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Affligem Tripel - Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

Affligem TripelAffligem Tripel

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BA SCORE
89
very good

547 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 547
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-27-2001)
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Reviews by CHADMC3:
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CHADMC3

Connecticut

3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy yellow to orange with a foamy white head quickly dissipating to just a faint lacing.

Strong yeast aroma with fresh citrus and floral presences. A great carbonation on second visit highlights the wafting aroma.

Wow, great sour citrus, deep yeast, and some spice notes lead the way to a slight alcohol bite on the back of the palate.

Abundant carbonation, yet thin to medium body and fairly complex palate highlight the dry mouth feel of this tripel.

Very satisfying overall, and definitely worth another visit.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2008 01:24:04 | More by CHADMC3
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Affligem Tripel from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
89 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.