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Arend Tripel - Brouwerij De Ryck

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BA SCORE
88
very good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ryck visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Patrick999 on 12-11-2008

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Ratings: 83 | Reviews: 38
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3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark gold with a small white head of delicate bubbles.
S: Biscuits and peppy yeasty esters. Typically Belgian.
T: Nice and crisp. A roasty biscuity backbone with that classic Belgian medicinal (phenolic) note which I think is related to that red winey bubblegum flavour. I think I know what I'm talking about. Sherbet-like citrus in the finish. Almost dry.
M: Frothy mouthfeel but has a soft effervescence. Gives you a nice snap of bubbles as you swallow.
O: I'm so completely bored of Belgian beer but thinking objectively it's not bad.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

33 cl bottle poured into a St. Martins tulip. Best by of May 2015.

Aroma of hops and sweetness.

Appealing appearance - medium amber with a solid white head. Good retention with little lacing.

Perhaps I would like this better with more age on the bottle. All the flavor elements seemed to be competing rather than uniting. Sugar followed by a metalic tang and occaisional tastes of phenols, hops and honey. Surprisingly strong alcohol taste for an 8% abv.

Overall pleasing, but i would not buy this again.

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3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a cloudy rust color with a decent head (though not nearly as impressive as it should be for a Belgian); a few splashes of lace remain

Smell: Bread and sugary cake frosting with hints of stone fruit and phenols

Taste: Bready and slightly sweet, up front, with a spicy phenols developing along with the stone fruit flavors; after the swallow, apricot, coriander and honey tones build, though there is a lingering tartness to the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Perhaps a bit too much age on this one but an interesting Tripel; I like that it is not overly sweet like many others I have tried; the carbonation appears to have suffered over time, limiting the score

Thanks, briiguy, for the opportunity

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Arend Tripel from Brouwerij De Ryck
88 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.