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Brugge Brasserie Tripel de Ripple
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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Our blonde Belgian style Tripel exhibits notes of vanilla and perhaps pears.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
StFun (567) - Indiana, USA - MAY 7, 2008
Very nice local offering, and I agree with those who said this one is underrated. Courtesy of Sprinkle. Nice smokey and yeasty aroma. Pours a solid orange color. Flavor is more of the smoke and yeast, with a big body and lots of flavor. Great balance of malts and sugars as well. Everything works together wonderfully. Very very solid and nice! Hovers between a tasty treat and a good session beer. This will be my go-to anytime I stop by Brugge, no doubt.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5067) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2008
Big, big citrus fruit aroma. Wheat flavor with some clove. Lots of fruit and spice. Very Good!!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (4188) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 13, 2008
Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition, on tap. Very caramely with light touch of alcohol finishing it off. Indiana and tripels? A good adoption of the style. I had two.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - APR 12, 2008
(draught at Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition) slightly hazy gold Faint aroma. Flavor is spicy and malt, some yeast and fruit.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cherr (162) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 4, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2008 Tried on tap at the brewery. Very nice, solid smell of banana and candy sugar. The body is thiick and full. Taste is full as well with sweet fruit and banana followed by some needed sour ending.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (4134) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 2, 2007
Wow, this overall rating on the beer is insanely low. Pours hazy / cloudy amber with a dense white head that leaves very nice lacing. The aroma has banana, earthy yeast and smooth sweet malt - more true to style than most US versions. Medium / full body that is creamy and smooth with very soft carbonation. The taste starts with lots of yeast, heavy typical Belgium tripel malt and candi sugar. The finish has some sharpness and sourness as wells as a good amount of spices. This is a great American version of a tripel that could easily compete against the true Belgium counterparts. Thumbs up for this well crafted beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/21/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

opaque orange, frothy beige head, heavy lace, light fruity spicy aroma with hints of citrus, creamy body, balanced malt flavor with a sweet fruityness that’s well balanced with the spicy citrus character, the sweetness picks up a candy quality as it warms and becomes a spiced candy

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2007
On tap @ the Brew pub: Pours a hazy gold with a creamy white head, nice lacing. Aroma, yeast, spices, with some light fruits. Flavor, light spicing, yeast, bready malts. Very smooth and easy drinking. Good brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Optigon (562) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 28, 2007
Pours cloudy, orange-yellow. Minor head. Aroma is lightly spicy, yeasty. Flavor is very fruitful with light spice notes. Moderate mouth feel makes for a good Tripel!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2007
Had on draft at the brew pub. Poured a clear golden orange color. Taste was very much apples, oranges and pineapple. Sweet up front, and a slight spice on the end. Very good!


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