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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,443 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,443
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 218
Gots: 249 | 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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Reviews by TheBishop:
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TheBishop

Montana

5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is off the hook, best Tripel hands down.

Poured into Chalice, good head, not thin like I've seen other reviews. Color is straw yellow and murky. Taste is complex and creamy. Alcohol is prevelant but not so much as to make it like cheap malt liquor. Mouthful is unreal, almost too much to describe, almost a shame to swallow. Drinkability I gave a 4.5, only because of high alcohol content, makes this a poor session beer.

Side note, I have been trying to get any trappist beer into this town for about 15 years, finally came through and was worth the wait (even if it set me back a few bucks)

A true representation of Tripel style.

Added note, after further review (drinking) I believe my hit on drinkability is unwarranted. This is the best in the style so there fore give it a 5 across the board. I have not found a better Tripel yet.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2008 02:28:00 | More by TheBishop
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Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,443 ratings.