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Brewed by John Martin
Style: Abbey Tripel
Genval, Belgium

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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 beers sweetness. The beer is fermented with Du Bocqs 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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2010
Bottle@Home. Much maltier than expected from a Triple. Very sweet, light sourish and a hint of veggies/corn in the finish. Not exceptional but drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2011
330 ml bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts citrus hop and some spicy flavor malts citrus fruits hops and spicy

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Swaroga (1347) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2011
33cl bottle. Pours a clear golden with a snowy white head. Nose : fresh, yeasty with a delicate floral notes. Little caramel malt aromas pushed away by overall freshness. Fragaria scents ? Sip : Yes, there is a very nice fruity fragaria like notes. A bit citrus going into sweet pomelo. The body is creamy. Very brief sweet start develops a great citrus/fragaria little sour start followed quickly by appreciable bitter ending. Yes ! Its my kind of beer!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1342) - Athens, GREECE - JAN 10, 2012
Bottle. Color hazy yellow with small white head. Aroma malt, hop, sweet, yeast. Taste sweet, yeast, dry.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BelgBeerGeek (1298) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2010
@ beerpassie weekend in antwerp
head: cloudy
colour: gold/blond clear
smell: hops, yeast , wheats , sweet
taste: wheaty bitter start , good carbonation , sweet , dry and alcoholic end , grassy aftertaste
very soft triple ...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WheatKing (1296) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle. Golden, a small white head. Nose is sweeter than average for the style. Malty. Some spice, not much fruit. Flavour does have a hint of lemon though, lots of pils malt, tripel spice. Lacks the effervescence of the great tripels, but still an enjoyable drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bosbouw (1256) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2013
Fruitig bier. Niet heel bijzonderzonder. Normale tripelle. Weinig over te zeggen.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2014
Ik drink heel graag tripel maar dit was een beetje een teleurstellend biertje voor mij.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
inbirraveritas (1237) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 22, 2011
33 cl bottle from Belga Srk Hza, Bp. Hazy golden coloured brew with a broad pored and medium sized white head, which diminishes completely. Sweet-spicy, fruity smell. Mild fruity aroma with oranges/mandarin followed by grain, herbs and coriander spicyness in the middle, mouthfeels sharp. The finish brings some alcohol, citrus and herbs along, which leaves a long aftertaste behind. Not bad, not bad, but expected a bit more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
manuchampions (1237) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 13, 2011
33cl bottle from 16th St. Liquor in West Vancouver. Poured murky golden with a nice persistent white head with some lacing. Taste is moderately sweet malt and candy sugar with a slight bitterness. Decent, but not special Belgian triple.


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