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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,934 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,934
Reviews: 1,172
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 162
Gots: 229 | FT: 4
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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gtk1989

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-30-2013 03:29:25 | More by gtk1989
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OB1

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-30-2013 03:22:10 | More by OB1
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lostrikis

Spain

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

04-29-2013 20:06:27 | More by lostrikis
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Tertullian007

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-28-2013 22:23:55 | More by Tertullian007
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barczar

Kentucky

4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Aggressive pour yields a slightly hazy light golden color with a 3 inch ivory head that billows over the top of the glass like a snowcap. The head lingers indefinitely, while endless bubbles rise from the bottom of the tulip.

Grain, belgian yeast, lemon, pear, and confectioners sugar form the initial aroma. Musty, earthy notes emerge, along with floral hop character.

There's a bit of graininess in the flavor, as well. Lemon, pear, clove, and cardamom underlie lightly bready malt and wheat, becoming slightly peppery at the finish. Floral underpinnings add depth and complexity. That subtle character is the saving grace for this beer. Honeysuckle and tones reminiscent of hibiscus are a welcome addition.

Body us a touch watery, with fairly high carbonation and moderate alcohol warmth.

Malt character is slightly lacking, and the dominant flavors are somewhat banal, but when the floral notes surface, this beer shines. A little on the hot side.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 20:11:19 | More by barczar
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-27-2013 16:17:55 | More by Jason1337
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-26-2013 21:38:58 | More by lgmol
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Matt_Rodgers

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-26-2013 16:43:22 | More by Matt_Rodgers
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Chugbot

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-25-2013 06:42:49 | More by Chugbot
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SStein

Belgium

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-24-2013 18:42:26 | More by SStein
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AjHopkins

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18%

04-24-2013 01:39:55 | More by AjHopkins
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Bluecane

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-21-2013 06:14:10 | More by Bluecane
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-20-2013 23:14:45 | More by DerekMorgan
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

04-20-2013 16:35:41 | More by alex_hart
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soxandbeer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-20-2013 00:48:42 | More by soxandbeer
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NandoPereira

Brazil

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-19-2013 02:35:30 | More by NandoPereira
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Sillycyberfunguy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-18-2013 22:08:15 | More by Sillycyberfunguy
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fearfactory

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-18-2013 21:08:15 | More by fearfactory
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Hazy

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-18-2013 01:01:48 | More by Hazy
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Fantalek

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18%

04-16-2013 03:32:52 | More by Fantalek
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Necronomad

Switzerland

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-15-2013 20:40:11 | More by Necronomad
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Elbrownbag

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-13-2013 19:08:00 | More by Elbrownbag
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jplopez21

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-13-2013 05:15:20 | More by jplopez21
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-12-2013 14:09:05 | More by AugustusRex
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Trappist_Vince

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.1%

04-11-2013 18:47:11 | More by Trappist_Vince
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 2,934 ratings.