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Westmalle Trappist Extra | Brouwerij Westmalle

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108 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle
Belgium
trappistwestmalle.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,895
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
108
pDev:
9.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
23
Trade:
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Photo of Dope
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

27/2/19 date...uhhhh maybe bottled 2/27/2017, making this 8 months old? Or who knows I guess. Can't stand "best by" dates.

A: Pours a clear straw with an enormous and loud fizzy white head. Head sticks around pretty decently surprisingly, but nothing special.

S: Very nice light citrus rind. Wheaty and a little bit peppery. Touch of grass.

T: Taste is pretty much the same. Quite a bit of grass with a good citrus kick to round it out. Maybe a hint of floral hops? Light cracker malt with a tiny bit of bitterness on the back end. Clean and crisp finish with a touch of grass and citrus again.

M: Lighter bodied, crisp.

O: Very nice BPA. Super clean and refreshing. Just the right amount of hops to give it some brightness but not too much, this is no triple IPA of course. Very tasty though.

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Photo of byronic
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of polloenfuego
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very pale blond with a bubbly white head. The head lasts a while and there is good lacing left behind. Smell is absolutely beautiful. Smells of candi, Belgian yeast, fruits and spice. The taste is much like the nose, but the yeast and fruitiness are dominant and the spice is a bit more subtle. The feel is light and effervescent. Thinner than expected, but that just made it too easy to drink.

A nice beer. On a hot summer's day, a few of these would be perfect.

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Photo of adodds
4.56/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Foley67
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of desint
3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
4.53/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From Belgium in a Box. In La Trappe chalice. Playing Terra Incognita Ch1. Really good. Dry and efervescent, with a delicious spicy and apple-like touch. Great feeling for such low ABV.

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Photo of SassaDog
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of donald_w7
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Managed to find this in a little shop in Roche-en-Ardenne quite unexpectedly. Roughly 4 SRM maybe a little darker than a pils. Lovely Belgian yeast aroma. Taste is initally dry with the fruity yeast character and then leaves a pleasant bitterness. Glad I got to try this but a shame it's not more readily available. Would happily buy this by the case to have as a regular go to beer.

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3.08/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rifugium
3.63/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrfehon33
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThomasKoren
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fettpopps
3/5  rDev -25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IckyT2012
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BenBreeg
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jkhara12
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexFields
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Luklaer
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Franck
2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

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Westmalle Trappist Extra from Brouwerij Westmalle
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 108 ratings
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