Watou Tripel | Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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4.05/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Belgium
sintbernardus.be

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 02-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,442
Reviews:
276
Ratings:
563
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
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Photo of opieo
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of -steve-
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of quadmad
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

330 ml bottle from mixed 6 pack from the LCBO.Pours a hazy yellow with yeast floaties. Nice spicy flavour. Very smooth drinkin tripel with no sign of alcohol. Solid performer.

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Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucular
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of VABA
4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-A nice golden hue with a generous head and some lacing.
A-Aroma has decent fruity hints with touches of clove, nutmeg and cinnamon.
T-The taste follows the nose with abundant hints of fruit.
M-A light bodied sweet beer.
O-A well done easy drinking beer.

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Photo of Quafftastic
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 104401
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StormAles
4.46/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Uniobrew31
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

One of the better triples I've had

Pours hazy gold with active carbonation and two for ne'er head the retains throughout
Smell is bready with slight clove scent
Taste is somewhat bitter spice on the backend with a banana and clove taste up front
Feel is soft carbonation that really activates the subtle flavors
Over all this is a well done triple that will make you consider joining a Monistary! Hats of to the brothers!

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4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 11.2oz bottle into Chimay goblet.

L - Slightly hazy copper gold pour with a finger of off-white foam.

S - Straw, pears in syrup, white bread.

T - Grassy bitterness, apricot, grape skins, marmalade, overall sweet with a bitter back end.

F - Stinging carbonation and a slight astringency on the tongue.

Nicely complex, not too many spice notes, juicy and refreshing.

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Photo of eberesford
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours rich slightlt cloudy old gold with a rich creamy stable head. Aroma: fruity (apricot) and spicy (clove) Flavour: add banana, stone fruit, lemon some hints cinemon. Medium bodied with a wonderful mouth feel.

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Photo of Yannis77
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bruno74200
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really nice tripel. Great mouthfeel with a nice carbonation. This beer is quite dry and fruity as hell. Mostly orchard fruits esters are present and the balance is good. Once again a great beer from st bernardus

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Photo of Wmubroncos85
5/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Sanchezrox23
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of freewill35
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of unclekeith
4.36/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BoilerUpNavy
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tobelerone
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wizzle32
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.84/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of steverx8
4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Czequershuus
3.7/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a clear yellow with a large head. The aroma offers up apricot, tart lemon, clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon. The flavor has notes of banana and apricot at first, followed by nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon with a good dose of sweetness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a touch of heavy sweetness. Overall this is not as complex as other examples of this style, but is more easy drinking for it.

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Watou Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 563 ratings