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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,484 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,484
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 227
Gots: 258 | 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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JellyJacket

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

01-05-2013 05:01:01 | More by JellyJacket
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Labeorphile

Texas

4.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Nice golden Belgian color with typical cloudiness. Good head with solid retention and good lacing.

Fruity nose with banana and not overly sweet. Flavor stands up to nose and is well balanced with a good mouth feel. An outstanding overall beer that is one of my favorite Trippels.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 01:23:22 | More by Labeorphile
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-03-2013 21:03:52 | More by Pelicanrocks
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thejoshgray

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

01-03-2013 20:21:38 | More by thejoshgray
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fox227

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-03-2013 04:36:31 | More by fox227
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vincechan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

01-03-2013 04:09:43 | More by vincechan
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acashk

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

01-02-2013 02:52:18 | More by acashk
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pin

Australia

4/5  rDev -7%

01-02-2013 02:41:38 | More by pin
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pknyc

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-31-2012 20:22:24 | More by pknyc
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djkrause

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-31-2012 17:36:00 | More by djkrause
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cedelattes


4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-31-2012 15:19:56 | More by cedelattes
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CoreyW

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-31-2012 15:17:37 | More by CoreyW
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Maakun

Afghanistan

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

Nice big white head. Color is quite clear light straw. Nice visible carbonation going on.

Smell: yeast, cloves, banana, freshly baked bread. Some earthiness.

Taste: a nice mix of spices and malt up front. Then some yeast, citrus and a light bitterness. More spices, but very complex, not just cloves. Light alcohol taste. Aftertase is a bit bitter (lemonpeel) and a bit earthy.

Mouth: this is quite big, full and clings to the mouth in a good way. Nice medium carbonation. Really good.

Overall this is really good. Much more complex than most in the style. I like it quite cold though, too warm and it gets a bit heavy.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 20:26:26 | More by Maakun
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Marius

Romania

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-30-2012 19:36:53 | More by Marius
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gr0g

New Jersey

4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

11.2oz bottle, reviewed from notes on 9/27/2012.

Hazy golden amber topped with a perfect fluffy white head. Yeasty phenols on the nose complemented by crisp green apple. On the palate, a faint honey sweetness gives way to a dry finish. The balance is just about perfect. Yeast character is less present than on the nose. Malt profile is faintly cracker-like, the flavor being dominated by fruit notes of apple and pear. Carbonation is vigorous but fine,bordering on creamy, but still within the norm for the style. Overall, more than a great beer - a work of art.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 19:00:42 | More by gr0g
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GreggBarton


5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-30-2012 15:28:51 | More by GreggBarton
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johnnydicfore

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-29-2012 23:43:20 | More by johnnydicfore
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Hardcore

Hawaii

4/5  rDev -7%

12-29-2012 08:50:48 | More by Hardcore
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MercerTraieste

Romania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-29-2012 06:30:09 | More by MercerTraieste
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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PeterIngemi

Massachusetts

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

Poured from 11.2oz into a dfh snifter

A: pours a hazy golden orange with a massive three finger head, that takes a long couple of minuets to dissapate. Leavses rings of lacing all the way down the glass.

S: smells nice and fruity, apricots/oranges, lemon...like a delicious apple juice

T: a touch of caramel like sweetness then the citrus and apple like notes, really nice, reminds me of apple cider with some lemon and grapefruit very very tasty.

M: nice and lush with creamy medium carbonation... Great silky velvety mouthfeel.

O: this is an excellent beer, nice and sweet, but not overly so with great fruit notes, and a great mouthfeel, excellent.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2012 03:43:06 | More by PeterIngemi
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jduprey007

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-26-2012 20:36:15 | More by jduprey007
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-25-2012 17:59:24 | More by barbellsNbeers
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Patrickbrusil

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-23-2012 23:11:06 | More by Patrickbrusil
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WagTailAle


4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-22-2012 18:02:46 | More by WagTailAle
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
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