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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,098 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,098
Reviews: 1,180
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 180
Gots: 293 | 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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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
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ackeeper

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-12-2013 18:56:25 | More by ackeeper
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Dreizhen

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-12-2013 18:14:37 | More by Dreizhen
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

06-11-2013 00:11:55 | More by GraduatedCashew
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jarrgal

North Dakota

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-10-2013 11:51:04 | More by jarrgal
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JRdaSconnie

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-10-2013 11:28:13 | More by JRdaSconnie
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backphish

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-10-2013 02:11:25 | More by backphish
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Devinph

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-10-2013 01:42:54 | More by Devinph
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Evoforen

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-09-2013 19:39:03 | More by Evoforen
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Madubz

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-08-2013 13:02:37 | More by Madubz
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thehappybelgian

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-08-2013 02:56:53 | More by thehappybelgian
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BillHilly

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

06-08-2013 00:26:14 | More by BillHilly
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Jim_Benz

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-07-2013 18:54:50 | More by Jim_Benz
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,098 ratings.