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La Corne (du Bois Des Pendus) Triple - Brasserie D'Ebly

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La Corne (du Bois Des Pendus) TripleLa Corne (du Bois Des Pendus) Triple

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BA SCORE
83
good

33 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie D'Ebly visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ThaCreep on 04-19-2011)
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Reviews by Aethien:
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Aethien

Netherlands

1.85/5  rDev -49.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

The beer pours a nice gold with a foamy white head that stays for a long time.

The smell is bready with some caramel, yeast and alcohol.

The taste is similar to the nose with bread, yeast, caramel and alcohol but it has a sugary/syrupy sweetness that I strongly dislike and there's a dry and nasty aftertaste that sticks to the tongue and reminds me of rotting fruit, sour dough and stingy alcohol.

Mouthfeel has a bit too much carbonation but honestly I hardly paid attention anymore with the just plain awful taste.

Overall: My first drain pour, it's drinkable up until the aftertaste which sucks out all possible enjoyment from the beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2012 17:59:11 | More by Aethien
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4.28/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

33cl bottle (03 2016) into a tulip. Clear golden color, a big foamy head with good retention and huge lacings, settled down to a thin foam. Smell has sweet malts, yeast, peach, lemon with a hint of alcohol. Tastes the same as the smell, fruity and bready. Medium body and carbonation, creamy mouthfeel. The alcohol is well hidden, no apparent alcoholic taste but warms the mouth. A good sipping tripel. Didn't expect much from it but got a pleasant surprise. Would have again.

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Romania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Romania

4.09/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Don't have the official horn shaped glass, but the Chimay one will do just fine.
There seems to be a lot of sediment in the bottle. Pours hazy golden, massive more than 3 finger high fluffy foam with big retention, that leaves lots of traces on the glass. A few floaters, personally i poured them all in.
Smell of floral and spicy hops, acidic fruit, citrus peel, faint caramel and busy yeasts.
Taste is fruity at first, with green apple, pear, oranges and grapefruit, really acidic (bit of sourness too), backed by mildly sweet malts (grains, hint of honey too). A nice concoction of spices and herbs follows, pretty complex: nice clear coriander, aniseseed, tiny hint of mint, dry orange peel, roses. Funky green notes (green grass and hay) in the nice hoppy finish, with a nice mineral spicy bitterness that wraps it all up.
Medium carbonation after the first fizzy sips, which works ok with the creamy full body of this beer, really unexpectedly chewy. Alcohol is perfectly hidden.
I admit i expected this to be a mediocre Belgian beer with a "fancy" glass and smart marketing, but it was actually a really good tripel, so screw the "corne". Nice surprise. Also, no added sugars, nice.

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Netherlands

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Alberta (Canada)

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United Kingdom (England)

3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

33cl Bottle: obtained from De Bierboom some time ago. Poured into Duvel glass (sadly I don't have the horn it should be drank out of) on 5th Dec 13 during a Belgian beer tasting evening I had a home with myself.

Amber with a mini haze because some of the sediment got out the bottle: on top an off-white crown.

Subtle notes of yeast, sweet malts and citrus hints vied for attention in the nose. These features carried on into the taste with a more floral and fruity (none-citrus) feel overall. Add a sprinkling of pepper and some caramel into the brew kettle and you've got the flavours I did.

The beer had a strong alcohol kick from the start with the flavours just about coping.

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3.23/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

4.13/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Coming in a 330ml slim brown bottle, BB 08/2015, served lightly-chilled in a long-stemmed wine glass.

A: pours a dark golden to light amber hue, slightly murky, coming with a 1cm-thick layer of off-white froth and lively carbonation.
S: a decent pale malt backbone carries the yeasty-fruity elements as in sweetened lime juice, citric aroma of Goldings and Saaz, savoury-sweet white prunes, overripe pineapples (only just), wheat-ish malts, etc. Given a very good swirl, the typical perfumy flowery esters (a bit like elderflower cordial) and Chinese mung bean paste emerge on top of the rest of the flavours, as well as a solid but not over-the-top acidity to help reach a balance. Nice.
T: well-effervescent and smooth at the same time, the foretaste is initially exotic-fruity and malty without incurring any heavy or cloying feel, then the citric bitterness, peppery spiciness, mung-bean-paste like esters and a chewy hop mouthfeel chime in, before a restrained alcoholic warmth and a dry-ish palate rounds it off.
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle served in a glass horn which was really neat, at Antwerpen Bierhueske.

Pours a huge frothy head in the horn, 4+ fingers pillow head that keeps rising due to the bubbles forming at the base and rising up, the unique shape causes a ridiculous never ending head, hazy orange color.

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Overall pretty good, nothing super special but fairly well done beer. Nice malts, booze is there and adds nice characters, light spices, tasty, but the fact that it's served in the big glass horn encased in wood makes the experience.

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La Corne (du Bois Des Pendus) Triple from Brasserie D'Ebly
83 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.