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Augustijn Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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Augustijn AleAugustijn Ale

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very good

483 Ratings

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Ratings: 483
Reviews: 393
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 14
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-27-2002)
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

JackRB, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of shiner00747
4.44/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is a great tasting beer.Yeasty with a good after taste.Reminds me of being in Belgium.Very foamy and a nice orange gold appearance.Poured into a cold tulip mug.Going to have another right now.Reminds me a lot of a DeKonink triple.Definetly a beer I would like to try on draught.

shiner00747, Jan 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

kevinthedriven, Dec 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

rudy0908, Dec 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

grahamboudreaux, Dec 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Chucker17, Dec 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

cliff1066, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of MrBoh
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

MrBoh, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of Twincrasher
4.48/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Nice retention. Decent head Cloudy from loose yeast.

S: Smell of alcohol together with complex fruit and phenol. Some coriander and fruit esters.

T: Much better with 2nd bottle. First bottle must have been bad. Balanced flavor profile.

M: Good finish.

Very enjoyable second time. Will purchase again.

Twincrasher, Nov 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -48.3%

cfalovo97, Nov 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

reitzbrewing, Oct 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

bzach, Oct 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

freewill35, Sep 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

aflies, Sep 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of acevenom
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a chalice. Pours hazy golden with a big white head. Plenty of tiny bubbles can be seen rising from the side of the glass. The head retains very well for such a big beer. The aroma is bright. There are roasted malts, candi sugar, apples, pears, and citrus. There is that typical Belgian yeast aroma. The flavor is bready from the malts and the yeast and also mildly sweet. I also pick up those fruit flavors I found in the aroma, but not as strongly. The hops bring a subdued floral flavor to this beer as well as some balance. There is some tartness on the back end. The alcohol is masked in all those flavors. It's very well balanced. The body is medium with moderately high carbonation. The finish is crisp and slightly dry. This is a solid sipper. This is an excellent beer.

acevenom, Jul 27, 2012
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4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating(04HD bottle code). Pours lightly hazy golden orange color with a 1-2 finger foamy white head with fair retention, that reduces to a thin ring of lace. Minimal lacing on the glass, with a decent amount of carbonation streaming up. Aromas of big apple, pear, orange zest, lemon, honey, herbal, clove, pepper, yeast spiciness, and light funkiness. Very nice and well balanced aromas with good strength and complexity. Taste of apple, pear, orange, lemon, caramel, honey, pepper, herbal, clove, and yeast spiciness. Slight fruity tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of apple, lemon, orange, pear, caramel, honey, pepper, clove, herbal, and yeast spices on the finish for a good bit. Great balance of malt sweetness and peppery spiciness; with great flavor complexity and balance. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a fairly slick and prickly mouthfeel that is very nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Very smooth to sip on. Overall this is an excellent Tripel! Great flavor balance and complexity; and very smooth to sip on. Highly enjoyable stuff.

superspak, Jul 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

jeanphony, Jul 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Metz, Jul 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

tripledbrew, Jun 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

donunrue, Jun 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

mcss, Jun 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

TheResidentialOP, May 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Havion383, May 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

truuby536, May 15, 2012
Augustijn Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
87 out of 100 based on 483 ratings.