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St. Bernardus Tripel - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus TripelSt. Bernardus Tripel

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,472 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,472
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 164
Gots: 164 | 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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MikeDre

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 07:51:14 | More by MikeDre
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Voja

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-16-2014 05:38:11 | More by Voja
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BrendanDouglas

Colorado

5/5  rDev +17.6%

12-03-2011 00:27:17 | More by BrendanDouglas
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mholdefer

Alabama

5/5  rDev +17.6%

12-06-2011 04:49:18 | More by mholdefer
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oline73

Maryland

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-16-2011 01:01:29 | More by oline73
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kegmasterxlarge

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

12-19-2011 04:03:24 | More by kegmasterxlarge
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dampfire

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

03-09-2012 21:50:26 | More by dampfire
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Kalel


5/5  rDev +17.6%

12-24-2012 23:24:14 | More by Kalel
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tfsimpkins

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-16-2014 15:09:38 | More by tfsimpkins
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WallingBrew

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

08-28-2013 02:40:17 | More by WallingBrew
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beerbtl

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

06-23-2013 19:56:39 | More by beerbtl
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jmatthews

Alabama

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-21-2013 05:03:17 | More by jmatthews
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shoop12

Georgia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

12-09-2011 02:13:52 | More by shoop12
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Metuo

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-15-2011 00:51:06 | More by Metuo
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JSouth

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

06-09-2013 02:43:13 | More by JSouth
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Calculat0r

Japan

5/5  rDev +17.6%

03-20-2012 14:18:27 | More by Calculat0r
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jcallover34

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-06-2014 03:31:58 | More by jcallover34
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-07-2013 20:25:03 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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dmarch

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

I must have been crazy when I first reviewed this. 4.9? What was I thinking. This is straight 5's. Hey when a beer is this good, that 0.1 means a lot. This is the beer I think of when someone mentions the word tripel. Deep golden color with a long-lasting white head that leaves a nice lace along the glass. Aroma is spicy and of tropical fruit. Taste is of apricots and pineapple and a little clove. Outstanding tripel. The abt 12 seems to get a lot of attention, but I feel that this is the St. Bernardus beer that everyone must try.

11-30-2003 23:05:44 | More by dmarch
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NOLANDMAN

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

01-07-2013 05:35:54 | More by NOLANDMAN
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DrGonzoDDS

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.6%

01-21-2012 23:40:59 | More by DrGonzoDDS
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

09-11-2012 00:59:31 | More by brez8791
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BearsDitkaBears

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-15-2011 00:31:01 | More by BearsDitkaBears
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +17.6%

03-17-2013 13:04:20 | More by grahamboudreaux
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putnam

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.6%

Drinking this beer is like opening a container filled with ripe bananas, pineapples and gingerbead. It is soft and creamy. With repetition, it begins to clamp down. Austere elements reminiscent of black pepper, pine cones and metal shavings begin to offset the sweetness, until, finally, you think there is no sweetness in the beer at all....It's there all right, and the viscous, molten texture indicates that fact the best. No matter whether at the beginning or end...


There has never been brewed a beer better than this one.
It is the DRC Le Montrachet of beer.
I feel as if I've been ushered into another, much more advanced aesthetic paradigm. Why are there candied pineapple and honeydew melon aromas next to savory capsicum (esp. habanero) notes? Why do they work so well together? Vanilla. Why is there cocoa flavor in a blonde-colored ale?
It's as if this brewer, not satisfied with brewing the best brown beers available to humanity, decided one day to eliminate the obscuring color and thereby reveal the inner workings of the yeast politics inside the liquid. Like the giant clock in Prague, which would be impressive enough with a face, with the face removed, it's mind-boggling.

11-28-2003 21:13:58 | More by putnam
St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 2,472 ratings.