Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle
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3.25/5 rDev -24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
Pours nicely with an appetizing golden appearance. Aroma is possibly Saaz with some alcohol, and is good not great.
Taste has too much alcohol for me with not nearly enough sweet to balance. Very dry overall. Yeast character seems funky, though that could be the hops (again Saaz?) what it is is definitely a spicy characteristic that I want to attribute to the yeast. The amount of fruity yeast esters is lacking for the style.
While far from terrible I really don't like the flavor balance of this beer which leans too far towards alcohol. Might be my least favorite triple of the trappist and major abbey brands. Has always seemed overrated to me.
Serving type: bottle
06-25-2007 06:45:19 | More by deeplennon
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