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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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very good

2,635 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,635
Reviews: 969
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 74
Gots: 275 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001

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Ratings: 2,635 | Reviews: 969
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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4.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy, light honey orange; medium frothy white head, long lasting; effervescent

Smell: light citrusy orange; coriander; bubblegum; light hint of hay; interesting

Taste: Citrusy, slightly dry start; a little bready in the mid with a mix of Belgian yeast; finishes semi-sweet with pepper and light alcohol; very tasty overall

Mouthfeel: Juicy and smooth; medium body with zippy carbonation

Remarks: I'd definitely buy this again

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Dave1999
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a transparent amber with a big font white head.

The smell is Belgian yeast, bubblegum and bananas. There's also some spices and a little hops.

The taste is yeasty, coriander, finishing with some sweetness and bitterness. I can detect just a bit of alcohol on the finish.

The mouthfeel is quite light with low to medium carbonation.

Overall a pretty good tripel, one of the first American craft beers I'd tried and one I would definitely return to on occasion.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into an Innis & Gunn flute.

a: Clear gold topped by a finger thick white head which dissipated to heavy surface foam and considerable lacing.

s: Peach or apricot..

t: Piney hops followed by a Belgian fruit cocktail. Both refreshing and easy-drinking. The higher ABV (7.8%) is concealed nicely.

m: Moderate with more body than might be expected from such a light-colored brew.. Slickish.

o: A well-made Belgian Tripel which is likely to please hop lovers as well. A good buy at the $1.89 I paid at Honeygo Wine & Spirits in Perry Hall Maryland in June.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.41/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love New Belgium beers. At first I was leery to try this because coriander usually overpowers the ale flavors but this beer nailed it! Smell is all coriander but the taste is complex and a great drink ability. Yet another great beer from Fort Collins, CO.

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3/5  rDev -21.3%

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Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
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