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Brewed by John Martin
Style: Abbey Tripel
Genval, Belgium

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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Previously brewed at DuBocq (Nov 2013)

Waterloo Tripel is brewed on huge amounts of pilsener malt. Aromatic Saazer and Spalter hops are added, but to no further extent than to give it a bitterness equal to a pilsener which gives more room to the beer’s sweetness. The beer is fermented with Du Bocq’s original yeast strain which is responsible for the delicate, spicy expression. After maturation and filtration the beer has a secondary fermentation in the bottle which causes its slight cloudiness.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2757) - Edmonton, Alberta, - OCT 26, 2011
330ml brown bottle. Golden pour, hazy with some particles, large foamy white head. Good thick clingy lace. Fruity nose, syrupy apple, honeyorange, faint spice. Flavour has some yeast spiciness, sweetish, subtle fruitiness. Dryish finish, a little alcohol. Medium body, average carbonation. Drinks well, but there are more interesting tripels around.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjorsvdg (112) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2015
Een lekkere tripel. Zoeter dan dan de meeste soortgenoten. Aanwezig hop, bloesem. Dikke schuimlaag, die langzaam wegtrekt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11918) - DENMARK - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle, 7.5%. Hazy dark yellow with big white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, spices, little orange peel and notes of alcohol. Flavour is malt, fruit, yeast, spices, sweet, hop, little orange peel and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (934) - - MAR 13, 2015
Pours a hazy golden color. Aroma and taste are sweet with fruits and some spices.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LomYst (600) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2015
great cup, smooth, light, very drinkable, light spices, light floar aroma... sour sweet with light bitterness... nice but lacking punch

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ysok02 (184) - MOns, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2015
Robe blonde reflets dorés, mousse moyennement persistante. Nez élégant entre malt, houblon et fruit, pointe de levure. Bouche à l’attaque crémeuse, de l’amertume, de la fraîcheur mais une longueur assez moyenne, finale fruitée. Une triple facile à boire.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoNm (1034) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - FEB 20, 2015
Pours a clear pale golden color, topped with a decent white head. Lots of carbonation. Mild aroma, malty and slightly bready. Taste is sweet, bready with some fruity notes. Some alcohol present, finish is slightly sweet.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peter_L (992) - SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2015
Tap@Delirium Cafe Taphouse bar. Bärnstensfärgad vätska med fluffigt vitt skum. Dofter av gröna örter och jäst. Ljuvligt len och rund smak med en skön pepprighet.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wixie (94) - BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Blond, average head. Strong aroma of hops. Light body, light carbonation. Taste is light, bitter and sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6716) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2015
(Draught at Delirium Tap Bar, Brussels, 23 Oct 2014) Golden colour with frothy, white head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of tropical fruit, pineapple and candy sugar. Malty, fruity taste with tropical fruit, mango, pineapple and a certain grassy, spicy bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with a certain sweetness. Well balanced and tasty, with lots of tropical fruit. Quite nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
konungen (122) - - JAN 10, 2015
Grumlig guldig öl med vitt skum. Söt öl med mycket jäst i doft och smak, maltig, lätt fruktig, lite alkohol i smak. Inte dålig men ganska tråkig. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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