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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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3,972 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,972
Reviews: 1,618
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 313
Gots: 485 | FT: 5
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Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-06-2000

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4.7/5  rDev +9.3%

Pours a beautiful three fingered head on top of a mildly hazy, golden straw body into a Spiegelau tulip glass. Tastes of glorious amounts of yeast and what seem like ever changing light fruit flavors, with the delightful mouth-puffing carbonation that is typical of the finest Belgian ale. Finishes with a mild astringency. This is without a doubt one of the world's finest.

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4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

BB 11/06/16

Pours clear yellow with a hint of an orange hue. Tons of head that makes a gorgeous cap and bubbles pouring upwards. Peppery nose with hints of booze and bananas. Body is very light for such a high ABV. Pepper, pears, banana, grass & hay. Clean finish my that warms slightly. Great beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

A: (3/3) Golden with light haze and very thick creamy head that sticks around for a while
S: (11/12) Delightfully banana-clovey with some pepper and alcohol to balance it out
T: (18/20) Solid banana and sweet malt flavor with incredibly clean finish
M: (5/5) Very bubbly and solid dryness on finish
O: (8/10) Wow. Refreshing and sweet? I didn’t think it was possible. This is a solid beer, and one I’ll keep looking for in the future. It’s such a treat when a beer like this is generally easy to find, but so delicious. The more I drink it, though, the alcohol just wallops me over the head.

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APPEARANCE - Clear golden with a 2-finger head that dissipates. Great lacing.

AROMA/SCENT - A little sweet, herbaceous.

TASTE - A balance of bitter and sweet, herbaceous notes. Floral. Not overly boozy.

MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Good carbonation. Light, not gooey.

VALUE - A bit high.

OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Nice beer, goes down easy.

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Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
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