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Gouden Carolus Tripel - Brouwerij Het Anker

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Gouden Carolus TripelGouden Carolus Tripel

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

732 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 732
Reviews: 416
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 46
Gots: 56 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Het Anker visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: marc77 on 08-12-2002)
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Photo of ThaneMcC
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Appearance: amber, heady white froth, fine carbonation

Smell: slightly malty, pear, honey .

Taste: Sweet, flowery up front without being syrupy, pleasant astringent quality from very carbonation and mild hops.clean finish.

Overall: Very good, excellent example of the style. Would purchase again.

ThaneMcC, Yesterday at 11:09 PM
Photo of babaracas
3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear gold with huge dense tower of foam, settles slowly to a half inch that stays, with a thick sheet of styrofoamy lace down the glass. Smell: out of the bottle it was a little windex-y but thankfully that faded before the head... slightly boozy, apple cake, apple juice, coriander, thyme-y herbal note. Less sweet than most and a bit aggressive / astringent. Taste: unripe pear, soft apple, sugared dried apricot, and grape skin. This is nice, but then it's similarly oddly astringent, finishing with pepper and grassy notes. Medium bodied, finishes a bit slimy and sticky. Definitely different. I think I'd rate it higher if it was lower abv and not labeled 'tripel'...it's interesting.

babaracas, Yesterday at 04:03 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

JackNip, Yesterday at 03:31 AM
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

xhuang61, Thursday at 10:36 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

groleau, Monday at 05:43 PM
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

lmaduells, Monday at 02:55 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Dougology, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

djtomain, Oct 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Rhettroactive, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On nitro tap at the Porter Bar (ATL). Served in a tulip.

Excellent and very fruity aroma.

Good flavor but doesn't quite keep up with the quality of the aroma. It's a bit too sweet until the mildly bitter and tart finish.

Light body. Little noticeable effect of the nitro.

chinchill, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Commodore69, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

BeccaH, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

rale, Oct 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Erwin_Sakkers, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Pretendbeard, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

JeffSK, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

brugsbeertje, Oct 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

parris, Oct 03, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +6.8%

Rickus, Sep 30, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +10.7%

brionc29, Sep 24, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -20.4%

5373752018, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

zestar, Sep 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.2%

I do not get the high reviews for this Tripel. I think it is resoundingly mediocre.

erikhovenkamp, Sep 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.2%

Robloc303, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Mopar671, Sep 10, 2014
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Gouden Carolus Tripel from Brouwerij Het Anker
92 out of 100 based on 732 ratings.