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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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95
world-class

3,001 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,001
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 167
Gots: 248 | 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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Cyriaque

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-30-2013 04:20:22 | More by Cyriaque
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RaphaelSC

Brazil

4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a golden yellow, with a great white head and good retention.

S:A mild fruity and honey sweet smell.

T: Fruity and alcoholic taste, not too bitterness, but a little spicy because the alcohol, i felty some wheat too.

M: Refreshing and spicy because its high carbonation with a warmth end because the alcohol.

O: A great beer, but cannot stand when compared with trappists Tripel, its medium body and fruity flavor resemble the trappists, but it lacks its cousins bitterness and complexity.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 03:58:40 | More by RaphaelSC
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TastefulNudity

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-29-2013 05:24:32 | More by TastefulNudity
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Danobold

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-29-2013 01:54:51 | More by Danobold
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felipeprates

Brazil

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

05-28-2013 12:47:23 | More by felipeprates
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Dando54

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-28-2013 12:26:37 | More by Dando54
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Quite a nice sweet and beautifully flowing triple.

Presentation: 75 cl green corked and caged bottle. Retro font framing the illustration of a grain harvest. Back narrative offers a small description, awards and history. Shows 8.4% Alc. by Vol. Served in a tulip glass.

A - Hazy gold pour, towering frothy head, good retention, rich surface memory with rich lacing. Atta looker...

S - Sweet and lightly spicy nose… honey, citrus and pepper…

T - Rich fruity sense, citric, lightly tropical… sugar and spice… peppery really and softly woven in a nice way with the hops and a faint herbal touch.

M - Medium body, high prickly carbonation, nice punctuation of the spices with a soft alcoholic touch and a nice lingering sense.

O - Tremendous flow… And if one is into it, it sure is quite remarkable. Deceptively drinkable.

Notes: Why did it take me so long to try this brew? Recommended over and over again. Being typically not too keen on a good part of triples I overlooked it until now. Well, glad to fix that mistake. Fruity and dry, this flows great and is a nice crowd pleaser. I'm sure revisiting and sharing...

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 18:47:33 | More by Daniellobo
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -29.7%

05-27-2013 05:00:34 | More by pin
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McBraniel

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-26-2013 20:52:31 | More by McBraniel
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dcloeren

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-26-2013 16:44:45 | More by dcloeren
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BlackSpark

Portugal

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-25-2013 22:59:33 | More by BlackSpark
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Blindpigbiz

California

4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Smell: tangerines and herbs: the green kind

Taste: a champagne-like body with herbs, sweet citrus (probably tangerines), limes, hops, honey notes, and hints of malt

This was the first REAL beer I've ever had, so I may be slightly sentimental over the whole thing. With that being said, this beer is fantastic! What I love most about it is how different the flavors are from each bottle; age indeed does make this beer universally great, however.

Pair this beer honey smoked salmon over a rice pilaf, or get a smoked spicy sausage with sauerkraut, caramelized onions, and smoked peppers for some contrast

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 09:35:28 | More by Blindpigbiz
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle was poured into a wine glass.

Appearance: This beet poured a huge puffy white head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a golden straw yellow with some haziness, but plenty of tiny little bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Vanilla, apples, pears, a little booze, Belgian candy, bready malts. Smells good.

Taste: apples, pears, vanilla, mild hop bitterness, bready malts, Belgian candy

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to high carbonation, highs little dry, medium carbonation, and a nice sipper.

Overall: A standard tripel that everybody should enjoy at one point in a person's life. Enjoyed in the past and will be enjoying more in the future too.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 00:58:35 | More by Flounder57
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Ustad

Australia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

05-24-2013 14:36:23 | More by Ustad
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desint

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-24-2013 12:04:59 | More by desint
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robertmitchum

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-24-2013 11:13:30 | More by robertmitchum
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-23-2013 02:21:37 | More by Callmecoon
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retry4z

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-22-2013 17:55:21 | More by retry4z
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sbartnik01

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-22-2013 17:00:01 | More by sbartnik01
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jiffymon

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-22-2013 14:35:46 | More by jiffymon
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MBlakeshow16

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

05-22-2013 06:40:13 | More by MBlakeshow16
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randomNBGD

Serbia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

05-22-2013 00:45:13 | More by randomNBGD
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GinsuDave

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-21-2013 23:21:41 | More by GinsuDave
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Kingcurio

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-21-2013 02:24:31 | More by Kingcurio
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-20-2013 05:24:24 | More by GRG1313
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,001 ratings.