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Trippel Belgian Style Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,274 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,274
Reviews: 917
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 66
Gots: 108 | 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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e30todamax

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-25-2013 22:36:58 | More by e30todamax
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eeggles

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-15-2011 17:33:12 | More by eeggles
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iskeptopotamus

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-11-2012 11:01:47 | More by iskeptopotamus
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Grebdioz

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-28-2011 10:56:14 | More by Grebdioz
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-19-2011 03:12:32 | More by bigdaddypolite
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Jason_Quad


4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-10-2012 02:57:17 | More by Jason_Quad
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OldSmaug

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-15-2014 13:37:55 | More by OldSmaug
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iSip

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

New Belgium Trippel: Despite the popularity of Fat Tire, it is the Belgian style beers that New Belgium brews that are the hallmark of the brewery. The New Belgium Trippel has a clear golden body and ample frothy head. The aroma is mild, but hits all the notes expected of a good Tripel. The flavor is similar. You get the classic Belgian flavors: chewy bread and yeast covered with the gumball sweetness, but they are subtle. The warming alcohol is present throughout, especially at the finish. The New Belgium Trippel is a great sipping experience, but beware, a few will have me feeling it the next day.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 16:27:38 | More by iSip
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echophone

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-10-2012 01:47:23 | More by echophone
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CelticAleMan

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-20-2012 03:23:42 | More by CelticAleMan
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rob99er

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-08-2012 04:43:59 | More by rob99er
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guillemiro

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-03-2011 05:54:06 | More by guillemiro
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mjgrady

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-12-2012 01:55:38 | More by mjgrady
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Andy

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An award-winner that doesn't live up to its tall billing. Quickly dissipating white head. Very spicy nose, slight alcohol hints. Flavor is part wheat and spicy, though one would hope for greater complexity

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2002 19:38:06 | More by Andy
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-12-2012 17:06:17 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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lizardkingofpa

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-25-2013 20:35:42 | More by lizardkingofpa
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-07-2012 01:05:15 | More by CB2maltygoodness
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HiroProtagonist

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

New Belgium Trippel Style Ale was served from a 12 oz. bottle. Once settled into a Duvel tulip, the beer was a rich and hazy orange-golden, and was topped by a substantial fine white head that left excellent lacing. The nose was aggressively loaded with coriander, with numerous accents such as cut grass, bitter citrus peel, honey, bready yeast, and flowery perfume....very nice. The taste matched the nose closely. A fluffy, honey-melon malt backbone opened up with powerful notes of wild flowers and freshly trampled grass. These flavors became tainted with doughy coriander and bitter orange peel in the nicely bittered, satisfying finish. A nice medicinal bitterness lingers. I really enjoyed the subdued sweetness level thoughout..very nice, were other trippels can be too sweet for my palate. The body was appropriately fluffy and rich for the flavors. This Trippel was full flavored, tasty, and balanced....a nice piece of work.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2004 05:56:09 | More by HiroProtagonist
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mikerieder

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-30-2014 04:29:20 | More by mikerieder
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Combat_Engibeer

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-23-2013 18:41:05 | More by Combat_Engibeer
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xgrigorix

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Twelve ounce brown bottle. Best buy date clearly printed on label.

Pale - slightly orange - shade of gold. Tiny bubbles, topped by a creamy looking white head.

Fresh nose of saaz hops, somewhat herbal, along with underlying hints of fruit.

Subtle hints of tropical fruit, an omnipresent herbal / spice quality, & a dry finish that warms the throat a tiny bit. Medium/full bodied, moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2004 17:09:34 | More by xgrigorix
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Zbrown2307

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-13-2012 22:17:56 | More by Zbrown2307
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spointon

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this one from a 12oz brown bottle into a shaker pint glass.

A= This ale poured a slightly red tinged deep gold color with a 1.5" white head. The head dropped slowly and left a lot of stickage on my glass.

S= Lots of things going on here. I found malty sweetness underneath a complex array of fruity and phenolic notes. Some spice character in there too. No alcohol aroma present.

T= Biscuity malt sweetness up front followed by a big mass of crazy phenols, fruitiness, and herbal notes. Sort of had an herbal tea thing going on alongside the malt sweetness. Mildly spicy hop note helped to dry the long finish and lend some aftertaste.

MF= Medium bodied with a crisp carbonation level. Good palate cleansing ability.

D= Very drinkable for an 8.5% abv ale. Unfortunately in the world of Belgian tripels, this one is just in the middle of the pack. Still a solid and worthy choice though.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2009 18:01:40 | More by spointon
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Ry1975

Germany

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-25-2012 17:45:17 | More by Ry1975
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-16-2013 23:44:39 | More by yancot
Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 2,274 ratings.