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Belgian Abbey Special (Tripel) - Central City Brewing

Belgian Abbey Special (Tripel)
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%


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Central City Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: Derek on 11-06-2010)
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Only offered as a seasonal on site at the Surrey Central Brewing Co.

A: Gold with 1/8" white head which disappeared quickly.

S: Orange rind and apple juice.

T: Orangey, apple juice, refreshing.

M: Moderately carbonated, nice mouth feel. Very enjoyable.

Overall: Excellent beer. Would buy this to take home if B.C. liquor laws were different and allowed the brewery to can beers with this level of alcohol content.

Serving type: on-tap

Serving type: on-tap

05-10-2011 00:23:43 | More by DaftCaskBC
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Bronze with a white head, some retention & lace.

S: Earthy, citrus rind and steelie mineral from the hops, nice tropical fruit (mango & candied pineapple) with hints of underlying biscuity malt and hints of alcohol.

T: Earthy & steelie mineral, rind, mango, candied pineapple, surprisingly bready, light toffee, alcohol is extremely well-hidden. The hop flavour and bitterness are really nice, but a bit much for the style. I'd call it a Belgian Strong Pale ale... and a very good one.

M: Well-attenuated, moderate body is smooth, carbonation is modest for the style.

D: A good drinker.

An all around good beer that's more to my taste than most authentic tripels.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2010 22:04:38 | More by Derek
Belgian Abbey Special (Tripel) from Central City Brewing
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