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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

770 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 770
Reviews: 260
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.82%
Wants: 48
Gots: 71 | FT: 2
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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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flagmantho

Washington

3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 750mL corked & caged bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: rich golden hue with a light haze and a huge, active effervescence. Head is two fingers of pillowy ivory foam with decent retention. A bit of a darker tripel, but I like it.

Smell: aroma is very perfumey and spicy. There's a nice sweet malt underneath, but the character here is almost more bière de garde than tripel. Decent, but not as clean as I like the style to be.

Taste: big, sweet malt with a good fruity contribution from the alcohol. A bit sticky, which is good. Some of that spiciness remains (sort of a nutmeg, maybe?), but it actually works well in the mélange of flavor. I like it.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a mammoth creaminess. This beer is carbonated like crazy, to good effect!

Overall: I like this beer. The aroma is a little bit unusual for my taste, but it tastes good and it ticks most of the tripel boxes for me. It's definitely worth having.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 22:38:16 | More by flagmantho
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MightiestBeard

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-20-2012 17:24:28 | More by MightiestBeard
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MikalMick

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-20-2012 01:09:30 | More by MikalMick
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.03/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle: Poured a hazy golden color ale with a nice big foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit is quite dominant with some sweet Belgian malt notes. Taste is really dominated by some notes of tropical fruit with some notes of Belgian malt with light candi sugar notes. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Not bad but too much tropical fruit for my own taste – kind of hard to figure out this was a tripel.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 19:31:16 | More by Phyl21ca
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larbush

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

08-16-2012 23:48:13 | More by larbush
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MonkeyboyATL

Georgia

3/5  rDev -23.1%

08-16-2012 20:29:39 | More by MonkeyboyATL
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Piotr_Rasputin


4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

08-10-2012 22:13:14 | More by Piotr_Rasputin
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smonice

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-10-2012 16:00:51 | More by smonice
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into goblet. Approx 6-7 months in my cellar.

A- Slightly hazy golden pour with a creamy two finger off white head. Lacing is okay.

S- Right off the bat is spicy yeast and banana. Slight honey and a little bit of apple and pears.

T- Pretty much the same thing, little sweeter than most tripels I've come across and very complimenting tastes.

M- Almost medium body, very smooth with perfect carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 02:16:09 | More by korguy123
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mmmmbeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

08-06-2012 02:42:16 | More by mmmmbeer
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Codfish


3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-31-2012 21:42:01 | More by Codfish
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-30-2012 00:12:53 | More by Chugs13
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Chisfinest84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-22-2012 20:51:42 | More by Chisfinest84
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.6/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into the glass, the beer had a murky light brown color with a smooth white head. One immediately picks up the Belgian yeast in the aroma, giving mild hints of banana. One is able to detect the smooth mouthfeel in the initial before perceiving the taste. A Belgian banana taste was most notable, though an alcohol flavor permeated the more pleasant notes. Dark fruits and a slight hint of malt was also present. The beer was warming even before the aftertaste, when the banana began to mellow. Overall, this is a good impression of a tripel. In actuality, the taste is too mild given a high degree of respect.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 16:19:41 | More by JohnnyHopps
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TMGH


4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-19-2012 01:02:27 | More by TMGH
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-14-2012 03:18:56 | More by ssjkyle
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Chimay chalice

Appearance: 1/4 inch head that fades fast, dark gold in color, clear, moderate carbonation

Smell: Belgian spices, apple, citrus, and hay

Taste: Belgian spices, tropical fruit,orange and lemon zest, yeast, and pepper

Mouthfeel: high carbonation, light bodied, sweet with a touch of bitterness

Overall: One of the better tripels I have had lately. I like this because it is not too boozy or bitter but still hits the flavors I expect in a tripel. I will look for this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2012 17:37:54 | More by tigg924
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crobinso

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-10-2012 13:19:48 | More by crobinso
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hickmancase

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-08-2012 21:47:32 | More by hickmancase
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dextermcgurk

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-08-2012 01:47:40 | More by dextermcgurk
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vande

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-04-2012 19:57:33 | More by vande
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pma7779

New York

5/5  rDev +28.2%

07-04-2012 03:44:04 | More by pma7779
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notjaredlouche

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-30-2012 08:01:53 | More by notjaredlouche
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ms11781

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-30-2012 01:54:52 | More by ms11781
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ColSanders123

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2012 21:57:57 | More by ColSanders123
Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 770 ratings.