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

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RATINGS: 429   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is the regular Straffe Hendrik Tripel, but this time fermented with wild Brettanomyces yeast strains.

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2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
berntholer (1611) - Antwerp, - JUN 29, 2014
ivorywhite head fades fast no lacing. darkyellow colour. aroma is metallic, boozy, caramel, vegetal (where is ze funk?). taste is sugar, caramel, boozy, peach, vegetaal and mushrooms aftertaste slight bitter. no funk in this house. medium body and carbonation. ik word er niet wild van. bottle 33 cl / bbf feb-2019


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crazy_cat_lady (441) - - JAN 14, 2017
Bottle at beerbistro. Golden yellow with finely bubbled white head. Aromas of sweet berries and lemons. Light tartness from the Brett some lemon and grass. Dry finish. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrumpy369 (573) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 10, 2017
Bottle at home. Hazy yellow-orange colour, with a white head with good retention. Nose is citrussy tart, little bit geuze like. Faint horse blanket. Taste is light sourness light bitterness. Green apple like notes, stick bitter aftertaste. Nice and refreshing, would say its a lighter geuze.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bijl (358) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2017 Mooie koperkleurig Ale, wazig, volle witte foamy schuimkraag, veel koolzuur.Aroma: Brett gist, citrus, peer, moutig, zoetig en bloemen.Smaak: Wederom duidelijk de Brettanomyces gist die een wrange en zurige hint geven, daarnaast ook fruitigheid als peer en een frisse citrus smaak. Kruidigheid van gember, koriander en peper geven samen met het koolzuur een flinke prikkeling. Karamelzoet en een goede hopbitte en een beetje alcohol warmte. Body is vol, veel koolzuur, prikkelig, droge, fruitige en licht bittere afdronk. Mooi spul!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1518) - Hammel, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2017
Bottle from Voldby. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma and taste is malt, spices, herbal, yeast, light citrus, some fruits. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Light bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2658) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2017
Pours a slightly hazy orangish yellow golden color with fizzy white head. Funky citrusy notes on the nose with some wheat; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with a slight citrus tartness and funk.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (4132) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 4, 2017
Many thanks for this beer to JefVerstraete. Vintage 2015. Piekna spora i naturalnie wysycona piana, zapach powalaja tony moreli suszonej i swiezej. W smaku te same owoce plus ta dzikosc w smaku moich ulubionych drozdzy, ale na tym koniec zpozytywow. Zbyt alkoholowe, naprawde mocno alkoholowe, naprawde zadkie to w belgijskich piwach zeby nie ukryc tej toksycznej substancji.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clareeses (49) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 30, 2016
Funky, apricot esters in the nose. Pours slightly opaque orangey amber, large head initially. Very alcoholic palate, some funky brett initially but finishes strong with bitter, oaky, dry wine flavors. Funk flavors bloom as it comes to room temp but retains a lot of the strong ethanol flavor. This is a definite sipper.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (870) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 29, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2016 Stinky brett no way around it, not my thing, but other reviews of apple and lemon are true as well. Looks great like honey in color and haze. Loads of soft serve head. Sweet berries, honey, corn flakes, the sour is there but it?s perfectly balanced. A brett beer for people who don?t care for full retard sour beers. He brett throws this one for a loop so it doesnt really remind me of a tripel, however it?s unique and the result is both tasty and satisfying. Very cool!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sulawang (1100) - - DEC 25, 2016
Visual: 2016 edition. Pours clear light copper brown with a massive long-lasting ultra foamy head, sticky lacing, super clustered active stream. Visually impeccable.

Nose: chamomile-floral, bright yeasty, elderflower (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: very crisp, tingly

Mid-palate: lengthy (lvl-7-sweetness), tangy-prickly chamomile, heavy-sweet barley malt, pear

Finish: elderflower exhale, residual off-dry alcohol

Summary: Id be hard pressed to say I found any amount of Bretty funk in this - instead its rather clean, well-hidden alcohol, chamomile-pear malt character goes down smooth just a bit of heaviness in the mids. Exceptional quality.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Banzale (172) - FRANCE - DEC 6, 2016
Acheter dranken geers oost staker (gent). Straffe hendrik Wild 2016 bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur bronzatre/ reflet gold. mousse bien paisse, bien cremeuse, ce tiens bien , couleur un peu brunie. Au nez : fruit, mias aussi sensation dacidit type gueuze. un peu de sucre galement. En bouche : acidit dune gueuze. fruite , amertume type pamplemousse assez doux en debut de bouche mais relativement puissant en fin ! un peu de sucre aussi en fin de bouche ! trs frais ! assez complexe mais subtil.


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