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Slaapmutske Triple Nightcap - Brouwerij Slaapmutske

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Slaapmutske Triple NightcapSlaapmutske Triple Nightcap

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87
very good

158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Slaapmutske visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 09-27-2003

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4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the stubby 330 ml bottle. Sampled on February 2, 2014.

The pour is an extremely heady cloudy pale yellow-bronze. The tremendous, puffy white head is three fingers thick and never really settles back.

Loads of Belgian toasted biscuit malt aroma with some butter, yeast, and a touch of citrus.

The body is wonderfully full and creamy.

The taste also brings out those Belgian malts with a bit or pear, butterscotch, toffee, and a clean, slightly hopped finish. But the sweet malts really save the day. A bolder Tripel than some.

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3.65/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy golden amber with an imposing white head that leaves a tremendous amount of lace as it slowly recedes.

S: Aromas of caramel, biscuit, cream, peach, apricot, oranges in syrup, lemon candy, herbs, and bread are present on the nose.

T: Notes of bread, yeast, biscuit, cream, caramel, toffee, herbs, oranges in syrup, grass, peach, apricot, lemon candy, and perhaps a touch of candy sugar wash across the palate. The finish is sweet and warming, with notes of orange, caramel, herbs, bread, and yeast are detectable before a long, smooth fade.

M: Thin in body and slick. Carbonation is airy and delicate. Alcohol is very subdued. Incredibly easy to drink, but in my opinion, this beer would be a better representation of the style if it had a bit more malt heft.

O: Not a bad tripel by any means, but also far from a classic example of the style. This one is worth seeking out at least once, but I have difficulty seeing it becoming a favorite or a regular for most fans of the style.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, honey, spice, fruit, and apple cider aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, yeast, and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice fruity smell but the taste is more spice and yeast forward.

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Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from Bières & Chopes, and tasted in 2013.

Appearance : orange color with huge foamy head and nice lacing.
Smell : fruity and yeasty aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : caramel malty and spicy flavors, alcohol presence in finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the Belgian style Tripel.

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into chalice, best before 3/2/2014. Pours lightly cloudy golden orange color with a nice 1-2 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice rocky cap that lasts. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a nice amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big pear, apricot, apple, golden raisin, lemon zest, candi sugar, honey, bread, clove, pepper, herbal, and earthy yeast esters. Damn nice aromas with great complexity and balance of fruity, spicy, and malt notes. Taste of pear, apricot, apple, golden raisin, lemon zest, candi sugar, clove, pepper, bread, honey, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of light fruits, candi sugar, clove, bread, pepper, honey, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity and spicy esters with malt sweetness; and nearly zero cloying sweetness present after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a fairly slick, smooth, and lightly prickly that is nice. Alcohol is extremely well hidden with hardly any warming noticed at all after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent tripel style. Great balance and complexity of malt, fruity, and spicy flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A highly enjoyable offering.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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Slaapmutske Triple Nightcap from Brouwerij Slaapmutske
87 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.