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Affligem Tripel - Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

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BA SCORE
89
very good

566 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 31
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
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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MUSHROOMCLOUD

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

.750 bottle corked and caged with a best before date of : 22 01 03.
This is my first attempt at a beer with some bottle age. The cork popped out of the bottle and hit the ceiling which immediately took away some of my fears.

The tripel is a hazy orange caramel color and has a 2" head with great retention. Not much lacing.

The nose is flowery, vinous, somewhat fruity and perfumy. There is a little mustiness/cork smell.

The taste is delicate fruit, orange/cherry. Sweet/sour. Yeast. Earthiness mixed with the mustiness from the nose. Not at all bad. After the entire 8.5% abv bottle I wonder if the age took away some of the alcohol because generally I would feel some effects but with this one I don't.

There is a chalky tongue coating feeling at first. This tripel still has great carbonation for being 4 or 5 years old. It is smooth easy and fairly blended and balanced.

Very drinkable, not as complex as I had hoped, but I am very pleased with this Belgium beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2005 20:45:26 | More by MUSHROOMCLOUD
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Affligem Tripel from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
89 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.