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Straffe Hendrik Bruges Tripel Bier 9° | Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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BA SCORE
3.96/5
Very Good
530 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Belgium
halvemaan.be

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by atis on 02-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,173
Reviews:
155
Ratings:
530
pDev:
11.87%
Bros Score:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
138
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 530 |  Reviews: 155
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08/16/12 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. A fine, fine brew. If it wasn't for the 11% ABV, I could drink this all day (& night.) Excellent body & great balance of flavors.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a lovely golden color with just the faintest of a hint of haze. There is an enormous three finger head that just keeps going and going like a fluffy white cloud. It never seems to want to break, and as it very slowly does the lacing left behind is amazing.

S: Belgian yeast, spices (coriander and clove perhaps), orchard fruits and malt.

T: Follows the nose for the most part, though I found the fruits come across more strongly than the spices. There is a sweetness to the beer that works very well.

M: medium bodied with an appropriate amount of carbonation...call it light/medium. As mentioned before there is a long finish to this beer. It starts sweet and the proceeds to a short bitter and then ends dry.

O: I quite enjoyed this beer. It is a good example of a very drinkable Belgian Tripel. De Halve Maan has hit the nail on the head with this beer. Definitely worth seeking out, and revisiting.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Poured into snifter.
Excellent hazy amber with huge off-white head, endless & respectable retention, never dies to nothingness :). Very complex and tender aroma - sunny malts, slight honey, delicate yeasts, spices & citrus. Flavour is semisweet, round, unlikely alcoholic, fruity to neutral malt palate. Oily with moderate drinkability. Anyway, excellent & mighty tripel.

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Blind Tasting Tripel Project of Fall 2015
L coarse bubbled slightly off-white head of 1.5 fingers, dies down to rim, almost clear red-golden body with lots of medium sized bubbles rising to the top
S pears, banana, peppery notes, slight fruit dominance, underlying malt sweetness, not too complex but very harmonic
T rather clean with some fruit (banana), nice peppery and a little too boozy aftertaste, dry
F light to medium body, plenty of carbonation, burpy, very drinkable, some warming alcohol
O Simply a great Tripel. Nothing too special just greatly representing the style on the fruitier side

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Straffe Hendrik Bruges Tripel Bier 9° from Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 530 ratings
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