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Lousberg - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Bierschenker on 07-05-2007)
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California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-02-2014 18:13:40 | More by GClarkage
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

09-18-2012 23:24:04 | More by t0rin0
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kojevergas

Texas

3.35/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served on draught in a bar in Ghent, Belgium. Poured into a Lousberg goblet. Was labelled "Biobier Lousbergbier 8" in the menu. Reviewed from notes.

A: 3.5 finger head of lovely cream and thickness. Hazy orange colour. Lovely. Retention is above average.

Sm: Cream and light hops. A light strength scent; it's difficult to detect individual notes with me broken nose.

T: Hoppy body with estery finish. Some lovely cream present throughout. Built very well if a bit sweetly, and balanced for its moderate complexity.

Mf: Nicely smooth, but also just coarse enough on the climax. Adequately wet to be refreshing.

Dr: A nice, affordable beer (in Belgium), but nothing special. Hides its ABV quite well.

Serving type: on-tap

06-02-2011 03:59:58 | More by kojevergas
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stephens101

Oklahoma

4.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured yellow-orange straight down the middle of the snifter with a resultant thin but fizzy off-white head. Big beer bread and yeast to the nose with a hit of phenols and grapefruit. Tastes of butterscotch, green apples and has a faint spiciness. A little orange peel coats the palate and there's hit of lemon on the tip of the tongue. A slight alcohol heat becomes apparent as it warms. Medium bodied and dry. Like the Ramones said, "Gimme Gimme Lousberg Tripel".

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2011 02:02:51 | More by stephens101
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Mora2000

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a dirty yellow color with a white head. The aroma is Belgian yeast and citrus. The flavor is yeast, grass, spicy hops and some citrus notes. Medium mouthfeel and high carbonation. Nothing special, but a nice, above average Belgian tripel that won't disappoint you.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2010 04:04:05 | More by Mora2000
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wagenvolks

Texas

3.78/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml styrofoam cork & caged bottle into a Delirium tremens tulip.

Pours with a clear, coppery cider color that turns a bright orange when held in the light. A creamy heft of light khaki foam retains well, thanks to a vigorous stream of carbonation pouring upwards from the tulip's etching. Almost instantly, the aroma reminds me of Houblon Chouffe with its rich tropical fruitiness and citrusy, piny hops. Slight tinge of pepper, Belgian yeast, and a hint of white grape juice.

All the usual Tripel notes are in attendance. Spicy, grassy hops hit the palate first, while the yeast adds some succulence in the form of tropical fruits and white crackled pepper. Unabashed ethanol presence in the finish hits every part of the throat and warms the stomach. Mouthfeel is on the heavy side for the style, although the spritzy carbonation level lightens things up a bit, drying out the tongue in the process. All in all, I found Lousberg to be a decent Tripel. Nothing really stands out, though, especially considering that the price tag will keep me from picking this up again. Still, worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2010 00:37:11 | More by wagenvolks
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roblowther

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Found at Hall's Market. 750ml corked & caged. Looks soft fuzzy gold with a thin white head and not much lacing. Smells of sugar, caramel, peaches, and pears. Taste is warm caramel with toast and a slight woody finish. Nice dryness to it and great balance. Mouthfeel is assertively carbonated underlied by a nice stickiness. Very drinkable. The alcohol is well-hidden and the balance of the sweetness and the dryness just puts a gun to your head and makes you take another drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2009 02:59:07 | More by roblowther
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MrHungryMonkey

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nose is softly sour and funky with melon fruit, white pepper, and a hint of alcohol that takes on a kind of bourbon feel. Pear, honeydew, hint of cayenne, and notions of prosciutto. Smells good.

Pours clear dark honey, moderate head with mild last. Looks good.

Flavor follows nose, especially in the pear, honeydew, and spice departments. Mildly malty - mostly clean with some toasty bread. Overall flavor profile is soft and complex. Moderately fruity with lots of tropical notions. Mildly floral with honeysuckle and jasmine. Soft honey. Characteristics of white wine. Hint of hot pepper or cayenne in background. Tastes good, maybe very good. Feels good. Good drinkability.

Lots of great complexity. I imagine it would be fantastic with artisan cheeses, sadly I have none at the moment. A great beer, very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2009 01:52:55 | More by MrHungryMonkey
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Bierschenker

Belgium

4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I picked this bottle up at the bio supermarket on the Vismarkt in Leuven.

It’s the first time I’ve ever seen this bottle. On the back it says it was brewed for the cooperative cheese factory “Het Hinkelspel” in Gent. Be surprised by the combination of this beer and their cheeses.

When I opened the bottle, a lively and refreshing hop and yeast scent emerged. I poured the beer in a “Bush” chalice. The beer has a misty orange colour with small yeast particles floating around.
The head is very firm, about an inch thick in my case and as white as the virgin clouds. It remains very solid for quite some time. In the middle a little dome forms. Here the carbonation from below erupts.
The scent gives me strong yeast, fresh grain, lots of malt, hops also some caramel and bitterness (dark chocolate). Some fruit as well (apple, pear, dades and banana) and orange peel.
The taste is a bit disappointing. Certainly after the grand smell. But not bad, surely not bad! A very simple but convincing taste. Yeast dominates throughout. A bit of a meat like taste I suppose. There is some sweetness, but dignified, not vulgar. Some fruit is present as well: grapefruit, banana, pineapple (slight) and dades.
Mouthfeel is very full. It resembles the feeling after heaving eaten a banana. My mouth is quenched in yeast en malt tones.

This is an other nice surprise from de Proefbrouwerij. I will have to revise my opinion on them.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2007 20:03:03 | More by Bierschenker
Lousberg from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
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