1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Trippel Belgian Style Ale - New Belgium Brewing

Not Rated.
Trippel Belgian Style AleTrippel Belgian Style Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
86
very good

2,305 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,305
Reviews: 920
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 67
Gots: 118 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,305 | Reviews: 920 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Jeffreysan:
Photo of Jeffreysan
Jeffreysan

Maryland

3.44/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a pretty golden color with a half of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass, as well as wispy clouds that settled in the center of the top of the beer.

Aroma: Typical Belgian Triple-like aromas of yeast, malt, citrus, caramel and spices. I get floral aromas from hops, some sweet aromas from crystalized sugar, some citrus aromas of oranges and grapefruit, plus spices of black pepper, coriander, clove, ginger, finally, malty aromas of buttered bread.

Taste: Not as pronounced as I was expecting for a triple. There is some malt up front, followed by some citrus, like grapefruit, followed by more spice than I’m used to, spices like black pepper, clove and coriander. The beer finishes with some higher hoppy bitterness than I’m expected in a triple too.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 7.8%, there’s a good amount of alcohol present on the palate.

Overall: This is a pretty good American version of a triple, but not great. If offered, I’d happily drink it, but I’m not searching it out. There are way too many other better triples out there to get over this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 00:52:25 | More by Jeffreysan
More User Reviews:
Photo of turbotype
turbotype

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-24-2014 03:35:36 | More by turbotype
Photo of SHODriver
SHODriver

Louisiana

4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: poured into a snifter to a pale orange that's almost yellow topped by a small white head that is quick to fade
S: smells of corriander and fruity esters
T: taste is spicy yeast, corriander, fruity esters, some honey sweetness and cracker malt flavor. swallow is a whirlwind of flavors with more fruity esters, spices, slight alcohol, and pale malt
M: this beer sits at the lighter side of medium with abundant and prickly carbonation and a drying finish
O: New Belgium has always done pretty well with the belgian styles and this beer is no exception. this beer has great flavors and solid balance

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 01:33:15 | More by SHODriver
Photo of Dr_Bahmbay13
Dr_Bahmbay13

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Coriander and spices in the smell and taste. Good color. Clear and perfect golden clear. Not much of a fan of trippels yet. Reminds me again of ciders or champagne , dry after taste.No alcohol taste what so ever, which is good. almost has a sticky mouth feel. after a couple sips now I get an alcohol warming sensation. Nothing really Popping out for me though. This beer would be good at a campfire or fireside , sharing it with somebody, maybe your dog or who ever.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 00:38:27 | More by Dr_Bahmbay13
Photo of Faroveryonder
Faroveryonder

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-23-2014 16:58:46 | More by Faroveryonder
Photo of woopigscotty
woopigscotty

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-23-2014 03:11:38 | More by woopigscotty
Photo of DRTBrewster
DRTBrewster

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-22-2014 20:49:12 | More by DRTBrewster
Photo of Hrodebert
Hrodebert

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-21-2014 03:47:48 | More by Hrodebert
Photo of XmnwildX12
XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.1%

07-20-2014 21:26:17 | More by XmnwildX12
Photo of scripna
scripna

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-20-2014 19:50:09 | More by scripna
Photo of ZachT
ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-20-2014 17:59:46 | More by ZachT
Photo of mshanecrowe
mshanecrowe

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-19-2014 23:18:29 | More by mshanecrowe
Photo of NickyDee21
NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-19-2014 18:21:25 | More by NickyDee21
Photo of KrittyKratz
KrittyKratz

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-19-2014 14:35:16 | More by KrittyKratz
Photo of Eman17
Eman17

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-19-2014 02:34:15 | More by Eman17
Photo of Walkerjgt
Walkerjgt

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.1%

07-18-2014 17:57:23 | More by Walkerjgt
Photo of Jknapp72
Jknapp72

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-18-2014 02:43:39 | More by Jknapp72
Photo of Soomars
Soomars

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-18-2014 02:12:59 | More by Soomars
Photo of jeff1973
jeff1973

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-17-2014 23:56:47 | More by jeff1973
Photo of MattSharpless
MattSharpless

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-17-2014 17:54:18 | More by MattSharpless
Photo of qcbrewer
qcbrewer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-17-2014 03:02:54 | More by qcbrewer
Photo of rickcrip76
rickcrip76

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-15-2014 20:32:00 | More by rickcrip76
Photo of zombiebeergut
zombiebeergut

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-14-2014 10:11:33 | More by zombiebeergut
Photo of RyanStelzner
RyanStelzner


4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-13-2014 20:26:41 | More by RyanStelzner
Photo of MichiganBeers
MichiganBeers

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-13-2014 05:45:37 | More by MichiganBeers
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 2,305 ratings.