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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,085 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,085
Reviews: 1,179
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 180
Gots: 288 | FT: 5
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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stortore

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-26-2013 01:41:16 | More by stortore
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micko323

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-26-2013 00:22:27 | More by micko323
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SoCalStout

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-24-2013 16:49:34 | More by SoCalStout
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camartin27

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-24-2013 02:22:18 | More by camartin27
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beerbtl

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-23-2013 19:53:01 | More by beerbtl
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GuicYHops

Germany

4.11/5  rDev -3.7%

This Belgian brew is a very gassy and very smooth drink with a hint of fruit. Tasty brew to say the least! Light blonde appearance with a fluffy head, could sip, gulp, or chug this one! There is essentially no bite and leaves you wanting another. This beer is a definite must!

06-23-2013 11:54:07 | More by GuicYHops
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FrostyWPG

Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-22-2013 15:25:58 | More by FrostyWPG
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -4%

A: gorgeous golden color purging a perfect white and frothy head about 3 fingers deep.
Smell: nice and pleasant sweet and banana with some yeast. Not as hugely bright as other triples I have had.
T: classic tripel with a range of flavors coming in waves. Bitter ...sweet...banana...yeast. Not as overpowering as other triples I have had.
Mouthfeel: bubbly and light. Very pleasant
Overall: I really enjoyed this beer. Had never heard reviews or tasted before. I was really surprised by how much I liked drinking it all the way to the end. For me, normally a tripel is a bit of a challenge as it overpowers me by the end of the beer. This one tasted great all the way through. Would buy again and recommend.

06-21-2013 16:21:52 | More by Dcunicelli
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ipc2000

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-21-2013 04:13:57 | More by ipc2000
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DarthKostrizer

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-21-2013 01:16:35 | More by DarthKostrizer
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-20-2013 23:21:08 | More by AOShabaz
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-20-2013 23:09:53 | More by shehateme
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Kreko7

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-20-2013 18:05:21 | More by Kreko7
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erha2

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-20-2013 17:57:11 | More by erha2
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-19-2013 03:55:29 | More by Kenai4
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-18-2013 22:02:18 | More by Kmat10
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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev -1.4%

A:
Pours a hazy dandelion yellow with a pristine white head that pours about an inch thick before settling down to a thin covering. Good retention; superb lacing.

S:
Hay, Lemon, and summer days. Towards the end it gets a bit spicier with some pepper and yeast odors.

T:
Rich, big flavor. Touches of citrus and earthy grass tones. Kind of tastes like a "unit" to me. The wheat mellows it so nice that it becomes well-balanced enough to make individual flavors less obvious. Good hoppy hook at the end pulls you out of these delusions.

M:
Good carbonation, round and the tiniest bit sticky. Nice mouth-coating flavor that lasts (got to be too much at the end of the bottle). Both lighter-tasting and heavier feeling than I expected.

O:
Good Tripel. Definitely different than other Tripels, but worth trying. It had a superb head and was good tasting to me on the whole. Towards the end it got a little too sticky for my taste (but honestly that is something I don't like about most tripels). Would drink again.

06-17-2013 22:48:29 | More by TheDoctor
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jxb345

California

3.5/5  rDev -18%

06-17-2013 01:33:45 | More by jxb345
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-16-2013 19:54:51 | More by jaxon53
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beerinNV

Nevada

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-16-2013 15:35:30 | More by beerinNV
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adityashekhar

India

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-16-2013 10:17:34 | More by adityashekhar
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

Appearance: Cloudy; peach colored; small head that dissipates quickly with no lacing

Aroma: Sour; citrus notes; peppery; bananas; vanilla

Taste: Creamy; tart; peppery; very good

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; so please disregard those scores

06-15-2013 23:03:35 | More by IchLiebeBier
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shawnw

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-14-2013 16:39:31 | More by shawnw
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Brewman123

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-13-2013 12:21:02 | More by Brewman123
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dwren89

Virginia

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%

Appearance: golden yellow with fizzy white head, slightly hazy

Aroma: banana and clove, floral and spicy hops, soft pale male aroma

Taste: malt heaviness with palate coating flavor, banana and clove yeast flavors on finish, slight spicy hop bitterness of finish as well, non-detectable high alcoholic flavor

Mouthfeel: High carbonation, leaves mouth tingling after gulp, full body, soft malt character with heavy malt mouthfeel

Overall impression: A good example of a finely crafted Belgian Tripel, exhibiting notes of clove and banana with soft pale malt character and heavy malt mouthfeel. Crisp, cleansing carbonation revives palate for next gulp.

06-12-2013 21:49:57 | More by dwren89
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,085 ratings.