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Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,298 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,298
Reviews: 1,197
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 201
Gots: 380 | 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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4/5  rDev -6.5%

slayernation, Nov 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

AlexAfonin, Nov 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

AlexRea, Nov 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

TrixieBean, Nov 07, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +11.2%

jansencrl, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

jwat, Nov 07, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.8%

BelgianBetty, Nov 06, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -5.4%

Nunya, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mjstacker, Nov 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

DevilMan2014, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of aleigator
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Giant white head, clear yellow, pale color.

Aromas of warm, crisp yeast, going along with hints of fresh hops and spices.

Medium-bodied, defined by yeast, fresh supporting carbonation, and perfect fitting spiciness of cloves, a little pepperiness with citrus peel. Still, this beer is surprisingly refreshing without loosing its decent complexity. Yeast becomes even fluffier, softer as the beer warms up, spices get a little sharper, creating an even more complex body. Spiciness varies between, sweet, sharp, bitter - in that order, leaving a warm feeling in the stomach. Aftertaste is still very smooth, toffeeish, sweet malts, and still spices.

aleigator, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

eddie5721, Nov 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jcruelty, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Tyrolaspenleaf, Nov 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Treken, Nov 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Skarr, Nov 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

LeeEvolved, Nov 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Poured from a chilled bottle into a chalice on Halloween night. Typical golden color with big pillowy head, cloudy but with more clarity than most tripels I've seen. Fervent carbonation races up, almost like champagne. Smell is very heavy on the spices and coriander, which I've never experienced with any other tripel. Complex, spicy, herbal and medicinal flavors assault the palate, sweet yet balanced, alcohol is barely perceived. At 8.4% abv this is a sipping beer, but it's hard to resist considering the creamy soft mouthfeel and incredible aroma.

I guarantee there are not many Tripels this heavily spiced. For those who want the spice/phenols toned down, this beer is not for you, but for me, this is world class stuff!

Das_Reh, Nov 01, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

Nazzz, Nov 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

slasich, Nov 01, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +3.7%

jessevdroest, Oct 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Torrrrr, Oct 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

cj8311, Oct 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

goast8127, Oct 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

daronstam, Oct 28, 2014
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
96 out of 100 based on 3,298 ratings.