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Petrus Gouden Tripel - De Brabandere

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Ratings: 348
Reviews: 240
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Bubbalito, Sep 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

MaevaS, Aug 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

nygannon, Aug 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

mikepcarney, Jul 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

RobertRedmoon, Jul 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Mendicant, Jul 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Ciocanelu, Jul 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

DutchBeerDrinker, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of eric5bellies
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank from an over sized wine glass

A - Pous a slightly hazy golden colour with a two fingered throthy head that laces and reatins well

S - Lager like grains with sweetness and spiced citrus

T - Up front some lager/champagne like grains with mild amounts of the classic tripel spice and citrus. The finish is a little sticky sweet but yet dry.

M - Light to medium body with medium carbonation

O - Great warm weather beer that would go well with some sharp cheddar, gouda etc. Overall an interesting tripel.

eric5bellies, Jul 11, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

IPAdams, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

clevelandhops, Jul 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

meghmmm, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

mrfrancis, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

darren8221, Jun 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

ZEB89, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

thehappybelgian, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

jklecko2, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of D_Unzicker
4.71/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I poured this out of a chilled 750 ml corked bottle into a pint Chalice.

Appearance: Golden in color, white head, mildly cloudy.

Smell: It smells of green grapes and has a hint of floral hoppiness.

Taste: Grain, Green grapes, sweet, slightly bitter aftertaste

Mouthfeel: There is a sustained feel that lingers on the back of your tongue and throat

Overall: This beer is fabulous. Very Smooth, crisp, flavorful, but also delicate. This beer is very well balanced. This is a great beer for a hot day in the spring or summer

D_Unzicker, May 31, 2013
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3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Smell: minerals, caramel, subtle citrus and rose notes

Taste: balsamic vinegar, with caramel, yeast, bright grains, and rose notes

As expected from a Flanders brewery, there's going to be some tartness. This is almost as odd as a gulden drak when it comes to tripels, but it is still enjoyable and should be tried at least twice

Pair this beer with a good quality hamburger with white cheddar, or, some Belgian style fries and some aioli or spiced ketchup.

Blindpigbiz, May 25, 2013
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3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Small chunks of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is of malt, honey, and spiced fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with honey and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with an interesting spiced fruit aroma and flavor.

UCLABrewN84, May 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

GinsuDave, May 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

siddhartha, May 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

randylangford, Apr 26, 2013
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3.1/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From: Friar Tuck's, Savoy, IL
Date: Best by 07/22/2013
Glass: Tulip

Petrus' tripel is a fairly subdued version of the style, with sweetish pale malts and mild apple/pear fruit esters leading the aroma and flavor charge. The simplicity doesn't work against this beer, though for a tripel it feels a bit uncomplicated and somewhat lacking. An average tripel, not something I see myself returning to again.

Pours a very tall head of small to large-sized bubbles (large making up the top 3/4, small the bottom 1/4), which has above average retention, lasting several minutes. The head gradually falls to a 0.5cm cap atop the body, leaving modest lacing along the sides of the glass in the form of a few large spots and irregular lines. The body is a deep gold color, transparent, with light bringing out a deep, cool, pale yellow color. Carbonation is very extensive and quite active.

Aroma of pale malt sugars, cooked corn (DMS), and less noticeable yeast and uncut apple and pear scents. Not particularly wonderful, but not terrible, either.

The dominant flavors are pale malt sweetness and apple/pear fruit esters, with background flavors of honey, yeast, and bittering hops. Opens with pale malt sweetness, apple and pear flavors, very mild honey and yeast. Mid-palate finds continued pale malt sweetness, apple/pear flavors, mild honey, some beer-soaked white bread, and even more mild European hop bitterness. Back of palate continues to taste pale malt sweetness, mild honey, white bread, apple/pear esters, and lightly bittering hops. Aftertaste is of pale malt sweetness, honey, slight European bittering hops, and slight yeast.

Beer is medium-bodied, with carbonation of medium intensity. The resulting mouthfeel is slightly fizzy, then smooth and foamy. No ethanol is detected on the palate. Closes dry, with moderate stickiness remaining on the palate.

falloutsnow, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of JEdmund
4.6/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours out a massive head, and it goes no where, settling into a dense meringue. Hazy, yellow body.

Really good aroma of fresh bread, floral hops, fruity yeast, and something akin to a unique water source scent.

Big carbonation and bubbly body help hide the 7.5% strength. Kicks off bready/yeasty, then a floral/herbal hop bite cuts it all off dry. Very nice.

Really solid Tripel! Maybe my favorite ever. So easy to drink, no indication of its strength. And the flavor is so well balanced and delicious. Loving this!

JEdmund, Apr 14, 2013
Petrus Gouden Tripel from De Brabandere
84 out of 100 based on 348 ratings.