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 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reakt (949) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2007 Bottle at The Rake, Southwark. Golden in colour with a great big fluffy white head that left a nice lacing as I drank. Nose of hops, citrus and vanilla. Tastes of citrus, hops and coriander. Slightly bitter at first sip but finished smooth. Very fizzy and medium bodied. Personally, it reminded me of Duvel. I quite enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jerre (3014) - Waregem, BELGIUM - OCT 18, 2006
Bottle, 33 cl.) Hazy yellowcolor witha medium, white head. Dry, sour, yeasty, hoppy aroma. Medium bodied palate. A tasty, dry tripel GOOD.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7905) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2006
Bottle. White high and lasting head. Hazy light yellow body. Lemon coriander aroma. Flavor dominated by coriander and a bit of hops at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2006
33 cl bottle. Yeast at the bottom. Unclear golden colour with a huge frothy head. Very nice aroma of yeast, spices and wheat. Lovely flavour of yeast, coriander and other spices, ends up with a warm feeling from the aolcohol. Very nice and very tasty endeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dalivio (1) - Wetteren, BELGIUM - MAR 19, 2006 does not count
Lekker kruidig bier, best heel koud gedronken. Mooi te schenken in eigenzinnig glas. Mooie lange houdbare schuimkraag. Aanrader als je in de streek van Wetteren bent !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (5127) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2006
Light golden with a huge white head, leaving lacing. Sweet aroma with tons of coriander, good spiciness. Sweet maltiness throughout with a lot of spices including coriander and orange zest. Some yeastiness.Fizzy. Branded as a trippel, though more like an over-spiced hoog-blond. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2005
Cloudy orange beer with a big foamy white head. Fruity aroma with a clear yeasty note and a quite sharp alcohol touch. Spicy peppery flavor with notes of fruit and yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2005
Yeasty nose with hints of apples and other fruits. Slightn hazy yellow body, with a big white whipped head. Yeasty and quite fruity flavor, some alcoghol is detecteable. Quite fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChristianSA (368) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2005
33 cl bottle. Hazy amber with the hugest and most puffiest, creamy, eggwhitle-like head, I have seen since last time I drank a Duvel - beautiful!. Sweet fruity aroma with hints of green apple, pineapple and some funkiness in the background. The very hard carbonation makes this beer hard to drink - I know it is to style, I just do not think it is pleasant. When the Co2 at last leaves your tongue, you are left with some pretty complex estery flavors, dominated by the a sweet malt backbone. Low on phenols. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Very unclear, pale almost greyish colour. Huge, dense and very pretty head. Has some of the same perfumy notes as found in most witbiers - must be the coriander - with some vague, underlying tartness. According to my label this also contains oats - unmalted? 080998

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