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Val-Dieu Triple - Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

378 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 32
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2002)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

hurshybear, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of BEERchitect
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

With the vast array of "Belgian-style" this and "Belgian-inspired" that; its refreshing to get back to basics with an authentic and time-honored taste that relies not on gimmicks nor reinvention, but a pure and simple ale done right.

Val Dieu Tripel jumps right out of the gate with bold fruit and supportive sweetness. Its bright floral aroma is mildly of perfume and honeysuckle while a crisp wafer-thin pilsner-type of sweetness smolders beneath.

Upon the tongue, its bracing effervescent springs to life the beer's fruity and spicy attitude. Lemons, oranges and apples balance against white pepper, coriander, mild cumin and its grassy hop additions. Champagne-like acidity keeps the palate refreshed and highly drinkable.

Finishing with a nod to hops and alcohol spiciness, its continued grass and hay flavors superscede any fruity-sweet upstarts, en route to an effervescent acidity and a quick aftertaste of peppercorn.

With a smidgen more sweetness and a barely heavier feel, Val Dieu's Tripel is nearly spot-on to most abbey versions. With all the parts to its taste coming together effortlessly, the recipe and brewer execution works to near perfection.

BEERchitect, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

ThaHealer, Jun 07, 2014
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Zekenyce, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

outoffocus, May 26, 2014
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4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330ml bottle poured into La Chouffe tulip.

A: Golden, initial large thick head, very good
retention.

A: Sour, earthy, yeasty with a hint of
molasses.

T: Bittersweet wheat, touch of
sourness, notes of biscuit, slightly sour, fruity hid
the booze well.

M: Light body for the high adv,
smooth, well carbonated, very easy to drink.

O: I’m coming round to tripels after initial
scepticism, this one ticked all the boxes, had
layers and went down well.

jonb5, May 26, 2014
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Val-Dieu Triple from Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu
93 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.