2008
Bottle, 5.8%. Good citric aroma, quite funky. Almost clear golden colour. Small white head. The flavour is OK malty, quite citric, some white wine. The finish is a bit rough with a hint of stable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2008
sip size sample at Janoinen lohi 200908 Helsinki.Thanks FatPhil. golden yellow Pleasant sour fruity malty ground tickling hops. Tasty one ,more please.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (36090) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a bubbly white head. Dry brett and citric to wooden dry aroma. Flavour is smooth yeasty and slight brettish, dry and mild acidic. Lingering smooth finish with yeasty and brettish notes. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2008
Bottle @ home.
Clear light to medium yellow color with huge, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate yeasty, barnyard notes, sharp. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (200608)

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