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Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Chambly, Canada

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 598   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian type ale with triple fermentation. L’Eau Bénite is a golden ale with a slightly fruity taste and a light spicy aromatic flavor.
Ingredients: Malt, hops, yeast, sugar.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5780) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Yellow-orange with a white head. The aroma is full of floral and perfume hops as well as some bread and yeast. The flavor is orange, yeast and wheat. The alcohol is also noticeable. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2947) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2013
bottle. Hazy golden with minimal head. Very tasty spice. Sweet and light. Lots of flavor. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (2356) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow from the bottle with fluffy white head that dissipates to leave light lacing. Aroma of the Belgian yeast, peppery spice, and lemon citrus. Taste follows, crisp and refreshing with a hint of spice. Good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pottygok (479) - Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Aroma: Yeasty aromas--dirt and wet leaves--with hints of sour fruit. Appearance: Cloudy gold with no head. Taste: Medium sweetness with light sourness at the edges. Palate: Medium body, thin texture, soft carbonation, long finish Overall: Lightly spicy flavor with lots of depth. Very impressive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1738) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle. Gold pour, white head, no retention/lace. Aroma of fruity ester, bread, lemon, sugar, caramel. Taste is sweet, fruity ester, caramel, candi sugar. Palate is soft, creamy, sweet finish. Go for La Fin du Monde instead.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Poured into a goblet. The "best before" date was not printed or was rubbed off. 3.25 A: Moderately hazed orange peach color. One finger of frothy off-white head. Retention is about average and not much lacing is left. 3.75 S: Big spiciness with a focus on pepper. Some clove is mixed in as well, but the pepper is the headliner. Hay and a wildflower meadow outdoorziness. Apple and peach fruitiness. Neutral wheat, notes of banana, and a light dirty earthiness. 3.5 T: Taste is good, but it’s a little less focussed than the nose. Firstly, it suffers from not having a "main" flavor to lead the way. The pepper just falls into the other flavors. Also, this is much more earthy than the nose suggested. While that is fine, I do prefer fruitier, spicier tripels. Apple orchard, peach, hay, musky woods, banana, pepper, clove about in that order. 3.0 M: Lighter medium body. One of my favorite things about Unibroue beers is the spritzy carbonation. Unfortunately, this is a little undercarbed and what is there doesn’t have the spritziness I’m used to from this brewery. Still, goes down quite easily. 3.5 D: Decent beer, but it doesn’t hold a candle to LFDM, so I doubt I’ll ever buy this again, even if I’m in the mood for some Unibroue. Serving type: bottle 02-17-2013 06:47:34

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (2663) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a fluffy two finger white head. Aroma of belgian yeast, fruit, banana and cloves. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Flavor was sweet malts, yeast, candi sugar, banana, light fruit and had a touch of spices.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevd193213 (877) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 18, 2013
750 mL bottle. Cloudy yellow pour with a medium fizzy off white head. Aroma of bananas, yeast, faint spices and bread. Thin to medium mouthfeel with a smooth finish. Very drinkable, very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (5003) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Corked and caged 750. Nose golden with malt and honey flavors, spicy, yeasty and throwing off tons of fruity esters. Candis? Hazy golden body with a dense white head. Taste lightly sweet but with spice and rindy notes dries out somewhat, very gentle warming but the classiest of all alcohol contributions, full-bodied with only moderate carbonation, low-medium bitterness. Just a killer yeast effect here, very spicy and full of fruit and floral notes, a little woody without being too airy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmm635 (881) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2013
Poured sparkling gold in color with a creamy white head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, mellow black pepper. Flavor is spicy and a touch sweet. Enjoyed very much but overall unremarkable.


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