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Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Van Den Bossche

Style: Abbey Tripel
Meer, Belgium

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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A slightly bitter, golden colored beer with a good head.

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3.8
wildbeercat (356) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 20, 2014
500ml ceramic bottle into a Trappist glass; served cold. Aroma: Light raisins, fresh yeast, bready, boozy. Appearance: Moderately hazy, gold body. Creamy, white, head that slowly dissipates to a thin cap. Taste: A little malty, dried fruits like apricot and raisin. Some light caramel too. Alcohol is present but not overpowering. Palate: Very high amount of prickly carbonation. Medium body, medium+ finish that ends on light bitterness. Overall: A really nice golden. Has lots of flavors that remind me of some triples, but isn’t overly sweet or boozy. Great stuff!

3.1
Renobob (2064) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 22, 2013
Pauvre en arômes, elle se rattrape au palais : bon équilibre entre houblon, fleurs et citron. À noter, beau flacon de 50cl en grès.

3.1
freretoc (1935) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 15, 2013
Bu en bouteille de 50cl, une bière assez intéressante à boire en début de soirée, bien houblonné elle est riche et bien équilibré

3.9
chronictonic (472) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden with thick white head. Aroma is mild and leans towards candy sweet. Mouthfeel has pleasant carbonation. Flavor is medium bodied. Some candy beat sugar flavors, but not overpowering. Mild hop finish cleanses the sweetness away leaving you ready for the next sip.

3.3
MRMedellin (294) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - NOV 19, 2013
When it’s poured on the glass a cloudy golden beer it’s seen. It also has an augmented amount of carbonic gas and create a huge foam head, but it dissipate very quickly, leaving just a small condensation. The aroma is very floral, and the malt isn’t fell. The taste reveals a strong flavor with a full body, and a bitter end, demonstrating the increased presence of hops from the begin to the end. Quite good, but not the best of the Belgium strong ales.

4
Braudog (6678) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - NOV 4, 2013
In a ceramic, swing-top bottle labeled as "Yeast Hoist" -- deep, rich golden with a frothy head and heavily sedimented, this screams goodness, visually. The aroma is similarly seductive ... And ultimately this drinks like all the really good, classic Belgian golden ales. Sharp and tangy, with a hint of wild fermentation, but ultimately evenly sweet and beery ... love it. (#5310, 11/4/2013)

3.3
ruigo (2705) - PORTUGAL - OCT 29, 2013
Shared a 50cl ceramic bottle form Cora (Luxembourg). Nice clear golden colour with a large white head. Light aroma of yeast, citrus and fruits. Medium carbonation and light to medium body. Flavour is light bitter with a more sweet end. Overall, not bad but nothing special... Except the bottle.

3.8
radagast83 (8019) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Ceramic bottle, shared by a friend. Aroma is a light wheat, sweet malt, yeast. Flavor is sweet malts, yeast. Warming.

3.6
Ferris (15027) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle - Vintage 2011 - Apple, yeast, orange, grains and bread. Clear gold with a thick white head. Honey, apple, grains and light orange. I get a very mild bitterness in the finish, but the sweetness overpowers. The thick mouth feel makes this a slow going beer. I think this would pair well with a desert or fruit, much in the way of an Ice Wine. As this warms, it is starting to taste more like a light quad. Fruits stand out more, and although apple still prevails it is still pretty good.

4.3
davidm (2080) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle 500ml in Tolosa. Nice, similar to a tripel. Aromas of caramel, bread, leaves, and green grapes. Taste is sweet, slightly sour, with long length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Orange, with a thin head.


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