1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Abbaye De Floreffe Triple - Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

Not Rated.
Abbaye De Floreffe TripleAbbaye De Floreffe Triple

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

146 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 146
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 11-18-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 146 | Reviews: 92 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mattfancett
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%

mattfancett, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of BrunoPettipas
4/5  rDev +6.1%

BrunoPettipas, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of Andra
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Andra, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of OKCNittany
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

OKCNittany, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of hoppecatania
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

hoppecatania, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of biboergosum
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%

330ml bottle, at 8% ABV, another part of the '1/2 Meter of Beer' mixed pack available here in Alberta.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, medium golden amber hue, with a teeming tower of puffy, rocky, and eventually Dairy Queen creamy opal head, which leaves a proper array of sudsy webbed lace all around the glass as it slowly ebbs away.

It smells of semi-sweet bready caramel malt, buttered white bread, a warm orchard fruitiness - peach, pear, and overripe apple - mixed table pepper, mildly spicy yeast, honeyed candi sugar, and a bristling, nose-twitching alcohol astringency. The taste is bready, somewhat biscuity pale malt, more booze-tinged apple, pear, and banana generic fruit bowl sweetness, sugary, floral field honey, active yeast bitterness, and a sidling, well-knowing, and sort of metallic edginess.

The bubbles are pretty well sublimated, barely a wisp of their initial splendour to be found at this mid point in the game, the body just on the lee side of a steady medium weight, and so-so smooth, the yeast and alcohol having their way right now. It finishes still on the sweet side, as things go, the caramel malt, additional sugars - alcohol and otherwise - kind of collaborating on the death knell (to me, at least) of this particular offering.

For the style, this does well enough, I suppose, providing a sweet, yeasty, and above all, boozy sort of experience. However, I am quite on the fence about such a plainly one-sided kind of deal - where be the hops, at least in the basest interest of balance? This comes off as the beer that all the platitudes and pandering in the world wouldn't be able to deter those who think that it's really all that good of an idea in the first place.

biboergosum, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of Socialiste
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Socialiste, May 30, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
Photo of Noelito76
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Noelito76, May 26, 2014
Photo of Idrankthat
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Idrankthat, May 25, 2014
Photo of Mack
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Mack, May 17, 2014
Photo of WillAndSarah
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

WillAndSarah, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of Cycle69
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Cycle69, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of BJSmit
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

BJSmit, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of pipinmalikonj
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

pipinmalikonj, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of TeachChefs
4/5  rDev +6.1%

TeachChefs, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of dcmchew
4/5  rDev +6.1%

dcmchew, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of mtbdonn
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

mtbdonn, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of mychalg9
4/5  rDev +6.1%

mychalg9, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of FondueVoodoo
4.09/5  rDev +8.5%

A: Pours a clear deep gold and sudsy white head with plenty of lacing.

S: Yeasty bread, overripe bananas, butter, vanilla and hints of spices.

T: Sweet caramelized bananas together with smooth vanilla and yeast. Extremely smooth.

M: Thick, coating and chewy with very low carbonation.

O: Surprisingly smooth and thick, this beer works well with plenty of meals or as a sipper on its own. Definitely worth seeking out.

FondueVoodoo, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of MDDMD
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%

A-slightly hazy orange color with a nice off-white head and good lacing

S-caramel malt, fruit, some yeast, spices

T-tropical fruit, caramel malt, honey, bit of clove, yeast, bread

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-decent but a little too sweet for my tastes, otherwise nothing that stands out

MDDMD, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of j-rod18
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

j-rod18, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of JamLand
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

JamLand, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of Cardmarauder
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Cardmarauder, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of Shanop1288
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Shanop1288, Jun 29, 2013
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Abbaye De Floreffe Triple from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
85 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.