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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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Tripel Perfection. An audacious claim based on three years work at happily perfecting our take on a tripel. 8.9% ABV, lush aromas, full body, elegant tastes – with a hint of spicing – and a perfect body paired with lively effervescence.
The tripel is among the most popular of Belgian ales. Brewed with simple ingredients and fierce attention, there is little room for error, but plenty of opportunity. Perfection isn’t easily achieved – but once achieved it is always memorable.


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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 25, 2013
750 ml bottle into chalice, bottled 3/15/2010. Pours hazy golden orange color with a nice 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Some nice spotty lacing on the glass, with a decent amount of carbonation streaming up. Aromas of lemon, apricot, pepper, herbal, pear, candi sugar, coriander, bread, and yeast spice. Very nice and balanced aromas; with good strength and complexity. Taste of big lemon, pepper, pear, apricot, biscuit, coriander, herbal, grape, candi sugar, tart grain, and yeast spices. Lightly tart spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, apricot, pear, pepper, coriander, and yeast spices on the finish for a good bit. Great balance of fruity sweetness and spiciness; with no cloying sweetness at all. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a nice fairly creamy and slick mouthfeel as expected for the style. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly an warming present after the finish. Very smooth to drink, but is still a bit of a sipper. Overall this is a highly excellent Tripel! A lot of great flavor; with nice spicy flavor balance and very smooth to drink. Ommegang needs to make a Tripel year round. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiddleBrau (934) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2014
750 ml bottle. Straw, hazy golden color dense white head. Spicy citrus nose. Belgian tripel spice bite, candi sugar and hint of alcohol in finish. Clean and to style.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sinfull (819) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Cloudy amber/orange , huge white head. Aroma of yeast , spices , fruits. Sweet malty taste wit floral , fruity and spicy notes. Light hoppy bitterness in aftertaste. Great tripel from ommegang!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2014
pours a golden orange color with a large thick off white head. Well carbonated with a nice slightly hazy clarity about it. A nice lemon zest aroma, malts and some earthy spicyness. Clove or banana esters are in there too. A balanced taste with malts and spiciness but also some sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlovell2 (742) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Poured into Ommegang glass. Pours beautiful cloudy golden almost peach color. Fruity and bready yeasty aroma with some cloves. Flavor start fruity. A bit of sweet pears and apples. A little bit of pepper bite and some tartness. Spicy yeast in the back with a little tartness. Perfect for a hot summer day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimmythefalcon (26) - Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Tripel Perfection is a good Tripel, but it isn’t perfect for me. The spices didn’t jump out at me. It lacked a bite and was a bit of a letdown due to the name. All in all, it wasn’t terrible, just didn’t match my expectation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (528) - Iowa, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Tap. Pours cloudy orange with small white head. Nose is some spice and fruit. Alcohol also comes through. Pear comes through in the flavor with a little bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillWyce (717) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Poured hazy golden color with a 2-finger white head. Aroma of orange and spices with a touch of yeast. Medium-to-full body, with a lightly dry finish. Flavor has a touch of licorice up front that gives way to citrus from the orange peel. The coriander shows some in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4069) - Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2014
Rated on 01-23-2012 (Caged and corked bottle) When poured, the head is medium sized, frothy, very fizzy, and off-white. This beer has a hazy golden body, fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is malty, floral, sweet, and yeasty. The flavor is sweet, light fruitiness, caramel malt, boozy, and spicy. The mouthfeel is lively and thin. This beer is light-medium bodied. This is a sipping beer with a rather subtle taste for the style which leaves me disappointed as this is one of my favorite beer styles. I was expecting more than what I received which is short on flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
salvaticas (435) - - MAR 31, 2014
Beautiful, fresh aroma of grass and light citrus. Pours a bright but opaque gold. Full bodied belgian with a subtle flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (661) - Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2014
What a great triple. Deep yellow color with huge white thick head. Aroma is crisp and yeast heavy. Big hop and yeast flavors with a nice sweet and peppery finsh. A beer that will run well with the true belgium beers.


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