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St. Bernardus Tripel - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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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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Philly82785

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

12-24-2012 05:26:17 | More by Philly82785
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justfinish

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

08-14-2013 10:39:02 | More by justfinish
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Bubukar

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

10-08-2012 17:43:06 | More by Bubukar
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Dirty25

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

04-21-2013 18:51:45 | More by Dirty25
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jaylib

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

02-22-2013 06:34:37 | More by jaylib
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

01-17-2012 18:52:32 | More by gafferjohn
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JamesWn

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

02-28-2013 20:24:23 | More by JamesWn
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Vsarmatov

Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

09-18-2013 13:02:54 | More by Vsarmatov
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Dotterr1

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

12-19-2011 22:24:59 | More by Dotterr1
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

03-06-2012 02:04:53 | More by RandyBoBandy
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joemochas

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

07-20-2014 23:56:58 | More by joemochas
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BeerTruck

Portugal

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

11-12-2012 23:59:30 | More by BeerTruck
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

Poured this from a bottle into a St. Bernardus chalice. At first glance, it looked pretty good: Clear yellow color, large pillowy head which dissipated slowly into connected islands of clumpy yeast.

The aroma is very nice, but not really the smell of a tripel I think. Definitely included the yeasty smell of all St. Bernardus beers though, which I like.

The taste was very good, but I rated it 3 because it didn't taste like a tripel to me. No real fruity flavors were present, and this had nowhere near the sweetness I'd associate with tripels.

All in all, this is a very good beer which I'll probably try again.

10-30-2005 00:34:39 | More by TurdFurgison
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orecchio14

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

10-08-2013 05:20:42 | More by orecchio14
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

08-29-2013 18:50:23 | More by GraduatedCashew
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

01-18-2012 22:00:52 | More by KAF
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BUNZILLA

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

09-06-2013 21:48:23 | More by BUNZILLA
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nickfl

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

01-15-2012 21:49:39 | More by nickfl
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katan

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

11.2 oz belgian beer - into a pint glass - labeled 130711

A - Golden in color - almost approaching golden brown. Head formation is very strong and eggshell white. Lots of hazing coming from suspended yeast and other carbonation.

S - Yeasty and spicy. A hair of acidic sour scents on the nose as well. A small amount of phenolic and sweet malt notes in the background. Overall a light scent.

T - Starts off light in taste, with a small amount of sweetness. Goes to a dry yeast spiciness. Some flavors reminiscent of honey. Finishes with a combination of sugary sweetness with some yeast tartness. A hair of sour impression.

M - Lots of carbonation leads towards a very biting mouthfeel. Moderate to almost thin body. Not much of a aftertaste film left behind.

D - The same carbonation bite on the mouthfeel results in a very filling beer. The ABV is beyond that of a normal session beer, but probably well within the limits of a tripel. Flavors are not so aggressive to make this an undrinkable beer.

02-01-2009 04:53:44 | More by katan
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SpillyBeers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

12-29-2011 22:48:31 | More by SpillyBeers
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DaPeculierDane

Wisconsin

3.53/5  rDev -16.9%

The drunk monk on this 33 cl bottle enthuses me for this brew.

Pours yellow-to-slightly orangish with a ¾ inch white head that dissipates after about two minutes to an ultra-thin film. Chalky yeast persists near the bottom of the glass as mild carbonation makes its way to the surface. The nose is slightly tropical and fruity but really quiet tame. Apricots and toffee make up the bulk of the taste while mild phenols roll over the tongue. Very, very drinkable. Smooth and mild.

10-29-2005 00:59:51 | More by DaPeculierDane
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alcstradamus

Washington

3.53/5  rDev -16.9%

Reviewed from notes

Golden pour with a billowing three fingers of head and great lacing. The aroma is very fruity but it is not bright...tough to explain really. Perhaps if you left out a banana in the sun for 3 hours it might smell like this. Some crayon, yeast, and light spices as well. The flavor is full of yeast and banana peel. Not really as complex as I expected, but still quite tasty and easy to drink. The body is light and carbonation levels are very high but not really prickly. This one doesn't really standout for the style, but on its own it is a nice beer.

03-12-2010 22:05:17 | More by alcstradamus
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vkv822

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -16.9%

11.2oz bottle into tulip snifter.

Pours a slightly hazy, dark yellow with a fizzy, foamy white head.

The aroma consists of phenols, with some fruit esters as well.

The taste follows the nose, with phenol and fruity, slightly spicey esters.

A medium body, with fizzy, fairly active carbonation.

A fairly typical and well done example of what I would expect in a tripel.

02-11-2012 06:04:16 | More by vkv822
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vidisad

California

3.53/5  rDev -16.9%

Very nice Belgian triple. I got this bottle at Bevmo in Ventura, California. It comes in 330ml bottle. The foam was creamy and reach but lasted not so long. This beer has most of attributes of Belgian triples but it is not one of my favorite Belgium triples.

11-11-2012 07:52:49 | More by vidisad
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cbros

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -16.9%

Serving type- 11.6 ounce bottle poured into a St. Bernardus chalice.

Pours a dirty blonde hefe type color. There is a small one finger white lace that disipates after a few minutes. There is a small amount of cling to the glass. I am getting smell notes of fruit and subtle yeast, nothing that overpowers. The taste is reminscent of the smell with a strong presence of fruity flavors followed with a yeasty after taste. Not bad, but a beer taste that reminds me a lot of wheat beers. A decent tasting beer that is rather smooth for its ABV. I am not a huge fan of this style but not a bad offering from this brewery.

01-18-2010 00:11:18 | More by cbros
St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 2,472 ratings.