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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,496 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,496
Reviews: 1,570
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 226
Gots: 263 | 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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bonbright7

Florida

4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I shared two bottles of this in a beer tasting on LI this evening and I was impressed by the generous bubbly head as well as elastic webs inside the poured bottle: very fresh. This reddish-golden ale flowed majectically into my cup and the first taste was immense with a snappy ending I couldn't quite describe.

This would have been great to serve at Thanksgiving with the dark meat of the turkey, stuffing, wild rice, and gravy.

By the way, if you are looking for this on Long Island, NY, Whole Foods in Manhasset on 25-A/Northern Blvd has this (among others) and that particular store is one of the three regular retailers to have it in metro-NYC.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2006 04:10:57 | More by bonbright7
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BigRedDog

Tennessee

4.4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Westmalle chalice.

Pours a nice Hazy gold. Not much head that dissipated quickly.

Smells like sweet bread/malts. Also getting some light fruits like apples and pears. Slight banana smell.

Taste is malty and sweet like most trappist tripels. I get some crisp apple taste, as well as some banana, like a weizenbock almost, just not as fruity an floral.

Mouthfeel is tremendous. Very light and crispy. HIgh carbonation, which is nice and tingly. mentioned how it compared to a weizenbock. Not nearly as thick as that. Very light, with a slight malty craeminess.

Overall a very good beer. Not the best trappist I've had (doesn't say much since they're all amazing), but still a very good one. I enjoyed the apple flavor. faint, but definitely there. Like biting into a freah apple right off the tree.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 02:16:14 | More by BigRedDog
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Belgium

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7%

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Portugal

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,496 ratings.