Bete Blanche Belgian-Style Tripel | Elysian Brewing Company

Bete Blanche Belgian-Style TripelBete Blanche Belgian-Style Tripel
BA SCORE
3.58/5
168 Ratings
Bete Blanche Belgian-Style TripelBete Blanche Belgian-Style Tripel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States
elysianbrewing.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by xlperro on 06-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,115
Reviews:
79
Ratings:
168
pDev:
15.36%
Bros Score:
3.68
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 168 |  Reviews: 79
Photo of wl0307
4.01/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

At 7.4%abv., coming in a 355ml slim brown bottle, bottle-conditioned; production date 15/02/13, served chilled in a straight imperial pint glass.

A: pours a lightly cloudy, dark yellow-ish or light golden colour, coming with a foamy off-white head with good retention and rather healthy & constant carbonation.
S: fruit esters abound along with random orangey and grassy notes of hops, yeasty barn-ish (or “off-ish”) acidity and a dry-ish note, plus some zesty and floral esters. A decent layer of pale malts stays in the background, not dominating. Not so exotic estery or pronouncedly fragrant as one’s standard Belgian Tripel, but still a very refreshing and nicely executed one.
T: refreshingly carbonated on the entry, packed with musk, juicy malts, lime zests, and overripe tropical fruitiness, balanced by lingering hop spicy-bitterness and an intensifying-ly dry palate from the exotic yeasts’ work, and a tinge of exotic “mung bean paste”-like estery taste lingering. Turning minerally dry on the palate and even chewy, with some dried lemon peel-ish tannic undertones.
M&O: refreshingly carbonated but never sharp, medium-bodied, full-flavoured and well-structured, this is a nice Tripel beer but in a rather balanced and not so well-attenuated or dry-ish version. I like it very much.

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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of washingtonstatebeerfan
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I am not normally a fan of Belgian-style brewing, but for Elysian, I gave it a chance. I was very pleasantly surprised. I have long credited Elysian for having a powerful, unpretentious taste in many of their beer styles, and this was no exception. When poured, it gives a cloudy appearance that lasts throughout the drinking, solid head, as the label might tell you, and soft lacing. Its flavor is wheaty with some caramel notes. Not a regular choice for me, but if offered I would not refuse it.

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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of LI_PO12
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle into tulip (no freshness date)

Appearance- Deep gold, clear, 1 finger white head

Aroma-Light malt sweetness, spicy, some pepper notes, some fruitiness

Flavor- spicy, some fruitiness, sweet up front with a dry finish. lacking for a triple

Mouthfeel- Medium full, smooth, medium carb

Overall- Its good, not great wouldn't really seek out again but its enjoyable brew, it seems to light for a triple, but drinkable for sure.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Bete Blanche Belgian-Style Tripel from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 168 ratings
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