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Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection) - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection)Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

763 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 763
Reviews: 260
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.82%
Wants: 46
Gots: 66 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in oak barrels; hand-bottled corked & caged; bottled-conditioned.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-30-2009)
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BucannonXC5

California

4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Type: 750-ml bottle (25.4 oz.)
Glass: Fuller’s London Pride pint glass
From: VONS in Montecito (Santa Barbara), Calif.
Price: $8.99 (w/ a VONS card)
Purchased: May 23, 2014
Consumed: May 23, 2014
Misc.: Forgot to check the bottle to see if there was a born on date

Poured a caramel, orange, semi-clear color with 4-to-5 fingers of pillowy, white head. Lots of bubbles coming up from the bottom. Good amount of foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Good, thick retention on the top.

Smelled wet Belgian spices, tropical notes, cloves, banana, pineapple, mango, kiwi, honey and faint bubblegum.

Tasted sugar sweet oak, vanilla, tropical notes, pineapple, kiwi, mango, honey, cloves, slight bubblegum and tasty Belgian spices.

Light body. Oily-to-creamy texture. Average carbonation. Longer finish.

Just a really good tripel. I would have it again for sure.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 05:04:47 | More by BucannonXC5
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-28-2014 17:12:07 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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Std73

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-28-2014 14:45:19 | More by Std73
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krh

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

05-27-2014 01:56:13 | More by krh
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Swettenham_Shire

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-26-2014 03:37:06 | More by Swettenham_Shire
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-23-2014 19:11:23 | More by KevMo84
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Petcha

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-20-2014 14:52:11 | More by Petcha
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-13-2014 20:39:46 | More by Kegatron
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-13-2014 03:05:36 | More by CraigTravor
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

05-12-2014 00:36:55 | More by Beer4Mike
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Turney

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

05-11-2014 00:41:39 | More by Turney
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hreb

Washington

3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Cork-topped bottle of some ridiculous shape that looked like it was rejected from the cooperage. 750mL, apparently. Man, that cork is seriously in there. And there it goes, off the ceiling. Served in a chalice this beer is orange amber in color and forms a nice, solid, foamy off-white head. Appropriately fruity Belgian tripel aroma. Pear, tropical fruit.

Once in the mouth the flavor is a little bit of a let down compared to that aroma. Yeah, it's fruit, but there's also a dominant bitterness, and it betrays its 10% ABV. Which is not to say this isn't a fine tripel. It's especially good considering it comes from a macrobrewery. It hits all the right notes of tropical fruit, sweet candy/caramel flavors, and it has the best yeast flavors I've ever had in such a large scale brew. But Tripel is a style with some serious competition, and this just isn't anywhere close to the top in that regard. Good thing for the Boston Beer Co., beer isn't a competition.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 03:09:52 | More by hreb
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-10-2014 02:11:14 | More by Mikus
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zachpaschal

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-10-2014 00:30:51 | More by zachpaschal
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Bottle #0472 served in a Belgian sSnifter.

A: Pale and hazy orange-amber in color, with a semi-durable head. Decent lacing.

Aroma: excellent fruity and bready mix. Complex and lightly spicy.

Flavor: various soft and tropical fruits and a multitude of spice notes. Excellent aftertaste brings out more grain flavor and adds a subtle herbal note.

Feel: nice lively body but a bit too hot (not surprising given 10% ABV) despite some aging.

O: a strong tripel that is flavorful, aromatic and complex.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 23:04:04 | More by chinchill
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cwd

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-05-2014 03:58:59 | More by cwd
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-03-2014 23:21:01 | More by kmos27
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jadler16

Indiana

2/5  rDev -48.7%

05-02-2014 16:58:29 | More by jadler16
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-01-2014 01:17:23 | More by CaptDavyJones
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510a

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-30-2014 18:23:16 | More by 510a
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mctizzz

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-29-2014 06:39:11 | More by mctizzz
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-28-2014 00:12:20 | More by Kurmaraja
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hellisia

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-27-2014 22:18:45 | More by hellisia
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Mosul

Arizona

3/5  rDev -23.1%

04-27-2014 04:05:50 | More by Mosul
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confer

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I though this was a big winner until I got to the tasting.
The color is deep gold with a big pure white fluffy head. Lots of carbonation out of the bottle.
The smell is class tripel very sweet
The taste is just overpowered by the alcohol.
It has a creamy full feel.
this is an ok tripel but there are too many good and great tripels to get this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 22:50:13 | More by confer
Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 763 ratings.