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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Tripel
Baileux, Belgium

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RATINGS: 2934   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)


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
steinar (54) - rvk, - MAR 10, 2011
Pours hazy amber brown with a huge frothy head. Aroma is light, bananas, malty sweetness and fruity notes. Flavor of spices, yeast, hint of bananas, some noticable hop bitterness over the malty sweetness. Bitter finish. Palate is full bodied, high carbonation and rough but really enjoyable mouthfeel


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 (122) - 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 (7) - - APR 15, 2014 does not count
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 (229) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (380) - CROATIA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle 330 ml at Pivkan, Zagreb. Pours amber with large white head. Spices and yeast aroma. Spicy and yeasty flavor with some fruits.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vincentvega72 (34) - - APR 5, 2014
Donkerblond, bijna amberkleurig bier met aroma?s van gerst, tarwe, citrus. Lekker romig in de mond met een heerlijke afdronk. Een van de betere tripels.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
keeszorge (17) - - APR 5, 2014
Chimay Tripel is een mooi donkerblond bier. De verse gist is duidelijk waarneembaar. Fris aroma. Absoluut binnen mijn top 8!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czlowiekwiadro (38) - 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.


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