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Tripel Karmeliet | Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
4.28/5
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4,181 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels
Belgium
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Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
3 grains - barley, wheat, oat. Styrian hops.

Added by kbub6f on 04-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#605
Reviews:
1,342
Ratings:
4,181
pDev:
10.05%
Bros Score:
4.22
 
 
Wants:
326
Gots:
999
Trade:
6
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Photo of WadeBridgman
4.3/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.42/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Being brewed with wheat, barley and oats it has a complex flavor, partially tasting like a wheat beer, but not really. I thought it was different, interesting and very good.


Look: cloudy yellow hue with a 2-3 inch white frothy head

Aroma: bread, yeast, banana, maybe pear

Taste: Wheaty dough flavor with banana, pear, cloves and yeast, as well as a flavor of darker breads with bit of caramel sweetness.

Feel: medium body, creamy

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Photo of McWooze
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Almasrik
4.88/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SirFolmarv
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Well this did make an impression on me. With an explosive entrance it frothed out the top of the bottle when opened non-stop for several minutes. Quite a yeasty explosion. Beautiful honey glow. An amazing beer.

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Photo of WormGod
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Yannis77
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IckyT2012
4.06/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of zuun
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of petermethot
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hcproff36
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AtWorsttheBestOf
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dandy14
4.02/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilaMila
4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cdathe2
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of iCabaLLero
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Deelanders
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of briantullis1
4.54/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Viaduck
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

With a pop loud enough to require eat protection, a fruity aroma fills the air. A gentle pour resulted in a truly massive head that was Snow White made of large coarse bubbles. The body is a gorgeous hazy amber, lighter than most tripels. Certainly one of the most aromatic brews I've tried, apple, banana, pear & spices. Taste is not too sweet or salty or tart, perfectly balanced. The 3 grains show up in the flavor, imparting a bread or pie crust. I'm going to borrow another reviewers word, lots of "geyser" action make it a fun beer to watch. Light & flavorful. I'd describe this as an apple, banana, pear pie of beers. It's outstanding & one of my favorites.

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Photo of dvmin98
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeff_El_Jefe
4.9/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mollykats
4.52/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pvibeer
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MattSn
4.13/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bplabernie
4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 4,181 ratings
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