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


on tap

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RATINGS: 746   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, sugar, hops, yeast.
The aroma of this beer is agreeably gentle and is carried by a discreet bitterness while the balance between the malt and hops relies on fruity accents and a lightly fresh aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
overtheline (114) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Pours a hazy light amber. Medium white head that does not last. Light nose, spice and some fruit. Flavour is slightly fruity, bit of spice and belg yeast. Not as sweet as a lot of triples. Slightly bitter finish, quite light bodied. Refreshing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (1989) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 4, 2015
opalescent golden yellow colour, moderate sized dense, creamy off-white head; typical Belgian tripel aroma with overripe fruits, candy sugar, yeast, floral notes and minimal spices; taste is the same with moderate bitterness and spicy notes in the aftertaste; great tripel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (536) - - JUL 29, 2015
Pours a hazy amber body with medium and lasting head. Yeasty aroma with a hoppy tone. Very nice malty taste with tones of sugars.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (1761) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
ours slightly cloudy light orange with big foamy head and lots of lacing. Nose is grainy with some dough. Tastes of dough, cereal, grassy bitterness, maybe some light green apple and pears. Taste light sweet medium bitter. Medium body with lots of carbonation and a lasting bitterness to the finish. Was perfect paired with scallops, quite surprisingly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larryLSB (497) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle @ the B&B, St. Bernardus. Semi-clear golden, with a medium white head. Yeasty doughy nose, some banana. Taste is on the sweet end, candy-like, medium bodied, bit oily.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ForlornHope (370) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Dark blonde colour, pillowy white head. Taste is initially slightly sweet, but has a good balancing bitterness. Yeasty, slightly fruity and dry. Good mouthfeel and carbonation. Very pleasant beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (1369) - SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle @ Le Poechenellekelder, Brussels 14/5-15. Yeasty, fruity and spicy. Body is medium, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (5124) - rødovre, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle.Yellow colour with nice white head.Aroma of yeast and hops,fresh with citrus flavor and mild bitterness and long fruity and flowery mouth feels,well balaned and smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2551) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle (330 ml) @ Le Poechenellekelder, Brussels 150514. Yeasty and fruity, estery and spicy, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, yeasty and sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
migwell (274) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Poured into a thistle, this ale is a murky somewhat translucent pale brown with lots of yeast floating around in it. Looks be damned! It smells of dark fruit, such as turkish apricots, and yeast. The palate is certainly on the thin side for this style, but taste-wise it is very easy drinking and uncomplex. Some tripels are very complex, but not very tasty, this one is the opposite. As far as the ABV (7.5%) it slips by unnoticed. I wouldn’t call this a great tripel, but it is quite acceptable and enjoyable.

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