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Pater Lieven Tripel - Brouwerij Van den Bossche

Pater Lieven TripelPater Lieven Tripel

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BA SCORE
84
good

93 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 93
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.98%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van den Bossche visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 03-31-2002)
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Reviews by WoogityBoogity:
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WoogityBoogity

Florida

4.35/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Dark blonde body, clear in apperance - probably due to lees sedimentation on bottom from cellaring. Pours tall white collar of foam, semi-long lasting.

S - Complex malt, zesty citrus and fruit esters. Mild phenolic with almost layer of hop character.

T - Sweet profile from malt transitions into fruity sensation of citrus. Clove and pepper phenols are compensating to middle balance, and very hidden bitterness of hop flavor on dry finish.

M - Medium body with high carbonation. No warming from ABV.

D - Very intriguing and fruity Triple style.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2009 05:03:42 | More by WoogityBoogity
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Anatole

Belgium

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

02-17-2014 08:41:09 | More by Anatole
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-02-2014 19:40:36 | More by BJSmit
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Synapstic

France

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-29-2014 18:48:41 | More by Synapstic
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MaevaS

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-23-2014 20:36:45 | More by MaevaS
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-07-2013 17:23:23 | More by dcmchew
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-06-2013 03:44:45 | More by chickenm
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DustinSWB

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

09-24-2013 15:58:31 | More by DustinSWB
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ripweblo

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-14-2013 05:09:44 | More by ripweblo
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-04-2013 17:33:20 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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AlexMinza

Sweden

4/5  rDev +7.5%

07-16-2013 14:38:09 | More by AlexMinza
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.64/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

16th Dec 2012: on-tap in the Antwerp Gollem.

Slight haze to my golden/yellow bodied beer, on top a thin white head, it was larger when poured but by the time it arrived at the table it had sunk into it's self somewhat.

Fairly sweet malt and fruity nose, this also carried on into the taste.

The beer has something about it that I like: the yeast content sits well with the alcohol and although it might be a bit sweet for some it certainly hit the spot with me.

Complex and interesting: never seen it on-tap before or since.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2013 15:00:23 | More by BlackHaddock
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-10-2013 01:48:22 | More by WOLFGANG
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jborg

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-01-2013 00:50:13 | More by jborg
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-26-2013 20:50:18 | More by mrfrancis
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desint

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

05-24-2013 13:03:23 | More by desint
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-23-2013 07:04:29 | More by Ciocanelu
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

1.25/5  rDev -66.4%

05-23-2013 04:51:41 | More by kvnstfrd
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samEBC

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-07-2013 19:36:13 | More by samEBC
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HalfFull

California

3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice pop of carbonation from a 330 ml. capped bottle, yet with no over foaming as occurs on occasion with what I assume is a bottle conditioned Tripel. Pours a clear golden with a nearly white cap of foam and shows strong retention and lacing, classic.

Nose offers a pronounced and inviting yeast character along with some lemony spice. Aroma expands with warming and lacks any negative factors.

Taste is solid with a pleasant grainy character mingling with some lemony hops and some hop spice. Finish is dry with a lingering cracker texture.

Pleasant feel though arguably a bit thin but not unexpected given the dry finish. A bit of warming diminishes my concerns in this regard however. Smooth and supple on average and with very little alcohol presence.

Overall a solid Tripel on the appearance and aroma, lacking a bit perhaps in nuance versus the stalwarts of the style with regards to taste and feel. Still worth seeking out and a top tier brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 03:53:59 | More by HalfFull
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09-07-2012 04:32:46 | More by WynnO
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07-14-2012 09:29:52 | More by safaricook
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ajs4bd

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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Zakk

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zerolux

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Pater Lieven Tripel from Brouwerij Van den Bossche
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