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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,898 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,898
Reviews: 1,600
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 286
Gots: 430 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-06-2000

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Photo of jwswigs
3.9/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of neruda11
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of THEOPTIMATOR88
4.11/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dacoit
4.6/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pens1967
4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MellowDia
3.99/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of benlhoest
4.6/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LukeGude
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boozecamel
4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tappangordo
4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HawkFalco
4.16/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted:Jan. 14, 2014
Purchased: Dec. 19 2014 11.2 oz. bottle
Served cold from the fridge.
Look: Poured cloudy lemon yellow. Formed two fingered creamy white head that lasted but a minute or so.
Smell: Citrus and melon in the nose. Nose continues to open up with warming and greets you with every return trip to the glass.
Taste: First taste in the mouth is a mix of complex lemony citrus, fruity melon in a yeasty beer deliciousness. This gives way to a bitter hoppy bite that pleasantly lingers and pairs well with the fruity tastes.
Feel: Light in the mouth but not watery. Nice level of carbonation lasted well until the end. Very refreshing.
Overall: I generally don’t care for bitter beers but this is proving an exception. A lot going on here. I was very pleased and pleasantly surprised at how well I took to this brew. Tad expensive but I will certainly buy again.

Photo of Peaches13
4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rorjets
4.81/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of moshea
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shughes99
4.93/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BESTIALEX
4.93/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ThomasC
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gatheredwaters
4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of loudidonato
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Alex-Alkis
4.39/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of waltc21
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drinking this is a experience. Smooth and tasty.

Photo of Roxie_B
4.81/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Looks: Dark amber with a fluffy off-white head
Smell: Barely present save for a strong hint of alcohol
Taste: Nutty, citrusy, with a whiff of apricot or peach
Mouthfeel: Silky and creamy

Photo of RyanByorick
4.55/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of thebeers
4.2/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Light golden honey color with tints of orange. Big white head. Apricots and banana on the nose with hints of pepper. Peppery taste upfront with noticeable alcohol, then honey and banana, a hint of citrus and, yes, pineapple. Some hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Good stuff overall, but not as close to perfection as their dubbel.

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Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,898 ratings.