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Affligem Tripel - Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

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BA SCORE
89
very good

579 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 579
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 34
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-27-2001)
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NeedBeerHere

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a nice dark orange in color with a finger white head that dissipated really quick with not lacing, Smell is really sweet that I can only assume is brown Belgian candy sugar. Really not much going on in the nose except real sweetness, Taste is more complex with the Belgian candy sugar, a little tiny bit of booze, and certainly some brown sugar to go with it as well. Mouthfeel is medium thick which is nice for the style. Honestly I don't like the beer as much as the last time I drank it as it just isn't as complex as I would have hoped. this is a great beer but just needs some balance,

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2013 13:14:57 | More by NeedBeerHere
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-16-2013 02:02:43 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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brendanpatrick

Missouri

3.45/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 750ml into a pint glass on this cold December night.

Appearance - Light golden color with 2 inch collar of foam. Significant lacing on left on the glass.

Smell - Very subtle. Hints of Belgian spices/yeast, sweet, and slight aroma of alcohol.

Taste - Apple, banana, and pepper.

Mouthfeel - Medium body and carbonation.

Overall - Not the best Tripel that I have had, but this is a good beer, decent value, and relatively easy to locate. You could do a lot worse.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2013 01:58:30 | More by brendanpatrick
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

12-10-2013 19:00:32 | More by byronic
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currysmegs

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12-10-2013 02:31:53 | More by currysmegs
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azorie

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-03-2013 20:41:32 | More by azorie
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-02-2013 05:22:16 | More by BlackBeerDown
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dbaker61

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

11-23-2013 14:44:00 | More by dbaker61
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-20-2013 23:51:47 | More by RRC03
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, hazy, gold in color, moderate carbonation, big time sediment

Smell: apricot, golden delicious apple, pear, and Belgian spices

Taste: apricot, golden delicious apple, pear, honey, and Belgian spices

Mouthfeel: sweet, light bodied with medium/prickly carbonation

Overall: A really good tripel. Love all the golden delicious apple flavor here. I was a bit turned off by all the sediment, but flavor wise, it is an excellent value buy.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 19:05:51 | More by tigg924
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Wedcat

California

4/5  rDev +0.8%

11-16-2013 21:33:57 | More by Wedcat
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tjsmith910

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

11-16-2013 11:23:01 | More by tjsmith910
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rmargeson

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

11-10-2013 19:25:09 | More by rmargeson
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buckyp

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

11-08-2013 02:39:46 | More by buckyp
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +0.8%

11-06-2013 02:36:51 | More by OKCNittany
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deadliest

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

11-05-2013 22:57:20 | More by deadliest
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dcmchew

Romania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-25-2013 13:11:29 | More by dcmchew
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sumolbandit

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-22-2013 03:09:52 | More by sumolbandit
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

10-20-2013 14:59:08 | More by Sspeer1
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-19-2013 16:41:39 | More by jaydoc
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zenithberwyn

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-19-2013 05:14:00 | More by zenithberwyn
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-16-2013 20:30:51 | More by edhizdeid
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-09-2013 19:00:06 | More by wl0307
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Luiz0930

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

10-08-2013 06:03:11 | More by Luiz0930
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BeerDrinkingDiver

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-08-2013 04:19:44 | More by BeerDrinkingDiver
Affligem Tripel from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
89 out of 100 based on 579 ratings.