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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

2,499 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,499
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 166
Gots: 179 | FT: 3
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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Photo of SometimesIfart
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a nice golden orange with a massive white bubbly head. Left good lacing.

S - Hay, bubblegum, slight coriander, wheat.

T - Alcohol soaked bubblegum, hay, slight lemon zest.

M - light bodied with heavy carbonation.

O - Overall, it reminded me of a more alcoholic La Fin Du Monde. Probably the only beer I've have from these guys that wasn't a disappointment.

SometimesIfart, Dec 20, 2012
Photo of CuriousMonk
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy pale orange with a thick white long-retaining head that leaves lace. Aroma is classic spicy Belgian yeast, with clove, banana, and some orange standing out. It’s not quite as aromatic as some other examples, however. Taste is sweet and meaty with no bitterness. A grainy flavor makes itself apparent after it warms a bit. Body is full, mouthfeel creamy. A really nice tripel.

CuriousMonk, Dec 20, 2012
Photo of Pecan
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Pecan, Dec 20, 2012
Photo of 420drinker
4.25/5  rDev 0%

420drinker, Dec 20, 2012
Photo of HANGOVER
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

HANGOVER, Dec 20, 2012
Photo of ScaryEd
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

ScaryEd, Dec 20, 2012
Photo of Stizz19
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Stizz19, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of JeffTheJuice
4.25/5  rDev 0%

JeffTheJuice, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of BartMcStout
4/5  rDev -5.9%

BartMcStout, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of Whiskeydeez
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Whiskeydeez, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of jlindsey
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

jlindsey, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of mscudder
4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served into a Bernardus tulip.

A - Cloudy orange hue with a one-finger pale head. Fair retention and decent lacing.

S - All kinds of warm fruits: peach , pear and apricot come to mind. Sweet yeast and lightly spiced.

T - Lemon, vanilla and pale malts compose the base of the flavor. Slight bitterness from hops with a dash of spice, perhaps a touch of pepper.

M - A bit dry for my tastes in a tripel. Creamy medium body with average carbonation.

O - This is a good brew that is worth having on occasion but I do not understand how it has gathered quite so much hype.

mscudder, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of Scamboogery
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Scamboogery, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of mfgreene
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

mfgreene, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Patrickpress
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Patrickpress, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of Boilerfood
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Boilerfood, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of Treb0R
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Treb0R, Dec 13, 2012
Photo of CA_Infidel2o9
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz to a Tulip

A- hazy gold w/ floaties, 2" white head

S- citrus, apricot, caramel, grains, pils malt

T- citrus, apricot, caramel, toffee, grain, hay, acidic after taste

M- almost creamy, crisp carbonation

O- awesome brew. I picture myself drinking this at a farm on a summer day. There's so many farmhouse like flavors, grains, hay, apricots, citrus fruits, and refreshing pils malts. On top of that, your given awesome caramel, toffee, and the mouth feel is creamy. Try this!

CA_Infidel2o9, Dec 12, 2012
Photo of thesquire
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

thesquire, Dec 12, 2012
Photo of CDW
4.25/5  rDev 0%

CDW, Dec 12, 2012
Photo of Zach136
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Zach136, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of Keith_R
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Keith_R, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of Theshooster
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Theshooster, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of acycler
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

acycler, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of scottyb88
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-pours a hazy, golden yellow with great lacing and nice head

S- yeasty bread with lemon and clove, a hint of apricots and tangerine

T-similar to the nose, but with a citrus peel flavor balanced by the sweetness of the malt and fruitiness of the yeast; the hops are noticeable, but not overbearing, to balance things out

M-crisp and smooth; great medium body; a surprisingly dry finish with a lingering taste of sugar coated tangerine (the orange gummy circles with sugar on top comes to mind); nice carbonation

O-really hard to find faults in St. Bernardus; always has been one of my favorite breweries; fantastic beer

scottyb88, Dec 07, 2012
St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 2,499 ratings.