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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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95
world-class

3,066 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,066
Reviews: 1,179
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 178
Gots: 279 | 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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TheMyers


4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-19-2012 02:41:53 | More by TheMyers
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%

A: Pours a mirky golden wheat colour with a giant 4 finger foamy head and leaves a lovely lacing on top. A little swirl brings back that head if you miss it. Tiny bubbles stream upwards leaning to some big expectations for carbonation.

S: Pale sweet malts that show up as ripe apples and bananas, hints of sue cloves and a round smooth scent of vanilla.

T: Sweet pale malts with yeasty bread and hints of ripe bananas and cloves and the creaminess of vanilla.

M: Stinging little bubble on the initial sip, leave the mouth coated with a thin syrup. Lovely creaminess that hold on and evaporates in a bit of a boozy waft.

O: If you're a fan of triples you will not disappointed. Dangerously delicious and coy at hiding that 8.4%. Enjoy, at home, sitting down.

05-18-2012 03:46:57 | More by FondueVoodoo
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jesus808

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-17-2012 01:12:15 | More by jesus808
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +1.4%

Poured from bottle into chalice. Pours hazy golden color with big white pillowy head. Sweet floral and herbal odor. Amazing aroma with vanilla, alcohol and some aroma hop. Heavy sweet taste with some bitterness. Medium body with lively carbonation and creamy silky texture. Strong and long alcoholic finish with all the aromas which appears earlier. Fantastic beer!

05-16-2012 17:21:44 | More by CuriousMonk
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Alodge

British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

A: Blond style with relatively clear but slightly foggy countenance.

S: Sweet smelling oats, almost fruity.

T: Powerful barley taste mixed with wheat, oats are harder to detect than on the smell for some reason.

M: Amazing mouthfeel that is very pleasant to role over the tongue. A goot mix of the predominant ingredients: wheat, oat, and barley.

Overall a truly astounding beer. I have tasted a few Belgen beers before but this surmounts them all by far.

05-16-2012 00:02:25 | More by Alodge
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.83/5  rDev +13.1%

a: This was a clear, shining golden color. It was served to me with a firm, long lasting white cap.

s: Warm, banana esters and hints honey, peaches, and other candy-like fruits.

t: Just a perfect tripel in my opinion. Lightly sweet honey with flowery fruit notes, sweet candi-sugar and estery bananas all spectacularly.

m: Soft and velvety.

o: An incredible beer. There was so much at work here beyond my ability to describe.

05-15-2012 22:27:41 | More by DIM
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Piason

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

05-11-2012 06:59:05 | More by Piason
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jrjordao

Portugal

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-10-2012 19:10:33 | More by jrjordao
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-09-2012 18:39:32 | More by mendvicdog
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-09-2012 14:43:05 | More by BigCheese
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WeissGary


4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-08-2012 21:51:57 | More by WeissGary
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whino

France

5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-08-2012 15:18:23 | More by whino
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Bobhoya

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-08-2012 14:24:32 | More by Bobhoya
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NOLANDMAN

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-08-2012 05:30:55 | More by NOLANDMAN
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WALKER


4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

05-07-2012 20:38:56 | More by WALKER
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goodbeerallday

Australia

4.68/5  rDev +9.6%

A: appearance is a golden sunflower yellow with a pure white two finger head which reside very quickly. A consistant haze throughout as well.

S: huge banana and some slight vanilla. Peppery spice developed. Cannot wait to try!

T: holy karmeliet! No where near as much banana in the taste as on the nose but definately present. Near no bitterness but a spiciness that surrounds the mouth. Fairly dry and a lingering grassy note on the back pallet. At 8.4 abv this beer hides it extremely well. A wonderful 3 grain ale. well balanced with a comfortable drinking ability.

M: a tiny numbing feeling when drinking this around majority of mouth but extremely smooth and a soothing back note.

O: an amazing beer! Something that could have more than one and something worth recommending to all! This beer is extremely approachable and had me wanting more.

05-07-2012 07:44:35 | More by goodbeerallday
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JKerfman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-06-2012 01:34:29 | More by JKerfman
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Kips

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-05-2012 15:38:03 | More by Kips
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CommonRider

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-04-2012 22:15:35 | More by CommonRider
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jimmypowder

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-04-2012 20:31:44 | More by jimmypowder
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Njstoutlover23

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-04-2012 02:14:04 | More by Njstoutlover23
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olympicgatorade

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-03-2012 23:48:40 | More by olympicgatorade
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vkv822

Oregon

4.33/5  rDev +1.4%

11.2oz bottle into tulip snifter.

Pours a slightly hazy, bright yellow with an extremely thick, billowy white head that leaves a curtain of lacing.

Aroma is of clove, with a lightly sweet, fruity, estery finish.

Taste follows the nose, with fairly complex blend of clove and light fruity notes with a sweet finish.

Medium body, with bubbly, prickly carbonation.

A very well crafted Tripel. One of the better examples I can recall having tried. Complex nose and taste, smooth and well balanced.

05-02-2012 08:11:00 | More by vkv822
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revo

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-01-2012 02:04:38 | More by revo
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SciFritz

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-30-2012 17:17:25 | More by SciFritz
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,066 ratings.