St. Bernardus Tripel | Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus TripelSt. Bernardus Tripel
BEER INFO

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

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,150
Reviews:
1,273
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
9.22%
 
 
Wants:
258
Gots:
480
For Trade:
4
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of sevenarts
4.58/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Pale golden yellow with a big fluffy, pure white head that sticks around forever. Very cloudy and carbonated.

S: Crisp and clean, with Belgian yeasts, some subdued fruits and grains, a touch of spice. Mild.

T/M: Rich and delicious. Big yeasty flavor with champagne-like fruits, spices, some slight bitterness on the back end. Very smooth and creamy, with a touch of prickly carbonation at the end of each sip.

O: An amazing tripel, just so tasty and complex.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of rangerred
4.44/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle into a goblet.

Pours a medium orange with quite a bit of sediment making it into the glass. Tons of carbonation with a white fluffy two finger head that has ridiculous staying power. Awesome lacing as well.

Aroma is just about perfect for a Tripel. Lots of coriander and clove along with some spicy orange. Hints of alcohol but they remain in the background.A little bit of bready malt and yeasty spiciness.

Lots of coriander and spice in the flavor along with a huge punch of orange. Light bread in the background but the yeast and spicy flavors really dominate. Alcohol comes forward a little bit towards the finish with the mouthfeel being bone dry as it should be in the style. Just a touch of stickyness on the lips.

Overall, an excellent example of a Tripel and one that is a great pleasure to drink. I'll have to pick this one up again.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of StaveHooks
4.26/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330ml served in a St. Bernardus goblet

A - Burnt orange color with a thick bright white head forming a thick collar. No lacing.

S - Fruity and yeasty, apricots, peaches, mango, sweet aroma

T - Sweet pale malts upfront, peaches, apricots galore, lemon, spicy Belgian yeast comes in along with a line of sweet candy and grain. Some nutmeg and coriander pop up as it warms. Finishes semi-dry with peppery/grassy hops.

M - Moderate foamy carbonation, turns creamy and lush, full body medium weight.

Excellent tripel. Rich pale malts with a tasty yeast strain. Stone fruit with some spice on the back end. Very drinkable I found myself drinking this faster than most tripels.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
4.23 out of 5 based on 3,150 ratings.
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