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St. Feuillien Triple | Brasserie St. Feuillien

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BA SCORE
3.96/5
Very Good
616 Ratings
St. Feuillien TripleSt. Feuillien Triple
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien
Belgium
st-feuillien.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer has a white, smooth and very compact head. Its pale amber colour is very characteristic revealing a distinctive maltiness. It has a rich aroma with a unique combination of aromatic hops, spices and the typical bouquet of fermentation – very fruity. Secondary fermentation in the bottle gives it a unique aroma due to the presence of yeast. St-Feuillien Triple has a very strong and exceptionally lingering taste thanks to its density and its long storage period. Whether served as a refreshing aperitif in summer or savoured during the winter months, the Triple is a connoisseur’s beer par excellence.

Added by Todd on 12-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,040
Reviews:
292
Ratings:
616
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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22
Gots:
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Photo of DaveBar
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased at the LCBO for $3.85 for a 330ml bottle. Served at 8deg C in a tulip

A- Opens well and pours a 1" high white head that is gone in a minute or two. Medium gold colour and filtered clear

S- Not a lot here. Metallic if anything.

T- Nice brew. I like the bready nature of this yeasty good beer. Low hops. Not a compliant but it is what it is. Nice shot would move up numbers some.

M- Nice and crisp going down then dries out

O- I like this brew. Glad I got a few more for later. Nice blend and mellow. Not pushy

Food Pairing

This nice brew went well with........ Homemade tomato sauce with chicken hearts on brown rice. Just a nice flavorful main. Cheap, hearty... no pun intended... and nutritious

Enjoy

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Photo of portwood
4.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smell: clove, baking spices, candied sugar, doughy.
Taste: bubbly, slightly grainy, sweet citrus.
Finish: dry, yeasty, clove, banana, pear, herbal hop (light) bitterness, hint of pineapple.
(BB 10/19/2017)

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Photo of Dzu
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bruno74200
3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L - Hazy yellow with a fat white head

S - Herbal and estery notes

T - Herbal hops, menthol, pear, pepper, yeast, sweet and a bit tart

F - Dry mouthfeel, fine carbonation

O - A good tripel, refreshing, a bit much on the spice and herbal side maybe. Not as fruity as some of the best ones

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Photo of Wajohnst
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutBoi
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Determined419
4.41/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jaisell
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RochefortChris
4.99/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of polloenfuego
3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I rate this better than the average Tripel, a style I like and sample often (perhaps more often than I should, given its strength.)
While St. Feullien's Tripel looks and smells about average; but really is not indicative of what is to come. This Triple's Taste and Feel are greatly boosted by how its softness and sweetness combine. A fine yeast clearly is at work here, but there is something else as yet unknown to me.

Reviewed in the "1001 Beers", it probably deserves to be on the list... but certainly has competition.

MJ's "Great Beers of Belgium" goes on almost for two pages about St. Feuillien, its family ownership, its history and ales... an unusually long review for a brewery with only 4 beers. The only review of the Tripel is the caption under the pretty proprietess who helps run the brewery: "Dominique, a peachy blonde" (he's referring to the ale, but adding some intrigue), "a more recent addition is a perfumey, honeyish Tripel."

11/17/17 Possibly older than normal as it came out of a very dusty St Feuillien gift 3-pack with its chalice, this particular bottle coated my tongue with alcohol.... which really shouldn't happen even if old. A .5 deduction in Feel.

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Photo of Yoann
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tivlavrie
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paleoplant
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trevordglenn
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shellynix
2.74/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Cramshawbar
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A beautifully delicious triple. The colour, the head, the nose and most importantly the taste, is up there with the very best. If you try just one beer in this style, you can't go wrong with this.

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Photo of mmesce2
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy, yet delicious and smokey.

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Photo of josanguapo
3.67/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From elcervecero. In La Trappe chalice. Playing Millenium 2. It has some odd herbal-spicy taste, like in their blonde. At first I wasnt sure if I liked it, but in the end I think that yes

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Photo of Dazka
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jow
3.31/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdmundBlackadder
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

St. Feuillien Triple from Brasserie St. Feuillien
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 616 ratings
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