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!

Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

Not Rated.
Westmalle Trappist TripelWestmalle Trappist Tripel

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,482 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,482
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 227
Gots: 258 | 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)
View: Beers (3) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 3,482 | Reviews: 1,569 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by bnes09:
Photo of bnes09
bnes09

Illinois

4.78/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beautiful light gold colored ale. Lustrous, white, foamy head towers over the beer and gently recedes to a smooth layer of cream. Laces very well.

Beautiful aroma of fresh cut flowers, and grass. Bright, young, green, and yeasty. Lots of citrus character, mostly lemon, mingled in as well. This has to be the best smelling beer I have ever experienced.

Flavor is not as good as the aroma but still exceptional. Mild, bready malt character. Sweetness of sugar cane and apple fits very well. Hops are fresh with a grassy character and hint at bitterness without overpowering. Deep, complex and very tasty. Alcohol cannot be detected making it very dangerous.

Just heavy enough to call it medium bodied, but barely. Lively carbonation. Finish is crisp, smooth and clean. Perfect feel.

Wow! I am so glad when beers like this come along and remind me why I venture out and sample new brews. Such wonderfully complex flavors yet a light feel that is easy to drink. A true masterpiece in brewing.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 07:27:43 | More by bnes09
More User Reviews:
Photo of xhuang61
xhuang61

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -7%

07-25-2014 21:45:22 | More by xhuang61
Photo of jamis
jamis

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-25-2014 17:41:14 | More by jamis
Photo of Dave_Heltzel
Dave_Heltzel

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-25-2014 17:14:54 | More by Dave_Heltzel
Photo of Nversobr
Nversobr

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-25-2014 14:14:50 | More by Nversobr
Photo of josvemden
josvemden

Belgium

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-25-2014 14:02:20 | More by josvemden
Photo of Doomcifer
Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7%

07-25-2014 13:31:00 | More by Doomcifer
Photo of racccs
racccs

Portugal

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-25-2014 11:04:22 | More by racccs
Photo of beertasterb
beertasterb

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

07-25-2014 02:42:16 | More by beertasterb
Photo of DCLAguy11
DCLAguy11

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-24-2014 15:56:27 | More by DCLAguy11
Photo of WillYellott
WillYellott

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-24-2014 04:34:31 | More by WillYellott
Photo of l0rddavis
l0rddavis

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-23-2014 22:28:18 | More by l0rddavis
Photo of DamienI
DamienI

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-23-2014 20:36:25 | More by DamienI
Photo of rbfurr3
rbfurr3

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-22-2014 23:18:14 | More by rbfurr3
Photo of curlybird
curlybird

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-22-2014 16:55:13 | More by curlybird
Photo of lohbah
lohbah

Taiwan

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-22-2014 11:31:29 | More by lohbah
Photo of John_Beeryman
John_Beeryman

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-21-2014 14:11:11 | More by John_Beeryman
Photo of ChestSplitter
ChestSplitter

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-21-2014 03:18:29 | More by ChestSplitter
Photo of Etrusco
Etrusco

Brazil

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-21-2014 02:59:49 | More by Etrusco
Photo of hoptician
hoptician

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-20-2014 03:15:06 | More by hoptician
Photo of Taologic
Taologic

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-19-2014 20:39:26 | More by Taologic
Photo of brianles
brianles


4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-19-2014 20:24:11 | More by brianles
Photo of CraigTravor
CraigTravor

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-19-2014 05:19:43 | More by CraigTravor
Photo of Svendozen
Svendozen

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-19-2014 05:03:55 | More by Svendozen
Photo of Cramshawbar
Cramshawbar

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-19-2014 04:02:56 | More by Cramshawbar
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,482 ratings.