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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,345 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,345
Reviews: 1,201
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 205
Gots: 403 | 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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3.65/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I see that a lot of people really like this brew. I really wanted to like it. I... wanted to, but alas... I guess I just don't care much for tripels. The color was very nice, golden sunlight with a beautiful creamy head. As William Shatner would say, I can definitely get behind that. But then I smelled and tasted it. It's that damned aftershave meets mouthwash taste I can't stand. So I might be a bit harsh here. I do like Belgians. A lot. But just not tripels. However, as my ratings suggest, I tried really hard not to let my distaste for the style affect my overall judgment of the beer. Others may love it. I just don't.

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Very possibly the best Belgian Triple that I've ever had - only trouble is that it was on tap at a local bar and I can't find it at any area stores!

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Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
96 out of 100 based on 3,345 ratings.