Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Tripel
Watou, Belgium


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RATINGS: 2167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This beer, with high fermentation, has a pale amber colour and a flowery, fruity taste with a harmonious balance between sweet and sour (8% alcohol content). This beer has a thick and vivid froth and strikes by its balanced taste with a delicate bitterness.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ronaldtheriot (1783) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - AUG 23, 2012
St. Bernardus Tripel has a fizzy, ginger ale-type, white head and a hazy, golden-orange appearance, with lots of champagne fizziness and a plethora of suspended brownish-gray particles floating about. The aroma is of spicy bread, fruit, and sugar candy. Taste is of spicy fruit cake, bread, raisin, malt, and a lot of other stuff I can’t pinpoint. Bitterness is low with this one. The mouthfeel is tingly and medium, and St. Bernardus Tripel finishes mostly dry, tasty, and highly drinkable, which could get a drinker into trouble. Overall, it lives up to its reputation. RJT

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jacobarts (75) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden with thin medium white head. Beautiful beer. Very fresh and sour aroma. Taste has a citrus/fruity beginning, and the aftertaste is medium bitter with a hint of alchohol. Fine medium body. I’m not af fan of the aftertaste in this beer, too much alchohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rodenbach99 (4208) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2016
Style et résumé: Triple de grande qualité.
Comment: Bouteille de 330ml. A 12 09 17
Description: Un liquide jaune trouble, peu de mousse. Un nez de fleurs blanches, miel, malt pils avec une touche sucrée. Une bouche intense avec une amertume surprenante en finale. Des saveurs de miel et de fleurs blanches sont bien présentes,
Note: 7+/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Demens (240) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 4, 2016
0,33l bottle. Hazy golden colour with quickly disappearing white head. Aroma: Floral, honey with cheese and basement aromas. Taste: Sweet start with a full sweet mouthfeel. Quite fruity and has an oily texture. Medium body with medium carbonation. Short sour/sweet finish. Good tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
weaver23ph (175) - POLAND - SEP 2, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2016 Bottle.Hazy gold,almost no head,gushing(20 days to bb).Aroma fruity,malty,honey,hints of pears and peaches,almonds.Taste smooth,thick,sweet.Carbonation low.Bitterness unnoticeable.Aftertaste malty,slightly fruity,a slight,pleasant alcohol warming.A very nice trippel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesper86 (35) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2016
Very nice triple. Looks slightly muddy, but it’s delicious otherwise. Yeasty. Tropical fruits, peaches, vanilla, slight spicy note in the background, banana. Full-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
puredelusion (269) - Lviv, UKRAINE - SEP 1, 2016
0.33 bottle. Pours murky brown color with medium, sticky white head. Aroma of yeast, malts, pear. Flavor is medium sweet, light to medium bitter, spicy. Finish is somewhat sour, medium bitter, hoppy and with alcoholic notes. Unclear body with huge particles. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jybi (44) - FRANCE - SEP 1, 2016
Saint Bernardus. Brasserie dont les recettes sont issues des moines trappistes de Westleveren qui, après la seconde guerre mondiale avaient, pour un temps, décidé de céder la commercialisation de leurs bières. Se présente donc devant moi, religieusement, la St Bernardus Triple (8 % Abv). De couleur blonde aux reflets dorés, opaque, celle-ci présente un effervescence importante. La mousse d’un cm d’épaisseur environ lui confère une véritable noblesse. Le nez se porte sur les arômes de citrons, de levure et de blé. D’emblée, sont présentes, toutes les caractéristiques permettant de faire de cette bière une triple belge de référence. La dégustation ne fait pas mentir cette impression. L’attaque, délicate, se présente sur des arômes de malt avec des nuances épicées. Vous arrive ensuite en bouche une amertume, fine, sur des notes de citron et coriandre. L’ensemble est très soyeux, une subtile harmonie envahissant votre palais. Le final, d’une longueur appréciable est très rond. Les arômes de miel et d’écorce d’orange sont alors présents, mais sans lourdeur grâce à l’amertume toujours bien présente. En conclusion, la St Bernardus Tripel est une bière que tout amateur de bière belge devrait avoir dégusté, tout le savoir faire brassicole de ce splendide pays s’y retrouvant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spokeydonkey (84) - Albany, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2016
Pours hazy dark amber with a stream of bubbles and a thick white head leaving lacing in the glass. Sweet pear and medicinal aromas. Starts off sweet and fruity and follows up with spicy dry hops fading into a nice dry bite. Little alcohol heat. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Exceptionally balanced and drinkable..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaserov (172) - Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 29, 2016
Color ámbar turbio con capa de espuma blanca de menos de dos dedos de grosor. Aroma floral, similar a la Chimay White pero sin tanta potencia. Sabor frutal, donde el caracter proviene de la malta y la levadura, sin mucha presencia de lúpulo. Sinceramente, puedo captar algo de dulzor (muy mínimo), pero no capto amargor ni acidez, como dice la descripción. Gran cerveza, casi para beber en cualquier momento, donde los 8% apenas se notan. Estas triples me están convirtiendo en fan acérrimo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
IOzh (126) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - AUG 28, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours hazy golden with medium white head. Aroma of fruits, yeats, spices, malts. Light body with average carbonation. Taste is light sweet, light bitter with some acidity and dry finish. Surprisingly light for a style.

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