Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Tripel
Baileux, Belgium


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Chimay Tripel, with its typical golden colour, its slightly hazy appearance and its fine head is especially characterised by its aroma which results from an agreeable combination of fresh hops and yeast. The beer’s flavour, as sensed in the mouth, comes from the smell of hops: above all it is the fruity notes of muscat and raisins that give this beer a particularly attractive aroma. The aroma complements the touch of bitterness. There is no acidity, but an after-bitterness which melts in the mouth. This top fermented Trappist beer, refermented in the bottle, is not pasteurised.
Ingredients: Water, malted barley, wheat starch, sugar, hop extract and yeast. See Protz (beer-pages.com/protz/features/chimay.htm) and John White (www.whitebeertravels.co.uk/chimay.html)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czlowiekwiadro (40) - POLAND - APR 3, 2014
miły, owocowo-drożdżowy aromat, lekko słodki. kolor prawie pomarańczowy, mętny, nieprzejrzysty. piana skąpa, ale dość trwała. w smaku chmiel, zioła, owoce i lekka alkoholowa goryczka. bardzo mocno nasycone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (617) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2014
Backlog. On tap at Green Lion Inn. Yeasty with loads of spices, a bunch of citrus and some hay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ozckr (213) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 2, 2014
cereal, banana, floral, golden, cloudy, minimal head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BoostIPA (1105) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Cloudy peach/light amber color with a white head. Aromas of yeasty esters and phenols. Taste is straight up Belgian yeast/malt combo that is oh so typical these days. Flavors of Belgium. Raise the fucken flag, we are being invaded.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
viktore (1) - - MAR 29, 2014 does not count
Belle mousse et couleur orange brune. Goût houblonné et levure, a la belge. Bonne triple

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarpa (671) - FINLAND - MAR 28, 2014
bottle 33cl from Alko @ home. Pours hazy orange with a large white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast. Spice, citrus, yeast in the flavor, high CO2.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turboninja (79) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Medium-strong aroma has sweet caramel and a bit alcohol. Bit reddish yellow color with white light head. A bit hazy liquid. Strong taste with flavors of sweet caramel, peach, banana, some hops and yeast. Very balanced with wide taste spectrum. Long, yeasty aftertaste. Light-medium palate with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
atlrizzob (134) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Pours a deep golden amber with frothy white foam. Has the aroma of banana, hops, and yeast. Has a mass erection of flavor involving Belgian yeast, hops, banana, and a malty caramelish note. Very good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (452) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Moins intéressante que les autres Chimay, elle reste une bonne trappiste à déguster.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (201) - CROATIA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle, pours amber with a white head. Tastes of banana and yeast with some bitterness. Nice balance and a good beer.

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