Brewed by Brouwerij De Koninck (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Antwerpen, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brewed with addition of biological cane sugar from South America, instead of the ubiquitous Belgian white candi sugar.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3332) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 25, 2005
Amber orangeish hue, with a frothy beige head, with fruity, spicy cinnamaon, caramelized malt, bready aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with caramelized malt,spicy,bready, note of fruitiness, maybe apple, leading towards a zesty hoppy alcohol warmth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (18035) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2005
Draught at Kulminator. Deep copper colour with lasting thin beige head. Some tangerine, yeast and lime as well as malt and candy sugar. Smooth in mouth, good mouthfeel actually. Tangerine/lime fruit on finish. Not too sweet and extremely pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cartoonkhaki (1257) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 19, 2005
Light amber colour. Light beige head. Sweet aroma of stewed apples and pears. Sweet oily palate. Honey notes. Slight rum aftertaste. Warm musty aroma. No alcoholic flavour. Very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4739) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2005
Bottle. Brown beer with a gentle whispy head. The aroma is very vinous and the flavour is slightly spiced, with fruit peel and aniseed, and quite dry. Overall a nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GregClow (3371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2005
Bottle from gift pack purchased at LCBO. Nice copper-amber colour with a small head. Aroma is interesting - quite sweet and malty, but with that slightly medicinal/band-aid note that I get off of some Belgians. Flavour is nice - rye bread, amaretto, caramel. Some alcohol warmth around the edges that comes through with a bit of a bite in the finish. Another fairly simple but well-made & enjoyable beer from these guys.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HogTownHarry (6566) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2005
Bottle (330ml). Poured clear amber with a smallish creamy white head. Aroma is almost sour sugary malt, theres an odd note to it, almost chemical; certainly jangling and unbalanced. Taste is alcohol, sharply sugary malt, a bit of grain - not really a lot, actually - thin yet syrupy mouthfeel. So far only the regular De Koninck does anything for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2005
Dark amber/orange body topped by a frothy bleached white head. GInger, malty sugars, and bread fill the nose. Malty bready flavours dominate, and are followed by some sweet grainy flavours. Buttery finish with lots of alcohol present. Slightly skunky, with an unpleasant aftertaste. Not my idea of a tripel, and is more reminiscant of a better flavoured malt liquor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2005
bottle. LCBO gift pack. clear bright orange body with a small short-lasting white head. aroma is weak for the style - there are faint apple and yeast notes as well as a distinctive sweet bread/cereal property. flavour starts out very sweet and sugary with some fruit spice and warm alcohol. I cant say that Im very fond of this one. The glass is a keeper though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caledonian (367) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 7, 2005
Dark amber, small frothy head, energetic carbonation. Pleasant aroma. Sweet malty flavor. Not too much of a stretch to imagine hard candy melting in the mouth. Smooth, with a faint hop bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2005
Fruit, candied malt aromas, light copper, small toffee head, and pretty lace. Quite a malty flavour, with plums and blood oranges, some yeasty breads notes too. Medium bodied, good mouthfeel, sweet, satisfying, alcohol is most warming. Very nice.

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