Tripel Karmeliet | Brouwerij Bosteels

BA SCORE
94
outstanding
4,144 Ratings
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:
4,144
Reviews:
1,337
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
10.14%
 
 
Wants:
325
Gots:
971
For Trade:
5
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 4,144 |  Reviews: 1,337
Photo of esullivan880
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Ispeakforthetrees
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of SportsandJorts
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of berlinpa
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of ZinFanDave
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of micromaniac129
4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Quite a carbonated brew so much so that it produced a substancial head of fluffy white foam running out of the glass and onto my counter.
Hazy golden sunshine color.
Aroma was malty and tart smelling with green apples and spices.
Taste to me was borderline wit beer with the addition of bottle lemonn juice.
Drinks smooth and refreshing but do so cautiously because at 8 abv the alcohol is well hidden.
Hey, it's a good beer that drinks well.

 442 characters

Photo of Molson2000
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of Filosoof
4.62/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I won't be the first to say that this is absolutely the top. A very tasty beer, with lots of esters. Almost perfect.

L: golden, pilsener look, quite thin foam, nicely sticking on the glass;
S: lovely, banana, very soft hops, flowergarden;
T: round, but not too sweet, full of hops, but whitout the bitterishness;
M: a little too much carbonation perhaps, but what am I nagging...An impressive, complete creation;
O: you can wake me up at night for this one!!

 459 characters

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of gshak
4.75/5  rDev +12%

Photo of sneaks2210
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of bgibbard
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of pathead
2.5/5  rDev -41%

Photo of JohnK17
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of t0rin0
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of bmquin
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of Threske
4.75/5  rDev +12%

Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of dunix
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of silversumo
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of Dank26
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of decimator
3.79/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle poured into a goblet. ABV 8.4%.

A - Poured a hazy gold with a 1cm head. Head was quickly gone and no lacing.

S - Sweet bread, fruity with bananas & lemons, herbal notes.

T - Sweet malts, some bananas, citrus, hint of spice, hint of booze.

M - Medium-heavy body, average carbonation, some tang, sticky sweet finish.

O - Decent beer but it wasn't a stand out for me.

 382 characters

Photo of marvmoreno
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of defect_
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
4.24 out of 5 based on 4,144 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.