La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
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Reviews by the Alström Bros:
4/5 rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Presentation: 11.2 oz slender euro style brown bottle with raised glass above the label. No freshness date.
Appearance: Lightly reddish amber with a patchy Brussels lace, this samples was a tad hazy due to the sediment that was not well settled, this is not a bad thing.
Smell: Bready sweet with hints of nutty yeast and fresh baked bread, mildly phenolic.
Taste: Smooth mouth feel and a crisp carbonation that hold together its medium build. Mild phenolic (peppery and herbal) but not as distinctive as other tripels, raw characters of wild honey and grape like fruity yeast are marks for the complex flavours. Hops are indistinct though still help to balance, alcohol is well formed and not interfering to throw things out of kilter. As the alcohol warms a mild twang from the earthy yeast and the beer dries more and more towards the finish.
Notes: More of a laid back tripel resting at 8% abv and with a milder character than others, still a very respectable brew. A perfect accompaniment with a goat cheese spread and whole wheat crackers.
Serving type: bottle
07-21-2002 11:45:34 | More by Jason
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New Zealand (Aotearoa)
3.74/5 rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Appearance- Pours dark orange with one finger white head which stays on top all the way down , well carbonated and leaves lacing all the way down the glass.
Smell- I get grain, rum/sherry Xmas pudding on the nose. Pleasant.
Taste- Alcohol at first then dark fruit, sweetness and finally the hops at the end. A big heavy beer with lots of flavour.
Mouthfeel- Full mouthfeel but not creamy or fizzy.
Overall- A big potent filling brew with lots of flavour would recommend to any beer lover who hasn't tried before.
Serving type: bottle
07-22-2014 06:40:35 | More by keitho
La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
88 out of 100 based on 722 ratings.