Tripel Karmeliet | Brouwerij Bosteels

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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:
4,138
Reviews:
1,334
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
10.14%
 
 
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a golden yellow, with a great white head and good retention.

S:A mild fruity and honey sweet smell.

T: Fruity and alcoholic taste, not too bitterness, but a little spicy because the alcohol, i felty some wheat too.

M: Refreshing and spicy because its high carbonation with a warmth end because the alcohol.

O: A great beer, but cannot stand when compared with trappists Tripel, its medium body and fruity flavor resemble the trappists, but it lacks its cousins bitterness and complexity.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Quite a nice sweet and beautifully flowing triple.

Presentation: 75 cl green corked and caged bottle. Retro font framing the illustration of a grain harvest. Back narrative offers a small description, awards and history. Shows 8.4% Alc. by Vol. Served in a tulip glass.

A - Hazy gold pour, towering frothy head, good retention, rich surface memory with rich lacing. Atta looker...

S - Sweet and lightly spicy nose… honey, citrus and pepper…

T - Rich fruity sense, citric, lightly tropical… sugar and spice… peppery really and softly woven in a nice way with the hops and a faint herbal touch.

M - Medium body, high prickly carbonation, nice punctuation of the spices with a soft alcoholic touch and a nice lingering sense.

O - Tremendous flow… And if one is into it, it sure is quite remarkable. Deceptively drinkable.

Notes: Why did it take me so long to try this brew? Recommended over and over again. Being typically not too keen on a good part of triples I overlooked it until now. Well, glad to fix that mistake. Fruity and dry, this flows great and is a nice crowd pleaser. I'm sure revisiting and sharing...

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Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
4.24 out of 5 based on 4,138 ratings.
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