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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,411 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,411
Reviews: 1,214
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 220
Gots: 451 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels visit their website
Belgium

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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought locally (Grapevine refrigerated shelves), a few days in my fridge, reviewed 45F-60F.

Got gunsmoke from the small, capped bottle. HUGE, white, noisy head in my round-bottomed glass. The core is dense, but the edges are coarse, leading to a beautiful, uneven slow, ice-cream collapse. Thick, clumpy foam is more an extension of the head than it is lacing. The beer is clear amber gold.

There's a very nice, spicy smell, full of sweet fruit. The front specializes that fruit to apples, I think. Sweet and spicy. Then malt. The finish is just a little syrupy, but still manages to be fresh. Some alcohol is noticeable in the aftertaste. This probably isn't the most interesting tripel, but it sure isn't far off.

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Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,411 ratings.