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Chimay Tripel (White) - Bières de Chimay S.A.

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Chimay Tripel (White)Chimay Tripel (White)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,572 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,572
Reviews: 1,533
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 156
Gots: 244 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Labeled Chimay Cinq Cents in 750ml bottle.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-18-2001)
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ricke

Sweden

4.22/5  rDev +2.4%

Vintage 2008. Serving date: 2009-01-23. Served in snifter.

Presentation: 330 ml bottle with freshness date (Best before end of 2010) and recommended serving temperature, glassware and cellaring procedure on the label.

Appearance: Golden yellow with brownish hues. Rather hazy. A semi-hard pour into my large-bodied snifter creates a big white head that looks creamy and thick. The head settles rather slowly and leaves a nice coat and some lacings.

Smell: Citric notes and fruity aromas - mostly bananas I think. Some wheat and subtle yeast aromas are here as well.

Taste: Again, citric and banana-like fruit flavors. Yeast and wheat provides a nice grainy and earthy character. The alcohol is present and leaves a little twang, but it's unbelievably well-balanced. The big and long finish is a bit dry, slightly alcoholic and has a distinct but gentle bitterness that sits side by side with a pleasant spices and white pepper. The finish is really good on this one, and its semi-dry spicy character seems everlasting.

Mouthfeel: Rather smooth and creamy considering its medium body and the generous amount of carbonation.

Drinkability: Another great Belgian classic, and all in all a wonderful beer. The aromas are perhaps not overly interesting, but the taste is so well-balanced and complex. As for the alcohol, you definitely notice it, but it fits into the overall character. Definitely worth a try... and a second round.

01-24-2009 01:04:01 | More by ricke
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RoyalT

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.9%

Appearance – The glowing orange body was puddled nicely with foamy pits after the head settled down a bit. Nice.

Smell – The yeast aroma is huge on this ale. There’s some light spicing in here, lots of white pepper, and hardly any hops to speak of.

Taste – The nice big yeast from the nose comes across well at the taste. The malts are lightly-toasted, and the spices are strong but not offensive.

Mouthfeel – This is a bit bigger than medium in the body but with some potent carbs that will slow the drinker. There’s also a nice dryness at the finish, and the malts end with a welcome creamy texture.

Drinkability – Well, this ale was served way too cold, but once it warmed up it did just right by me. It went down smoothly if a tad over-carbonated and had a nice yeasty backbone, which I enjoy in the style.

03-08-2006 02:26:42 | More by RoyalT
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Kegbeerd

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

09-02-2014 01:47:36 | More by Kegbeerd
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MickeyHops

California

4.16/5  rDev +1%

09-02-2014 00:13:42 | More by MickeyHops
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jose_alehouseSD

California

4.4/5  rDev +6.8%

09-01-2014 23:39:28 | More by jose_alehouseSD
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woodchip

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

09-01-2014 22:43:46 | More by woodchip
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Hwidemond


4.8/5  rDev +16.5%

09-01-2014 20:39:49 | More by Hwidemond
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LutherBrau

Massachusetts

4.8/5  rDev +16.5%

09-01-2014 14:35:08 | More by LutherBrau
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Bmm281

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

09-01-2014 02:10:30 | More by Bmm281
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masterofsparks

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-31-2014 21:46:29 | More by masterofsparks
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RobbieS

Indiana

4.52/5  rDev +9.7%

08-31-2014 19:40:10 | More by RobbieS
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jcallover34

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

08-31-2014 02:20:21 | More by jcallover34
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WIBrewMan

Wisconsin

4.2/5  rDev +1.9%

08-31-2014 01:43:03 | More by WIBrewMan
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GreenMind

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-30-2014 21:53:58 | More by GreenMind
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HRStingl


4.6/5  rDev +11.7%

08-30-2014 19:16:54 | More by HRStingl
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Hophazzard

California

3/5  rDev -27.2%

08-30-2014 01:22:49 | More by Hophazzard
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

08-29-2014 15:01:43 | More by Beerbuddy21
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ElviraS

Estonia

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

08-29-2014 13:31:23 | More by ElviraS
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jesusfgcadiz

Spain

3.75/5  rDev -9%

08-29-2014 10:15:52 | More by jesusfgcadiz
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malfunxion

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-28-2014 16:48:51 | More by malfunxion
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-28-2014 03:31:22 | More by SuperHop18
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Nightwing

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +1.9%

Poured from 0,33 L bottle. Mild aroma of citrus. Cloudy golden in appearance, with white head. Light bitter taste. Medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Overall an excellent abbey tripel.

08-28-2014 01:38:36 | More by Nightwing
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misternebbie

Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev +2.9%

08-27-2014 22:08:10 | More by misternebbie
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biernack

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

08-27-2014 19:49:20 | More by biernack
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One1Asterisk

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-27-2014 18:52:43 | More by One1Asterisk
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Chimay Tripel (White) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,572 ratings.