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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,470 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,470
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 224
Gots: 256 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-06-2000)
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Raven3464

Japan

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: The beer pours a beautiful golden straw body with a big foamy head.

Smell: Sweet malts, clove, and a hint of coriander are noticed early. A banana aroma becomes stronger as the beer warms. Maybe I have an old bottle but the aromas all seem a little too subtle.

Taste: Follows the nose. It starts with flavors of Belgian hops, clove and notes of sugar. There is grape flavor and some dry hop bitterness on the finish. A very complex beer but none of the flavors are really "deep." The alcohol is well hidden.

Mouth feel: It is medium bodied with a lot of carbonation. There is a buttery feel that becomes noticeable as the beer warms; quite refreshing.

Overall: I don't know if it is as good as the "bros" say but it is still an impressive Tripel.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 13:31:22 | More by Raven3464
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Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,470 ratings.