Westmalle Trappist Extra | Brouwerij Westmalle

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle
Belgium | website

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

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Reviews:
54
Ratings:
101
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
13.53%
 
 
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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle courtesy of Fonefan: Poured a clear golden color ale with a huge foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of dry malt base with a floral hoppy touch as well. Taste is a mix between some dry malt base with some Poppering hops, which provide a slightly dry finish with some floral notes. Full body with some great carbonation. Definitely an interesting beer to try and a refreshing Belgian ale that would be fun to try more often but in the end I would go to the Westy blonde instead of this.

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Photo of Doppel07
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2004 bottle. Body is lightly hazy with a warm straw hue and a clingy white head. Has a nice biscuity malt aroma with pleasing buttery and nutty characters plus some overripe pineapple and peppery yeast notes. Distinctly drying, but has good depth of nutty malts and great yeast signatures. Medium bitterness, enhanced by the dryness. This is a very satisfying session beer (at least I wish I had that sort of access). I really enjoyed this rare, straightforward table beer.

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Photo of weeare138
3.57/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Much thanks to hopdog for this vintage '04 bottle...
Appears a hazy light gold with a small white head that slowly fades out. Very mild spots of lacing are left around the glass.
Smell is of yeasty, candy citrus and some mild bready dough.
Taste is of the same aromas with a lemony zest standing out among flavors.
Mouthfeel is yeasty, thin, and slick along the palate.

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Photo of hopdog
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2004 Vintage.

Poured a medium, hazy/cloudy golden color with a larger sized white head. Aromas of lemons, light bananas, light yeast and some spices. Tastes of pretty much the same. Lively body that left on a nice clean finish.

This one was much better compared to the Chimay Doree. Monk ’lite’ - a beer that I would drink on a regular basis if I could get a hold of more!

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Westmalle Trappist Extra from Brouwerij Westmalle
89 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.
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