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Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Abbey Tripel
Brugge, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 792   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional top-fermentation beer that referments in the bottle. Brewed by the unique family brewery De Halve Maan, which has been located in the historical heart of Bruges since 1856. Straffe Hendrik is an authentic Belgian Triple beer, still brewed according to the original recipe. To serve cool.

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3.4
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle. Orange pour with half and inch of white head. Spice, citrus, banana, candy. Not too sweet like some other triple. Great balance of Carbonation and sweetness. Almost creamy smooth and flavorable finish.


3.7
harrisoni (18436) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2017
Bottle at the brewery Brugge . Hazy orange gold colour lasting white head. Spicy hoppy tripel aroma. Well constructed tripel. Good orange candied peel fruit flavour. Good sweet and hoppy dry balance. Good i thought very well balanced. Yes i like the intense orange flavour. Yet a good stinging dry finish.

4.6
HourGlass13 (849) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 12, 2017
Pours golden amber with orange high lights, and a nice white cap head. Aroma is sweet like a birthday cake, with stone fruit, almonds. Taste is sweet and sticky with candied fruits, esters, and complex goodness from beyond this plane. Great flavor. Mouthfeel is crisp clean and has a great mildly spicy aftertaste. Balanced. Definitely packs a punch, but in the nicest way possible. Excellent all around.

4.8
freekyp (2194) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2017
Complex, with a stone fruit and yeast estery nose. Well blended flavors make it difficult to pick out individual components, but the sum of the total is otherworldly good, with each sip revealing new paths of flavor. Spicy yeast lends a consistent zest. Big 9% ABV is well hidden. Revel and be humbled, for you are surely unworthy mortal slime.

3.9
emincems (90) - - JUN 9, 2017
bottle. nice deep gold, slightly orange color. foam isn’t strong as I expected. full bodied, well carbonated. tastes slightly sweet malts, caramel, spices and slight citrus. balanced finish.

3.5
erikaraeb (138) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 6, 2017
Yeasty, burnt sugar aroma followed by a similar, yet complex, taste profile. Less yeasty in flavour than some other abbey tripels which is my personal preference. However, less of a clean finish than others, as well; layered, astringent herby notes hang around in the mouth for a while. Overall, though, a great go-to tripel.

3.7
dimeon (217) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 30, 2017
A: Dark clear orange with a large white head. N: Sweet malts T: Malt sweetness, but so much more going on. Complex citrus peel and a strong bitterness to balance the other elements. P: Full O: Excellently made tripel

4.1
schavuitje (250) - APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2017
This Hendrik is a delicious, solid abbey triple: full and yet supple, soft malt light sweet and spicy hop and little pepper absolutely no punishment to drink

3.3
Jimbo2 (449) - DENMARK - MAY 27, 2017
Totally decent Tripel. Light, golden, white head. Dried apples, some esters going on. Medium body and carbonation. Good.

4
Almogabar (44) - MARIA DE HUERVA (ZARAGOZA), SPAIN - MAY 26, 2017
Botella de 33 cl, cata en Liquidos. Color ámbar intenso, espuma blanca abundante, con cuerpo. Aromas a melocotón, especias, dulzona, pan, frutas dulces. Sabor intenso, alcohol marcado, pimienta y especias en la punta de la lengua. Notas a miel, frutas.

3.3
Ascelja (1434) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 23, 2017
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Bottle. Hazy amber to orange body, small white head. Aroma of apricots, spices, appl6,pears, yeast. Taste is pleasantly bitter, a nit tart, very slightly sweet. Bitter almonds, pears, apricots, wild peaches, alcohol in finish. Fuller body, overcarbonated.


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