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St. Bernardus Tripel - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus TripelSt. Bernardus Tripel

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2,498 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,498
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 166
Gots: 178 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website

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 gleemonger
4.63/5  rDev +8.9%

Hazy burnt yellow-orange with dark floaties tossed around by the high carbonation. Large, foamy white head with long retention and thick lacing.

Blast of sweet banana, clove and a spicy peppery fruit bouquet. Very pleasant.

A very well blended mix of the banana clove Belgian yeast flavors with some earthy hoppiness, and a sweet, fruity backbone. Spicy, sharp and refreshing. Nothing really lingers other than the yeast a bit. No real standout flavor here, as each kind of just bats down the other all the way through the finish.

Light, crisp, refreshing with fairly heavy carbonation. Perfect for the style.

Very nice, but not quite at the level of some of my other favorite Tripels. I definitely appreciate how perfectly balanced and well crafted this is, though, for sure. A very, very nice beer.

gleemonger, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of pin
3/5  rDev -29.4%

pin, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of Bubukar
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

Bubukar, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of cleonile2000
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

cleonile2000, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of Rutager
4.25/5  rDev 0%

330ml, bb 11 12 14

Appearance. Pours a hazy honey-gold with a finger of frothy white head that settles to a skim fairly fast.

Smell. Roasted grains and bright, fruity belgian yeast with some classic belgian spice. Smells like the real deal.

Taste. Plenty of belgian yeast and some spice. Some great malts in there, lightly sweet and just a little bitterness. Lightly grassy and earthy. Very nice.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body with fairly strong carbonation.

Overall. Admittedly, this isn't one of the best styles for me, but a very well made beer. I drank the whole thing, which is saying a lot for this guy.

Rutager, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

His_Royal_Hoppiness, Oct 02, 2012
Photo of TheDarkestYouveGot
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

TheDarkestYouveGot, Sep 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Beeradelphia, Sep 28, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

emmgee, Sep 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

spacemonkeysoda, Sep 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Drypaint, Sep 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

CoverMePorkins, Sep 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

SocalKicks, Sep 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Supergenious, Sep 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

jisom123, Sep 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

NilocRellim, Sep 17, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

aleslover, Sep 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

patburke36, Sep 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

ReeseMax3, Sep 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

plumcrazyfx, Sep 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

12owls, Sep 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

luvbier, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of BMMillsy
3.91/5  rDev -8%

Pours hazy golden with monster creamy white head. Smells of belgian spices, some light fruits, and a bit of dry yeast. Taste is light fruits like pears and apples, along with some spiciness and funky dry yeast. Good beer. Enjoyed this more than the Watou version.

BMMillsy, Sep 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

dstotz, Sep 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

StaindProject86, Sep 11, 2012
St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 2,498 ratings.