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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,781 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,781
Reviews: 1,583
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 268
Gots: 358 | FT: 4
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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4/5  rDev -7%

Taylor374, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of infinitebruner
3.84/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

October 3, 2014

25.4 oz bottle, tulip

A – Dark yellow with orange tint, extremely high carbonation with tons of bubbles in the beer itself. Four inches of craggy, rocky white foam that seems to last forever. About ½ inch left when all is said and done.

S – Citrus, reminiscent of nectarine, orange peel, curacao. Peppery and tangy. Some alcohol warmth in the background. Maybe some banana, bubble gum.

T – Foamy, dense, orangey and slightly peppery. Some earthiness, mushroominess. Very mild, floral hop flavor, just a touch of hop bitterness to balance the sweetness. A lot more banana, some bubble gum.

M – Foamy and effervescent. Somewhat thin, but the bubbles coat the tongue and leave a sweet finish. Thinness seems to be from the alcohol, is not a flaw. Slightly syrupy on the finish.

O – Not quite the knockout tripel I was expecting based on the reputation, but a very good example of the style.

infinitebruner, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

HookemHoos, Oct 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Thenaghen, Oct 03, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -4.7%

jkhara12, Oct 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

komposterov, Oct 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Pug, Oct 02, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

CraftFan5, Oct 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

booga73, Oct 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

thehmmthehmm, Oct 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

cj8311, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

GrimGuzzler, Sep 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

factoide, Sep 30, 2014
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4.85/5  rDev +12.8%

sokol_1993, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

clausr, Sep 29, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +0.5%

dagubna, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

constantine_272, Sep 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Erwin_Sakkers, Sep 28, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -5.1%

Roundle, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

beb86, Sep 28, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

Schilders, Sep 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

BrewClint, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jeremiahoden, Sep 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

From bomber at home. For a triple this is very light in color, aroma & taste. I don't mind any of that since it's a damn fine brew. All busy in the glass, the head is a fine cake of pure white floating on a blonde lake of subtlety. Everything here is low key except the enjoyment which it is in the extreme. Balanced sweetness & dry. Medium body. Despite all this 'comfy' talk, this is a memorable bottle.

seedyone, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

GreenMind, Sep 26, 2014
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,781 ratings.