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Witkap Pater Tripel - Brouwerij Slaghmuylder

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BA SCORE
87
very good

147 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Slaghmuylder visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2003)
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Photo of aztraz
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

aztraz, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of Mando603
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Mando603, Feb 21, 2013
Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
2.5/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: Opaque light-copper colour, medium-sized head - excessive amount of lumpy sediment - off-putting.

S: Slightly winey, sour smell.

T: Follows the smell - metallic and bready with a dominant flavour of sour grapes.

M: Clingy and unpleasantly dry.

This definitely at the bottom of my tripel-radar - a thousand leagues away from titans like the St. Bernadus tripel.

I wasn't particularly impressed by the Witkap singel, but it was definitely a more interesting experience than the tripel.

His_Royal_Hoppiness, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of grumpygerman
4/5  rDev +3.6%

grumpygerman, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of HiPpYcHoP
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

HiPpYcHoP, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of SHODriver
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: 12 oz bottle that was a bit of a foamer after popping the cap off and poured into a snifter. The beer is a hazy yellow with a huge and dense white head with decent retention that slowly fades
S: smells of fruity esters, some spicy yeast, some alcohol and a slight lemony smell
T: sharp flavors of fruitiness up front, some base malt, some lemony citrus, spice, a bit of bready malt and some alcohol. slight tartness as well. swallow is slight pale malt flavor, wisps of those fruity flavors and a tinge of alcohol.
M: ample and prickly carbonation leaves this one feeling a bit thin
O: the carbonation is a little too high and I think the aftertaste is a little lacking. it's clean though and it has good flavors. let it warm up a bit to let the flavors shine better.

SHODriver, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of JudgeRoughneck
3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

AROMA- Lush fruit, spice, floral hop, lemon rind, some honey sweetness, pretty textbook except for a low-level earthy-funky dimension

APP- opaque with haze, orange, low white head, bottle gushed

FLAVOR- Refined, citrusy, creamy, very perfumey alcohol hitting the sinuses with a clean spicy finish. Fruitiness that is so prominent in the nose lays quite low in the flavor. Light cloven phenols are very faint. Not much sweetness. Dry over-all.

MOUTHFEEL- Light-bodied, a little tart/ tangy and cidery, can almost say "gritty" from yeast.

OVERALL- A rustic intrepretation of the style. Never know what I'm gunna get from these guys, but always eager to find out.

JudgeRoughneck, Oct 01, 2012
Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

DrinkSlurm, Sep 11, 2012
Photo of cpetrone84
3.15/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour is hazy golden yellow with a creamy off white head and fairly thick lace. Nose is overly singular and sweet. Tons of juicy lemon with notes of honey and a touch of banana. Lots of lemonade characteristics with little else. Taste follows the nose, lemondate with a light yeast mid palate and a touch of bitter hop in the finish. Juicky feel, light body, softer carbonatino and lingering finish.

cpetrone84, Jun 29, 2012
Photo of SeanNaugs
5/5  rDev +29.5%

SeanNaugs, Apr 12, 2012
Photo of Julien
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Julien, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of justinm4bama
4/5  rDev +3.6%

justinm4bama, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of Gregwa
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Gregwa, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of cdwil
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

cdwil, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

bdeast1, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of Spunky
5/5  rDev +29.5%

Spunky, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of BrendanDouglas
4/5  rDev +3.6%

BrendanDouglas, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of rekel
4/5  rDev +3.6%

rekel, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of Rochefort10nh
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bpfrush, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of eric5bellies
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank from my Duvel Tulip.

A - Pours a very pale yellow straw colour, with a large two fingered White head that retains very well till the end.

S - Lots of yeast and bread not much else.

T - Up front some nice bitter notes, followed by some grainy lemon citrus notes, the finish is grainy with some residual sweetness that evens out the spice nicely.

M - The body is light to medium and the carbonation is the same.

O - Easy to write of this as a mediocor tripel. But I actually love its subtleness and well hidden boozyness. Let down by its smell.

eric5bellies, Oct 22, 2011
Photo of lanbewardin
2.63/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This is the palest triplet I've ever seen, looks like a wit beer. Good amount of white head on it as well.

Yeasty smell.. taste is yeast and some hops, quite bubbly. Some lemon, again almost like a wit.

The mouthfeel is just not there on this, I mean its clean and well made for sure, but the taste disapates rapidly.

Better than your usual cafe beer, but not something to seek out

lanbewardin, Aug 05, 2011
Photo of woosterbill
3.18/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas into its proper chalice.

A: Clear straw body with an inch of creamy white foam. Great retention and lacing. Beautiful Tripel.

S: Doughy bread, grass, and a distinctly marijuana-like herbal quality. Lightly spicy yeast. Ok, but a bit strange for the style.

T: Weed, bell pepper, bread, and booze. Bizarre.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation. Pretty standard.

O: I was really intrigued by the cannabis overtones of this beer, but have to say that they didn't really do it any favors - especially in the context of its style. There are too many better Tripels out there to spend time on this one.

Cheers!

woosterbill, Jun 27, 2011
Photo of UCLABrewN84
2.88/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy light orange color with a 1 inch off-white head that fades to a thin cap. Small random spots of lacing appear here and there on the glass on the drink down. Smells very weak with some lemony/citrus notes and slight Belgian yeast. Not impressed. Taste is slightly better with some lemon juice, citric acid, and Belgian yeast tastes coming through. Pretty tame flavors but nothing is off. Aftertaste is of lemon-lime Gatorade. Weird. Effective carbonation makes for a pretty smooth and crisp mouthfeel but the beers seems a tad bit flat. Overall, a pretty average tripel from this brewery but better than the singel of theirs I had recently.

UCLABrewN84, May 19, 2011
Photo of Zimbo
2.93/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Best Before July 2012 and served on the cold to coolish side this was a gusher when it was gently opened. Light yellow in colour with a mixture of sparkle and cloud to the eye. Very very thin head which struggles to stay afloat.

Slightly fizzy to start with a faing touch of lemon but in the end this went down fairly thin and watery. Pretty simple really.

Come back Golden Monkey. All is forgiven.

Zimbo, May 01, 2011
Witkap Pater Tripel from Brouwerij Slaghmuylder
87 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.