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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,792 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,792
Reviews: 1,584
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 269
Gots: 364 | 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%

clausr, Sep 29, 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
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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tuka, Sep 25, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +8.1%

A – A pale roasted malt colour of very pale amber meets the eye. A single finger of busy head erupts in the glass but this dissipates very quickly to a thin cover and leaves minimal lace. I know some on here have said it leaves large head but this is a fresh bottle poured into a chalice in Holland and it has a sensible head so I feel confident this is the way it is meant to be.

S – The first thing I notice is plum followed by some mild citrus notes possible lemon grass. There is also a good smell of candy sugar pale malts and apricot.

T – The apricot and plum are very evident here. There are some sweet pale malts as expected from the appearance but there is also more complex depth such as spicy booze flavours, some grassy/leafy flavours with a crisp bite.

MF – Medium body with great boozy tingle but really very smooth.

O – A very drinkable number. This is the best triple I have come across by far and although I was once not a fan of the style this has converted me.

BeerDrinkersWorldTour, Sep 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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

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Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,792 ratings.