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St. Bernardus Tripel - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,470 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,470
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 164
Gots: 162 | 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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Dank26

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-09-2012 08:25:44 | More by Dank26
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fionn13

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-08-2012 17:31:12 | More by fionn13
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andthevolcano

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-07-2012 02:30:52 | More by andthevolcano
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-05-2012 22:59:26 | More by AlaskanYoung
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od_sf

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-05-2012 22:13:03 | More by od_sf
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Amil


4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-05-2012 01:47:15 | More by Amil
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

11-04-2012 02:32:25 | More by PEIhop
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mbw314

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-03-2012 04:06:07 | More by mbw314
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peagasus

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

11-02-2012 15:28:10 | More by peagasus
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Maltmaiden

Alabama

4.55/5  rDev +7.1%

Beautiful carbonation! Yellow/orange. Thick white head that goes away quickly but hardly leaves lacing or film. Murky. I have to say, the gorgeous color and carbonation of this tripel almost make up for the lacking in retention.

I smell that Belgian yeast right away. A tad metallic. Light notes of pineapple or apricot. Maltiness. Faint hops.

Definitely taste that apricot right away and to a lessor extent pineapple. Breadiness and bitterness from the hops (more than I was expecting, but I like). I can just barely detect a metal taste :( . Tiny bit of alcohol but that is very well hidden. Perfect amount of malt sweetness. Cloves.

Mouthfeel is medium to thick and is very smooth. The carbonation keeps it crisp and lively and there is just a touch of effervescence from the alcohol.

Pretty good tripel from this brewery, though I enjoyed their dubbel more. This one was very well balanced. Will probably buy again.

11-02-2012 02:06:53 | More by Maltmaiden
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Bellonc

Spain

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-01-2012 22:52:00 | More by Bellonc
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BubblesInMyBeer

Arkansas

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

11-01-2012 18:09:14 | More by BubblesInMyBeer
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Keegan

Germany

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-29-2012 17:09:13 | More by Keegan
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sbanacho

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-26-2012 05:52:26 | More by sbanacho
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sansho

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

10-23-2012 16:49:50 | More by sansho
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NorCalBeer

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-21-2012 21:31:03 | More by NorCalBeer
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Jman_01

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-18-2012 02:21:49 | More by Jman_01
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jiffymon

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-15-2012 19:26:26 | More by jiffymon
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MadeInOregon

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-11-2012 21:14:54 | More by MadeInOregon
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cletusdog

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-11-2012 03:22:47 | More by cletusdog
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JacobMutberg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-10-2012 23:40:02 | More by JacobMutberg
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Serge

Alberta (Canada)

4.43/5  rDev +4.2%

Bottle. Dark gold with a very slight haze. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat, yeast and dried fruits. Very smooth, creamy and somewhat foamy palate. Flavor has soapy citrus, peppery spices, some orange peel, coriander and floral notes. . Soft body. The alcohol makes a statement early, but the brew turns sweet, almost cloying, before spice and peachy fruit finish

10-09-2012 04:14:50 | More by Serge
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gleemonger

California

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.

10-09-2012 03:10:36 | More by gleemonger
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -29.4%

10-09-2012 02:59:23 | More by pin
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Bubukar

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

10-08-2012 17:43:06 | More by Bubukar
St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
95 out of 100 based on 2,470 ratings.