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RATINGS: 1128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Superior Hoppy Belgian Ale. White very rich foam, small bubbles. Very hoppy, spicy, fruity flavour and full, heart warming body. Brewed at first at Van Steenberge, now brewed at Koningshoeven - La Trappe brewery.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gramoit (358) - - JAN 15, 2013
Pours a pale yellow colour with a lingering one finger head. Citrus, lemon and some banana notes on the nose. Taste is quite sweet, spicy, with some hops on the side. Goes down quite easy, and alcohol is pretty well hidden. Nice beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (177) - - NOV 27, 2014
Tried at Hopscotch. I am not that familiar with this European style so may not be an accurate review. Pours cloudy yellow with a spare head. Aroma is mls with notes of grains , cereal and hint of yeast cheese. Medium body and creamy texture. This is a slower drinking beer with offers moderate intensity of malts, yeasts and a small bitter hop, somewhat acidic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (511) - North Dakota, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Rated based on notes taken 23 Dec 2011 -- Need to rerate not many notes on this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
g_georgiou (269) - CYPRUS - NOV 21, 2014
Clear golden body with a white head. Aroma is yeast, spice, caramel, coriander, malt. Taste is medium sweet with medium bitterness. Bitter long finish. Soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kvkx1 (38) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 20, 2014
Tap. Colour is light, a bit cloudy. Starts sweet, bitter hops show in the end. Not all that fruity. Its good but it didnt impress me much.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (191) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours slightly hazy color with small white head. Aroma is sour and grassy, malty. Taste lightly swwet and sour and bitter, alcohol, malty,fuity and grassy. I am not the fan of belgian beers, but this is little diffrent and interestin one.Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RafeAU (179) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2014
bottle. straw, medium frothy head. no particular hop aroma, to me this smells and tastes like a tripel. maybe just a touch more bitterness on the finish than normal. well carbonated, sweet boozy finish. I was expecting a belgian ipa but this is really a normal tripel! A nice one though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Akiro (4) - ITALY - OCT 26, 2014 does not count
L’aspetto è molto buono. La schiuma è decisamente persistente e sembra una nuvola delicatamente posata su un calice d’oro, pullulante di delicate bollicine non Stop. L’assaggio ci dona un gusto inizialmente molto dolce ma al palato rimane luppolata. La definiremmo una birra di carattere, attenzione all’ alta gradazione alcolica che non si sente.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (6876) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2014
bottled, thanks to mowbeer for sharing. hazy golden with a faint greenish tinge and a fluffy white head; aroma of honey on buttery toast, earthy spice; some warming alcohol, hints of stewed beer with plenty of grassy bitterness. quality stuff

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (929) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle served in a chalice. A: Pale cloudy yellow color with a huge aired white head. Good retention. The head never disappears completely leaving a small layer and many lacings around S: Delicious perfume of hops: Citrus and earthy. Honey, caramel malts and strong bready Belgian style yeasts in the end T: Follows the nose. Malts, honey and hoppy bitterness. Quite dry and bready. Hops are again, citrus and a bit earthy. Belgian style yeasts "completing the party". Extremely balanced and well done M: Medium body and carbonation. A bit molasses and a considerable bitterness. Not much alcohol could be noticed despite the 9.5% ABV O: High drinkability. Delicious bitterness. Reminded me a Duvel overloaded with hops. Same impression that I’ve had with the "La Chouffe Dobbelen IPA". [ BA Review @ 11/7/2010 ]

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alusmamuts (439) - LATVIA - OCT 14, 2014
On tap. Intense yellow, clear with medium while head. Nice very strong bitterness, which is lasting in the tongue root. Balanced with touch of sourness. Sweet fruity notes appears later.


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