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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,674 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,674
Reviews: 1,580
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 252
Gots: 324 | 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

Corked and Caged Bottle. Sythetic cork (last one I had was a real cork...??) Poured into a Tulip-style glass.

A - Pours a big, white, bubbly head which quickly settles down. Lacing is good but it doesn't stick to the glass like an IPA would. Carbonation apparent, mostly clear.

S - Tart Citrus and Funk, mild esters (banana). Impressed that the slight funk is there. It was not expected. When I think of Belgian, this is what I imagine.

T - citrus flavor with a bit of biscuit in the finish. Not too sweet (a good thing in my opinion).

MF - Probably the best thing about this. It's a strong beer but it is lighter tasting and feeling than the ABV. It has a dry finish and is crisp. So impressed here.

Overall - I know it is one of the top 10 trippels of all the world. Just needed a reminder. Dangerously easy to drink, interesting mix of flavors, presents well (corked and caged). Awesome. Definition of the style.

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Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,674 ratings.