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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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3,939 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,939
Reviews: 1,610
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 303
Gots: 459 | FT: 3
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Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-06-2000

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4.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Smell: tangerines with cream and sugar

Taste: bountiful dry hops, tangerines, tinges of rose, sugar, walnuts, barley pears, pine needle sap, with a scotch-like burn; crisp and tangy

Probably the BEST TRIPEL MADE, this beer is one of the most complex beers one could ever drink. Touched by the hands of god, these Trappist monks sure know how to shake it down.

Pair this beer with the finer things in life, such as, chateau briand, New Zealand lamb, or filet minion with properly prepared escargot and buttery vegetables: this beer and pairing is second to none

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

The beer pours a beautiful and clear gold color. The white head is fairly fluffy and lasting despite having been poured several minutes ago and drunk several times.

I get yeast, Belgian sugars, and a hints of apricot as well as a slight hay smell.

Whoa. A really complex taste that I can only begin to guess what's in it. So far I've found honey, apricots, a bit of toffee, sugar, the yeast, and general sweetness.

Crispy with an odd velvet, fluffiness.

A fine Tripel and one of the best I've had. I might buy another one of these down the road as soon as I finish the other beers in my closet.

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4.46/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

It comes in a hazy golden color. A big white fluffy head that just sticks compared to other tripels.

A very fruity aroma without the breadiness of other tripels. Bright oranges, citrus, just a big pop of fresh citrus fruits. A wet hay, big on wine white grape. Some biscuit malt sweetness. It’s very floral.

The flavor does not follow through as much with its big fruit aroma. There’s still some peach and cherry flavors along with white grape and apple skin. There’s not much carbonation. There’s a biscuit breadiness. There’s a slight booziness in the finish of this. It really does stand out from other tripels because of this alcohol that hits you. Despite that, it’s a really clean and a very dry beer. Highly recommended for white wine lovers.

I had this blind taste tested with Chimay and La Fin Du Monde. This came in second, with La Fin being first. This is however where you want if you don't prefer sweet and fruitiness, but want some more strong flavors with booze, bitterness, and vinous flavors.

Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,939 ratings.