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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jarspag (601) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 23, 2007
Bottle. prob one of my favorite tripels to date - i haven’t had too many because they are just not my style of beer. hints of fruits, vanilla, lots of yeast, and some spice. really not too bad - similar traits in mouthfeel to the other st. bernardus brews. but in the end, give me the 12 anyday!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scanovajr (663) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - SEP 23, 2007
A hazy orange beer with a nice head. Aroma is sweet, yeasty and spicy. Taste is malty, sweet. Notes of alcohol and spices. Nice mouthfeel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
CanadaCam (109) - CANADA - SEP 21, 2007
From the bottle. Pours with a cloudy, hazy golden colour. Decent fruity flavour. Where this one loses points for me is in the palate, It has a wicked aftertaste that just lingers on and on.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FLnative80 (174) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2007
Bottle. 1 pt. 9.4 fl. oz. A hazy, golden yellow color with sudsy, white head. Floral aroma of lemon and yeast. Light to medium body with slightly oily texture. Flavor is sweet spice and malt, then sour wheat and citrus with a dry finish. I was a bit let down by the flavor after such a nice aroma, but overall still a quality brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stefano (1938) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2007
Deep orange-blond beer with almost a withe foam. Citrus aroma, sweet, spice, corriander. The flavor is complex and have lot from fruits, yeast and bread. Some alcohol but it just makes this one better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cbeers21 (693) - Miami, Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2007
Golden with foamy white head, decent lacing. Yeasty and floral hoppy aroma with touches of fruit and spiced clove. Wheaty and yeasty to taste, with peppery, bread, banana, vanilla, fruit flavors, dancing with a floral hoppy background. A smooth, well balanced tripel, with a delicate and complex body. Nice example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 11, 2007
Pours a clouded gold with a white head. Nose is mild. At first the thing that came to mind was pencil shavings (like when you sharpen your pencil with that little 2nd grade sharpener). Very slight citric tone. Overall though, the nose is very quiet. The flavor. Slightly woody tone on the tail end. But overall, it is extremely well balanced. Smooth and even. On the first sip, the feel was like I opened my mouth, closed my eyes, and had someone pour silk into my mouth. Beautiful. Hence the 5. Very drinkable. One to go back to again and again. Normally when I see a beer reviewed so much with such a high score, I approach with trepidation. This one did deliver though. And I am glad to have been able to grab a bottle when I was in the Bay area.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Quevillon (2800) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 3, 2007
Bu au Festival Bière et Saveur 07 (bouteille). Blonde mi brumeuse, moyen collet. Arome de malte un peu épicé, quelque notes d’agrumes pétillant, légèrement houblonné. Bon goût de malte caramelisé aux agrumes, finission sûrette plaisante.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RiverHorse (457) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Pours a crisp cloudy golden color into the trappist glass. Initially there was about two inches of head that dissapated rather quickly. There was a small bit of lacing on the glass. The scent was of dried fruits, spice and yeast. The flavor was a bit sweet with classic tripel undertones. Not as complex as I would have expected. A middle of the road Tripel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Tripel
Date: 02/21/2001
Mode: Bottle Conditioned
Source: Chevy Chase, DC

dark yellow, thin head, sweet malt aroma, rich sweet full bodied malt flavor, touch of spicy hops and a slight bitterness in the finish
-------- /> Name: Tripel
Date: 03/11/2006

sparkling golden yellow, lots of carbination leading to a huge white head and thick lace, spicy sweet malt aroma, light epervesant body, blanaced spicy character to go with the sweet malt, no alcohol, no bitterness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

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