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Trippel Belgian Style Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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Trippel Belgian Style AleTrippel Belgian Style Ale

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of MadScientist
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: A golden beer with excellent clarity and a rocky white head that leaves some lacing.

S: A nice spicy nose with aroma of pepper, coriander and some clove. There is a medium-low, light colored fruit ester like apricots and peaches. Some light herbal-like character. A low, floral alcohol aroma.

T: A smooth honey like malt sweetness blended with spice and fruit. There is a medium-low earth and spicy hops flavor and bitterness. The balance leans towards the sweet and malty side with a medium finish. Some spice in the aftertaste.

M: A medium bodied beer with a moderately-strong level of carbonation. A noticeable alcohol warmth.

O: Another excellently crafted, balance beer from New Belgium. It's on the lighter side of the Tripel style but still packs a lot of fruit, spicy flavor with a nice balance of sweetness that doesn't overwhelm.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of BrewAskew
4.38/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Chimay chalice. Pours to a medium white head that falls to a thin layer and light lacing (could be the dusty glass, sorry). Aroma is spicy coriander, intense fruit esters from the yeast, and sweet caramel. Flavor is melt-in-your-mouth honey and biscuits, spices, fruits and a balancing spice and bitterness to offset the intense sweetness but not enough to dry out the finish. Mouthfeel is smooth, warming and appropriate to style. Overall a very well made beer that is excellent for sipping.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.12/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a slightly hazy golden color with a thick foamy head. Head retention is good. Lacing is excellent. Aroma of Belgian yeast, coriander and banana. There may be some slight citrus thrown in. Nice smooth taste. Peppery with Belgian yeasts, coriander and banana. Medium bodied with moderate to high carbonation. Very good beer. Nice offering from New Belgium

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of C3likesbeer
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Yellow, yellow, perhaps a touch of amber. Pretty thin head with a decent lace that dissipates quickly. By the way, generic looking label. Meh.

S: This is where it starts to knock your socks off. Belgian yeast abbey ale goodness with some banana esters, spices and an indescribable crispness if that's possible with smell.

T: Delicate fruity and banana sweetness, bready and slight spices. Mouthfeel is nice and crispy with a warm alcohol and Belgian yeast finish. Stated simply, if you like Belgian Trippel Ales with the famous yeast and banana esters, you will like this.

O: Excellent crisp, slightly spicy and balanced Trippel.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Trippel Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 3,034 ratings
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