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Grimbergen La Reserve - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 6.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thierrynantes on 10-24-2008)
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BoitSansSoif

France

3.9/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours a clear golden color w/off-white head. Lacks retention and frothiness, but this is still a nice-looking brew.

S-Candy sugar, spice, coriander, malt, apple, faint bit of alcohol.

T-Sweet malt, dough, red apple, warm spicy alcohol, and a fair amount of bitterness that emerges strongly in the finish.

M-Medium-bodied and full-flavored, carbonation is on lighter side.

D-Pleasant and smooth, easy to drink, and tasty. Not the best example of the style, but a good economical alternative.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2009 17:54:03 | More by BoitSansSoif
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sephyrott

Spain

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

06-11-2014 11:22:22 | More by sephyrott
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PancakeMcWaffles

Germany

3.28/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear, golden colour, thin frothy, white head, leaves decent lacing, good head retention;

S: Sweet, but with a pungent alcohol smell in it, little yeast;

T: Almost similar to the smell, sweetness is minimal, the alcohol comes through quite strong, a little bit of a yeasty and bready flavour in the aftertaste together with a slightly metallic component;

M: Medium bodied, good level of carbonation, thick mouthfeel;

O: Alright for a cheaper Tripel, but pretty unbalanced in the taste, the alcohol comes through pretty strong, I guess the price is a +1 in the points.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 19:01:15 | More by PancakeMcWaffles
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rvdoorn

Netherlands

3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from a Belgian supermarket. This should be the competitor of the Leffe 9.
Look: Poured clear golden color with a small white head
Smell: fruits (banana, apple), caramel malts, grain and alcohol
Taste: Banana, apple, sweet malts, some sugar, wood and alcohol.
Mouthfeel: Mild carbonation, medium body.
Overall: Good beer, but not that exciting

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2011 15:10:19 | More by rvdoorn
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thierrynantes

France

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (25cl.), tasted in 2008 (review n°650)

Appearance : golden blond color clear and bright. White foam head.
Smell : malted grain, with a dominant spicy and a hint of yeast.
Taste and mouthfeel : soft attack, although covering the palate. Rich malt flavor with a hint of spices (coriander), which gives it great body, noticeable in terms of alcohol. Dominates the fruity (apples, pears), slight bitterness in the finish.
Drinkability : a quite good beer in the style Triple.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2008 18:44:54 | More by thierrynantes
Grimbergen La Reserve from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
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