Tripel Karmeliet | Brouwerij Bosteels

Tripel KarmelietTripel Karmeliet
BA SCORE
4.28/5
4,163 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
Ranking:
#597
Reviews:
1,340
Ratings:
4,163
pDev:
10.05%
Bros Score:
4.22
 
 
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323
Gots:
993
Trade:
5
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer on tap while in Bruges, Belgium. I've also had this beer many times back in the states from the bottle and surprisingly does not lose much in the bottle.

Pours a hazy golden colour with a large, very foamy head which is very common with Belgian beers. Belgian beers in general produce extremely large heads that are scraped with a knife. The smell is floral, very sweet, and fruity, due to the Belgian yeast strains that are used. The taste is very fruity, sweet, and you can definitely taste the alcohol content. It is also very carbonated, like most Belgian beers.

Would I buy it again? Absolutely.

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75cl bottle into tulip.

A - Golden blonde with a titanic bubbly white head. Very aggressive carbonation flowing up from the bottom of the glass.

S - Inviting aroma of light citrus, apple cider, coriander, Belgian yeast, bready malts.

T - A delicious blend of apple, banana, lemon and sweet bready malts. Light coriander, clove and Belgian yeast add complexity. A touch of earthy herbal hops comes in to balance the sweetness.

M - Exceptionally smooth and light bodied. Crisp and refreshing. Super high carbonation but it works for the style.

O - Excellent tripel. Very complex, balanced and flavorful. This beer would pair beautifully with any type of seafood or meat.

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Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 4,163 ratings
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