Grimbergen Tripel | Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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160 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes
Belgium
maes.be

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stcules on 06-13-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
160
Reviews:
59
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
12.14%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
36
For Trade:
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Ratings: 160 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of mltobin
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Foley67
4.37/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A pretty gold and its head receded evenly.
Less distinguishable in the nose and taste (and almost common in the latter.)
In the mouth, this one slipped below average in the mouth... then I start eating and all the carbonation cut thru the fat in the frites.
My advice is: have this tripel with fries.

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Photo of Couz74
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mark13
3.36/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle 27.07.17. Sweet malty aroma, flowers, spices, yeast. Light golden, clear. White, five fingered head, overcarbonated. Intensive spices and yeast in taste. Low bitterness, medium carbonation. Sour and bready aftertaste. Full body, sticky texture. Nice alcohol in taste, but beer is very drinkable.

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Photo of 54V4G3
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YvesB
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StephenHerdman
3.41/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drmeto
3.14/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

L:
-pours a hazy golden with a huge foamy,white head
-high carbonation visible
S:
-lemon,zesty,grassy,spicy,herbal
T:
-lemon,lime lemonade,ascorbic acid,milky,earthy
-low to medium bitterniss
F:
-high carbonation
-light to medium body
-alcohol noticeable
O:
Tastes more like Sprite than a proper Tripel.

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Photo of Zet
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pretty light golden haze with a good head of soapy foam. Smell of tangerine and yeast. The taste is also quite citric, with tangerine, orange and lemon. This tripel is quite mild and fruity, which makes the 9.0 abv a bit treacherous. A recommended tripel, especially for those who prefer a fruity tripel over a spicy one.

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Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
4.36/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of roberto87
2.47/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of spycow
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oidmoe
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rulisekmartin
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dbauer
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenBreeg
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DylanBrkhff
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mozartandmadnes
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lhwjanssen
4.29/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Grimbergen Tripel from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
3.79 out of 5 based on 160 ratings.
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