Tripel Karmeliet | Brouwerij Bosteels

Tripel KarmelietTripel Karmeliet
BA SCORE
93.3%
Liked This Beer
4.28 w/ 4,157 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:
#598
Reviews:
1,338
Ratings:
4,157
Liked:
3,877
Avg:
4.28/5
pDev:
10.05%
Alströms:
4.22
 
 
Wants:
323
Gots:
986
Trade:
5
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Single bottle from the LCBO, part of the fall release. Enjoyed on a cool rainy fall day.

Poured into my Duvel chalice. Lovely light golden, nice billowing head, recedes into a thin ring. Some lacing. Decent looking tripel.

Nose is stellar: lovely fresh citrus, soft wheat malt, a bit of yeast, spices, bubblegum, herbal hops. Essentially what I think of when I think tripel.

Tastes just as nice. Good herbal/bubblegum character, nice citrus bite to mellow out the sweetness, bit of spice and yeast to the finish. Very drinkable.

Mild bodied, easy to drink, light, moderate to high carbonation.

One of the finest Belgian tripels I've come across. Hits all the right notes. Definitely will be back for more of this.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330 cl bottle poured into a Big Tulip glass
App/ golden colour with a big white head (2 fingers) long lasting
S/ malt, wheat, some spices and a little little bit of alcohol too
T / sweet (touches of banana and pear) but not in excess, then an amazing appearance of alcohol and herbal hops.
M / medium/full body with medium carbonation. Lon lasting in mouth.
O/ Very very nice with a great balance and personality.

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Pale blonde colour, a little over one finger of white head, good retention with some good lacing as well. Smell is a mix of yeast and spice, quite grassy, fruity as well, lots of citrus, lemon, pear, honey, banana and bits of bubble gum as well. Taste follows the nose with yeast and fruit, citrus, vibrant grassy/herbal/floral notes, mild bitter hop, honey candy sweetness, pear, apple, quite the complex drink with a ton of new flavours popping up with each sip. Fairly high active carbonation fitting for the style, medium-full body. Really great stuff here, among the best in the style, super complex and very delicious as well.

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Into a calice, lots of carbonation at first, big white head,
Champagne like color and carbonation,

It smell fine fruits aroma, sweet and acid,
very inviting..

Its a very tasty beer. Very nice assemblage of cereals
with a very fruity side, and it has a complex body with strong core.

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some acid notes, with sweet alcool..

Very tasty, really happy to get it easilly.

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Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
Beer rating: 93.3% out of 100 with 4,157 ratings
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