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Tripel

Description:
The name "Tripel" actually stems from part of the brewing process, in which brewers use up to three times the amount of malt than a standard Trappist "Simple." Traditionally, Tripels are bright yellow to gold in color, which is a shade or two darker than the average Pilsener. Head should be big, dense and creamy. Aroma and flavor runs along complex, spicy phenolic, powdery yeast, fruity/estery with a sweet finish. Sweetness comes from both the pale malts and the higher alcohol. Bitterness is up there for a beer with such a light body for its strength, but at times is barely perceived amongst the even balance of malts and hops. The lighter body comes from the use of Belgian candy sugar (up to 25% sucrose), which not only lightens the body, but also adds complex alcoholic aromas and flavors. Small amounts of spices are sometimes added as well.

Tripels are actually notoriously alcoholic, yet the best crafted ones hide this character quite evil-like and deceivingly, making them sipping beers.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 8.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
La Fin Du MondeUnibroue9.004.318,867100
Golden MonkeyVictory Brewing Company9.503.694,76677
Westmalle Trappist TripelBrouwerij Westmalle9.504.33,906100
Chimay Tripel (White)Bières de Chimay S.A.8.004.133,87595
Tripel KarmelietBrouwerij Bosteels8.404.283,41894
Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel)Allagash Brewing Company11.004.283,12699
St. Bernardus TripelBrouwerij St. Bernardus NV8.004.242,69496
Trippel Belgian Style AleNew Belgium Brewing7.803.82,58992
Allagash Tripel AleAllagash Brewing Company9.004.142,33193
Merry Monks' AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.9.303.851,94790
Maredsous 10 - TripleBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV10.003.911,39181
Long Strange TripelBoulevard Brewing Co.9.204.151,355100
Trade Winds TripelThe Bruery8.103.92976-
Samuel Adams New World Tripel (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)10.003.9893-
Corsendonk Agnus / Abbey Pale AleBrouwerij Corsendonk7.503.9882292
La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.8.003.9480990
Gouden Carolus TripelBrouwerij Het Anker9.004.12776-
De Dolle Dulle Teve (Mad Bitch)Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers10.004.1473294
Dark Horse Sapient Trip AleDark Horse Brewing Company9.503.65728-
Affligem TripelBrouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem9.503.9764890
Trappist Achel 8° BlondBrouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse8.004.0663286
Exit 4Flying Fish Brewing Company9.503.81621-
Brother David's Triple Abbey Style AleAnderson Valley Brewing Company10.003.47618-
Devil's BackboneReal Ale Brewing Company8.103.85606-
Green Flash TrippelGreen Flash Brewing Co.9.703.74566-
Fluffy White RabbitsPretty Things Beer & Ale Project8.504.04560-
Damnation Batch 23 (Oak Aged)Russian River Brewing Company11.004.27554-
Bornem TripleBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.9.003.6455078
River Horse Tripel HorseRiver Horse Brewing Co.10.003.6953571
Bell's Sparkling AleBell's Brewery, Inc.9.003.81528-
Golden DeliciousCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.12.003.9517-
New Holland Black Tulip Trippel AleNew Holland Brewing Company9.003.951099
St. Feuillien TripleBrasserie St. Feuillien8.503.96495-
OrabelleGreat Divide Brewing Company8.303.87494-
Augustijn AleBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.8.003.8648894
Watou TripelBrouwerij St. Bernardus NV7.504.06472-
Dragonmead Final Absolution TrippelDragonmead Microbrewery8.504.0746693
Stoudt's Triple (Belgian Abbey-Style Ale)Stoudts Brewing Co.9.003.6946375
Eau BeniteUnibroue7.704.0243697
Tallgrass Velvet RoosterTallgrass Brewing Company8.503.74423-
The Tide And Its TakersAnchorage Brewing Company9.004.16409-
He Said (Tripel)21st Amendment Brewery8.203.7940690
Tröegs LaGraveTröegs Brewing Company8.003.91405-
Val-Dieu TripleBrasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu9.004.14391100
Straffe Hendrik Bruges Tripel Bier 9°Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik / Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan9.003.9537589
Abbey TripleSprecher Brewing Company8.413.59367-
Kasteel TripelBrouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.11.003.8364-
Petrus Gouden TripelDe Brabandere7.503.7363-
Xtra Gold TripelCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.10.004.04357-
De Ranke GuldenbergBrouwerij De Ranke8.504.0335093
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