Stoudt's Triple (Belgian Abbey-Style Ale) | Stoudts Brewing Co.

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83
good
485 Ratings
THE BROS
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Stoudt's Triple (Belgian Abbey-Style Ale)Stoudt's Triple (Belgian Abbey-Style Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 11-24-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
485
Reviews:
305
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
12.23%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
27
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mvanaskie13
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a chalice: color is hazy gold, low head but some lacing, off white in color.

Smell is fruity, spicy, light booziness, solid belgian qualities.

Taste is similar with fruity flavors of apple and apricot, spice is light pepper, some mild boozy esters.

Mouthfeel seems to start a little sweet, but as it warms there is a bit more dryness, biting quality.

Overall a good, almost great beer, a little less sweetness and more belgian yeast flavor would make it better.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a chalice. The appearance was a hazy burnt yellow to orange color with a slim finger’s worth of white foaminess that dissipated within less than thirty seconds. No lacing. The smell had a sweet to lightly spiced "iced apples" with a slight crisp citrus coming in underneath. Light spice of coriander opens up and rounds out the aroma. The taste was mainly balanced between the sweet and the spice leaving a sweet fruity aftertaste leading into a wet sticky sweet fruity finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Alcohol seems to be well hidden adding a light carbonation gracing to allow a nice smooth sweet stickiness rolling over my tongue. Overall, it's a decent stab at the style, me, I didn't mind it personally.

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Photo of madelf66
3.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SHMD_Brewing
3.97/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stofko1992
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.16/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Undated bottle at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried snifter
Aroma – spicy and some fruity yeast esters
Head small (Maximum two cm, careful pour), white, creamy, diminishing to an irregular two tosix mm ring and partial monolayer
Lacing – none
Body medium orange, hazy (Bottle was stored on its side so sediment was stirred up.)
Flavor – spicy and fruity – no alcohol until it hits the stomach then the burn begins. Well balanced.
Palate medium, creamy, soft carbonation

I’m not usually a fan of triples but I’ll make an exception here. The aroma and flavor are both pleasing and reinforce each other, the alcohol burn is not overpowering, and the yeast does not add a mustiness I’ve found in many other triples.

Appearance 4, Aroma 4.25, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4, Overall 4

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blwissler
4.28/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stevoj
3.24/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not overly impressed with this one, head was on the weak side, light aroma and taste. I compare all tripels to Karmaliet, so it’s in some tough company. Decent but not outstanding.

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Photo of KLReed
3.84/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerOps
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lambdon
4.01/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of boakmyers
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jrgriffiniii
3.39/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Michael1974
3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fear4Beer
4.16/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I really enjoyed this brew, so tasty! I'm wondering what is wrong with some of you. How can you rate this beer low? It tastes fantastic and packs 9% abv. Does it have the head of a legendary Belgian beer? No. Does the smell knock your socks off? No. But you can't deny that taste. A nice offering from an American company trying to do a Belgian beer.

Mine was bottled on 10/22/14. Some of you are saying yours was boozy but honestly, I didn't get that at all. I ate some food when I drank this so I'm not sure if it skewed my palate, but it tasted very smooth and tasty. I had it on 4/16/15, I'm not sure if that amount of time aged it at all? idk.

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Photo of dlmvh5150
4.08/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreenMind
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of twenteone
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of micropale
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.47/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JNForsyth
3.69/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Stoudt's Triple (Belgian Abbey-Style Ale) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
3.68 out of 5 based on 485 ratings.
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