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Steenbrugge Tripel - Brouwerij Palm NV

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very good

236 Ratings

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Ratings: 236
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 15
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Palm NV visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Absumaster on 07-17-2008)
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4.19/5  rDev +7.4%

An absolute favorite Belgian tripel. Pour a brilliant yellowish amber with effervescent bubbles that die down to a nice pooling layer of white foam and some clinging lacing. Nose of Belgian candy sugars, light citrus fruits of pear, green grapes, and a light fresh bread aroma. VERY NICE. Flavors is up front Belgian candy malts, light white pepper and herbal spiciness on the back with a slight bittering hops rounding this brew out nicely with alcohol warmth kicking in on the aftertaste. Highly carbonated mouthfeel makes this a very enjoyable Belgian tripel. CHEERS!

Brutaltruth, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

camhelffrich, Jul 05, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +0.3%

Poured from 330mL bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a moderate haze and a relatively strong effervescence. Head is two fingers of frothy ivory foam. It's an attractive tripel.

Smell: sweet with a clean malt aroma and a nice fruitiness with a hint of pear, my favorite aroma in a tripel. There's also a soapy, floral aroma that I like; perhaps this is due to the spicing of the beer (the label says "ale with spices"), but I can't call out a particular spice by name.

Taste: light malt with a lighter fruitiness than the aroma and a distinct chalkiness, which I like; but, there's a little bit of alcoholic heat, which works at cross-purposes for me. Good, but could be a little smoother, I think.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a huge carbonation and bodacious creaminess. Gotta love this in a tripel!

Overall: I like this beer quite a bit. I feel like there's something in the flavor, whether it's a bitterness from the spicing or an alcoholic heat, which negatively impacts its smoothness. Still, it's a drinkable tripel I'd be happy to have again.

flagmantho, Jun 14, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +7.7%

Visual: Wheat straw with a slight haze, almost a dark gold. Nice thick head.

Aroma: Hints of fruity citrus, preferably grape, coupled with a coppery essence. Very flowery bouquet with spices

Taste: More sweet than bitter but definitely a presence of bitterness, also with peppery sweet and spicy flavor.

Mouth-feel: Light to medium body with a clean aftertaste at the back of the palate. Light, refreshing carbonation with a creamy sensation.

Overall: Excellent Belgian beer that captures many of the style's best qualities of a sweet and spicy touch.

I love this beer!

MRO70, Jun 04, 2014
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A: Clear golden extremely carbonated body with an off-white head. Excellent head retention and lacing.
S: Clove, spicy and yeast aromas. A hint of bubblegum as it warms. T: Bready malt flavors lead to spicy middle & a clean, dry finish. Spiced presence is notable and distinct.
M: Smooth, clean and dry.
O: Excellent Belgian Tripel.

Paincane, May 31, 2014
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Steenbrugge Tripel from Brouwerij Palm NV
87 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.