The name "Tripel" actually stems from part of the brewing process, in which brewers use up to three times the amount of malt than a standard Trappist "Simple." Traditionally, Tripels are bright yellow to gold in color, which is a shade or two darker than the average Pilsener. Head should be big, dense and creamy. Aroma and flavor runs along complex, spicy phenolic, powdery yeast, fruity/estery with a sweet finish. Sweetness comes from both the pale malts and the higher alcohol. Bitterness is up there for a beer with such a light body for its strength, but at times is barely perceived amongst the even balance of malts and hops. The lighter body comes from the use of Belgian candy sugar (up to 25% sucrose), which not only lightens the body, but also adds complex alcoholic aromas and flavors. Small amounts of spices are sometimes added as well.

Tripels are actually notoriously alcoholic, yet the best crafted ones hide this character quite evil-like and deceivingly, making them sipping beers.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 8.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 751 to 800 (out of 2005) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
ChapterhouseMedusa Brewing Company8.603.574-
Biere D'ElegenceDave's BrewFarm9.604.24-
DelilahPizza Port Solana Beach9.303.934-
Golgi ApparatusWiseacre Brewing8.504.244-
Nasty WomanLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery ? 4.14-
Trippel (Red Wine Barrel Aged)Church Brew Works9.503.854-
Simple Malt TripleBrasseurs Illimités9.303.544-
MustangProgress Brewing8.103.934-
Ophelia (Wyrd Sisters Tripel)Strangeways Brewing9.002.524-
Hellcat Peppered TripelFort George Brewery + Public House8.203.484-
Nate's TripelGruhlke's Microbrewery ? 3.274-
Triple DiamondGreat Adirondack Steak And Seafood Co.8.303.54-
Belgian TripleHarvest Moon Brewery & Cafe7.603.914-
Abbaye De Vauclair TripleLes Brasseurs de Gayant8.503.174-
Triple Du Mont Saint-AubertBrasserie De Brunehaut8.002.834-
Cardeña TripelMonasterio de San Pedro de Cardeña7.003.764-
Belgian TripelSalden's Brewery8.503.534-
RIPTATrinity Brewhouse10.503.874-
Tripel (with MN Plums)Lakes & Legends Brewing Company7.803.634-
Belgian TripelPayette Brewing8.003.194-
1831RJ Rockers Brewing Company8.504.14-
Wevelgemse TripelSpirito DiVino / Bierwinkel Bacelle8.003.87484
Lady AntwerpEarth Eagle Brewings8.903.064-
All Rye-led UpChaos Mountain Brewing7.803.54-
Belgian TripelHalf Door Brewing Co.9.504.124-
Trippel Lindy5 Seasons Westside ? 4.324-
StellarUrban Family Brewing Co.8.504.074-
14|02 Tripel (Wai-Iti)Brew By Numbers8.204.284-
Unfinished StoryGibb's Hundred Brewing Co.8.503.164-
SacrifishVan Houzen Brewing Company9.003.14-
Tres Belle ChicDesignBrew8.503.244-
Volcelest TripleBrasserie De La Vallée De Chevreuse8.003.944-
Agnus DeiBrouwerij Corsendonk7.503.294-
Mamaw's Mean CobblerHardywood Park Craft Brewery8.204.194-
Trap Door TripelAbandoned Building Brewery8.203.564-
Antenne TripelRamses Bier8.804.154-
Keegan's Special Lady Friend Dry-Hopped With GalaxyCigar City Brewing9.803.724-
Kate The GreatHoly City Brewing9.003.624-
Tripel Lindy Chardonnay BAFunky Buddha Brewery11.003.894-
Tripel TreatRoak Brewing Co.9.504.184-
Turmeric TripelScratch Brewing Company8.904.094-
TrippelLa Conner Brewing Company ? 2.934-
BaphometSeventh Son Brewing Co.10.203.854-
Belgian TripelJoBoy's Brew Pub8.004.294-
Belgian TripelThe Library8.303.534-
Psycho Killer-Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged4 Hands Brewing Co.9.304.154-
Defcon IIFaction Brewing7.303.834-
Falke Tripel MonasteriumMicro Cervejaria Falke Bier9.004.694-
Trip D'Automne 3Siboire - Dépôt7.003.884-
Trappist TripelGrist House Craft Brewery8.303.834-
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