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Brewed by Kronenbourg (Carlsberg)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Obernai, France

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a strong blonde beer, full of character with tertiary fermentation in the bottle yet still very accessible. Alc. 8% vol. Taste: The traditional Grimbergen recipe is enriched here trough the use of aromatic hops, which gives the beer its refined bitterness and hoppy character. The result is a refreshingly strong blonde beer.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
petibear (53) - - APR 24, 2012
Aroma:: citrus Appearance: dark yellow, hazy, frothy Taste: bitter, medium sourness, light sweetness, Palate: astringent, long finish fine, but nothing exciting


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmaneser (155) - BELGIUM - APR 20, 2017
33 cl bottle @ home. Golden yellow colour, nice medium white head. Malty aroma with some herbal notes and sweet hints of fruit and honey. Taste adds some bitterness, very well balanced.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (3219) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 20, 2017
33cl bottle from estucerveza. Hazy dark gold color. Thin to medium white head. Thin warm body. Crispy carbonation. Aroma and flavour is malty, bubblegum, hops, yeast, herbs.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rotaldinho (185) - Paris, FRANCE - DEC 22, 2016
Pale golden colour, fluffy head of foam. Smell of malt, yeast and alcohol. Dried fruits. Smooth and warming mouth feel. Mild bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Banzale (246) - FRANCE - DEC 16, 2016
Acheter à tabac&co dans famiflora à dottignies. Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur dorée bien translucide ! Belle mousse bien présente et aéré qui reste bien . Au nez : sensation de miel et d’épices ainsi que des levures ! Notes trop présente limite agressif. En bouche : la note épicé et présente ! Même trop ! Trop marquer ! Le miel arrive allégé le tout ! Je la trouve trop attaquante. Le corps ce barre dans tout les sens . Ça se tien pas !

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jice (358) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUL 30, 2016
Personal records - tasted a while ago. Notation personnelle et à affiner sur une prochaine dégustation

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartR (344) - Aespa, ESTONIA - JAN 24, 2016
Looks light golden and hazy. Spicy and sourish aroma. Belgian spiciness continues in taste adding fruits, honey and a bit of lemon. Definitely hops present and even mild bitterness detectable. Mainly sourish honey and spices. Alcohol well covered, no hint of 8% anywhere. Refreshingly strong blonde beer seems accurate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1801) - BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2016
Drunk from 33cl bottle at friends. Stronger variant of the blonde beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rubin77 (1750) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 11, 2016
F: white, huge, long lasting. C: hazy, gold, transparent. A: malt, honey-herbal, green apples, grassy hops, hint of citrus and yeast. T: malty, again malty, grassy hops, spicy, peppery, white sugar, dry yeasty, medium body, high carbonated, green apples, melon, alcohol, 0,33l bottle, tasty beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SVD (1855) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle at home, hazy golden yellow beer with a medium head, aroma is citrus hoppy aroma, taste is the same, some boozyness, nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (7555) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2015
Hazed golden color with a fine white head. Mellow malty, fruity, and pleasant citric aroma with a fine intensity. Medium + body and a smooth carbonation. Mellow nice sweetness. A bit oily texture. Mellow malty, fruity, some spices and pleasant citric flavor. Pure lovely ale.
[Bottle from a workmate]


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