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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

2,301 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,301
Reviews: 918
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 67
Gots: 116 | 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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beerprovedwright

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice flow into my glass resulting in a two finger head of dense off white, to very light yellow foam. Lace is a little broken, but has a good cling. Color is a 6 on the SRM beer color chart, with clear presentation and lots of micro bubbles. Smell is heavenly, with the almost overpowering aroma of peaches. There are also fragrances of melon, lime peel, and flowers. I wish the taste was a good as the smell, but it was a muted version, with flavors of peaches, slightly sour oranges...maybe tangelos, something in there is like Swiss cheese, and a whips of grapefruit. Mouthfeel is full and creamy, with a potent explosion of carbonation. There is a slight coating of sweet, sticky phlegm in the back of my throat, but it is sort of pleasing. Over all this was a great journey and the buzz is just what I needed. If I see the label again, I will most certainly put it in my shopping vessel.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2011 15:42:58 | More by beerprovedwright
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APPEARANCE: pours a clear straw color with slightly higher amount of carbonation, two finger head that dissipated quickly and left a thin layer of bubbles that lasted throughout, there was some lacing present.

SMELL: molasses, pears, banana and the Coriander spice really dominates with some Belgian funk.

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Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 2,301 ratings.