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Abbaye De Floreffe Triple - Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

146 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA visit their website
Belgium

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)
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JRod6242

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

06-17-2013 02:15:02 | More by JRod6242
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-14-2013 23:36:36 | More by Krakpoff
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desint

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-06-2013 21:09:15 | More by desint
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Mikecap

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-02-2013 12:54:57 | More by Mikecap
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alexipa

Colorado

3.41/5  rDev -9.5%

A: Beautiful orange with a bright white fluffy head that lines the glass.

S: Something is strange here. Some Belgian yeast scent but also a weird undertone as well. Another reviewer may have nailed it with likening it to olives. Not good.

T: Spicey Belgian yeast, cloves, and a strong malty back end. Some wheat flavors in there as well.

M: Full bodied but well carbonated. Fairly hot; I can definitely taste the full 7.5%.

O: This is one of those "meh" beers. It's good, I would probably drink it regularly if I had it on hand. It's certainly not great and not really worth seeking out.

05-23-2013 00:40:51 | More by alexipa
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JackRB

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

05-18-2013 00:54:32 | More by JackRB
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-15-2013 19:05:42 | More by Ciocanelu
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jopezu

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-27-2013 19:36:32 | More by jopezu
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campfirebrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-04-2013 14:28:22 | More by campfirebrew
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NandoPereira

Brazil

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-24-2013 03:59:24 | More by NandoPereira
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jibjib513

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-23-2013 19:05:18 | More by jibjib513
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Haydn-Juby

Quebec (Canada)

3.84/5  rDev +1.9%

Served from a 330ml bottle to a tulip glass.

A: Cloudy yellow/ orange with a thick 2.5 finger head. Retention was pretty nice and so was lacing as well.

S: Belgian yeast characters come through in the smell but there is also an olive like aroma that was rather off putting.

T: Coriander and cloves in small to moderate amounts.Belgian yeast esters are present .A little bit of a honey flavor and some very slight pear as well. Hop bitterness is low. Nothing was very bold in the taste and it was quiet balanced.

M: Bubbly feeling in the mouth and very smooth. Alcohol is pretty well hidden.

O: It was a good beer but I've had better. Nothing astounding but it was nice to have one of. I got it as a gift too so I'm quiet content.Overall kind of boring for a Tripel and nothing really stood out for me .If you're looking for a great Tripel look elsewhere but this was a decent representation of the style.

02-24-2013 21:21:41 | More by Haydn-Juby
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sagath


4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-24-2013 21:34:25 | More by sagath
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Cozzatoad

Italy

3.69/5  rDev -2.1%

750ml bottle

A- Orangeish, cloudy. Big and thick foam, nice retention

S- Caramel and honey malts, very sweet with a candied sugar feel. Slight estery spiciness

T- Again very sweet though never over the top, notes of honey from the malts, a bit of a sugary feel. Fruity notes on the back of things (apple, maybe orange). Slight touch of bitterness in the finish

M- Medium body, a bit on the light side for a tripel, carbonation is quite lively. Alcohol is way too easily noticed expecially since 7.5%ABV is on the low side for a tripel. Things get worse if it warms too much

O- Enjoyable, but still mediocre, lots of better tripels out there

01-10-2013 18:31:05 | More by Cozzatoad
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-01-2013 20:39:26 | More by wizo
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Filosoof

Netherlands

3.68/5  rDev -2.4%

This is one of the thinnest tripels I have ever had. I don't know the exact recipe, but it seems to me as if Lefebvre has used similar ingredients as in their great Barbar Honey Beer, but then with a bit worse quality. 4 times worse ingredients means 16 times worse beer....

L: the foams starts thick, but disappears quite quickly; the colour is clear, somewhat between gold and amber;
S: don't smell much, some candy sugar, some white bread;
T: quite sweet and thin, apple and banana, water, bread, lacking bitterishness; the same tiny sourness alcoholfree beers have;
M: overall it seems like lemonade with alcohol in it;
O: drinkable, for once.

11-18-2012 14:42:57 | More by Filosoof
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Melomanemusher

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-07-2012 08:03:26 | More by Melomanemusher
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-21-2012 03:53:28 | More by kwa357
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jpworld

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-14-2012 01:40:29 | More by jpworld
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n2185

North Carolina

2.9/5  rDev -23.1%

A: Pours a slightly hazy yellow-orange with two fingers of white head that fades into a thin layer with decent lacing.

S: Slight Belgian spice notes up front with candy sugar and a lot of ester and yeast aromas. It's all kind of muted, though. Definitely not the best smelling beer out there.

T: Spices here as well followed by some candy sugar and then sweet ester and yeast flavors. The finish is a little bready but with a lingering sweetness.

M: Medium-light body with mid-high carbonation, this beer is a little undercarbonated, but avoids being too thick feeling.

O: Not a very good tripel, overall. Not overly offensive, but far from good. It's a bit too estery and yeasty for me and lacks depth.

08-09-2012 00:52:42 | More by n2185
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

07-24-2012 14:45:33 | More by harpus
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Louski

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

07-15-2012 18:28:14 | More by Louski
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mtrain237

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-30-2012 22:23:17 | More by mtrain237
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.98/5  rDev +5.6%

The Floreffe dubel was very uninspiring but I'm still excited to see how this will turn out.

SMELL: Popping the cork and vinous yeastiness permeates the air around me, very nice. Reminds me of wine we made in test tubes in science class. I'm at a loss to describe a significant aroma which is not quite fruit and not quite flowers. I've seen pineapple mentioned in other reviews but I'm smelling something less organic.

APPEARANCE: Translucent amber body with delicate bubbles streaming up from the bottom of the glass. Massive foamy white head comprising bubbles of varying size. Lasts a good five minutes.

TASTE: Sour, yeasty & peppery like a Belgian pale ale only slightly more vinous. Very carbonated but in a classy Belgian way. Bread and pleasant sour yeast in the aftertaste. Cannot taste any alcohol whatsoever. Some apple. Complex, light and easy to drink. Quite foamy

OVERALL: Really nice beer, almost brilliant, and incredibly easy to drink at 7.5%. Right down my street and I can't wait to taste some of the higher rated tripels; I already have a load waiting for me back home.

06-25-2012 07:41:23 | More by Hoppsbabo
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estevaom

Brazil

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

04-24-2012 00:30:41 | More by estevaom
Abbaye De Floreffe Triple from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
85 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.