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RATINGS: 3111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
A strong, dry and spicy trappist ale. The product of a secondary fermentation lasting 5 weeks. This is a complex ale with a fruity aroma and a nice nuanced hop scent. It is soft and creamy in the mouth, with a bitter touch carried by the fruity aroma. An exceptional ale, with a great deal of finesse and elegance, and with a splendid long after taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (4735) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 7, 2006
A fine pick for my rating #500. Only a small pop on the cork. Poured lightly hazy orange with a small sudsy white head. The aroma is very earthy with lots of sharp spice. It is drier than most tripels and has some dry vineous aspects. Medium / full body with a good amount of carbonation. Starts with a slick sweetness that is quickly taken over by a peppery spice, yeast and some barnyard aspects. The finish has a sharp spicy side that comes in. The finish starts off slightly astringent, but mellows quickly and brings in some spicy hops. Further down the bottle when the yeast starts pouring into the glass the taste gets smoother and gains some citrus taste. Excellent world class beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
gladstone (23) - NORWAY - OCT 6, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2006 Still, my perfect brew. Its fantastic, very good , excellent. Enormous flavours, drinkable, and both thirst quenching and enjoyment. I really really love this beer. From my point of view, the best in the entire world

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
LeoN (26) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 3, 2006
Bottle. Hazy yellow with white nice heading. I thought it would be better but anyway is a very nice beer. Do not drink more than 3....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - OCT 2, 2006
Bottle. Nice Trappiste, they do make som extremely good beers do i have to say any more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 1, 2006
Pours bright golden with a medium sized white foamy head. Aroma of apples, tart cherries, sweet fruity yeasty, and bubble gum. Taste is candied fruits and cotton candy. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy bodied and slightly sticky with livley carbonation. Lots of fruity zing and yeasty bite. Quite enjoyable, if a bit on the heavy side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBen2120 (688) - Derry, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 30, 2006
Slightly murky yellow body with characteristically thick off white head. Smells malty, citrusy, and a bit spicy. Tastes citrusy, sweet, somewhat piney. Very tasty. Medium-to-full bodied. Not my favorite tripel, but a very good one anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cliff (355) - The Land of Milk and Honey, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2006
pours a hazy yellow, high carbonation. aromas of spice and light hops. crisp taste, spicy, peppery very good mouthfeel, slight hop finish, good, but the dubbel is better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomat (2600) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2006
Golden color with a thick white foam. Spicy with some flovery notes. Medium to full body with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - SEP 25, 2006
Golden yellow with a snow white head. Lots of spice, floral, and even citrus flavor. Refreshing mouth feel. Plenty bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flemmingwillum (1098) - Nysted, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2010 The aroma is marked by flowery hops and a good amount of yeast. Aroma is very appealing, but unfortunately a little indistinct. The flavor is again marked by the yeast, and a sweet though surprisingly malty taste with a good balance between sweetness and alcohol. The flowery hops are obvious as in a botanic garden, and the quite bitter finish subdues the alcohol; by that it gives no impression of a 9,5% ABV. All in all a really nice beer.

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