Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Tripel
Baileux, Belgium


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RATINGS: 3328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Satyroneto (254) - BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2015
Cor laranja, turva e com algum brilho. Espuma branca dr altas formação e persistência com lacing razoavel. Aroma,perceptível logo ao abrir a garrafa, intenso de leveduras com um toque lupulado dando um suave aroma de folhas de limoeiro. Sabor seguindo o aroma, picante desde o início com final de picância mais acentuada, seco e levemente amargo; retrogosto picante e levemente adstringente. Corpo médio e alta carbonatação.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1238) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 13, 2015
Aroma is clove, lemon grass, wild yeast and slight sulphur. Taste is sweet malts with a fairly strong tartiness. Matching taste to aroma essentially. Pretty refreshing and smooth for its abv. Appearance is a cloudy gold with a fluffy pillow head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenOver (202) - SLOVENIA - SEP 12, 2015
Pours amber/golden with a lot of jead, which stays for some time in an appropriatr glass. Aroma is of caramel, yeast and barley. Full, heavy aroma. Taste is full, well bodied and not complex. The body of the beer makes it unique and excellwnt with a sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grisza77 (240) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 11, 2015
Złote, mętne piwo o obfitej pianie, która zdobi szkło i pozostaje do końca w postaci sporej warstewki na powierzchni. Aromat przyjemny, jasne owoce, gruszka, winogrona. W smaku także mocno owocowe, lekko szczypiące w język. Goryczka średnia. Ogólnie bardzo dobry tripel, wysoka półka, mocno owocowe, alkohol rewelacyjnie ukryty, pije się dość lekko..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (647) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2015
Gold Beer with a big white cup, high carbonation. Tastes very malty, wheat, bitter hops, alcohol, yeasty character and something fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lello4ever (335) - ITALY - SEP 8, 2015
Arancio, torbida, ampia schiuma pannosa biancastra. Intenso aroma dolce e con note speziate. Al palato malto dolce, continuano le spezie, leggerissimo amaro. Perfetta carbonazione. Alcol ben supporta la bevuta. Grande tripel

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsporrer (219) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Pours a cloudy dirty yellow with a foamy white head that disappears quickly. Aroma of wheat and bread dough. Nice body, clings to the glass, almost syrupy. The taste is concentrated on the center of the tongue. Its not harsh, not sweet or bitter. It has a bread dough taste from the yeast which is not unpleasant. Fairly smooth with just a slight warmth and tingle from the alcohol. Didn’t love it or hate it but I did enjoy it. Somewhat similar to the taste of a German Hefeweizen with a little more body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlowxxx (134) - Carlow, IRELAND - SEP 5, 2015
bottle. Pours hazy orange Lovely spiced yeasty and caramel malty aroma. oft caramel flavoured with a small spice .Goes into a more yeast and spice dominated flavour. Ends slight bitter and spiced. . A great beer that I enjoy on a regular basis.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
malingil (15) - Luzern, SWITZERLAND - SEP 5, 2015
Karamellige Farbe, stark schäumend - übrig bleibt eine feine Schaumschicht Buttrig fruchtiger gout Buttergeschmack bleibt im Gaumen Tolles Preis/Leistungs-Verhältniss

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tonkatruck (42) - SPAIN - SEP 5, 2015
Light sweet malt nose with yeast tones. syrupy light malt taste that combines with the hops and yeast to give a cloying waxy finish. Seems like a typical trappist triple and not for me.

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