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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

2,388 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,388
Reviews: 929
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 68
Gots: 157 | FT: 1
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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leeswagerty

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +5%

02-16-2012 04:16:48 | More by leeswagerty
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Zuidman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

02-16-2012 03:56:39 | More by Zuidman
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-16-2012 02:32:08 | More by jrohrbacher
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev +2.4%

12oz bottle into a goblet.

Pours a clear medium orange with a tiny half finger head that is quick to dissipate.

Smells strongly of banana, clove, coriander, pear, and some lemon. An overall Belgian-esque quality.

Taste is quite clean and citrusy with pear being quite prominent and the banana/lemon taking a backseat. The overall cleanliness is what really makes this beer for me. I'm not a huge fan of tripels but this one is so dry and crisp with the alcohol barely detectable. A beer I will definitely go back to again.

02-16-2012 01:38:37 | More by rangerred
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Hasser82

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5%

02-15-2012 20:22:12 | More by Hasser82
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-15-2012 15:58:54 | More by Kahlerbock
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

02-15-2012 04:25:52 | More by ChaseTheAce
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beerbrute

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5%

02-14-2012 22:10:11 | More by beerbrute
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.88/5  rDev +1.8%

12oz poured into Libbey stout glass.

A: Pours a mostly clear dark yellow/light orange. Minimal bone-white head and lacing.

S: Light, fruity sweetness from the malt and yeast. Fruit hints at green grapes and unripened nectarine. Coriander as well.

T: Strong, dry, fruity sweetness backed up by a good dose of pale malt. Coriander can be a bit heavy, but generally is fine. Alcohol shows up in the finish, with a pleasant bite. Reminiscent of white wine.

M: Fine, dense carbonation, but not so lively as to be annoying.

O: The coriander is a bit strong, but besides that, a solid brew.

02-14-2012 00:35:59 | More by Etan
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-12-2012 01:09:08 | More by dugly2ugly
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iskeptopotamus

California

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Colorado

3.63/5  rDev -4.7%

an interesting brew. pours a honey color with no haze at all. crystal clear. good white head but it fades away instantly. smell is yeast and a bit of herbs and spices. corriander the bottle says, but it must be corriander seed, not fresh herb itself, too musky for that. flavor is nice, malty and sweet, like a wheatwine in ways. only sweet at the very end. mouthfeel is not bad, could stand a touch more carbonation to brighten it up. medium body despite its light color, and lighter in the stomach, down easy. sessionable except for its strength. a good beer for an emerging spring, strong enough to keep ya warm, but light enough to want to drink outside.

02-11-2012 01:20:26 | More by StonedTrippin
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sneakybird

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev -4.7%

Pure gold with a pinky finger of pure white head. Leaves a fine lace clinging to the glass. Aroma is sweet spiciness, coriander and clove, banana and citrus. No alcohol but just a little perfumy. And that distinctive Belgian yeast character is behind it all.

A nice, full spice flavor, clove and coriander as in the aroma with just a touch of pepper. Citrus comes of as just slightly acidic, in a nice, quenching way. Some small, light malt character. Just a little taste of alcohol and just a little warmth in the gut. Light to medium bodied and high in carbonation. Finished with a champagne like dryness. Crisp.

Nothing necessarily jaw-dropping, but a really solid beer and very easy drinking.

02-10-2012 03:14:51 | More by sneakybird
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

02-10-2012 01:58:01 | More by martyl1000
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denver10

Kentucky

2.9/5  rDev -23.9%

Golden in appearance with a half thumbs width white head, that quickly escapes. Taste and smell follow each other pretty well with some belgian yeast, banana, coriander, and grass. Some alcohol is noticeable in the flavor, to my disappointment. A prickly, light to medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, an okay tripel for the price but not the best for the style. Not much depth to this.

02-10-2012 01:40:53 | More by denver10
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sparrowed

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

02-10-2012 00:51:51 | More by sparrowed
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dwduncan2

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-08-2012 16:02:03 | More by dwduncan2
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JCanarecci

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5%

02-08-2012 04:28:25 | More by JCanarecci
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allstar255

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-08-2012 03:06:23 | More by allstar255
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Fitzmke

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

02-07-2012 21:52:05 | More by Fitzmke
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FXRGuy

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -21.3%

02-07-2012 03:55:18 | More by FXRGuy
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snarkout

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-06-2012 15:59:15 | More by snarkout
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Klif

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

02-06-2012 13:07:00 | More by Klif
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MichaelBuck

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

02-06-2012 01:33:31 | More by MichaelBuck
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BeerCigar

California

3/5  rDev -21.3%

02-05-2012 18:57:19 | More by BeerCigar
Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
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