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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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2,473 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,473
Reviews: 934
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.68%
Wants: 65
Gots: 191 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

itracy63, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

jngrizzaffi, Jun 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Vigilante, Jun 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jstevep00, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of C3likesbeer
4.11/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Yellow, yellow, perhaps a touch of amber. Pretty thin head with a decent lace that dissipates quickly. By the way, generic looking label. Meh.

S: This is where it starts to knock your socks off. Belgian yeast abbey ale goodness with some banana esters, spices and an indescribable crispness if that's possible with smell.

T: Delicate fruity and banana sweetness, bready and slight spices. Mouthfeel is nice and crispy with a warm alcohol and Belgian yeast finish. Stated simply, if you like Belgian Trippel Ales with the famous yeast and banana esters, you will like this.

O: Excellent crisp, slightly spicy and balanced Trippel.

C3likesbeer, Jun 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Luiz0930, Jun 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

sgttibbs, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DemoniChris, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dochs, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Rihup, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

zdeck37, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

WDJersey, Jun 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

randymanar, Jun 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

zeekust, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

DMc8ride, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

FilumDee, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

maketheheartglad, May 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

CesarLopes, May 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

TheDrunkGnoll, May 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Moose90, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

yodagruv, May 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

timontheroad, May 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

bobbyr5, May 25, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The brew pours a medium golden color with a one finger white heed. The head fades fast leaving a moderate level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is mainly of a bit of bready malt mixed with a spice of coriander. Some citrus notes of orange are present as well and are mixed with some floral and yeasty smells. A very light banana smell is there as well giving it a more mild but pleasant Belgian triple aroma.

Taste – The taste begins with a crisp bready flavor with lots of citrus flavors mixed within. A lighter yeast taste comes in soon after the initial taste with some spice notes of coriander and some grassy flavors. Floral notes come to the tongue with a lighter alcohol flavor coming more toward the end. At its finish, a nice smooth and crisp lighter Belgian triple taste is left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the brew is on the average to slightly thinner side with a carbonation level that is on the medium side. The lighter body and medium carbonation are great for the style and make a crisper and more refreshing brew matching the citrus, floral and light bready flavors very well.

Overall – A moderately good triple with nice flavors and an easy drinking taste and feel. Matched with the moderate price for a triple, overall it is quite nice.

Darkmagus82, May 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

ReeseMax3, May 24, 2013
Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 2,473 ratings.