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RATINGS: 3464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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A strong, dry and spicy trappist ale. The product of a secondary fermentation lasting 5 weeks. This is a complex ale with a fruity aroma and a nice nuanced hop scent. It is soft and creamy in the mouth, with a bitter touch carried by the fruity aroma. An exceptional ale, with a great deal of finesse and elegance, and with a splendid long after taste.

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3.8
mkofron (155) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 3, 2007
750ml bottle. Hazy orange with a big foamy head. Fruity and spicy. Very good beer.

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cgarvieuk (24465) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2007
A blonde coloured ale, with a strong sour belgian hop nose, and a sharp sour hop bitter with a hoppy linger.

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Clansman (5) - Alleroed, DENMARK - APR 29, 2007 does not count
Trippels aren´t exactly my favorite kind of beer, but this is a good example of the class. Neither too acidic nor too spicy, but harmoniously balanced.

4.1
oberabcbbsok (692) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - APR 27, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2007 Very nice and good ballanced beer. A beer you can drink after years. All the trapist beers are among the best beers of the world. Taste 2 older versions. One of 35 years old and 1 of about 7 years. Those older beers where still very nice. Last year drunk a bottle of 25 years old and that one was ,not good anymore

3.5
FastEddie (230) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 26, 2007
The head is white and ample. The aroma is hoppy. The appearance is very murky and kind of a dark gold color. It has that special "something" that only trappists have, but I think in less quantity that the dubbel. I am quite suprised to find that I like the dubbel better, and of course this one probably has more alcohol than I normally like.

4.1
acearl (510) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2007
Murkey goldenrod hue, white creamy lasting head, small yeasty particles, smells of banana, grain/hay malt, creamy texture, has some spice light and peppery, very smooth, crisp with a little bit of a sour citrus lemon aftertaste, description is mainly yeasty. Excellent, a must try!

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webjedi (250) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - APR 23, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2008 Pow. Zam. Zoom. This was an interesting ale to say the least. I’m working my way through the trappists, and have only has Chimay to start, so this is definitely a break from that. Much fizzier and clear on the pour (a golden yellow with a fair amount (if not bountiflu) had. Thin if non-existent lacing. Grazzy citrus and apple/pear on the nose and tongue. Once in the mouth, a little fruity bubble gum and a unique yeastiness. I don’t see the cloudiness in my 750 ml bottle, so I’m not sure if something is amis. Likeable beer, but I’m not sure I’d session drink this. Pared well, surprisingly, with pierogies! (Bottle Pour 4/23/2007)

Definitely a different beer than the Dubbel. Pours a clear golden with a nice 2-4 cm head. Nice fruits, citrusy with a light apple tart. Light bubbly mouthfeell with a little yeasty after taste on the tongue. Definitely a bit more alcohol on the nose, but it’s very bubbly and refreshing. If I could get more of this easily I would drink it regularly. I was lucky to also get a 750ml of this at one time as well (see above). (Bottle Pour 1/5/2008)

3.4
tommybomb (5) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 23, 2007 does not count
A sweet and slightly wheaty ale, the Tripel has a lightly bitter aftertaste. Very nice.

3.9
slemmert (20) - Slagelse, Flakkebjerg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2007
Very nice traditional tripel. Nice cloudy yellow pour with a thin foam. Nice hayish aroma and okay balanced sweet/bitter taste. One of th best traditional tripels.

3.8
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - APR 22, 2007
Cloudy yelow pour. Aroma of spice and slight citrus.Smooth on the palate and citrus flavors. Very tasty Tripel.


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