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Brewed by Dilewyns
Style: Abbey Tripel
Dendermonde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Brewed by Proef until 2011.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hype (32) - - DEC 19, 2013
Nice and light on tap. Nice and light light light blah de blah*****************************************^^^

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AAEA (192) - California, USA - JUL 26, 2014
750ml ($12.95) An extremely smooth abbey triple. The taste is comparable to most other high end abbey ales. a very well balanced beer and has little to no sediment. Fairly uncommon to find in the states so if you spot it try it out. I would buy again.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
corkyrory66 (844) - BELGIUM - MAY 29, 2013
Bière triple de 8,5 abv non filtrée, non pasteurisée. Couleur doré moyen brillant. Clarté nette. Bulles fines très vives partout dans le verre. Mousse blanche à 8 mm bien crémeuse. Arômes écorce d’orange, citron, pamplemousse blanc, coriandre, girofle. Prise de bouche soyeuse en texture, mais épicée/fleurie très spécifique. Arrière-bouche plus complète mais nettement sur le houblon. 2ème bouche sur des céréales et du houblon de haut vol, citronnée mais distinguée. 3ème bouche avec un équilibre très balancé sur le houblon. Fraîche. Longueur qui ouvre sur des saveurs de fruits blancs, du vin blanc sec, des fleurs blanches, épice et houblon. Alcool bien dosé. Levure fine, douce, avec une pointe de fumée et de citronelle. Finale plus soft, qui développe les arômes, très belle. Belle bière qui manque juste d’un décollage à un moment, et où l’équilibre vient un peu trop tard, même si la finale est très belle.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hotbeerboy (25) - - SEP 18, 2011
One off the better go drinking trippels in Belgium where you can say give me another one !!! Could for me more hopped, maybe they must do a Vicaris Trippel dry hops editions !!!!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hdevo (1) - BELGIUM - MAR 19, 2006 does not count
Surprisingly light to drink, if properly lagered quite clear, yellow - golden colour. Requires perfecly clean pints or else tastes like Leffe but even then keeps its a great apetizer. Very natural, didn’t experience any coriander.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (5849) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2010 Very cloudy dark yellow to beige colour. Thick creamy head with very fine bubbles. A lot of fine gasbubbles. Sweet malty scent, hints of citrus and pineapple. Warm full taste, some alcoholsweetness, hints of pineapple, with a very nice bitter taste. Dry bitter aftertaste, very pleasant!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jgb9348 (5012) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Slight explosion as soon as top cracked, but not too extreme. Nice hazy golden honey coloured body with a thinnish, single centimetre tall just off-white head with a zillion small bubbles rising from the bottom. Aroma of sour gueuze, light brett, wheat, coriander seed, yeast, alcohol, grass, hay and a bit of sweet apples and pears - very nice and complex smells. Medium to Full-bodied; Assertive effervescence with a very nice sour quality up front that fades fast to coriander seed, curacao, honey, grass, wheat and a lot of yeast...all with a nice dry finish. Aftertaste is very complex with the yeast and wheat hitting hardest, but some coriander seed freshness coupled with some light sweetness from fruit and the constant effervescence shows some sour and brett flavours from the yeast. Overall, a very nice and incredibly complex beer that shows a ton of flavours ranging the gamut and a nice texture with carbonation makes it even more exciting. I sampled this stubby 33 cL bottle purchased from Beer Mania in Bruxelles, Belgium on 30-June-2012 for €3,99 sampled at home in Washington exactly a week after returning from Belgium again on 26-January-2015.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rondphoto (2690) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 27, 2015
bottle @ Party Source / Bellevue KY --- Slightly hazy dirty light amber color, 3" rocky white head that is slow to drop, bubbly streaks of lace. Aroma of malt, bread, and coriander. Taste is yeasty malt that grows into the palate, becoming spicy while adding biscuit and hay. Just a little bittering is all that is needed to balance. This is an attractive looking, very well-balanced, and tasty Tripel, not overwhelming or loaded with alcohol. High recommendations.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainTilven (39) - FRANCE - NOV 8, 2014
Light golden colour, cloudy. Fine foam, dense, thick, creamy. Smell dry, herb. Taste like honey, biscuit, malt, orange; round bitterness at last. A subtl "tripel".

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sayravai (4677) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2006
(Bottled) Hazy yellow-golden color with a large, bright white, foamy head. Nice, crisply lemony-hoppy aroma with bisquity malts and slight hints of alcohol. Sweetish-malty, lemon-honeyish flavor with light witbier-spiciness (orange-peel, coriander?) and hints of toffee. Medium to full-bodied, yet easily drinkable palate with balanced carboation. A very nicely balanced, clean and tasty tripel.


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