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

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RATINGS: 2230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bdunhill (255) - Brussels, - AUG 27, 2012
This Belgium triple has an aroma of perfection with slight seasonal spiced aromas similar to a Christmas seasonal ale, but without the dark barley. It has a dark orange complexion with a thin head that nears perfection. The initial flavor exudes citrus flavors without an overwhelming sourness! The palate lingers with a medium body and long finish! St Bernardus is proof why Belgium is the capital of beer!


4
msbernac (2831) - Krakow, POLAND - OCT 22, 2017
Bottle Aroma-floral Appearance-golden, clear, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, slick feel, lively, long finish, Overall-very good

4.3
Bill Becker (1370) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 17, 2017
From Oct 2006 Poured from caged and corked 750ml bottle(near room temp) a clear, at first... then turns cloudy due to the sediment, light gold with a large head of foam with lots of lacing. After a few minutes, the foam shrinks to a fine but solid layer. The smell is lemony and yeasty and there's also some spice in the nose. The taste first hits me with some malty sweetness(more of a candy sugar sweetness), followed closely by lemon citrus and a touch of clove. The more I sip on it, the more I notice how well balanced and smooth drinking this brew is..oh, and there's also a touch of sourness near and through the finish which adds to my enjoyment. Further in to the bottle, the bitterness from the hops intensifies, nay, in fact, *all* the flavours I noted before increase in intensity making for a much more complex Tripel than the first glassful "promised". Yummy! Ahhh..and the nice warming effect in the tummy is certainly more than welcome on this cool, crisp Autumn day in Casper. Bottom line: IMHO, this is certainly a world class Tripel. I think it is a *must try* for anyone who claims to be a lover of Belgian Ales!

3.6
GhostS (488) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 11, 2017
Aromă cu malț, drojdii, fructe galbene fermentate, puține citrice, pireu de mere ușor înăcrit. Gust ușor, păcut, malț dulce, fructe galbene ușor fermentate, ceva citrice coapte, puține drojdii belgiene, ușoară amăreală pe fundal. Bună și ușoară.

4.1
Piepenhenrich (1198) - Steinbach, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2017
From bottle. Transfer of an earlier rating without text recorded, rating only.

4
vikingbeer67 (10) - sao paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 7, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2017 Boa cerveja. Pouca espuma para categoria. Agrada a paladar, mas não é o top deste cervejaria.

3.8
Mariox (297) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 30, 2017
W aromacie czuć owocowo-przyprawowy charakter wraz tostową słodowością. dość. Dobry balans między goryczką i słodowością. alkohol dobrze ukryty. Wysycenie dość wysokie. W smaku jasne owoce w tle. Półwytrawne w tle kwaskowate

4.5
chromeotaphor (175) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2017
zoet zurig aroma bloemig grassig.Bruisend en een redelijke schuimkraag. Een heerlijk complexe tripel. Toegankelijk delicaat in de afdronk een prachtige balans tussen zoet, zuur en bitter. Mooi in balans qua pittigheid en fruitigheid. Een mooi gevormd geheel dat met passie is samengesteld. Een geweldige tripel!

4.6
higgsbison (261) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2017
I drank it without paying great attention because I thought I had already rated it. So I need to drink it consciously next time. It was delicious but I much prefer the st. Bernardus quad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
TomHendriksen (727) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2017
Fles thuis geprobeerd. Het is een donker geel bier met een dunne schuimkraag. Het heeft een wat zoete smaak met een zuurtje op de achtergrond.

3.6
Bitek (773) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 14, 2017
Przyprawy, owoce, wśród których na pierwszy plan wysuwają się winogrona i brzoskwinie, troszkę biszkoptowej słodowości. Dość wytrawne. Treściwość średnia. Bardzo wysokie, musujące wysycenie, średnia goryczka. Świetnie ukryty alkohol.


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