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A reddish brown trappist ale, malty and fruit, featuring a 3 week secondary fermentation. This ale has a full, pale yellow head. The bouquet is full of esters and fruitiness. Notes of ripe banana predominate. The taste is fruity and slightly bitter, with a long, dry finish.


4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tbonde (71) - DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
33 cl bottle@home in trappist glass. Approx 10 degrees C. Pours almost pitch black with a reddish tint and a light brown head. Rather faint aroma of malt, bread and a faint citrussy fruit. Fizzy dark taste - this is a young example with a BBF in August 2016. A slight metallic twist thankfully quickly disappears and the roasted malt and dark dried fruit begins to take over with a nice bitterness in the aftertaste. Now it is showing it’s mettle and the alcohol is kept very nicely in check. Well balanced beer. Look forward to cellaring a bottle of this as I sure it only gets better the next couple of years or five.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Matt_Foran (75) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Very nice aroma of dark fruit and malts. Color is a dark reddish/brown color. Taste is even more dark fruit and malts. Fantastic Belgian dubbel Trappist ale, awesome!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HippyHop (348) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
Pour is the colour of prune juice with a thin tan cap that fades to a weird crescent moon. Nose is banana bread, raisins, cloves, brown sugar, vinous alcohol (and faint nail polish). Taste-wise this stuff is much drier than I expected. The banana seems to disappear, and I get more grape than raisin, but there’s remarkably little sweetness and just a hint of alcohol. Carbonation is lively/fizzy, finish is lingeringly dry/slightly bitter. Solid but not my fave.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wiedrzensky (100) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 22, 2015
Shared bottle. Dark brown with thick tan head. Aroma of malts, yeast, bread, peachy, banana, caramel, brown sugar. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet, bit alcohol, yeast. Medium body, light bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1155) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
20.6.2014. Reddish dark brown. Malty aroma with dark fruits, some caramel. Also taste has caramel and malts, notes of citrus, brown sugar. Warmth of alcohol, maybe a bit of smell as well, as a negative side.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RodrigoPacheco (33) - - MAR 9, 2015
One of the best trappist in my opinion. A very fruity smell due a perfect taste of fruit and bitter in balance with alchool.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
susonagger (43) - spain, - MAR 17, 2015
NOTA DE CATA: - Aspecto: Típica oscura flamenca. - Aroma: De aroma afrutado y acaramelado. - Cuerpo/sabor: Un paladar pronunciado a malta tostada y algo dulce.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MMJL (169) - Gliwice, POLAND - MAR 20, 2015
Zapach z butelki to dużo, dużo słodów – głównie tych ciemnych. Piwo jest ciemnobrązowe, mętne. Piana niewysoka, drobna, karmelowa. Aromat ze szkła – belgijski. Wybaczcie, ale tego się nie da opisać w inny sposób – ono po prostu pachnie tak jak zwykły pachnieć belgijskie piwa. Oprócz tego trochę czekolady, trochę suszonych śliwek. Pierwszy łyk – od razu daje o sobie znać bardzo wysokie wysycenie. Piwo jest jak na styl zaskakująco lekkie. Karmelowe, dosyć palone. Jednocześnie dosyć słodkie, ale w nienatrętny sposób. Goryczka zdaje się pochodzić głównie od słodu i od alkoholu, a nie od chmielu. No i sam alkohol w smaku jest też mocno wyczuwalny, jeszcze długo po wzięciu łyka grzeje mnie w gardło. Piwo na pewno warte spróbowania, na pewno typowe dla stylu, jednak nie nazwał bym go wybitnym.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttroha (396) - Americus, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle from Hop City Birmingham. Pours hazy brown with white head. Aroma of caramel and slight coco note. Tastes of caramel, slightly bitter, dark chocolate and booze on the backend. Excellent Trappist!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pottygok (517) - Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Aroma: Dried fruit and hints of floral hops. Appearance: Dark cloudy Amber with light tan head. Taste: Medium sweetness with medium sourness. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation, long finish. Overall: Very good, but a bit too fruity for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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