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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,731 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,731
Reviews: 1,582
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 260
Gots: 345 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Sisky, Feb 14, 2013
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4.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

-* 11 month old bottle. Bottled on 5/11/11, poured into a Orval Chalice on 4/17/12.

A- Golden yellow body. 2 finger, creamy head with dips and hills which make it look like the Rocky Mountains. Retention was a 8/10 with decent lacing.
S- Mango, crushed bananas, hops in the background, candy sugar.

T- This is where this beer is unique and entirely isolated from its other Trappist friends. Oh so sweet throughout the whole sip, leaving an almost sweet/bitter finish. Finishes with a sour and bitter taste. Mangos, bananas, cracked pepper, candy sugar, bready and biscuity, finishing with a slight taste of booze. Well balanced.

M- Carbonation was surely tamed a bit in the 1 year this beer was kept in my basement. Medium bodied, with a clean, crisp and filling finish.

O- Westmalle has always had a special place in my heart. It's a beer to sit down, relax and just enjoy.

intensify, Feb 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.64/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The pale amber tricks you right from the beginning. "It''s beautiful", you say. The aroma is potent, but the taste is powerful, both with apparent floral tones, that, surprisingly, let you glimpse a little bit of taste of candy. The sensation is dry, bitter, alcoholic, but it couldn't be otherwise. The aftertaste is fast, and leaves you perplexed.

HabiMendes, Feb 06, 2013
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,731 ratings.