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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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Style Examples - 51 to 100 (out of 1577) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Petrus Gouden TripelDe Brabandere7.503.7384-
Allagash James BeanAllagash Brewing Company11.004.09373-
Xtra Gold TripelCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.10.004.05371-
Kerberos TripelFlying Dog Brewery8.503.48348-
Tripel ThreatCambridge Brewing Company10.003.94312100
AsylumLeft Coast Brewing Company11.003.4530680
Devil's Tramping Ground TripelAviator Brewing Company9.203.78304-
Monk's Uncle TripelThe Pike Brewing Company9.003.5930384
La Rullés Triple (Bière De Gaume)Brasserie Artisanale De Rulles SPRL8.404.0428893
Steenbrugge TripelBrouwerij Palm NV8.703.8427990
Cerberus Belgian TripelThirsty Dog Brewing Company10.003.8127794
Urthel Hibernus QuentumDe Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)9.004.05259100
Panty PeelerMidnight Sun Brewing Co.8.503.9225883
St. Vrain TripelLeft Hand Brewing Company9.003.73247-
Tripel Van De GarreBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.10.504.29245-
Leffe TripelAbbaye de Leffe S.A.8.503.86233-
Gouyasse TripleBrasserie Des Légendes9.003.84230-
Witches' BrewBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.9.303.86227-
Vicaris Tripel GueuzeBrouwerij Dilewyns7.003.87227-
Gran MetVoodoo Brewing Company9.503.66223-
Herbe à DétourneBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!10.204.12218-
Beerhive TripelNew Holland Brewing Company8.473.55214-
IncubusSly Fox Brewing Company10.303.87200-
Brewer's Art Green Peppercorn TripelThe Brewer's Art9.204.0719894
Kapittel AbtBrouwerij Van Eecke N.V.10.003.88197-
Moa St JosephsMoa Brewing Company9.503.87180-
Dominus Vobiscum TripleMicrobrasserie Charlevoix9.004.1177-
Abbaye De Floreffe TripleBrasserie Lefèbvre SA7.503.78176-
Bete Blanche Belgian-Style TripelElysian Brewing Company7.503.6316883
Slaapmutske Triple NightcapBrouwerij Slaapmutske8.103.89166-
Allagash YakuzaAllagash Brewing Company9.004.11163-
Slumbrew Trekker TrippelSomerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)9.503.73162-
Schlafly TripelThe Schlafly Tap Room10.003.88161-
Tripel BAdelbert's Brewery9.303.8416088
Witkap Pater TripelBrouwerij Slaghmuylder7.503.8615888
St. Sebastiaan GoldenBrouwerij Sterkens N.V.7.703.7815789
Tiger TripelNøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S9.003.77157-
ZatteBrouwerij 't IJ8.003.75156-
CandiOld Dominion Brewing Company9.503.7715682
Jambe De BoisBrasserie de la Senne8.003.85155-
La ButeuseLe Trou Du Diable10.004.03151-
Grimbergen TripelBrouwerij Alken-Maes9.003.8150-
DeceitFunkwerks9.404.08150-
Rye 95Two Roads Brewing Company9.503.57149-
Ename TripelRoman N.V.8.503.71144-
Tribute TripelNeshaminy Creek Brewing Company9.303.8141-
Tripel Overhead (Bourbon Barrel-aged)Mother Earth Brewing9.003.8514093
Sawyer's TripleStone Brewing Co.7.604.01138-
Infinite Wisdom TripelUpland Brewing Company9.003.7137-
Tripel NovaAle Asylum9.903.81133-
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