Trippel Belgian Style Ale | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
86
very good
2,988 Ratings
Trippel Belgian Style AleTrippel Belgian Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,988
Reviews:
1,010
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
13.28%
 
 
Wants:
112
Gots:
548
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,988 |  Reviews: 1,010
Photo of eulerthegrape
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Jabartheljr
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Humulus85
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Spikester
3.51/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Clear gold with one finger of white head leaves quickly but ring of white stays and produces good amount of lacings. Smell is pungent spiced apple.
Taste is puckering astringent plenty of malts. Can't detect the hops but there is a slight bitterness. Fruity and again maybe some spiced apple, banana, and cloves.
Mouthfeel was slick and well carbonated. It has a medium dry finish. Alcohol is clearly there but not a turn off. Overall a decent beer but I probably won't buy a six pack. This was included in a Folly 12 pack.

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Photo of HarmonMW
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of dc87
3.24/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A - Medium gold, with very thin white head with little lacing. Clear on first pour but cloudy towards the end of the bottle.

S - yeast, booze, bready. Some fruit, vaguely reminiscent of wine, a little banana. Not getting coriander despite the promise it's in there.

T - Similar to the smell. Spices and yeast upfront, followed by a nice biting malt flavour with some banana. A dry aftertaste

M - Thin, light carbonation. Not very exciting

O - A quite pleasant beer, but not one I would rush to drink again. That said, this is the first I have had of this style, so I may revisit later

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Photo of AmandaSchaefer
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of MinorThreat
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of JamesStreet
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of JakeDebus
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Xzfgiimtsath
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of TheBishopco
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of Brian15
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of kshizzle101
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bomber into pint glass

A - clear straw/yellow in color. 2 inch head with decent retention and solid lacing down the sides

S - coriander and other spice heavy up front. slight maltiness but very florally dominated.

T - coriander, floral, good balance of malt and hops underneath but like the smell, very florally dominated.

M - medium bodied, good carb, a little stickiness

Overall - very pleasant to drink. possible room for improvement to allow hops or malts to come forward more. but all in all, a very good beer

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of dalepryor
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.37/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

New Belgium Trippel has a fairly thin (wide-brim glass), off-white head, and a fizzy, clear, yellow-golden appearance, with a bit of lacing left behind. The aroma is of musty grain and some sweetness. Taste is of coriander spice, sweet bread, water, sugar, and some mild bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and New Belgium Trippel finishes dry, easy going, and surprisingly refreshing. One just does not pick up a heavy alcohol presence with this beer, although it is there. Overall, this is one of their good ones (because, they do have some bad ones, in my opinion). For $2.99 a bottle, it’s a good value.

RJT

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of kingcrow
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of stormgasm7
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of BrianSherry
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.84 out of 5 based on 2,988 ratings.
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