Tournay Triple – Brasserie de Cazeau (Templeuve, Belgium)

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  • My Rating: C+

Tournay Triple – Brasserie de Cazeau, 9% ABV – 75cl., (Templeuve, Belgium)

description from ratebeer.com:

“A blond IPA beer with 9% alcohol brewed with Pilsen barley malt and 4 hops, with a dry hopping during maturaton. Tournay triple is a particularly hoppy beer leaving a white wine taste at the back of the mouth. We recommend you drink Tournay Triple with seafood or strong cheese.”

  • Style: Abbey Tripel
  • Taste: Alcoholic chamomile-pine honey malt bitter hopped
  • Where I got it : Brewery Creek Liquor Store
  • How much: $12 (after 10% off) – 75cl., January 2013
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: not 100%

Visual: Heavy duty beer bottle. Pours almost clear golden yellow with a humungous lasting foamy head, lots of sticky lacing, tons of activity.

Nose: Floral chamomile honeyed malts, medium bright. (lvl-6)-pungency.

Attack: alcoholic bitterness, cream-fizzy mouthfeel,

Mid-palate: tangy-bubbly (MAIN) chamomile, pine, honey, malts, citrus

Finish: soft bitter grapefruit hops, lingering bitter hopped/alcoholic finish.

Summary: Lots of fizz, pine, chamomile-floral, and alcohol bitterness. Quite heavy on the palate and tough to finish a 75cl bottle alone.