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Schlafly Tripel - The Schlafly Tap Room

Schlafly TripelSchlafly Tripel

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BA SCORE
87
very good

124 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 124
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.21%


Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Tripel features malt and yeast that set the fresh aroma of baked brioche against the sweet scent of ripened banana. This relatively light-bodied ale is fermented with a distinct Belgian abbey ale strain, then bottle conditioned with extra sugar and yeast for at least two weeks. Bottle conditioning creates the effervescent mouth feel, as well as the distinct Belgian lace prized in Belgian beers.

While the origin of the word “Tripel” is unknown, there is a theory that it indicates “strength in some way”, as Tripels tend to be high in alcohol and strong in flavor. The term is most associated with Westmalle, a Trappist brewery in Belgium. This term has spread to other Belgian and American breweries to describe a light-colored, strong ale with high alcohol content and Belgian yeast.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: dakid618 on 01-17-2009)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Label reads, Brewed with love 1 2313.

A: Inviting, cloudy golden yellow-orange body. 2 fingers of thick, off-white head with good retention. Moderate lacing.

S: Fruity Belgian yeast with a round, vanilla character. Banana, apple. Candi sugar. Light spice. Biscuit. Dough. A bit earthier and maltier than your typical tripel, but nice.

T: Surprisingly tangy spice up front with development of a moderate hop bitterness. Semi-dry finish with a bit of a sour note lingering on the aftertaste. Boozy, but not excessive for 10% ABV.

M: Lighter on the carbonation than the average tripel, but brings a nice creamy texture. Fullish body for the style.

O: Very nice take on the style with a unique flair. Schlafly's Belgian yeast is legit. Solid outing.

Prost!

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Schlafly Tripel from The Schlafly Tap Room
87 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.