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Straffe Hendrik Bruges Tripel Bier 9° - Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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BA SCORE
88
very good

302 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 302
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.27%
Wants: 11
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: atis on 02-12-2009)
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District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +27.6%

08-10-2013 16:41:47 | More by Belgacafe
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Tennessee

5/5  rDev +27.6%

08-06-2013 13:47:07 | More by grahamboudreaux
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cowboy83

New York

5/5  rDev +27.6%

09-04-2012 15:39:04 | More by cowboy83
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ktrillionaire

Florida

4.8/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Brassy golden hue, translucent, with a generous white frothy head and good retention and lace. On-point for the style.

S - Way delicious! Belgian, buttery, biscuity, and lemon-zesty with a crisp alcohol twang. A slightly different take on the Tripel, but an exceptionally delicious one nonetheless.

T - The taste follows the nose. I get a delicious richness and nearly perfect balance and harmony of the flavors. The malted grain is bready, a bit husky and with just enough sweetness, it is still refreshingly dry. The hop is lightly fragrant and herbal and adds a sublime balance of bitterness. And the yeast imparts delicate notes of lemon, apple and pear. Just an outstanding and refreshing Tripel.

M - Fantastic. Well-carbonated, but with a creamy-soft mouthfeel that is totally complementary.

D - Drinking it at the BA Brandy Hunahpu event, shockingly this ends up as one of my top 5 favorite brews of the substantial day. Surprisingly good.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2010 20:40:47 | More by ktrillionaire
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weazal

California

4.78/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Golden, semi-translucent. Nice head on pour that reduces to a fine film.

Smell: Fresh lemon, tangerine, and caramel malt. It's soft and a little hard to pick up, but complex and wonderful.

Taste: Instant onslaught of flavor! Very upfront sweetness that's overwhelmingly banana! Like crazy amounts of sweet, ripe, banana.

Mouthfeel: Perfectly balanced thick-ish body against a front of the tongue spritzy carbonation.

Drink: Ends sweetly, leaving you wanting more - but possibly too sweet which can also be a little turn off.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2010 04:33:56 | More by weazal
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Netherlands

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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Spain

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

12-04-2013 05:46:40 | More by RochefortChris
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u2carew

Massachusetts

4.56/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle
A) Pours with a two finger thick, white head. Golden body color with visible sediment. Head slowly settles. Tight, sticky lacing on the drink down.
S) Clover, banana, orange peel, and floral
T) Malty sweetness pairs with subtle caramel, some banana and citrus notes, and some apple.
M) Medium body. Creamy. Fairly smooth. Alcohol warmth in the finish with a subtle tannic feel.
O) A delicious brew! Besides the visible sediment this is a fantastic beer, making it easy to overlook the aesthetics.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2014 00:43:51 | More by u2carew
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Trueant1

Minnesota

4.53/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Opened with a pop. White foamy head that goes down quickly. Darker for this style with a medium amber color.
Lots of champain bubbles.

Smells of sweet Belgium candy sugars, yeast, bananas, and
alcoholic spices. "lots" going on here.

Tastes of bananas, sweet candy sugars, alcohol, and bitter saaz hops. Very great brew!

Good mouthfeel, sugary and wet. Too much carbonation for my likes.

The drinkability is awesome. This brew has sugars and spices and is very tasty. I love the smell of bananas as I sip this awesome brew. Where is the 9%, dangerous!

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2010 08:46:53 | More by Trueant1
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Jgrody

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Riik3

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Abbo

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Beerosaurus

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Beerenauslese

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a honey amber, with an ample head that settles quickly, leaving a layer of small bubbles and lacing.

Smells of wet straw, ginger, coriander, with sweet and sour notes.

True to the tripel style, tastes of honey, light roasted malts, oatmeal, banana, pepper, dried tropical fruit, butterscotch. Not overly sweet, but pleasantly sweet enough. A hoppy bitterness in the finish that is balanced by a moderate sweetness. A nicely balanced taste sensation.

Mouthfeel is full, rich, and buttery, with sudsy carbonation.
A very drinkable triple, this beer assumes a place on my list as one of the best tripels. At 9 percent, it is getting to my head, but as I drink it slowly, in a very pleasant way.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2009 02:21:32 | More by Beerenauslese
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Russian Federation

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gleemonger

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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brentk56

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a fairly clear almost golden color with a massive head that leaves a very nice pattern of lace

Smell: Rather perfumey, floral aroma with hints of coriander, white pepper and stone fruit

Taste: Floral, biscuity opening with plenty of sweet, honey-like flavors; by mid-palate, the spices (coriander and white pepper), stone fruit and bitter elements arrive; after the swallow, the flavors coalesce nicely, leaving the honey flavors lingering on the tip of the tongue

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with spritzy carbonation; slight warmth in the gullet

Drinkability: Not sure what a Brugse Tripel is supposed to taste like but the brewery claims this is the last authentic example; really enjoyed this beer

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2010 23:58:43 | More by brentk56
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Straffe Hendrik Bruges Tripel Bier 9° from Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
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