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Watou Tripel - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

416 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 21
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-19-2002)
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.45/5  rDev +9.6%

Poured from a 11.2 oz bottle into a St. Bernardus goblet glass. Best by date of 29/09/15.

Appearance: Pours a very hazy golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of off white head that fades into a thin patchy layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing.

Smell: A yeasty, fruity, and spicy Belgian aroma with good hints of citrus and spice. Belgian yeast with hints of clove, pepper, and funk. Lots of fruit esters with hints of banana, apple, pear, and white grape along with citrus hints of orange and lemon zest. Hints of Belgian candied sugar. Pale malt with hints of wheat, straw, grains, and cracker. Also some hints of grassy hops. A very good aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma hints, a fruity, yeasty, and spicy Belgian taste with big notes of zesty fruit and spice. Belgian yeast with some upfront notes of clove, funk, and pepper. Classic Belgian fruit flavors of banana, pear, white grapes, and green apple. Zesty citrus fruit notes of lemon and orange. Sweet notes of candied sugar. Backing pale malt and wheat with notes of straw, grains, biscuit, and cracker. Subtle earthy backing notes of grassy hops. A very good Belgian taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with a carbonation level on the heavier side of medium. Juicy, spicy, and drying on the finish. Some alcohol heat is noticeable but things are still fairly smooth.

Overall: A really good Belgian Tripel. Nice mix of zesty fruit esters and spicy yeast.

08-22-2014 07:25:48 | More by MattyG85
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RMKaylor


4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

08-18-2014 10:45:04 | More by RMKaylor
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petewheeler

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-15-2014 21:43:30 | More by petewheeler
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Konkretek

Belgium

3.4/5  rDev -16.3%

08-15-2014 11:16:36 | More by Konkretek
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-14-2014 06:14:33 | More by zestar
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Michael914

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-20-2014 02:41:54 | More by Michael914
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dwagner003

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-16-2014 18:10:57 | More by dwagner003
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-07-2014 12:22:42 | More by KAF
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-01-2014 01:22:15 | More by duceswild
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-30-2014 13:25:45 | More by mendvicdog
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benlhoest

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-26-2014 16:25:18 | More by benlhoest
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parintele

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-22-2014 13:23:51 | More by parintele
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hurshybear

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-19-2014 17:23:30 | More by hurshybear
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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-18-2014 03:02:56 | More by patre_tim
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.39/5  rDev -16.5%

Bottle dated 25 04 16 at 45 degrees into
Aroma fruity
Head average (4 cm), white, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing spotty, few small irregular islands of small bubbles
Body light yellow, hazy
Flavor light and somewhat fruity with no distinct fruit flavors. No alcohol, no hops, no malt, no diacetyl. Ends quickly.
Palate light, watery, very lively carbonation

Very champagne-like, nice aroma, average appearance, not much flavor, nice palate. This was part of a St. Bernard mixed pack.

06-15-2014 21:28:50 | More by Ozzylizard
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Jamco_76

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-08-2014 10:58:12 | More by Jamco_76
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Chris_Burton

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Belgian ale is still a style I'm fairly inexperienced in, and I've never knowingly tried a Tripel before. I definitely intend to try more Belgian beer in the future, because this stuff is really good!

It poured a pale to golden body with a finger of white head. The aroma was zesty and fruity, with hints of orange and lemon

It tasted mostly as I would expect a Belgian beer to taste based on my limited experience, low on hops but very malty and full bodied with moderate carbonation. As with other Belgian beers it is deceptive: you wouldn't guess it had a higher ABV.

All in all a great beer. I must explore more Belgian beer in the future.

05-27-2014 12:25:42 | More by Chris_Burton
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cmwilliq

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-27-2014 03:39:43 | More by cmwilliq
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-27-2014 00:20:22 | More by Latarnik
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-26-2014 18:29:17 | More by 22Blue
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PG2G

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

05-24-2014 05:23:42 | More by PG2G
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brbrocc

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

05-16-2014 11:12:19 | More by brbrocc
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-04-2014 02:44:45 | More by xbrettfavrex
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jadler16

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-02-2014 16:56:44 | More by jadler16
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MaevaS

France

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-19-2014 16:53:39 | More by MaevaS
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Watou Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
91 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.