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Gouden Carolus Tripel - Brouwerij Het Anker

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

790 Ratings
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Ratings: 790
Reviews: 426
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 55
Gots: 85 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: marc77 on 08-12-2002

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3.78/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fieldzy27
4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750ml bottle into a snifter.

Appearance: Pours ultra pale gold with a just off white head. Carbonation is ultra high vigorous bubbles stream consistently from the bottom of the glass. The beer is just a touch cloudy. The head appears to be the center of attention here. Rocketing from the glass on a gentle pour it quickly rose to the rim of the snifter only to retreat about 3 minutes later. The head looks more like it was chiseled from stone as opposed to created by mear bubbles and some protein. Micro dotted solid sheets of lace coat the entire class. A truly amazing looking beer. Only knock would be its slight haze but I believe its an acceptable amount.

Aroma: Fruity esters of all sorts jump out of the glass, hints of green apple, blueberry, peach mixed with cake batter or sweet bread. Also lemon lime citrus and some herbal (cilantro?) character that give it a bit of spice and complexity. Some banana comes through later and a little bit of cut grass. Hard to nail down this beer begs to be smelled and the aroma is constantly evolving as it warms. Excellent.

Taste: Slight citrus character like lemongrass, strong musty notes like damp cellar. Smooth and crisp slight graininess and very dry. Tastes only slightly sweet at pallet entry and that is washed away by the mild citrus notes and dry cracker maltiness. Slightly warming as its swallowed. Small amount of banana on the finnish and exhale. Crisp clean to the point with no fuss or distractions.

Feel: Full, crisp , never ending waves of carbonation that enhance every detail of flavor. Viscosity is flawless.

Overall: An excellent beer. No flaws and nothing to argue about and for $9.75 for a 750ml its one of the best priced belgians you can get for the dollar. Stop hunting whales and just drink good beer.

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Smell of orange zest and yeast. Traces of sweet.
In mouth, it's sweet, piny and spiced. Very smooth and tastefull

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Gouden Carolus Tripel from Brouwerij Het Anker
92 out of 100 based on 790 ratings.