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St. Bernardus Tripel - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,427 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,427
Reviews: 1,170
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 160
Gots: 150 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2001)
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Reviews by deadonhisfeet:
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a small bottle into a Leffe chalice. Nearly perfect level of carbonation as an easy pour produces two fingers of dense head that lasts and lasts. The beer is dark gold in color and has reasonably good clarity. The nose has lots of fruity esters and spicy phenols, giving notes of banana, clove, lemon, allspice, and puff pastry.

Medium-full body with spicy-sweet flavor and wonderfully balanced profile. Nice bready malt up front blasts you with a hearty sweetness, then citrus and hops meld seamlessly into the sweetness and provide accenting fruity sweetness and balancing spice. Not bitter at all, although it seems dry and the high carbonation does open the palate and intensify the flavors. No booziness at all, but it certainly warms you up.

Tripels are not my favorite style at all (I prefer Dubbels and Quads), but occasionally I do like to try styles I don't ordinarily seek out. I'm very glad I tried this one. I should probably do a side-by-side with Westmalle and La Fin du Monde, two other Tripels I think very highly of.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2014 02:24:01 | More by deadonhisfeet
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St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 2,427 ratings.