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St. Bernardus Tripel - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus TripelSt. Bernardus Tripel

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2,629 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,629
Reviews: 1,181
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 187
Gots: 220 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2001)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Triple Karmeleit glass. Always great for optics on tripels. Body is hazy and golden, carbonation is very active, forms a large white head with great retention. Lacing isn't bad.

Aromas are of yeast, cane sugar, soft citrus and other sweet fruit along with some spice. Also hints of alcohol in the background. Typical of the style.

Flavors were a little subued on the first sip as it was still a little too cold but as this one warmed the citrus came through even more along with some faint tropical fruit juice. Also some bready malt paired some nice alcohol warmth. Aftertaste brings on more yeast and mild hops.

Although the carbonation has died down considerably there's still enough left to help create a crisp, prickly yet clean and medium body drink. Fairly easy drinking Tripel. Another solid brew from the guys at St Bernardus.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: hazy gold with a fluffy head that settles into a finely-bubbled cap with laces

S: citrusy hops and sweet pale malt, floral yeast

T: lemony honey, spice and faint clove; flavors blossom as the beer warms

M: medium body, fizzy cabonation, neither sweet nor dry on the finish - somewhat in-the-middle

O: a good tripel - I wasn't blown away by it the way I was by their Abt 12 - but there is no doubt that these guys know what they're doing when they're brewing

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Golden and cloudy with a big head that dissipates to about one finger and lingers.

S- I smell sweet bananas and a pleasant yeast.

T- There are flavors of bananas, pears, and the yeast, making the flavor pretty similar to the nose. There is also a pleasing warmth on the finish.

M- Fine carbonation and a medium body, smooth despite the warmth from the alcohol.

D- I could kick back three or four of these if they weren't so expensive, very drinkable.

Overall, well worth the price for a once-in-a-while treat. (on my budget)

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer poured cloudy dark yellow in color with a finger high creamy white head that has excellent retention properties. A moderate amount of carbonation is visible from the rising bubbles.
S: There are moderate aromas of light fruits and spices in the nose along with some hints of alcohol. Smells of bananas and pears stand out in particular.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but the flavors of spices are a bit stronger and there is a mild amount of sweetness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and very smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
D: The beer wasn't too difficult to drink considering its alcohol content, which is well hidden. I will definitely try this one again as it is one of the best representations of the style.

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St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 2,629 ratings.