Adelardus Tripel - Brouwerij Kerkom

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22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: paterlodie on 08-04-2005)
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Ratings: 22 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by SmokinSmyth:
Photo of SmokinSmyth
4.2/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a golden color into a straight edged pint glass. Smallish head that disappeared fairly quickly, but left some lacing for a while.

Smell of cloves and ham, and some yeast. Actually very pleasant.

Taste was very good, with a hint of pepper but more of a honey taste, with a hint of yeast at the end of the swallow.

Felt good in the mouth, nice balance between carbonation and viscosity. This was a pleasant surprise after a few less inviting beers the last few nights.

More User Reviews:
Photo of petewheeler
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of mattfancett
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of ManforallSaisons
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of RuudJH
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

33 cl bottle, 'with taste evolution' as stated on the bottle.
There's nothing like a good hoppy ale to start a long weekend.

Orange golden ale, decent carbonation, thin but fluffy head, creamy lacing.

First smell from the bottle is citrus and bread. In the glass there is malts and citrus too, plus a bit floral.

Taste is spicy and malty, with a very good hop bitterness as well.

I would say this beer is very well balanced and smooth.
Alcohol is not too upfront either.
All in all, a very decent beer. If I could say anything negative about this beer, it's that it seems a bit dull and common. It lacks adventure.

Photo of Squelch
3.23/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Cloudy murky stray colored. No head. No lacing

Smell: Funky esters. Smells like a triple

Taste: Pretty complex. Mostly sweet. Tastes like a nearly flat soft drink.

Mouthfeel: Heavy. Needs more carbonation.

Overall: Not the best triple ever.

Photo of beerpirates
4.33/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at moeder lambic fontainas brussels

Pours a hazy orange-copper, with a frothy one finger head that slowly settles to a thick cap, leaving behind a thick lace

S: coriander and cloves really jump out at me on the first few sniffs, and then some bananas and a bit of smoked ham

T: Candied sugar with coriander and cloves are present,
Again i find the taste of smoked ham as well as some peppery spiciniess, also à Nice sweet honey flavor , some melon , very Nice ,
à Nice soft hoppy bitternes

very drinkable , very smooth

I'm à big fan of this brew

Photo of Absumaster
3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

An orange golden beer with a small head and a moderate carbonation.

Smell of sweet and dense malts which give the beer an impression of honey and straw. Some dextrinous whiffs which give a very full smell. Typical Belgian fruitiness with peaches and mango.

Taste is sweet and dextrinous. The beer is fruity with notes of peach, apricots and honey. It's bitterness is just right and gives the beer a good bite. Mouthfeel is a bit too sweet for me. My lips stick together and the beer appears to be very filling. Nice beer.

Photo of Pegge
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of HappyHourHero
4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Glowing, pale copper colored beer. Short, dense, white head leaves thick strands of lace. Aroma of citrus fruits, alcohol, and candied sugar. Sweet pale malt and alcohol dominate the flavor. A bit of fruit in the form of pears mixes with vanilla yeast flavors. Smooth, light mouthfeel is not quite crisp. There is a lot going on in this one and it all tastes good!

Photo of paterlodie
4.2/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

BB 4-07. Wonderfull appearance with forever lasting thick white head, leaving laces and amberbronze beercollor.Totaly clear poorout in my duvellike tasting glas made appearance perfect. Nose has problems to come out in the beginning due the enormous head but after a while wonderfull maltyness comes out as sweetflowery hops and koreander. Stong alcoholdamps also above this brew woww there is a lot to find in this one.
Taste is also enormous being bitter, sweet, flowery, litle phenolic, litle caramel and huge alcollevel noticable... woww does this burn? Anyway great fuel for my tasting buds who tilt on this marvelous bombastic taste. Great mouthfeel also but of course heavy. Yes this is one to keep on my beerlist.

Photo of RedHaze
4.28/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy orange-copper, with a frothy one finger head that slowly settles to a thick cap, leaving behind a thick sheeting of lace.

Smell; coriander and cloves really jump out at me on the first few sniffs, and then some bananas and a bit of pepper.

Taste; the bananas come out a little more agressively in the flavor than they did in the aroma. Candied sugar with coriander and cloves are present, as well as some peppery spiciniess. Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, adn very drinkable.

I picked up this bottle in Bastogne, Belgium, and now I wish I had picked up more than just this one bottle.

Photo of janubio
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy golden orange colour, with a small head that dissapears soon. Aromas has oranges, spices (coriander and clove). Flavours is harsh, tends to bitterness though there's some sweetness to balance. Mouth of oranges, marzipan, coriander and cloves are notices too, apricot. Not a beer that everybody could enjoy, but I do.

Photo of Quafftastic
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Brabander
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer in Café the Beer Circus in Brussels. I met the Allstrom Bros and UncleJimbo there and we drank a few beers together.

The bottle cam out of the beerfridge they have there. The barman poured the beer in a Adelardus beerglass.

The beer itself is deepgold coloured. Nice head which was gone very fast. Good carbonation.

Citrus fruits which is normal with tripels) and some banana. Good taste.

Not the best tripel i had but OK to drink.

Photo of AlexM
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of bsuedekum
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of ninkasibrew
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Satchboogie
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of stcules
2.38/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Golden orange, with some floating ghosts. A finger of a white head.
Alcoholic smell. Ripe fruit, melon and peach. Candy sugar. Maybe too sugary.
The taste is too sweet too, with notes of honey, candy sugar, and ripe fruit (melon and peach again).
Relatively light in body, quite carbonated.
The aftertaste is again on the same notes, with dominance of the alcohol.
Nothing to remember.

Photo of WOLFGANG
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Adelardus Tripel from Brouwerij Kerkom
84 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.