Urthel Hibernus Quentum Tripel

RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Brewed at first at Van Steenberge, now brewed at Koningshoeven - La Trappe brewery.

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Bitterbill (2113) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 20, 2017
From Apr 2007 Pours from 11.2oz bottle a hazy medium gold with a huge billowy head of foam. During the session the foam did shrink a bit but only to a solid 1/4" layer and there's a *ton* of sticky lacing. The smell has all sorts of fruitiness going that I can only describe as being "exotic". I also get some yeastiness and a touch of sweet malt. The taste is as big on the fruit as the smell is. Wow. I wish I could figure out which fruits are there but what ever they are, they are working so nicely in this brew. Further sips in and now I'm getting a huge flavour of earthiness that almost acts like a brick wall so the fruit doesn't dominate completely in the taste. I'm also getting some nice candy sugar and...another wow is required. ;^) The aftertaste leans toward the somewhat bitter side and that just makes the whole drinking experience of this Tripel Ale all the more enjoyable. So complex and all of the different flavours "tickling" my palate in such a positive manner. The alcohol has some warming as it goes down but it's not detectable in the taste at all. Damn good stuff!! Bottom line: This is my first bottle of Urthel Hibernus Quentum but it won't be my last. Highly recommended!!

surething_ii (1381) - Šenkvice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 15, 2017
Bottle. Aroma: Belgian Look: yellowish Taste: nice warming, mostly yeasty Overall: rather nice tripel

emdejes (98) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 18, 2017
75 cl bottle - bbd = 2010 So nice, developped very good. Would love to taste this again.

gyllenbock (10423) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2017
Bottle from Systembolaget, bought in 2010. A bit hazy golden with a small white head. Sweet and with toffee, some dried fruit, malt and hints of honey. Old but still a drinkable one.

Cunningham (8823) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2015
Appearance: Hazyed dark golden color with a fine thick off white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Bready, fruity and Belgian yeast.
Palate: Medium (+) body. Moderate sweet and a fresh acidity. Average to rich carbonation.
Taste: Mild citric, bready, fruity, apples and Belgian yeast.
Overall impression: Not to rich carbonation. It could easily destroyed this beer. Otherwise quite refreshing and ok for a strong ale like this..
Personal stats: Bottle from YNWA in Kolding, Denmark

magsinva (1494) - Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle - pours cloudy orange with a white head. It has a nice meaty leathery funky thing going on.

DiarmaidBHK (6327) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle from Citgo Huntsville. Pours dark golden with a thin khaki head. Leaves some lacing in the glass. Pungent hop notes on the nose along with the Belgian yeast thing. Big Belgian flavor on the tongue. Finished clean. Solid example of style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

wlajwl (7437) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Aroma is house yeast and earthy. The flavor is earthy, caramel/malts and a warning/sweet finish.

Alengrin (6202) - BELGIUM - OCT 27, 2014
Urthel tripel with deep golden colour, snow white head and fruity profile, peach, apple, honey, sweet spiciness, yeasty with herbal, gentle hoppiness in the end as well as warming alcohol. Nice.

ads135 (5324) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 8, 2014
A really good tripel. Dark gold, thick head. Potent aroma. Lots of spice in the nose and some citrus. Dry finish though with some orange, raisins, and pepper.

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