RateBeer
overall
99
100
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
avantdagare (133) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
5 finger beige head, red-brown body. Nose: Figs, brown sugar, dates, raisins, liquorice, anis and cloves. Aroma: Coca-cola, dates, figs, muscavado-sugar, raisins, a hint of liquorice, anis and cloves. Semi-long ending with a little bit of bitterness.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2014
A deep brown with garnet hi lights. A big foamy head like merange and appears to be nicely carbonated. Sweet malt with a nice fruitiness about it. Sweet malt taste like the aroma, with candied sugar, plums and dates. I’m not picking up much in way of hops. Bitter at end with a dry finish. Body wise I thought it felt a little thin around the edges but I’m not overly concerned. A very good tasting beer that gains in flavor as it warms. Nice lacing from the always present head. Cellar worthy I deem this beer good to the last drop.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (630) - CROATIA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle 330 ml from supermarket in Zagreb. Pours reddish brown with beige head. Malts, caramel, fruit.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (243) - BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2014
Being Flemish, I grew up with this beer, as in my grandparents’ days it was practically the ’only’ trappist ale available in Flanders; the prototype of the ’dubbel’ genre and a classic among the Belgians. Tanned, mousse-like, delicately lacing foam, colour deep mahogany, misty; aroma of caramel, walnuts, banana, cloves, coffee grounds, liquorice, hazelnut paste, fondant; taste begins subduedly fruity with a subtle hint of citrus, quite sharp carbonisation, after which a deep caramel- and nut-like maltiness follows, perhaps a bit ’stiff’ and harsh when young, dryish, almost woody, yeasty with spicy accents, mineral-like touch, aftertaste leafy and somewhat peppery hops, lightly toasted, long and dry without any trace of cloying sugar, thirs-quenching. Becomes remarkably softer with ageing and I took this into account when scoring. Also one of the few trappists available on draft, then smoother and less ’harsh’ and in my opinion more rewarding than a young bottle. Such variations in taste depending on age and means of storage and serving only add to its potential.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockey9930 (80) - - JUL 9, 2014
Translucent red with a thick lasting tan head. Aroma of caramel. A bit tart. Taste of prunes, apricot and caramel. Medium body and thin texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreamer (63) - PORTUGAL - JUL 7, 2014
Color is orange brown , completely opaque. The initial head is generous and consistent to the end with beige color. Medium carbonation and creamy body . Aroma is tasted caramel and nuts. It is neither too sweet nor too has bitter, is balanced. Aftertaste is sweet and long.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asturiano (8) - - JUL 6, 2014 does not count
Para mi la mejor trapense de largo. Dicen que tiene recuerdos a plátano. La verdad es que yo no se los veo.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ilevator (10) - RUSSIA - JUL 6, 2014
???? ?????. ? ??????? ??????? ??????, ????. ?? ????? ??????, ?????????? ?????, ?????.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (448) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy light brown with a light head that falls fast. Taste and nose has raisins, figs, light vanilla and grains.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wihlan (227) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2014
Flaska systemet - mörkbrun med ljusbeiget skum. Doftar lite badhus och lite friskt. Brända toner och ganska så besk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 249


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50