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Brewed by Deca Services
Style: Abbey Tripel
Woesten-Vleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Old Strong beer brewed according to the old tradition. Aged in large oak barrels (foeders).


SimonMerlevede's rating

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SimonMerlevede (11) - - OCT 22, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2014 very good beer, nice finish with small bitter aftertaste. You can also taste the whiskey and little bit of vanilla.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
murran (240) - - DEC 19, 2014
Pours a hazy dark amber body with a medium head. Nice and sweet aroma. Good malty taste but a bit on the strong side. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ The Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2014, TSODRBSG14.

[ As Vleteren Blond 12° Oak Barrel Aged ].
Unclear matt medium orange color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet malt, caramel, riped fruit, wood, alcohol, toasted. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, alcohol, riped fruit, fruity, phenol, wood. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140830]

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
goozen (3065) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle 0,33ltr: Hazy golden blonde colored brew with an sweetbitter taste with an oaky feel. Hints of caramel, vanilla and oranges.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8273) - Hasborn, GERMANY - NOV 28, 2014
Trübes dunkel goldgelbes Bier mit geringer leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch intensiv fruchtig malzig, leicht holzig, alkoholisch, Kleber. Geschmack sehr süß malzig, Honig, dann reife Früchte, alkoholisch wärmend.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (2870) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Thanks Eugene. Pours a hazy burnt orange / copper look. no head. The nose is pretty sweet and almost like burnt brown sugar. very sweet beer. certainly an oak presence. has a thin oily mouthfeel. fig and raisin for sure and some toasted oak and a bit of vanilla really nice with some roasted beef.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mile (3121) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle. Golden, hazy, small and fully diminishing head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, caramel ans some honey, light alcohol. Body is medium to full, malty – lightly wheaty and sweetish, some caramel, honey - some fruitiness and light alcohol Finish is average, malty –lightly wheaty and sweetish, some caramel and honey, light fruitiness and some alcohol. Caramel sweetish tripel with honey. I did not get any oak here. Quite one-dimensional and way too sweet for me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4138) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle 33cl, a cloudy copper beer with medium head. Nose is on old apples and alcohol notes. Aroma is on sweet barley sugar, apples, formic acid (methanoic) , light oak, quite unbalanced. Finish is on sweet yellow fruit, candied fruit and light caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zita (4915) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2014
light sweet alcoholic aroma,hazy, amber, off white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, long finish, long finish,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (6873) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2014
Not an abbey tripel, first: Its barreled. And 12% abv. But still a great beer. Light amber, unclear. Has a white head, medium duration. Aroma is heavy sweet, barrel-notes faint vanilla.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alusmamuts (499) - LATVIA - SEP 1, 2014
Amber colour with light brown average head, average hops/years aroma/taste wit cookie notes in aroma, full body with creamy texture, average carbonation with bitte finish. Heavy sweet moderate sour/bitter favour, a bit sweet to me, but very well balanced.


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