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Abbaye De Crespin - Secret Des Moines Triple - Brasserie Grain D'Orge

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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Grain D'Orge visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mar02x on 11-20-2011)
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Reviews by djura:
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3.88/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I got it from Italy, 0,33l bottle. I think this is France brewery,not Belgium..

A-Very light in color,one finger white foam,and lots of bubbles in the glass.

S-Lots of different fruits,grape mostly. Think that smell is more then interesting.

T/M-Carbonated,very low bitter aftertaste,lots of fruits and spices in the mouth.

O-Must admit that i like it. It is not enough thick taste and maybe too much carbonated,but,i could drink it often.

djura, Nov 01, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of ant1
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

ant1, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of MaevaS
3.51/5  rDev +2.3%

MaevaS, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Mar02x
2.63/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I bought this beer during my summer holiday in Northern France 2011.

A - A white head and a bright yellow fluid, quick retention and the color is to light for a triple.

S - Light honey smell mixed with a flowery and fruity hop.

T - This is more like a ferm blond, the body isn't just heavy enough. The aftertaste is bitter and the rest is as the smell all ready gave away.

M - To much carbonation and to thin in body.

O - Nothing special here, but maybe it's nice on a warm summer day.

Mar02x, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of Mountainmanbrewing
2.89/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Yellow color with a dense and lasting head with nice lacing left along the glass.
A very deceptive 8% ABV which could catch out the drinker if not careful. The nice medium body had a dry and fruity aftertaste. A nice beer.

Would definitely try this again.

Mountainmanbrewing, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of Drknight
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Drknight, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of lucat
3/5  rDev -12.5%

lucat, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of Jeffo
3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got this one in France while on vacation last summer.

From a 75cl swing-top bottle into a chalice.
Best Before 16 December 2015

APPEARANCE: Pours a huge, 3+ finger, medium looking, fluffy, creamy white head with great retention. Clear golden yellow with very active carbonation. Head slowly fades to a thick foam cap and leaves some good lacing down the glass. A foamy film remains with lots of lacing. Good looking triple.

SMELL: A big nose of toasted and pale malts, bread, green fruits, apples, flowers an some spicy yeast notes. Good.

TASTE: Some pale malts, green fruit sweetness and apples up front, then some floral hops and bitterness at the swallow. Hoppy and spicy aftertaste of flowers, spicy yeast and alcohol notes with a touch of green fruit sweetness as balance. Pleasant, but a little restraint in the flavor. Not as impressive or as forthcoming as some of the bigger names, but still well balanced.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Creamy on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes rather dry. Good feel for the style.

OVERALL: While the flavor isn't quite as bold as some of the more well known triples out of Belgium, this is a well balanced and enjoyable brew with a nice, smooth and creamy feel that supports the show nicely. One worth having if you're out in the boonies of France.

Jeffo, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of SoccerStash
3/5  rDev -12.5%

SoccerStash, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of reduction
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

reduction, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of FLima
3.94/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale yellow color with a dense and abundant head and leaving laces. Became hazy at the last pour.
Nice addicted citric aroma with sugar cane notes, looks like they did some dry hopping.
Flavor of honey, sweet malt and wheat with hints of Cointreau liquor coming from its 8% ABV and hops. Dry and fruity aftertaste.
Medium body with low carbonation. Wheat gave some roundness to it.
It was a positive surprise, it remembered me of the Duvel 2012 edition Tripel hop, though not at the same or complexity (given the latter was simply extraordinary).
Haven’t been lucky with French beers (including this brewery), this one brought me some hop, I mean hope.

FLima, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of RaphaelSC
4/5  rDev +16.6%

RaphaelSC, Sep 26, 2013
Photo of MojoIRL
4/5  rDev +16.6%

MojoIRL, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
3.5/5  rDev +2%

dcmchew, Nov 08, 2013
Abbaye De Crespin - Secret Des Moines Triple from Brasserie Grain D'Orge
81 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.