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Gentse Tripel | Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
Belgium | website

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 10-02-2003

BEER STATS
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
42
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
18.83%
 
 
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3
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11
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had a bottle in Ghent, as I felt is was only appropriate. Light and crisp at first, but too clean. A nice bubblegum aroma and flavor develop as it warms and there's also respectable hopping to leave a biting lemon rind hop aftertaste. Worth a try if you're in Ghent, but Belgium has better tripels out there.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a very regular tripel. Straightforward. Because of the drinkability I won't say anything bad, but on the other side there isn't much to say in a positive way either.

L: okay; regular top; not too foamy;
S: quite yeasty, little funk;
T: nice, quite light alcohol, finish missing;
M: drinks great, but without a finish...
O: good beer.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on-tap at Brasserie Beck in Washington, D.C.

A: Beautiful cloudy yellow that practically radiates with light; forms a magnificent white, lacy head.

S: Mostly bready malts and yeast. Not much other than general freshness.

T: Strong on the bready malts. Hops poke out just a bit slightly in the middle and imbibe this brew with a hint of lychee, banana, and other tropical fruits. Ends dry on a strong Belgian yeast note.

M/D: Nicely carbonated; goes down smoothly. The alcohol is stronger than this brew reveals and sneaks up on you.

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4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

appearance: crystal clear. HUGE white head. Many tiny bubbles. Awesome lacing

smell: Wonderful estery aromas with candi sugar. Smells very appetizing

Taste: lemony at the front with a huge banana finish. Very nice.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Nothing stands out.

Drinkability: Excellent beer. I will have again if I can find it!

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3.33/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It's pouring an inch of nice white foam on top, with a light golden color beneath it.

Smell is a pleasant fresh and light smell, and a lot of CO2 at first.

The taste is light, a little bit of alcohol and some lemon at the end. With the aftertaste the "lightness" becomes a little bit warmer with still bits of lemon left.

Too much carbonation in my opinion for a fine mouth feel, and a medium body, but the mouth feel is pretty good.

Not one of my personal favorites but yet a decent beer.

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3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

had this on tap in de dulle griet in gent at the gentse feesten a

A: Beautiful cloudy yellow colour , forms a very nice white, lacy head.

S: bready malts and yeast. very refreshing

T: Strong on the bready malts. very nice hop taste with hints of banana,pineapple and more fruits.
very nice yeast flavour

M: Nicely carbonated very drinkable . The alcohol is very well hidden

good beer for its style,but not the best i had

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this "new to me" Belgian on tap at Max's the other day.

The beer pours a solid gold color with very good head retention and lacing. On the nose I get some light aromas of honey, ginger and banana. The beer is very nice on the palate, with moderate sweet flavors of honey, butter and cantaloupe. The beer is a bit simple and one dimensional, but is still quite pleasant. The beer has a fairly light mouthfeel and finish, with the abv. very well disguised. Finish is smooth and soft.

Not a beer I would probably seek out, but a nice enough beer none the less.

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Gentse Tripel from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
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