Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium


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RATINGS: 675   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
For this 2014 edition, our brewers have selected Mosaic. This new US hop variety enhances the beer with a tangerine sweetness, hints of tropical fruit and an interesting blueberry flavour.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Creyhfus (10) - - MAR 22, 2014
Dit is een mooie tripel die zijn smaak na doet zeer lekker lekker, de smaak van citroen, doet het erg goed

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vsyrbu (67) - MOLDOVA - FEB 10, 2017
In addition to bitterness in flavor and taste are present different exotic fruits - citrus and mango. The aftertaste is sweet and bitter and very pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (1485) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 2, 2016
F: huge, white, long lasting. C: yellow to pale gold, light hazy. A: pineapple, blueberries, tangerines, fresh hops, floral, hint of grapefruit. T: malt, tangerine, blueberries, pears, tropical fruits, hint lemon, grapes, medium to full body, good carbonation, yes I like this beer, tasted as a Duvel Tripel Hop #4, 0,33l bottle from Delhaize supermarket in Oostende.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
josanguapo (1385) - SPAIN - NOV 9, 2016
From Belgium in a Box. In Teku glass. Playing Magic 2015. Very citrusy, with some herbal notes and even slightly acidic. Nice but I prefer the normal duvel over this one. At least this is one of the Duvel Tripel Hips were the additional hop is easily noticeable. Generates a bit too much foam, requiring 2 pours.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Orange_times (239) - UKRAINE - OCT 28, 2016
0.33 bottle. Pours in golden yellow colour with medium size white head. Aroma of basement, old cheese, some flower notes. Medium sweetness, low bitterness. Medium body, thick feel, quite strong alcohol aftertaste with sweet honey notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
puredelusion (341) - Lviv, UKRAINE - OCT 28, 2016
0.3 bottle. Pours intense yellow color with medium white head. Aroma of hops, yeast, fruits. Flavor is high sweet, medium bitter, decent alcohol. Light to medium body, average carbonation. Finish is medium long, sweet . Not balanced and not pleasant at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
McSherman (623) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2016
leuchtend gelb, leicht trb mit starker Schaumbildung. Geruch ist fruchtig (tropische Frchte, Orangen) und hefig. Geschmack ist hefig, fruchtig und recht bitter. Schne Aromen. Gut!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11980) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle at Nialls. Pours golden, nose is toffee, grapefruit, caramel, taste is grapefruit, pithy orange, guessed citra

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle:   Hazy straw, dirty dishwater white head, spotty lacing.   A little musty hoppiness, a bit of citrus peel and floral hoppiness.   Similar on the tongue.   Bitterness is minor, carbonation is lively.   Hides the 9+ ABV very well.   Comes across as a slightly hoppy musty IPA.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Finishes with a hoppy bang, but not so much in bitterness.   Has that Belgian mustiness to it that you cant get anywhere else.   A bit mixed as it has the flavor profile of an IPA but not so much on the hoppiness.   A bit more musty like, as to be expected.   However, it sure is clean.   Entertaining at least.   Two worlds that sometimes dont mix well, but this one was done fairly reasonably.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PlutonowyMan (640) - POLAND - SEP 18, 2016
Kolor z?oty z delikatnymi pomaranczowymi przeblyskami, nieznacznie m?tny. Piana bia?a, wysoka, bardzo trwa?a, pozostawia mnstwo w?sw. Aromat bardzo bogaty i intensywny, cytrusy, dalej troch? topikw i borwka. Borwka to chyba najwi?ksze zaskoczenie, bardzo wyra?na. Smak: pieprz, lekka przyprawowo?? i sporo owocw. Ponownie sporo cytrusw, jest grapefruit cytryna, limonka, jest borwka i lekka nuta tropikw. Jest s?odko z lekko kwaskow? kontr?. Grapefruitowa, sucha goryczka. Wysycenie wysokie, pasuje, alkohol idealnie schowany.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (7440) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
The 666th rating of this beer. Win. Bottle share at Craft Beer Co Islington as Duvel Tripel Hop #4: Mosaic, 9.5%. Many thanks to Bryan. Clear yellow, sparkling, foamy white head leaves thick lacing. Aroma is rubbery, citrussy, melon, lemongrass, dried hop flowers. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is much smoother than the others in the series. Floral, citrus hops, biscuity malts, soft alcohol. The best in the series by quite a way for me has the best balance at least. I would revisit this one, but not so the others.

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