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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,207 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,207
Reviews: 1,192
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 192
Gots: 345 | FT: 6
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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5/5  rDev +16.8%

jezi89, Sep 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

jporter73, Sep 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Stihlsaw, Sep 16, 2014
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BuchananStude, Sep 15, 2014
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Yalcin, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

BeerRunner, Sep 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Bluesman2383, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

epyon396, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of godtopus
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Reviewed from some old notes and memory.

Appearance: Lightly golden and hazy. Moderate white, fluffy head that dissapears rather quickly and leaves a bit of lacing.

Smell: Fruity esters of apples and pears, some spice.

Taste: Pear skin, apple, some peppery spice and a slight hint of warming alcohol.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and easy drinking for the abv, small bubbles and prickly carbonation.

Overall: I never thought I'd find a tripel that appealed to me but this is top-tier. It lacks the alcohol heat that ruins many other tripels for me. Drinks great on a summer evening.

godtopus, Sep 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

reduction, Sep 13, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +0.9%

Taologic, Sep 13, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev 0%

Klewisx3, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Beernoobie, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

bostonryan, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Brams17, Sep 12, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -5.6%

LivingTheDream84, Sep 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

One of my absolute new favorites. I am obsessed! This was a real treat.

Like drinking tart cherry juice spiced with clove and cinnamon; just the right amount of sweetness that lent a near-perfect drinkability, a fantastic follow-up to my Delirium Tremens. In fact, I enjoyed it even more. Loved this beer and I´ve made it my go-to!!

Paige_Jude, Sep 12, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -4.2%

Phigg1102, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of thebeers
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

Appearance: Light golden with moderate haze; white head that dissipated quickly; some lacing.

Smell: spice, malt, just a hint of sour apple

Taste: the warming alcohol and peppery spiciness is quite pronounced; the fruit I got at first was pear -- as the bottle went on, slight banana esters.

Mouthfeel: prickly, with some slight syrup but less than expected

Overall: not overly complex; the warming alcohol and spice are what stick out; not in my top few for the style, but still very good

thebeers, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

jose_alehouseSD, Sep 09, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.9%

machharGDB, Sep 07, 2014
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4.96/5  rDev +15.9%

flanbo, Sep 07, 2014
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 3,207 ratings.