RateBeer
overall
99
99
style
Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Tripel
Baileux, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2938   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Share this beer with friends!
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)


birrabona's rating

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
birrabona (203) - - NOV 7, 2012
golden amber fast orange . hazy. freshness of hop. citrus to eat. yeast intensive. fruit bitter and dry. top beer


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (273) - SPAIN - APR 23, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en www.biirkonnen.com. Color ambar. Sabor a malta, levadura, alcohol, con regusto a caramelo.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
UXO (21) - CANADA - APR 21, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy amber with one finger of loose white head that gradually compacts slightly, light lacing. Nose is malt forward, banana, Belgian yeast, apples and pears, earthy and spicy. Taste is bread with honey, peppery yeast, bitter aftertaste. Mouth feel is medium- to full-bodied, with a lingering bitter finish. Much less fruit than the Chimay Red or Blue. A straight tripel, very well done, and much more sessionable than the Red or Blue, but perhaps a little less interesting.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rdb84 (11) - NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2014
Fantastische tripel, complexe smaak die zuur aanvangt maar aangenaam neerdaalt tot een romige afdronk. Robuust en volwassen.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IceChipsSky11 (13) - North Carolina, USA - APR 19, 2014
.................................................. skies and may your pots be monsters!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
welho (93) - FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
Bottle 330 ml from Alko. Pours amber with huge head. Aroma with some caramel and alcohol. Taste with some medium sweetness. Ok beer.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Toomio (123) - Joensuu, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
Tasapainoinen vehnä. Ollakko vai eikö olla hyvä? Elinan kesäterassi alkuillasta. Huonoin Chimay.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
xXbaptisteXx (13) - - APR 15, 2014
Une de mes préférais en pression!! J'adore sont amertume mais elle et complètement différente en bouteille car je n'arrive pas a trouvais quoi mais je n'arrive pas a la finir alors qu'en pression j'en boirais des litre ^^

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
veceo (243) - CROATIA - APR 14, 2014
Cloudy amber color, average sized white head. Small lacing. Full body, average carbonation. Aroma is malts, hops, yeast, spices, fruits, freshly baked bread. Medium sweet and medium bitter taste with very pleasant bitter aftertaste. I loved it.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ctplt777 (32) - - APR 13, 2014
Oh yeah, that’s it...that’s it. Just so clean so fresh so perfect. This is what a Tripel should be. I can go on and on about this but just go get one and drink it slow and appreciate the work that goes into it. This beer is just perfect. I can’t say anything else.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (61) - - APR 11, 2014
Pours a hazy amber body with a thick and lasting head. Typical belgish aroma and a fresh and nice taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 294


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50