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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,735 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,735
Reviews: 1,582
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 259
Gots: 346 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Second of three brews on my latest night out to Porters Pub in Easton, Pa. It was classic Euro brew night for me and this legend was next on my list.

A: Cloudy apricot color with a fluffy white head that dissipates quickly to a thin film but leaves good lacing.

S: Aromas of yeast, clove, banana, and citrus merge into a lovely bouquet.

T: Starts out Belgian spices and yeast which are followed by light fruits (banana, apple, citrus) kicking in mid-palate. The classic belgian flavors are then balanced very nicely with a bitter hop finish.

M: Medium bodied with just a tad too much carbonation.

D: A lovely tripel and a classic that lives up to it's name. I always love trying these old style Belgians whose longevity is something for modern beers to asipre. An excellent after dinner drink, as it is light, sweet, and easy to drink. Just a notch below must try, but highly recommended none the less.

jdg204, Oct 18, 2009
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Wow, this is totally different than the dubbel! Pale... almost whitish-pale. Thick white--very clean white--head. Beer is cloudy (slightly) from a bit of yeast.

S: Fruity, estery -- like a hefeweizen. Actually, almost like a farmhouse ale. Spicy, clean.

T: Very spicy. Boozy... bit of a bite. Seems stronger than 9.5%.

M: As sharp as the dubbel. Bit easier to handle, though, because of the alcohol. Actually works together very nicely.

D: Tasty, but too strong to be repeatedly drinkable.

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Gotta say this is definitely very good. I would not go as far as to call it world-class, but it definitely beats most brews out there. First off, it is overly sweet. If you like sugary beers, then this is definitely world-class. It is smooth and goes down real easy and I think the biggest appeal to this beer is that it can go with any meal.

ronniebruner, Sep 12, 2014
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,735 ratings.