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Tripel Perfection - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

283 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 27
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
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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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into tulip

Appearance- Hazy golden, fluffy white head

Aroma- Big spicy phenols, banana, clove, fruity esters, bready malt backbone, spices come through a bit but aren't strong slight alcohol

Flavor- Sweet pear apple notes, bready malts, funk, clove, spices show up more here, finishes dry and crisp, do not really taste the abv, although slight alcohol warmth

Mouthfeel- Medium, strong carbonation

Overall- Awesome triple, I don't know about perfection, but very nice and worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 04:35:15 | More by LI_PO12
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.79/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 1/7/2014 at Doherty’s Ale House, in Warwick, RI served in a snifter glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a large foamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick but spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains spices, fruit, caramelized malts, Belgian yeast and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with a strong spice flavor and complementary flavors of caramel and fruit. Then some breadiness comes in from Belgian yeast and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

Serving type: on-tap

01-08-2014 13:43:10 | More by TheManiacalOne
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DoubleJ

California

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

With 750 ml in the bottle, I have a long road ahead. On to the beer:

Lots of rushing carbonation runs through the sunlight golden color of the beer. Topping it is a fluffy head which retains extremely well. With a smell, I get the notes of white pepper, pear, apricot, vague cream, which altogether is a delicate and pleasing nose. The taste doesn't let down either, proving to be somewhat spicy with grass, orange, apricot skins, while overall delicate in taste. It pairs well with the airy, bubbly mouthfeel, and gives me the impression that this was brewed in Belgium, not mid-state New York. Tripel Perfection may be a stretch as a name, even though this is outstanding....perhaps Tripel Outstanding instead?

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2014 03:53:36 | More by DoubleJ
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NeedBeerHere

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a little muddy amber in color (as In not quite clear) with a huge 3 finger, white head with decent retention and a bit of lacing. Smell is that typical Belgian yeast with bananas and cloves. A nice little sweet smell from the malt really makes the nose nice. Taste is everything in the nose and a little TINY bit boozy but this may be a little warm (not 40F - probably 50F). Really has a nice crisp flavor and feel as swallowed. Mouthfeel is really pretty thick which I like for the style due to all the carbonation. Overall another really nice beer from Ommegang. Most of them of wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 01:39:40 | More by NeedBeerHere
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utopiajane

New York

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a pastel yellow. A soft golden color like sunshine with a bit of an orange hue when held to the light in the room but with a much brighter lemon color when held to the natural light. A fingers worth of perfect white foam that falls fast but then stays with a ring and film on top.

Nose is bright with fruit. Tropical fruity twang that hints at pineapple, a soft stone fruit sweetness of apricot and a bright citrus zest. Earthy yeast on the nose give it depth and the malt is a rumor of bread. Mild spice and pepper.

The taste is elegant and reserved. It is smooth and creamy but has plenty of bubbles to tickle your tongue and enliven the palate to all the flavors. It drinks like a charm. A bit thin and not too sweet with a touch of dryness and a bit of tartness from the fruit. The grain is light in the body of the beer as it warms and adds a supple quality to the drink. There is a touch of alcohol that enhances the fruit sweetness. The aftertaste is long and dry and this has a mild spice and pepper finish that is simply wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

01-02-2014 20:32:11 | More by ste5venla
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dextermcgurk

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-31-2013 16:25:20 | More by dextermcgurk
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pianoman511

New York

5/5  rDev +20.8%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beautifully peach in color, but the head died down quickly. Allowed this to warm up for a solid 15 minutes, and I still see rising carbonation.

Buttery fruits, banana, light candi sugar, apricot, pear, nectarine, and sweet yeast esters. Very mild spiciness, and the esters really dull the malts. No real bready nature, other than something muffin-y and buttery.

Spicy now, and some unexpected breadiness, but mostly spice and nectary fruits. Banana, pear, and apricot with a false coriander note. A little peppery. Nectary body, too, with a burning carbonation feel. Has a little stickiness. I still get some butteriness, but it evolves into pomme flavors. Not bad tripel from one of my favorite breweries.

Serving type: on-tap

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Tripel Perfection from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.