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Westmalle Trappist Tripel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,503 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,503
Reviews: 1,570
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 227
Gots: 267 | 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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Marc_V


4.75/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

75cl bottle from Belgianbeershop.com. Westmalle Tripel is a hazy pale yellow beer with a moderate white head. The aroma is very yeasty, fresh and fruity (banana, citrus); very inviting. The beer is perfectly balanced between sweetness and bitterness. It's very refreshing, an ideal thirst quencher. Fruity and spicy accents. Moderately bitter finish. Excellent beer, one of my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2012 19:44:32 | More by Marc_V
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-04-2012 02:37:00 | More by Seanniek91
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VFRAZ

Colorado

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-04-2012 01:55:01 | More by VFRAZ
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-03-2012 04:48:33 | More by bumchilly25
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bcsbeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-02-2012 21:33:12 | More by bcsbeer
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

12-02-2012 05:05:06 | More by BYOFB
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Tiburon

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7%

12-01-2012 19:43:30 | More by Tiburon
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darren8221

Taiwan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-01-2012 17:39:48 | More by darren8221
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-30-2012 04:20:35 | More by KalanM
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Ranz

Texas

4.46/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: In my Duvel tulip, this pours the color of beautiful golden grass with a finger of pearly white head, effervescent to its fullest potential. Lovely in every aspect. Lacing thickens like a beast on the glass.

S: Those Belgian yeasts create a lovely mix of dried bananas and clove. The fruity notes also belie hints of alcohol.

T: After a few seconds, those sweet banana notes come through like a Roman legion--what a fantastic flavor. It has an uncommon sweetness I don't remember tasting anywhere before, tripel or no, and I am quite smitten. Many beers popularly receive the title of "dessert beer," and I think I've found the king. This would pair amazingly with some creme brulee.

M: In continuation from the head, mouthfeel is fairly effervescent on the tongue, but sweet and mild. The finish is much more creamy.

O: Wow--I love a good tripel, and this looks to be the one to beat. What a great pleasure from those Trappist geniuses.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2012 02:24:43 | More by Ranz
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BigBarley

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

11-29-2012 17:28:47 | More by BigBarley
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-28-2012 13:02:32 | More by GRUUMSH
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gmelcar


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-26-2012 21:19:11 | More by gmelcar
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crosenkrantz

Switzerland

2.75/5  rDev -36%

11-26-2012 14:23:46 | More by crosenkrantz
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Braz

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-26-2012 08:08:05 | More by Braz
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1Nrwyscotch

Wisconsin

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A. It is a light orange color and is cloudy from start to finish. It had a four fingered head which stuck around for quite awhile and left lacing on the glass.

S. It smells of Belgiam yeast followed by some sweet and spicy citrus fruit (lemon in particuler comes through).

T. This way to easy drinking for a beer of this alcohol level. It starts off slightly bitter transitioning into sweet fruit and some earthy flavors and finishes with some warmth in the throat which is the only indication of the 9.5% alcohol level.

M. It has a medium body with some carboanation.

Overall. This is the first Tripel I have tried and I cannot imagine one much better. it is sweet and full of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2012 23:32:22 | More by 1Nrwyscotch
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-25-2012 19:40:55 | More by Hanzo
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ErwinGS

Belgium

4/5  rDev -7%

11-24-2012 15:11:00 | More by ErwinGS
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kirkse

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-24-2012 04:34:19 | More by kirkse
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thestranger99

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-23-2012 19:31:58 | More by thestranger99
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oso

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-23-2012 00:07:14 | More by oso
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andant

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

11-22-2012 02:43:28 | More by andant
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -53.5%

11-22-2012 02:11:06 | More by cfalovo97
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sneaks2210

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

11-21-2012 19:01:44 | More by sneaks2210
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gshak

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

11-20-2012 20:13:57 | More by gshak
Westmalle Trappist Tripel from Brouwerij Westmalle
96 out of 100 based on 3,503 ratings.