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Maredsous 10 - Triple - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,248 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,248
Reviews: 660
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 31
Gots: 82 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-17-2002)
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assurbanipaul

Texas

3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Background: I have a little history with this beer. This was one of the very first "craft" or imported beers that I tried when I was just on the cusp of better beerness. I was familiar with the #8, but found the #10 harsh and barely drinkable from the alcohol heat. But I did finish an entire 750ml bottle, and hated the whole thing.

So I revisit this beer years later, after many thousands of other beers (haven't had one since). Pours a clear light gemstone gold with a tall frothy white head. Aroma is light yeast, light pale malt.

Taste is light, dry, biscuity, slightly bitter. Sharp elements of light lemon rind, pale malts, white pepper, mild spices. Flavors of alcohol, strong and more out-front than even higher-ABV beers, but not overpowering.

Mouthfeel is light, almost airy, a little acrid from the alcohol. A rough sort of smoothness, not necessarily because of a brewer's inexperience but precisely because the brewer intends. Can't say I adore it, or that it's even one of the better tripels I've encountered, but my opinion has softened a bit.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2006 02:50:14 | More by assurbanipaul
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Maredsous 10 - Triple from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
88 out of 100 based on 1,248 ratings.