Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Tripel
Baileux, Belgium


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RATINGS: 3580   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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 beers 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)

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fukito (1059) - Santiago, - JAN 15, 2006
Pours an opaque orange-amber colour with a rocky-twon inche thick head that leaves some lacing with a nice carbonatation. Aroma is of dry fuits, esthery. Taste is really sweet but not cloying, tastes spicy, yeasty, creamy with a subtly bitter ending. A nice triple, but I prefer the grand reserve.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kdd230 (71) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2017
330ml. bottle in Vientiane, Laos. Pours a coppery red with a medium foamy head. Aroma of dark fruits and bread. Taste of malts, yeast, apple. Moderate bitterness with a tart finish. A very pleasant tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
buddybutch (97) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAY 28, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2017 Bottle. Big White head. Gold colour. Spicy, yeast, malt flavour. Medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fanni (19) - HUNGARY - MAY 21, 2017
Its a quite strong, powefull beer. The appearance is not so special. I think for this is for real belgen beer lovers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Heidelbeer (35) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2017
Today i am rating one of my favorite beers. Head is creamy, off withe to beige in color, big and long lasting. Beer is unclear dark, milky yellow. Aroma is intense, herbal, floral, soapy, yeasty and like coriander, a bit peppery. Unusual and complex. Flavor is full, sweet, bitter, sour, wheat, herbal, yeast. Very multi-layered and all sensation at once. Finish is first low sweet turning into a strong bitter, herbal and yeasty long lasting finish. Carbonation is average and refreshing. A beer to enjoy from the beginning to the end!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Michael27 (1786) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2017
Aus der Flasche getrunken (Hndlerlieferung). Fast klares Gold im Glas mit stabiler starker weier Schaumkrone. In der Nase typisch "belgisch". Krftig im Krper mit erst spt durchschlagendem Alkohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MasDen (344) - Mogilev, BELARUS - MAY 9, 2017
Aroma: coriander, fruits. Appearance: Yellow, haze with white head. Taste: the same as aroma, lemon in finish. Palate: Medium body, high carbonation, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hiledd (114) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 28, 2017
Floral and fruity aroma with pear, melon, orange. Hazy straw gold color with bright white head. Medium palate with slight bubbly carbonation on tongue. Cracker and wheat texture. Melon and pear flavor, bready, slight toffee on finish, dried apricots. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westy1130 (76) - New York, USA - APR 23, 2017
Cork Bottle: Pours a hazy murky gold with thick foamy head. Aroma is very floral and fruity. Taste of apricot, orange, plum, fresh bread, and spice. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Primekick (41) - POLAND - APR 23, 2017
UPDATED: APR 24, 2017 Barwa bursztynowa, wysoka piana. W aromacie belgijsko + banan. W smaku troszkę słodko, przyprawy, czuć chmiel. Wysokie nasycenie, ktre mimo to nie przeszkadza.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jyrsa (798) - - APR 22, 2017
Hazy dark yellow with strong pure white head. Earthy belgian yest, banana, coriander, some maltyness. Yeast, lots of herbs, especially coriander. I think this could have used more waiting. Nice but not stellar. Perhaps needs maturing.

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