Tripel Karmeliet | Brouwerij Bosteels

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Tripel KarmelietTripel Karmeliet
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels
Belgium
bestbelgianspecialbeers.be

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
Ratings:
4,121
Reviews:
1,331
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
10.14%
 
 
Wants:
317
Gots:
952
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 4,121 |  Reviews: 1,331
Photo of mac31
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had on tap. It's a fantastic beer! Slightly sweet. Super smooth. Esters align with the great balance of the beer, equal amounts of banana, spice, belgian yeast. Soft, pleasnt bitterness inviting me to sip on-it was gone before I knew it. A nice balance of citrus, light caramel, balanced out by the soft, earthy hoppy bitterness. Thinner, but rounded, silky mouthfeel/body. Alcohol is perfectly covered, seems non existent. One of my new favorites. I am looking for clone recipe to replicate.

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Photo of Asrugan
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of ruckus232
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of AlvinLin
4.75/5  rDev +12%

Photo of AMCimpi
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of Dentist666
3.92/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

0,33l bottle.
Pours hazy, yellow-golden beer with stiff and huge white head. Aroma is citrusy, fruity (banana), spicy (coriander, clove), yeasty, simultaneously similar to witbier, owing to wheat.
Taste is rich, at first warming and full of alcohol, lemony, zesty, semisweet. Raw grains on palate. I'm very disappointed, the beer looks like overfermented witbier, lacking tripel charming significantly.

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Photo of MarkCraven
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of mmess65
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of shigg85
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of norkram72
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of kkdash
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of innominat
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Tripel_Threat
5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beauty incarnate. Light and bubbly on the tongue, light and bubbly in a snifter. Smells of banana, clove, biscuit, and a pleasant time about to come. Holds a steady stream of carbonation from first pour to last sip. A sneaky little bugger, too; you'd never guess it's 9.0 abv by smell or taste.
And you can find it at Costco, too, at least in Michigan. Never would have thought, but never more appreciative.

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Photo of SHUGABEARJOHNSON
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of jamis
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of KoeSpa
4.75/5  rDev +12%

Photo of skywizzard
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of snansel
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jduprey007
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of thegerm87
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of DamienI
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of thufflife
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of shelby415
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
4.24 out of 5 based on 4,121 ratings.
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