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Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Tripel
Watou, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer, with high fermentation, has a pale amber colour and a flowery, fruity taste with a harmonious balance between sweet and sour (8% alcohol content). This beer has a thick and vivid froth and strikes by its balanced taste with a delicate bitterness.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braincage1 (147) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2009
Bottle from Total Wine. A cloudy yellow beer with a large pillowy white head. Moderate aroma of bread, bananas and oranges. Flavor closely resembles the aroma...a bit sour in the beginning and again at the end. Flavors are not intense enough to cut through the sourness or complex enough to work well together. It is, however, nice and frothy as advertised


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madnorwegian (185) - FRANCE - JAN 12, 2017
Solid tripel but didnt find anything especially noteworthy. Lightly flowerly nose. Good bright yellow color and fluffy white head. Full body but one dimensional boozy flavors.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pongauer (84) - Maassluis, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2016
A very flowery, sweet brew. Another tasty beer from st. Bernardus. A tripple for the summer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (1299) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Clear golden in appearance with a white head. Spices, slightly grainy sweet with honey.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jzi (310) - POLAND - DEC 28, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ronritter (219) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2016
12 oz bottle from sample pack, pours a light gold with white head not much lacing, quite a bit of sediment flowery aroma with a fruit and spice flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
humpah (185) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - DEC 18, 2016
0,33l bottle from Belgiuminabox. Pours yellow colour with a lot of head. Aroma of belgian yeast, citrus, sweetness, banana, fruits, a bit spiceness as well. Medium body, balanced taste, sweet aftertaste.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zarrach76 (125) - Grenoble, FRANCE - DEC 18, 2016
Etant un grand amateur de la St Bernardus ABT 12 qui reste et restera une de mes bires de chevet, jattaquais la dgustation de cette Tripel avec un certain allant, voir un allant certain. A la verse, blonde trouble avec une mousse bulles multiples stabilise sur 3 millimtres. 5/5, lapparence mimporte peu de toute faon, donc cest le mme tarif pour tout le monde. Nez sur les agrumes, citron vert et pamplemousse en tte, du caramel bien net, de la prune, de la mirabelle, des fruits jaunes (ananas notamment), du malt chocolat petite dose, des armes de cuir et de bois rsineux assez perceptibles. Bon nez, pas trs complexe, pas non plus quelconque mais un peu trop banal mon got. En bouche, texture souple, amertume sur la fin uniquement, la carbonatation est moyenne, lalcool reste sobre. Les saveurs sont vraiment sur les crales et le caramel, un peu trop dailleurs. Malheureusement, cette Tripel est en cela trs limit au niveau gustatif, le final est plat, sans relief. Il manque clairement quelque(s) chose(s) cette bire pour en faire un breuvage digne dintrt. Je suis dautant plus surpris par la note gnrale obtenue par cette bire. Laura de sa grande sur lABT 12 peut tre... En attendant, mes attentes taient assez hautes et elles retombent dautant plus... Dommage. Bouteille 33cl, V&B Grenoble.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
toescantalk (6) - SCOTLAND - DEC 17, 2016 does not count
Slight initial vinegar washes away with lovely smooth sweeter after taste. Nice head. Very drinkable - doesnt taste like an 8%er.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (1317) - Wrocaw, POLAND - DEC 17, 2016
golden, hazy, long lasting white foam; fruity and yeast aroma, some spicy and floral notes; medium+ bitterness and sweetness, slightly sour; full- body, quite thick feel, lively carbonation, long bittersweet finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thomas_W1 (628) - Rastatt, GERMANY - DEC 12, 2016
Flasche 0,33l: Golden, klar, sehr krftiger fester weier feinporiger Schaum; frische krftig-malzige Nase, Getreide, Brot, wrzige Se, leichte Sure, leichte Hopfennoten, Zitrusnoten, Karamell, nussig, leichte Rstaromen; im Krper krftige wrzige Se, krftig malzig, Getreide, Brot, leicht fruchtige Sure, cremig, krftige Kohlensure, angenehme Hopfenaromen, leicht alkoholisch, wrzige Bitterkeit; langer wrzig-frischer Nachgang


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