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Augustijn Ale - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

487 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 393
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 14
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

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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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4.44/5  rDev +15%
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.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.48/5  rDev +16.1%
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.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.43/5  rDev +14.8%
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.

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4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
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.

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Augustijn Ale from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
87 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.