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Tripel Perfection - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

265 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.5%


Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cosmicevan on 04-25-2010)
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DBoone

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-28-2011 00:41:22 | More by DBoone
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MadScientist

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

04-23-2014 23:34:05 | More by MadScientist
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GrumpyGirl

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-23-2014 18:30:57 | More by GrumpyGirl
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FFreak

Vermont

4.39/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I picked this up in an Omegang 3-pack at Costco around Christmas. Thick 750 ML corked Belgian bottle poured into Omegang glass that came with the 3-pack (what a deal!). Its a slightly hazy orange-hued golden ale with faily high carbonation and thus a substantial and long-lasting head. Typical Belgian aroma that conceals the spices really well. Very nice honey and spice, and very well balanced. The spice is muted in the taste until the beer begins to warm up, then the spice becomes apparent but never overwhelms. Excellent mouthfeel. Overall a super enjoyable tripel.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 18:39:56 | More by FFreak
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BoldRulerVermont

Vermont

3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 750 bottle into a willi becher glass.
Pours a hazy tangerine with two fingers of head. Great retention.
Smells nice. Fruity, spicy, sweetness.
Tastes really nice as well. Coriander comes through, some good honey sweetness.
Finishes well, a hint of sweetness on back of the tongue.
Overall, a very enjoyable and flavorful tripel.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 20:41:26 | More by BoldRulerVermont
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -15%

04-15-2014 01:49:38 | More by marmstrong1212
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Cath

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9%

04-14-2014 14:20:59 | More by Cath
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JoeMans

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15%

04-14-2014 04:59:46 | More by JoeMans
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CoCambria

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-28-2014 20:38:43 | More by CoCambria
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: cloudy, pale orange body with a good sized, off-white frothy head; long lasting and good lacing; very effervescent

Smell: pale malts; citrus; belgian yeasts; coriander

Taste: very nice! Big hit of citrus right off the bat with spices and yeast; juicy malts lead quickly into a good hop bite; finishes semi-sweet with a slight bit of hops lingering

Mouthfeel: slightly creamy, but with a good amount of carbonation

Remarks: Delicious. Bought in a big bottle 3 pack with Ommegang glass for under $10 at Sam's Club. What a deal!

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 00:58:34 | More by IchLiebeBier
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Skillz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-23-2014 15:42:27 | More by Skillz
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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-14-2014 22:23:04 | More by Gmartin75
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

03-04-2014 18:56:01 | More by RBorsato
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p-wagz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-02-2014 23:53:00 | More by p-wagz
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

03-01-2014 02:39:15 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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amvrana

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

02-28-2014 21:35:26 | More by amvrana
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Griffith

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

02-25-2014 02:48:11 | More by Griffith
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WunderLlama

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap poured into a snifter

Hazy yellow with a generous white foam cap and nice lacings.

Aroma of orange, coriander, herbs and sweet malt.

Full mouthfeel with plenty of active carbonation. Hint of alcohol

Good tripel worth repeating, two or three more times..

Serving type: on-tap

02-24-2014 02:08:53 | More by WunderLlama
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gr0g

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Solid gold in color and a bit hazy. A prodigious head forms and lasts for ages. Very nice lacing. Yeast and spice notes are dominant on the nose. Clove, coriander, and, more subtly, some dried orange peel. Nice, bright aroma with just a subtle hint of alcohol

Malty sweet flavor with just enough hop bitterness for balance. Kind of a dull finish. Fruity and malty with some candi sugar I think. Golden raisin, white grapes, and herbal hops are what I'm getting. Full in body with alcohol warmth but no solvent-like fusel notes. Very well carbonated but soft and sudsy.

This is a really good traditional tripel that does nothing wrong. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2014 17:58:41 | More by gr0g
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jolah6

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

02-19-2014 03:47:38 | More by jolah6
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SoupKitchenBeerSnob

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

02-19-2014 02:29:58 | More by SoupKitchenBeerSnob
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blameo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%

02-19-2014 01:51:14 | More by blameo
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lanegan94

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9%

02-18-2014 03:05:32 | More by lanegan94
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MadCat

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Nice golden color, fluffy white head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Sweet fruity malts, Ommegang yeast character, a little bit of spice

Taste: Again, sweet fruity malts up front with the signature Ommegang yeast character. Some spice, coriander, clove

Mouthfeel: Medium body, full champagne-like carbonation, semi-dry finish

Overall: A fantastic take on the classic Tripel style from a favorite brewer of mine. The shift up in price for Ommegang means I'm not buying as much, but I'm glad I picked up the holiday 3 pack for a price I'm used to.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 01:38:57 | More by MadCat
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SlainteAlbanyNY

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

02-02-2014 00:42:17 | More by SlainteAlbanyNY
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Tripel Perfection from Brewery Ommegang
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