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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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95
world-class

3,087 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,087
Reviews: 1,180
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 180
Gots: 290 | 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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themilkman87

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-03-2013 02:43:09 | More by themilkman87
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bluelynbrewing

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-02-2013 14:30:29 | More by bluelynbrewing
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yamar68

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-02-2013 00:42:50 | More by yamar68
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-01-2013 13:16:54 | More by SadMachine
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mbw314

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-01-2013 02:34:38 | More by mbw314
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DenverBigRed

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-31-2013 23:50:24 | More by DenverBigRed
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Daniel101

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-31-2013 21:24:34 | More by Daniel101
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Riik3

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-31-2013 16:32:59 | More by Riik3
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heygeebee

Australia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-31-2013 12:53:22 | More by heygeebee
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Teddy-Pickles

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-31-2013 12:49:23 | More by Teddy-Pickles
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-30-2013 04:29:04 | More by LambicPentameter
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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%

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.

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%

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...

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%

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

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

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%

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.

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
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,087 ratings.