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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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3,416 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,416
Reviews: 1,214
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 222
Gots: 459 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 04-27-2001

3 grains - barley, wheat, oat. Styrian hops.
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.32/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tryd it in Brussels, and now found it à la Saq,( liquor store)

Into a calice, lots of carbonation at first, big white head,
Champagne like color and carbonation,

It smell fine fruits aroma, sweet and acid,
very inviting..

Its a very tasty beer. Very nice assemblage of cereals
with a very fruity side, and it has a complex body with strong core.

A little bit thick, with active carbonation, it has a long aftertaste, fruity,
some acid notes, with sweet alcool..

Very tasty, really happy to get it easilly.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.42/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a blond color that is slightly hazy with big head. Smells like sweet grass, medicinal, faint sourness to smell, white sugar, spice. Tastes of wheat, straw, grassy, sweet oat cereal, honey, malt aftertaste, lemon. This was a great beer. I’ll have another.

Photo of Serge
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours hazy orange with a huge creamy/crispy slight off-white head. Aroma is orange peel, yeasty and some malt, the combination simply screams out what a true belgian tripel is. Flavour follows the aroma tightly, orange, spice and clear malty flavoured in a mellow malty sweetness. Finish is vaguely bitter but more malty and spiced. Very well balanced and still light. Uncomplicated (but not simple) and well crafted balance between the spices, malt and the yeast notes.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.22/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Clear golden pour with a ridiculously foamy and effervescent white head (95% of the glass is just foam). I didn't even try to pour it very aggressively. Finally fades leaving a moderate skeleton of lacing behind. Excellent retention.

S: Very wheaty. Lots of grainy bread. There is a sharp, distinctive belgian yeast aroma there too, primarily with banana. Touch of citrus, lemony for sure. Very pleasant, crisp and refreshing aroma.

T: Wheaty up front. Very strong belgian yeast; it's loaded with banana immediately after the wheat. Grainy bread throughout with some hearty oat. Quite sweet in general. Lemony tang in the finish. Lingering sticky sweetness between sips.

M: Medium bodied, a bit sticky from all the sweetness.

O: A very malt-heavy tripel. You can really taste the different kinds of malts that they used so it's not so one-dimensional. Quite malty sweet in general with the strong yeast picking up a close second place. No real noticeable hops or bitterness. Tasty and delicious example of the style - a must-try if you like maltier tripels.

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Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,416 ratings.