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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,299 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,299
Reviews: 1,197
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 201
Gots: 381 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
3 grains - barley, wheat, oat. Styrian hops.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 04-27-2001)
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

kabritz, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of dmquinn
3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

dmquinn, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of MacTeo
3.79/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Nice light yellowish color; looks refreshing

S-Very Fruity (Lemon, apple, orange hints)

T-Bubbly; some pine notes, and candie-ish to my taste

M-A bit too much on the carbonation...almost thought I was drinking shandy

O-its decent, I'll drink this beer again but not seek it too often.

MacTeo, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of basickness
3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

basickness, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of JC333
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

JC333, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of socon67
4.26/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - golden pour with small bubbles of carbonation. No lacing and foam settles fast.

S - Scents of syrupy fruit, candy sugar, and pastries.

T - Sweet fruit flavors in the initial sip. Some bready notes from the yeast. Slight bubblegum notes in the finish.

M - Balance is perfect. Easily sessionable, a great cordial after a meal, or a sipper. Leaves a slight dry feel on the tongue.

O - Really solid beer and the torchbearer for this style. Must try for those that appreciate Belgian styles.

socon67, Sep 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

tbryan5, Sep 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Aisha, Sep 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

mportnoy, Sep 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

DangerDawg, Sep 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

outoffocus, Sep 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

darcange, Sep 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Dave_Treat, Sep 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Griggsy, Sep 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

crob3888, Sep 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

nkaran, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Anatole, Sep 19, 2013
Photo of polloenfuego
4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From the bottle into a snifter

A: a lovely hazy golden with a fantastic 3 finger head that sticks around for quite a while. When it does break down there is a small pinky finger layer of foam left behind.

S: Sweet fruits and Belgian yeast. Banana.

T: fruity, bananas again, the yeast profile is there, and the cloves.

M: Medium carbonation, leaning toward a full fantastic body.

O: a fantastic tripel. Karmeleit meets all the criteria for a fantastic beer. Perhaps it is one of the best tripels I have had, and it is a great way to celebrate life, which is why I am drinking it today. To me there is nothing better than that full Belgian yeast profile...it screams happiness, and this beer brings it.

polloenfuego, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Mbennett, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

4Derek, Sep 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

silvein, Sep 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

ripperltj, Sep 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Jeeb, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

C_Roetting, Sep 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Agentveba, Sep 15, 2013
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
96 out of 100 based on 3,299 ratings.