Oud Beersel Bersalis Tripel | Brouwerij Oud Beersel

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Belgium
oudbeersel.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by paterlodie on 01-24-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
113
Reviews:
55
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
13.66%
 
 
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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

this one did very little for me. its awesome to see more of their stuff showing up in the market, but this is a far cry from the quality of their sours, and i dont think is the best representation of the style you can find. it comes across really thin to me, like almost lacking that fleshy oaty base i like so much in the style, no wheat texture either. while i do love how bubbly it is, carbonated like a champ, the watery body is an issue, really unflattering to the style. its definitely a little oxidized too, not sure of a bottle date, but it has a slight skunked thing going on, starting to take hold. unlike many tripels, this is quite dry, which i also find pleasing, not sugary and teeth coating. i need more grain flavor though, it seems like this crazy yeast has nothing to cling to, maybe too much added sugar, not enough of a mash, im not sure. i dont dislike it, and think it may be good to turn the uninitiated on to belgian beers in general, light enough, and a real well hidden abv, but its just not built like a tripel should be in my opinion, and falls short of expectations for me. gets the buzz cranking though...

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Photo of kamilgracki
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TurdFurgison
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stephens101
3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Two fingers of fine, fluffy off-white head cap this reddish orange brew. A proliferation of yeast sediment flourishes.

Smells of vanilla cake, orange, phenols and taffy with slight floral notes at the end.

Creamy with a fruity blast immediately followed by a sharp alcohol heat. Notes of vanilla, carob, taffy, lemon and syrupy sugar coat the tongue.

This one leans toward heavy and a bit more in-yer-face than I'm looking for in a Tripel, but it will definitely warm your insides and that's not always a bad thing, especially in the middle of this brutally cold winter.

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Photo of Ironstutz
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Honeybourne
4.04/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Jason_H
4.6/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Brushkanna
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Howlader
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of nowhere_native
3.92/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of josvemden
3.12/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Antiantianti
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of mattfancett
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Twal
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of hotsudge
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of kwkdmk
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of dwagner003
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of GClarkage
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Jcarter1221
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of ant1
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Gamsy
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of Offa
3.47/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a fairly good tripel.

Slightly hazy bubbly gold, it has a medium off-white fizzy head that soon thins to a thin ring.

Aroma is pear wine, yeasty bread dough, wet hay.

Taste is creamy, raisiny bread dough, apples, bread crust, strong white bread-dough aftertaste, a bit sweet.Full-bodied, good, and fairly easy to drink, but a bit simple and one-dimensional.

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Photo of TerryB
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Anderbrau_IPA
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of brentk56
3.37/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: On the plus side, the head is very impressive, displaying great retention and lacing; on the other hand, there is a ton of yeast in suspension, leaving the honey colored liquid looking very unattractive

Smell: Candi sugar dominant, so much so that the beer smells like taffy; underneath are some pear tones as well as considerable fusel alcohol

Taste: Very sweet on the tip of the tongue, with rotting pears and fusel alcohol building out the profile in mid-palate; candi sugar sweetness, peppery spice and boozy tones in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: I am not a huge fan of tripels to begin with, but this beer emphasizes many of the attributes that lead me to avoid the style in most cases

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Oud Beersel Bersalis Tripel from Brouwerij Oud Beersel
3.66 out of 5 based on 113 ratings.
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