Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Tripel
Baileux, Belgium


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RATINGS: 3315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   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)

jmprdood's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmprdood (37) - - APR 24, 2013
Slightly sweet/sour aroma with a hint of malt. Orange/gold color with persistent light creamy head. Pleasant hop that balances well with the sour - smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MohaBeer (73) - Lima, PERU - SEP 29, 2015
Ambar opaco con buena espuma y aherencia. Lúpulo floral-especiado alto, malta maltoso caramelo moderado, licoroso moderado, ésteres ligeros a fruto seco. En boca, lúpulo floral alto, licoroso moderado, malta maltoso caramelo moderado, buen balance. Final maltoso-licoroso, sin astringencia, prolongado, buena carbonatación y con cuerpo. Excelente cerveza.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BaBo (7) - Osijek, CROATIA - SEP 28, 2015 does not count
Bottle. Creamy white foam, light amber colour. Clove, muscat and yeast aroma, slightly bitter start with sweet caramel aftertaste, litte bit spicy. This beer is very smooth and quite elegant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2652) - New York, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Gosh I never rated this. Cloudy golden pour into trappist glass. Fruit, a bit of spice, some sugar, a pretty decent trip.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (809) - århus, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2015
Duft krydret sødlig koriander lidt masipan smag meget det samme god humle smag lidt citrus og græs

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyhallmanti (36) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2015
33cl bottle at home. pours a hazy light amber with a big white head and leaves lacing. aroma’s of yeast, citrus/lemongrass, grain. taste is malty and hoppy with notes of citrus, caramel, i guess coriander. the finish is fairly bitter and spicy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2015
25 oz bottle The ale poured a light amber with a huge white head and lacing. This is a very smooth ale This was enjoyed at a bachelor party in NMB. The ale was dry yet having a spicy bite. It was surprisingly drinkable for me where Belgian ales normally are difficult to consume. The ale had a medium body with average carbonation. The finish was modestly yeasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Satyroneto (232) - 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 (1167) - 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 (191) - 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 (176) - 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..

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