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Trippel Belgian Style Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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Trippel Belgian Style AleTrippel Belgian Style Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,310 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,310
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)
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PatYoda

Colorado

4.22/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance is hazy orange with a one finger head at first that dies down pretty quickly but still leaves a light white film over the beer. Smell is spicy and medicinal, in a good way. Lots of fruit in here as well. Taste is more tropical fruit, along with some spiciness - there's definitely some spice added here but I can't put my finger on what it is - it's very tastefully done and subtle. Hop spiciness is there to complement. Definitely some yeasty medicinal aspects to the taste as well, but like in the smell, these don't overpower the other flavors and are actually welcome here. Alcohol is not noted in the taste. Mouthfeel is thicker than the average tripel. Very creamy as well, instead of the spritzy feel I have come to expect from this style. It definitely works here though. Drinkability is off the charts, I couldn't stop sipping this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2005 17:21:07 | More by PatYoda
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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
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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.

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Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 2,310 ratings.