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Brewed by Brasserie de l’Abbaye du Val-Dieu
Style: Abbey Tripel
Aubel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 707   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Val-Dieu Triple is the result of a long fermentation, scrupulously followed by the brewmaster. Its deep yet soft bitterness does not interfer with the discovery of its components. The taste of the hop comes through, naturally aromatized, accompanied by an alcoholic after taste. It can be associated with refined dishes and ranks among the great beers. It may be found in the some of the most exclusive restaurants.

Ingredients: Pilsen malt, Saaz and Spalter hops, sugar, live yeast, natural water from the region.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (863) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, Belgian yeast, candy and spices.

Appearance:
Turbid golden/amber beer with a huge white head.

Taste/Palate:
Medium/heavy sweet with malts, Belgian yeast, candy and spices.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
L_Lovecraft (211) - - FEB 14, 2016
Floral, fruits, intense notes of yeast, golden with a huge and creamy head, very sweet at the nose but also in the mouth with a bitter final. medium body, lively...normally i prefer more floral and citrus notes but i very appreciate his sweetness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgiskOlklub (1042) - Viby J, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2016
Hazy golden body and a small rocky diminishing head. Rather sweet beer with aroma of honey, coriander, alcohol. The taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luengus (48) - - FEB 11, 2016
Average frothy off-white diminishing head with cloudy light Amber body. Average bread malt and dough yeast. Medium thin body with lively carbonation. Average duration flavor moderately sweet, acidic and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (3702) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2016
backlog, clear golden colour with a white head, carbonation, apples, grains, and watery malts, riped fruits, banana, dry mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niller (1394) - Hammel, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle from G&B, Hammel. Pours yellow with a good white head. Aroma and taste is malt, citrus, some fruits, yeasts, some spices. Soft carbonation. Bittersweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (3054) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 1, 2016
From the corked, caged 750 ml. bottle. It says serve between 52-56 degrees. I am in that ballpark. Attractive but slightly carbonated yellow-orange pour with a modest white head. Some sediments toward the end of the bottle. The aroma is extraordinarily sweet along with the traditional Belgian yeast and toast and a sort of lemon-like zest. Maybe even a dash of honey. The body is medium and on the smooth, creamy side. The taste is malt and sweet forward with a honey like finish. Little to no bitterness. I enjoyed it but the over-the-top sweetness might not be for everyone.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sjorsvdg (407) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2015
Dit bier heeft een frisse, moutachtige geur. Troebel goud met een zeer mooie schuimkraag. De smaak is wat eenzijdig: sinaasappel(schil), weeïge mout en wat hop. Niet bijzonder.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (7970) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle from G&B, shared with the in-laws, Hammel, DK - Yellow fuzzy pour with big white slow dissipating head and clinging lacing. Aroma and taste is citrus fruity, yeasty and wheaty, some nice fresh citrus fruity prominence, light citric fruity spice, refreshing and very enjoyable, lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1378) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2015
Clear light amber colour with visible carbonation and a nice velvety white head. Smells like a tripel, which I always found hard to describe - Belgian yeast, flowers , malt and a bit of funkiness. The taste is sweet and spicy, with a maltier body compared to the typical tripel. No taste of funky brett or any other wild yeast in the mouth, and the carbonation just adds to the overall spiciness, making this beer feel very young and refreshing. A bit too sweet for my taste, and there’s a feint metallic taste that I find disturbing, but other than that this is a very good tripel.


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