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

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817 Ratings
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Ratings: 817
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 54
Gots: 86 | 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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TimoP, Nov 25, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

xnicknj, Nov 20, 2011
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3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a yellowish orange color with a 1/4" head that falls to a spotty surface foam.

Smell: citrus, yeast, and some spice comes through to the nose.

Taste: some soft caramel,lemon zest, pineapple, pepper, some yeast, a hint of vanilla, a warming alcohol, and a nice bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crsip from start to finish, with some drying late. Aftertaste is long lived.

Overall: slow drinking beer. It is full of flavor and it is enjoyable overall.

Gavage, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bottle picked up at the boston brewery during the summer. POP!!! goes the cork. Large white moon crater head with good retention. Reduces to a nice silky cap. Hazy gold shines in my tuluip glass. Nose and taste is full of crackery goodness. Alchohol knocks on the front door. Light spice and pepper. A bit of dark fruit, perhaps plum. light to medium bodied.

UDbeernut, Nov 11, 2011
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4.47/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- by far one of the most perfect appearances I have seen in a long time, its really just beautiful, nice bubbles stream so nice up the glass and thick foam head stands for long period time just really as flawless appearance you could see

Smell- very nice nose for the belgian triple style, nice yeast citrus tones, spot on for the style, not getting alot the oak but really nice nose

taste- up front starts sweet but has really nice spice on the finish keeping it balanced, nice spice sweetness, and just so balanced really hard even notice a real flaw, if you like this style its real spot on, i dont get alot of the oak but its all coming together in general

mouthfeel- very creamy and very smooth, enjoyable

Drinkability/overall- i have to say really perfectly drinkable and so balanced, spot on beer and one the most impressed I have ever been by sam adams, just really good stuff and I highly recommend trying this if you like tripels, wheres the 10 %?

Stunner97, Nov 07, 2011
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3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed in a goblet

A: pours a slightly hazy yellow to orange color with ample carbonation bubbles and a single finger of fine white head that lingers nicely and leaves a nice thin layer of lacing on the glass
S: in the nose im sensing pineapple, just as the tag on the bottle indicated, as well as a nice peppery or spicy note
T: a nice taste with pineapple in the beginning and left on the palate at the end, the middle hits with somewhat of a musty character which overall helps to mellow out the extremes on both ends and makes it more balanced
M: a bit heavy on the carbonation although as far as i can tell this is typical of the style, leaves the mouth but a slight amount of tartness
O: a nice brew, pretty good for the style, might be a tinge to extreme on the pineapple notes and carbonation but overall it was a good drinking brew with nice flavor notes and character

BigPlay1824, Nov 06, 2011
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3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy yellow with a big head rich with carbonation. Big fruity hop character that blends well with a big amount of bubble gum yeast aroma. Flavor is crisp with a fruity/sour tingle upfront. Medium body but rich with bready malt sweetness and bitter/sour apple, bubblegum and tropical fruits. Light refreshing finish with a lot of the fruity hops and subtle notes of yeast lingering. I would gladly drink this often if it was cheaper.

DrinkingDrake, Nov 03, 2011
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3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is slightly hazy dark golden yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that has excellent retention properties and consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of fruits and herbs in the nose—pineapple seems to stand out in particular.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and has additional hints of spices.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is quite easy to drink considering its strength because the alcohol is well hidden from the taste.

metter98, Oct 31, 2011
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4.63/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Sam Adams New World Tripel (barrel room collection)

A=apple cider gold

S= faint malt, apple juice/cider,alcohol. quick fading head.

T=malty,oak,apple notes, fresh bread, sweet and tart.

MF= tones of carbonation, full mouth feel, medium bodied.

This is a good beer to have by the fireplace on a bearskin rug with a foxy mama :P. this tripel leaves you with a warm finnish.


mrcarterxxl, Oct 31, 2011
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4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a goblet. A clear golden orange color with a thick white head and sheet of lacing down the glass.

S: Tropical fruit, Belgian yeast, clove.

T: Nice sweet flavor of tropical fruit, clove, Belgian sugar, alcohol and esters. Slightly bitter in the finish to balance out the sweetness.

M: Light bodied with high carbonation. Peppery with an alcohol burn.

O: This is a good tripel. Maybe not as good as a traditional trappist, but it's definitely a good beer. Worth it to pick up.

Kromes, Oct 29, 2011
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4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a nice white fluffy head with good lacing. Belgian yeast, sweet fruity spices, some apricot aroma fill the senses. Taste of sweet fruity spices, Belgian yeast some light citrusy hops and a light oaked flavor. Palate is a nice crisp medium body creamy with some light carbonation, almost champagne like. Finish is sweet fruity spice notes, some Belgian yeast with a distinct oak barrel flavor and sweet dry ending. Overall a very good complex and flavorful brew. Very nicely done.

Samp01, Oct 29, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy gold with a three finger white head that fades slowly and leaves ok lacing.

The aroma is full of tropical fruit tones. Pineapple, banana, cream and spiced rum notes. Black pepper and cloves peek through.

The flavor follows the nose with pineapple dominating. Black peppercorns and cloves with a spiced rum burn that barely peeks through. Nice banana flavor on the finish.

Medium and nicely carbonated with a slick finish

Overall, a very enjoyable and interesting beer.

JayS2629, Oct 25, 2011
Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection) from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
88 out of 100 based on 817 ratings.