Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Achouffe, Belgium


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RATINGS: 2425   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 59   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A unique marriage between the English tradition of IPAs, the new American revolution of Imperial IPAs and the classic Belgian way of brewing. Houblon Chouffe, although very much hopped as it is, showcases the unique balance between a very strong IPA and a very special Belgian Tripel exclusively created for this ale (Big malty body, distinct dryness, expressive estery fruitiness). - IBU: 59, Original Gravity: 1092

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - JUN 17, 2006
75cl bottle. Thanks Kevin, I really owe you for all that beer you left me! Hazy, slightly chuncky orange color...massive whipped cream head. Quite carbonated...thick lacing. Big fruity aroma...bananas, oranges, pear, vanilla, hint of alcohol, hint of medicinal phenols...All things blended quite well. Sweetness & alcohol come through right off the bat, with a big mess of hops offering solid bitterness pushing through at the end. Spicy yeast is kicking everything around. I really dig this mix...what a job blending all this together! I’d like it a bit more attenuated, but I’m nitpicking, I’m loving this beer. Complete with this dollup of foam sitting in the middle of the beer until the end of the glass...awesome tangy brew. No doubt, the best thing I’ve ever tasted from Achouffe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nurmis (498) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2017
0,75l bottle. Pours clear golden with big white head. Floral hops, citrus and lemon. Bit of malts. Dry bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tjeerd (398) - GERMANY - DEC 30, 2016
Absolutely a killer! Both in taste and in silently creating a hangover. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grumpelmies (156) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2016
Bottle. Pale yellow with a great head and lots of lacing. Aroma of hops, oranges and grapefruits. Some yeast. Taste is fruity (oranges, lemons, grapefruits and a hint of apples), floral hoppy and dry. A little bit grassy and spicy. Malts and sugar in the background. Medium carbonation. Crisp. Dry and bitter finish. Alcohol definitely makes its presence known but it’s welcome. Very balanced and dangerously drinkable. Lovely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jzi (310) - POLAND - DEC 28, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fackbesokare (100) - - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle. Like this synergies, traditional belgian breweries making new style using more hops. great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
theSlipperyPen (276) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2016
Surely one of the most drinkable beers in the world - and certainly the best from the Chouffe range. Best drunk chilled from the fridge to get the sharper pineapple, mandarin and lemon flavours, which given a bit of time and temperature develop into mango, honey, big malt, candy sugar and apple custard. Very effervescent on opening and will almost always through up a heft of hops residue and yest, so pour carefully. It ends with a wonderfully juicy mouthful of green hops and Belgian malts and yeasts - what a fitting and wonderful combination. It’s really an "again" beer - as in when you’ve finished it you call out "AGAIN!"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bierridder_S (784) - BELGIUM - DEC 20, 2016
14/12/2016 - 33cl bottle from a gift. Clear golden with big white head. Nose is sweet malts, some citrus. Taste is light malty, some hops, citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lacho (85) - USA - DEC 18, 2016
Pours beautifully, golden with a foamy white head. Aromas of green apples, and taste reminiscent of cava. Very crisp. Amazingly good for a Belgian IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DijkBier (241) - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2016
Bottle pours clear golden with a white head. Hoppy, floral aroma with citrus; little malty. Taste accordingly, medium bitterness, citrus/grapefruit, spices, little sweetness. Nice beer, but not totally convinced of the balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thomas_W1 (628) - Rastatt, GERMANY - DEC 12, 2016
Flasche 0,33l: Helles Gold, glasklar, sehr kräftiger fester weißer grobporiger Schaum; sehr frische Nase, fruchtige Süße, kräftige Hopfenaromen, Zitrusnoten, exotische Früchte, Mango, Orangenschalen, angenehme Bitterkeit; frischer kräftig-fruchtiger Körper, Zitrusnoten, Orangenschalen, Grapefruit, fruchtige Bitterkeit, malzige Noten, Getreide, cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, frische Hopfennoten Grapefruitzest; sehr angenehmer langer Nachgang mit fruchtiger Bitterkeit

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