1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Tripel Karmeliet - Brouwerij Bosteels

Not Rated.
Tripel KarmelietTripel Karmeliet

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,938 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,938
Reviews: 1,172
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 163
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)
View: Beers (9) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Tripel Karmeliet Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,938 | Reviews: 1,172 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Chrisamr
Chrisamr


4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-07-2014 21:46:16 | More by Chrisamr
Photo of sugarman
sugarman

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-07-2014 05:22:44 | More by sugarman
Photo of Andra
Andra

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

07-06-2014 18:09:03 | More by Andra
Photo of CaptainHate
CaptainHate

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-06-2014 03:35:31 | More by CaptainHate
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-06-2014 02:19:31 | More by Latarnik
Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
kuishinbo_tantei

New York

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

07-06-2014 02:17:08 | More by kuishinbo_tantei
Photo of Jssteinman
Jssteinman


5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-05-2014 23:11:46 | More by Jssteinman
Photo of mrk829
mrk829

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-05-2014 04:55:31 | More by mrk829
Photo of mjc3151
mjc3151

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-04-2014 03:28:08 | More by mjc3151
Photo of BigBT
BigBT

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-03-2014 23:28:36 | More by BigBT
Photo of hall0115
hall0115


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-03-2014 22:43:53 | More by hall0115
Photo of Superbar
Superbar

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-03-2014 19:10:09 | More by Superbar
Photo of joegard
joegard

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-03-2014 17:43:11 | More by joegard
Photo of Sad_Spirit
Sad_Spirit


5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-01-2014 18:52:42 | More by Sad_Spirit
Photo of FrankHashimoto
FrankHashimoto

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-01-2014 15:44:50 | More by FrankHashimoto
Photo of Schlafly33
Schlafly33

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

07-01-2014 12:43:08 | More by Schlafly33
Photo of UnoMasBelgian
UnoMasBelgian

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-30-2014 19:27:58 | More by UnoMasBelgian
Photo of Dubldown
Dubldown

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-30-2014 18:57:37 | More by Dubldown
Photo of Jordy777
Jordy777

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-30-2014 15:45:39 | More by Jordy777
Photo of Troublebar
Troublebar

China

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-30-2014 09:12:03 | More by Troublebar
Photo of BEERchitect
BEERchitect

Kentucky

4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

As a seriously sculpted Belgian "tripel" ale, the idealistic blend of floral aroma, citrusy taste and winy backdrop gives this ale a harmonious taste from sip 'til finish.

Tripel Karmeliet opens with a rich golden and semi-bright color that's similar of honey. And that same aura transpires on the nose and early palate as the ale blooms with honeysuckle perfume, citrusy coriander, an overall flowery sense and a confectioner's type of sweetness.

As the middle opens up, the beer simply hits its stride- developing a lemon and apple flavor that's much more of chardonnay, dry cider and mead once the honeyed sweetness seeps in. Its acidic brightness lifts the thin powdered sugar and charming cookie dough yeastiness, and then invites the herbal "tea" hop essence that ensues.

Even in finish, its lovely bouquet holds confidently even as the ale's quickly drying, sweet straw bitterness and vinous acidity dries the beer with ease. There's still a candied and perfumy nature to the beer that doesn't overstep its boundaries. Though semi-dry in taste, the ale is effortless on the mouth and stomach; making it a fool-proof choice for any drinking occasion.

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2014 05:03:31 | More by BEERchitect
Photo of reaganrvltn
reaganrvltn

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

06-29-2014 20:48:15 | More by reaganrvltn
Photo of Dayman766
Dayman766

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

06-29-2014 13:54:03 | More by Dayman766
Photo of goaman
goaman

Portugal

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

06-28-2014 23:12:09 | More by goaman
Photo of Dannymaccs
Dannymaccs


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-28-2014 20:44:17 | More by Dannymaccs
Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
95 out of 100 based on 2,938 ratings.