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:
3,136
Reviews:
1,269
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
9.22%
 
 
Wants:
253
Gots:
473
For Trade:
4
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Photo of JPNesker
3.56/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Too boozy. Otherwise great.

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

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GregSemenza
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JOSHRINARD
4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rukeli76
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle served in a tulip at cellar temperature.

Pours a hazy amber colour. Head dissipates quickly.

Some subdued fresh fruit aroma.

Flavour is dominated by fresh stone fruit. Peaches and apricots. Vinous malt. This is a well-aged bottle, so the candi sugar sweetness and booze have mellowed considerably.

This is a nice but slightly forgettable tripel. I get a couple of these every year when the St. Bernardus Christmas box shows up at the LCBO, but I wouldn't look for it otherwise like I do the quads or dubbels.

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Photo of JSuperman
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nerdboy19
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaketaz
3.68/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Epiktetos
4.42/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.12/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
3.82/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WickedBeer
4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HeartofMiami
4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of TomMorris
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Commandophile
4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GentleKnight1
4.21/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of muratgurer
4.15/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whatup14
3.84/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of thoglund
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madakassal
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.15/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought in Cerveteca in Lisbon, drank at home in Coimbra and poured to a Leffe chalice.

A: The body is yellow-ish to orange-y but slightly more yellow. It's a bit opaque which is a downside and had lots of deposit hanging around which is not good. But the one finger thick white head had lots of retention and some lacing.
S: The aroma is mostly yeasty and malty giving prevalence to the belgian yeast.
T&M: The taste is very good being based on three different profiles of citrus, yeast and malts. Basically these three together create a rather sweet major profile that's very interesting with the minor bitterness that comes next. Both the taste and the mouthfeel are very well structured together.
O: I have to say that even by having a weaker presentation and aroma, I find this Tripel better than the Quad from St. Bernardus. Or is it just this beer talking?

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St. Bernardus Tripel from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
4.23 out of 5 based on 3,136 ratings.
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