Grimbergen Tripel | Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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85
very good
158 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

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Added by stcules on 06-13-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
158
Reviews:
59
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
12.14%
 
 
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16
Gots:
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Ratings: 158 |  Reviews: 59
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4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NeilSilber1
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Jayamefu
3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of CSO
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of lmaduells
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of DuncanMcBommer
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of SVD
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of vaughtex
3.08/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Karo
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of BeerDrinkersWorldTour
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Appearance – Yellowy gold sort of colour, fine carbon streams. Supports a creamy white head that lasts pretty well.
Smell – Smells of yeast and malts with typical fruit aromas. Light clove and banana but not as strong as some in this style, personally I like that.
Taste – Good sweet sour balance with nice apple peach and banana with spicy pepper and clove taste.
Mouthfeel – Very dry finish but very full bodied with nice carbon tingle.
Overall – Very soft on the pallet this beer smells like an Amstel but drinks like a mild Leffe. Sweet but not overly so this beer tastes great and is good for a session. So mild and pleasant I think anybody could drain a keg without complaint.

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Photo of nowhere_native
3.64/5  rDev -4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of HarmB
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of mattfancett
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Quafftastic
3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of bird_soul
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of GentleKnight1
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of MikeRusso
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Gregaroo
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Nick_isthatstillcool
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of AMCPhD
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of DmanGTR
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very nice tripel indeed. Velvety and light, yet with enough oomph to deliver a hearty flavor to the palate. Light tangerine with a billowing white head. Clove, spices, hint of wine, pears, orange peels and apples. The alcohol is well hidden until you swallow and it creeps down your throat. Well carbonated and lively. Very nice.

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Photo of Will_F
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Grimbergen Tripel from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
3.79 out of 5 based on 158 ratings.
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