Corsendonk Agnus / Abbey Pale Ale | Brouwerij Corsendonk

BA SCORE
88
very good
899 Ratings
Corsendonk Agnus / Abbey Pale AleCorsendonk Agnus / Abbey Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Corsendonk
Belgium
corsendonk.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-26-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
899
Reviews:
488
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
100
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 899 |  Reviews: 488
Photo of stevoj
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear and golden with a velvety head. Smell of butterscotch. Taste of caramel. Mouthfeel is chewy and smooth. Nice and drinkable, slick and slippery.

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Photo of rclangk
3.63/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamFuel
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justme
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sporklift87
4.33/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

26/06/15_C_09:12

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Photo of Wanne
3.54/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Golden colored beer, with a white head. Standard aroma of cereal from the malt, bit of grass from the hops. Refreshing taste, some grass and herbs. Not a bad tripel, but not mind-blowing as well.

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Photo of shelby415
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Josephjp
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JayQue
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good Tripel. Lighter in .abv than some. Can be enjoyed at any time. Pours a light apricot color into a pint glass. Big, well carbonated bubbly head that fades to a covering of the glass. Good Tripel aroma. Light fruit (apples and pears), Belgian yeast and a little peppery spicing. Taste is good as well. The fruit and yeast are just right with a note of pepper. Mouthfeel is rich. Carbonation level is good. No hint of alcohol and the spices are just right. Not the best Tripel I ever had but a good one all the same.

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Photo of der_meister
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SLeffler27
4.2/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

SRM 3-4, almost clear with three fingers of dense creamy white head that lasts an eternity. The head eventually becomes a pillow, while leaving thick, sticky lace above a continuous curtain of tiny carbonation rising from within.

The Corsendonk tulip glass focuses fruity, funky yeast with delicate horse blanket character. Fresh, zesty spice and floral perfume occupy the middle space, while clove and tangerine bring up the rear.

This ale is crisp, clean and delicate in flavor. While it tiers between sweet, tart, and bitter, the light acidity ties it all together.Lemon highlights a long mild finish with acidic and tart notes.

Refreshingly light-to-medium body with a nylon texture and slightly warming alcohol. Carbonation is explosive and the finish is quite dry.

This is another good beer for contemplation while waiting for dinner and would pair nicely with brie or gorgonzola.

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Photo of oopp99
3.42/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Valhallawarrior
4.68/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ivixor
4.58/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MickeyHops
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scarycarrie1
3.61/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thick mouth feel. Would buy again.

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Photo of SayBoom
4.29/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wildfire2kx
4.67/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of biernack
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jessealmlie
4.14/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JMS1512
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Such a positive and religious sounding beer, I found it a little unsettling to pour it (with vigor) into my Lucifer snifter. Ah, the ironies.

Look: Fluffy, stark white top-hat of foam. That eventually settles down. A touch hazy, displaying tiny bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass. Hues of tangerine/nectarine or perhaps, more mundanely, No. 2 Ticonderoga pencil.

Spicy, zesty, florally, bright aroma. A hint of bubblegum from the yeast. Only the slightest suggestion of hops.

Taste: Oh, yeah. I’d say right on the mark for flavor expectations. Sweet malty front, moving into a spicy, fruit middle. It ends grainy, drying with a crisp finish. This guy is like a string quartet hired for an upscale, low-key affair: everything works in quiet harmony to put together something greater than the sum of its parts. A death metal concert, this is not… that’s later.

Feel: Medium or medium minus body, but great prickly carbonation. Not profoundly coating on the tongue, though certainly nice and a good example of the style.

Overall: Great, approachable offering from Corsendonk. This brew reminds me why I love tripels so much, and Belgian beer in general.

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Photo of AMZB
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DamnYankeeHeadHunter
3.86/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of drmeto
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

T:
-very grassy,lemon upfront
-then a very spicy pepper & Coriander note
-honey,earthy notes
-well carbonated
-sweet and spicy finish with a mild hop bitterness
O:
Not outstanding, but pretty good

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Corsendonk Agnus / Abbey Pale Ale from Brouwerij Corsendonk
3.95 out of 5 based on 899 ratings.
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