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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

358 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 358
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 26
Gots: 14 | 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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crosenkrantz

Switzerland

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

09-13-2013 20:29:47 | More by crosenkrantz
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Luiz0930

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

09-12-2013 05:47:45 | More by Luiz0930
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Raziel313

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

09-11-2013 00:17:59 | More by Raziel313
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Ajlvt

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.4%

09-06-2013 17:57:27 | More by Ajlvt
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SGToliver

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-23-2013 09:15:50 | More by SGToliver
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matjack85

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-15-2013 04:10:09 | More by matjack85
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-01-2013 15:54:02 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-29-2013 22:12:49 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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MatthewPlus

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-26-2013 14:19:12 | More by MatthewPlus
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

07-23-2013 14:09:03 | More by tom10101
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-07-2013 00:02:16 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-04-2013 02:50:57 | More by WOLFGANG
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2013 21:50:02 | More by kylehay2004
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-26-2013 20:49:03 | More by mrfrancis
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best before 2/1/14.

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, honey, fruit, spice, and Belgian yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with honey and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with nice honey and fruit aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 05:18:25 | More by UCLABrewN84
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ste5venla

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-20-2013 18:56:37 | More by ste5venla
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-15-2013 17:35:29 | More by drummermattie02
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thehappybelgian

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-08-2013 04:23:52 | More by thehappybelgian
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-25-2013 15:03:32 | More by Slatetank
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l1fted

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-24-2013 13:06:21 | More by l1fted
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-23-2013 01:26:22 | More by mikeincharleston
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Avagadro

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Corked 750, cork states the date 3-2013

A: Val-Dieu pours with a quick burst of foam that quickly falls to a thin film of froth that endures. Body is straw colored and hazy (flaked wheat or oats?), with good lacing throughout most of the experience, only to tucker out at the end of the glass.

S: Apple, pear, and apricot make for a nose that is more reminiscent of vouvray than a triple. Interesting and inviting.

T: Very vinous, with more apple and apricot, mixed with a touch of honey and an ever so slightly astringent finish.

M: Light and effervescent, with a subtle sticky residue.

O: A great example of what a triple can be. Not heavy, not full of solvent (despite its formidable gravity), and simply delicious. I'll admit, I've passed this one up more than a few times based solely on its ugly label, but I have let my prejudice deprive me. Definitely one of the better tripels out there.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 00:23:11 | More by Avagadro
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-12-2013 12:00:16 | More by RedneckBeerz
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Best before May 4, 2013. Served in a Rochefort chalice.

Terribly decanted with chunky rock salt chips of yeast dredge. Color is a very cloudy yellow-brown ochre. Head looks solid. Lacing is committed.

Bready and wine-y. Notes of Zinfandel, huge clove, floral esters, tangelo, pineapple, wheat malts, booziness, pear, and hints of artificial cinnamon. Ridiculously complex. Lightly white grape-y yet spicy.

Heavyweight clove, sweet Hawaiian bread, apricot, honey, pear, artificial cinnamon, and booze. Sweet and rich. Love the honeyed flavors. Yeasts aren't over the top. A great tripel.

Filled out in the mouth. Lightly sticky, quite spicy. Tingling carbonic sensation.

Very impressed by Val Dieu. Highly recommended for the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2013 14:57:12 | More by thecheapies
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JSkone09

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

04-28-2013 20:38:16 | More by JSkone09
Val-Dieu Triple from Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu
92 out of 100 based on 358 ratings.