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Tripel Karmeliet | Brouwerij Bosteels

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4.28/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels
Belgium
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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:
#603
Reviews:
1,343
Ratings:
4,171
pDev:
10.05%
Bros Score:
4.22
 
 
Wants:
327
Gots:
997
Trade:
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Ratings: 4,171 |  Reviews: 1,343
Photo of The_Bujon
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The look of this beer is it's only chink. Very gassy like a European premium pils, with a pleasing huge foamy head. Just can't escape all those bubbles unfortunately!!
Putting the appearance to one side, the beer scores very highly for me.
A super inviting aroma, light and fruity with an almost fresh apple scent.
Taste is excellent, exactly what I expect from a tripel, slightly sour, but tasting all those grains, with a hit of alcohol on the tongue that lingers.

The feel is no way as gassy as it looks thankfully, and actually goes down very smoothly.

It has to be one of the best tripels in my opinion. Trying this one is a must.

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Photo of brocktune
4.13/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Quafftastic
4.48/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rukeli76
4.35/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Auslaender
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Dharmelink
4.16/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nullbort
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WickedBeer
4.14/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bb-magic
4.09/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Noooddle
3.87/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mnine
3.58/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of WunderLlama
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into glass

Hazy Straw , two finger silky white foam cap

Aroma of fruit, apple, pear

Taste of fruit and yeast

Smooth, creamy , delicious

Good beer

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Photo of mdecross
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bshiban
3.74/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best in the world! Had many times, and have never been disappointed. Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Wonderfully fragrant, floral and fruity. The taste has many facets with lemon, apple and pear. Vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Rich and creamy head with great lacing. Bright yellow body. Love it!

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Photo of Tomesco
3.33/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - Standard tripel: a rich gold color and cloudy. Lots of head.

Smell - Not very fragrant, even at cellar temp.

Taste - A bit more spice than an average tripel, with not much fruitiness,

Mouthfeel - Coats the mouth and bubbly.

Overall - An uninspiring tripel.

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Photo of Bombelsky
4.72/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Light gold and cloudy. Huge frothy, white foam with an excellent lacing. Plenty of fruits in aroma upfront. Mostly citrus, but also some bananas. Bit of grainy notes, some hops floral hops. Medium high bitterness perfectly balanced by a bit of malty honey-sweetness. Medium body, oily and creamy, spicy, high carbonation, little bit of warm alcohol, long pleasant dry finish...

This one of my favorite beers.

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Photo of cbrown25
4.62/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SGR1220
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Spoild
3.8/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beef_Curtains
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of craigmorris74
4.11/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhlosito75
4.08/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of twax
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tripel Karmeliet from Brouwerij Bosteels
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 4,171 ratings
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