Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle
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Reviews by ikantspel:
4.8/5 rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
bottled on 11-15-2010
best by date of 11-15-2012
served into a duvel tulip
pours a light orange with a a bubbly 2 1/2 finger head.
nose is dominated by citrus some orange and tangerine. some light floral hidden in there as well
fruity at first then the spices come in to settle the sweetfest.
crisp mouthfeel at first that turns creamy later.
if chuck norris peed, this is what it would taste like
Serving type: bottle
11-21-2011 05:28:06 | More by ikantspel
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4.53/5 rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
A: Golden, brassy in color with a slight haze and a towering frothy white head that mellows nicely to a layer of bubbles.
S: Fresh dough and yeast with layers of toasted malt, caramel, light candy sugar and delicate esters reminiscent of fresh apricot. A touch of grassy and spicy hops are noticeable but not strong.
T: Sweet but not overly sweet layer of candy sugar over a smooth, toasted grain profile that is clean and slightly drying. Light caramel, apricot and hay with a balancing push of hops that are both grassy and spicy with a white pepper character. Unique yeast has complexity without any clear distinction of fruit or spice but a definitive player in the taste nonetheless. Alcohol remains well hidden into the finish which is on the dry side.
M: Medium body beer with moderate carbonation and a smooth clean, dry finish. Alcohol is well hidden for it's strength.
O: Delightful beer with flavors that keep unfolding as this warms up. Top notch yeast and fresh clean tasting ingredients play credit to meticulous brewing practices and a stand out beer! I have passed this up many times but glad to finally sit down and taste it.
Serving type: bottle
03-14-2014 02:39:20 | More by scottbrew4u
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
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