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 1877) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Belgian TripelSalden's Brewery8.503.534-
Tequila Barrel Aged Beermuda TriangleImperial Oak Brewing9.003.974-
UnholyRockford Brewing Company9.703.624-
RIPTATrinity Brewhouse10.503.874-
Tripel (with MN Plums)Lakes & Legends Brewing Company7.803.634-
Friend FinderJopen Bier BV Haarlem9.003.474-
Belgian TripelPayette Brewing8.003.194-
1831RJ Rockers Brewing Company8.504.14-
Wevelgemse TripelSpirito DiVino / Bierwinkel Bacelle8.003.87484
Abbey TripelBlackberry Farm Brewery9.003.694-
Lady AntwerpEarth Eagle Brewings8.903.064-
All Rye-led UpChaos Mountain Brewing7.803.54-
Trippel Lindy5 Seasons Westside ? 4.324-
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-
Bronckhorster Angus TripelBrouwerij Rodenburg8.503.164-
Durboyse TripleBrasserie Lefèbvre SA8.002.944-
Trippel AMikkeller ApS9.003.864-
Trap Door TripelAbandoned Building Brewery8.503.564-
Antenne TripelRamses Bier8.804.154-
Keegan's Special Lady Friend Dry-Hopped With GalaxyCigar City Brewing9.803.724-
Pineapple X-PressSprecher Brewing Company8.403.544-
Abbaye Tripel (The Duke)Levante Brewing Company10.304.114-
Kate The GreatHoly City Brewing9.003.624-
Tripel Lindy Chardonnay BAFunky Buddha Brewery11.003.894-
Tripel TreatRoak Brewing Co.9.504.184-
Depths Unknown2SP Brewing Company9.503.844-
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-
Defcon IIFaction Brewing7.303.834-
Belgian TrippelDos Desperados Brewery6.703.574-
BeatrixCold Creek Brewery7.703.64-
Falke Tripel MonasteriumMicro Cervejaria Falke Bier9.004.694-
Debut #8: Barrel-Aged TripelStarr Hill Brewery11.504.124-
Trip D'Automne 3Siboire - Dépôt7.003.884-
Trappist TripelGrist House Craft Brewery8.303.834-
Dead Tony'sBlue Canoe Brewery9.503.964-
ConfusticatedNorth Country Brewing9.303.674-
Anna (Mono Houblon Simcoe)Vox Populi10.004.133-
Yard House Belgian Amber TripelUinta Brewing Company9.004.293-
The Devilish DetailsEquinox Brewing Company ? 3.583-
Tangerines TripelRocky Point Artisan Brewers10.504.083-
Toll TakerDouble Nickel Brewing Company8.004.353-
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