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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,571 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,571
Reviews: 1,572
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 240
Gots: 291 | 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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nickthetick

Maryland

5/5  rDev +16.3%

A: like an over ripened orange and hazy, not really cloudy but still opaque. Half to one finger of white head that thins out. Slightly effervescent and leaves small amounts of thin lacing.

S: oranges and dark citrus fruits with a good amout of fruity yeast esters and biscuity malt notes. Its heavy on the malt and yeast but the hops are defiantly present.

T: same dark citrus fruits and still heavy on the malt and yeast. Biscuit is there through the whole taste and it ends with something similar to a granny smith apple taste (I now there is a word for it that starts with a D but I can't remember it). A bit peppery in the after taste that lingers.

MF: it has a medium body and is creamy, its also fairly effervescent. The alcohol isn't at all noticeable and the flavors transfer into one another smoothly. This is a filling beer that could easily double as a small meal!

D: you can almost taste the rarity! Yum! All kidding aside this beer has been brewed to a standard that can not easily be met. There is a special feeling you get when you drink a trappist ale. They are brewed to such prefection that not only are they the tastyest beers in the world they also have a story. This is an easy buy again when I can find it!

12-30-2010 02:09:32 | More by nickthetick
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-17-2011 04:03:17 | More by sjstraub
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DakotaJim

South Dakota

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-19-2011 15:37:10 | More by DakotaJim
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

10-22-2013 09:47:43 | More by Beergelden
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Sideways8

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-06-2012 18:47:22 | More by Sideways8
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apasternak

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-21-2013 23:40:32 | More by apasternak
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Flying-ABV

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-13-2014 22:25:16 | More by Flying-ABV
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +16.3%

09-14-2012 12:37:08 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-16-2011 05:40:42 | More by Neffbeer
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drummerguy

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-30-2014 08:04:47 | More by drummerguy
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bonbini26

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.3%

01-09-2012 21:37:18 | More by bonbini26
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Diomede

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-01-2011 06:59:38 | More by Diomede
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bombadil

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-14-2011 08:28:14 | More by bombadil
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Gottesverachter

Russian Federation

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-26-2014 14:13:50 | More by Gottesverachter
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-27-2011 23:54:00 | More by dvanhandel
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MrJolly

Arizona

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-17-2012 03:40:19 | More by MrJolly
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Hazy

Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-04-2012 21:00:26 | More by Hazy
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STKPICR0720

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.3%

I actually had to give all fives. I loved this brew. The carbonation surprised me so yes I sinned and lost some but I have apologized to the beer gods and will carry on. This brew was tart at times but a joy to drink. the alcohol is upfront and lingers but in a good way. This brew is top of the line tripels and the dubbel is awesome also. Fruity aroma, high in carbonation and alcohol but yet a brew that can easily be enjoyed day in and out, hot or cold. Grab one or a few and share. Or just keep them to yourself and tell people how good they are.

05-05-2011 04:54:43 | More by STKPICR0720
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Jimbolikesbeer


5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-17-2012 02:41:42 | More by Jimbolikesbeer
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Rob315

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +16.3%

01-06-2012 15:43:18 | More by Rob315
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chr214

New York

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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VFRAZ

Colorado

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-25-2012 04:08:40 | More by MN_Beerticker
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Jonbw

Mississippi

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-19-2013 15:34:40 | More by Jonbw
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cornucopia

Puerto Rico

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-28-2011 02:42:27 | More by cornucopia
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,571 ratings.