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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Tripel
Baileux, Belgium

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RATINGS: 2932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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)


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BoostIPA (1096) - 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.

3.8
   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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarpa (666) - 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.

3.6
   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.

3.7
   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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (450) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Moins intéressante que les autres Chimay, elle reste une bonne trappiste à déguster.

3.6
   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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjorsvdg (22) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Een lekkere tripe van Chimay. Grasaroma, duidelijke hopsmaak. Drinken met het gist dat in de fles aanwezig is.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2549) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2014
bottle. deep golden with one finger head. sweet and lightly fruity. nice yeast and spice. it’s good, but not deserving of the classic status that it’s achieved.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ncube (62) - - MAR 21, 2014
Aroma of malt, yeast, citrus. Rich but refreshing. More bitter than sweet. Pretty good.


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