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RATINGS: 996   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly Weyerbacher Belgian Triple.
At Weyerbacher we've recreated a Belgian Trippel without limitation. We use premium Pilsener malts, candi-sugar, and yeast strains- all imported from Belgium. To be true to the style, our Trippel is bottle conditioned. This means we add a bit of candi-sugar and yeast just prior to bottling. This imparts a special effervescence to the beer, a creamier carbonation, and also extends the shelf life. The on-going fermentation inside the bottle will change the character of the beer as it ages, and you'll find it becomes dryer with age. You may want to lay down a few bottles for future evaluation. We suggest storing at cellar temperatures -around 55 degrees F- and away from light.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2013
The first thing standing out about Weyerbacher Merry Monks is the unrelenting effervescence. A myriad of micro bubbles race through the sparkling clear Tripel to reach the creamy white head. Yeast, banana, and bread dominate the aroma. After a sip, sweet grapes come to the forefront, buttered toast, followed by just enough hops to balance. Gets sweeter, dryer, and the 9.3% is more evident as it warms. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
Stuu666 (14552) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2017
Keg at Euston tap west. Pours clear golden, nose is caramel, sweet toffee, floral, light spice, taste is sweet, chewy caramel, floral, little varnish.

3.8
pkbites (970) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2017
Bottle. Pour is somewhat unimpressive. Little head and no lacing. Aroma is impossible to review. Fruit? Golden kaluba? Hard to pinpoint. Alcohol is undetectable. A slight sourness in the beginning. Gumball penny arcade. That candy coating attacked by a sour sweet tart? Then some flatness. I had a big question mark over my skullcap as I drank it. The lack of alcohol was prominent as it was strong. But there was some warming up in the olfactory. Flirting with genius. Almost....there.

4.3
05barnold (44) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2017
Drank from the bottle. Great triple. Fantastic high ABV beer. Would absolutely purchase and drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
drsordr (2798) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2017
Draft to snifter at Cappy’s pour avg gold with thin white head. Nose sweet malt, Belgian ester, bubble gum, banana. Taste sweeter flavors, fruits, esters, and some balancing malt.

3.3
Bacchus66 (886) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 24, 2017
From tap. Pours clear gold with two fingers of fluffy white head. Nice Belgian yeast nose, lightly funky fruit. Flavors are banana, clove spice, yeast. Medium bodied with ample carbonation, medium length finish. Holds the alcohol well for 9%

2.7
oobawa (1653) - Tennessee, USA - APR 10, 2017
Not sure what’s going on with this Tripel, but there’s a strong medicinal sweetness soaking through all other aspects of the pint, combining with the sugar to give it a banana Ny-Quil flavor I’m not enjoying too much. Not a dealbreaker; the normal grassy, sunny notes mix with mild green apple for a pleasant brightness, and the finish is somewhat dry. But the banana weirdness makes it a bit hard to get through.

4
irishfist18 (16) - - APR 5, 2017
May be the best tripel i’ve ever had.amazingly sessionable for such a big beer.great balance of malt and hops.being from the easton pa area i have been on their brewery tour and have tried almost every release,and merry monks is the best..its too bad their other beers are so foul and most of the guys employed there are such pompus arrogant snobs.

4.3
meccahh69lol (321) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - MAR 6, 2017
This beer is smooth as fuu. Pours golden and very cloudy. Has a very soft, creamy, and pillowy palate, with a sweet taste of apricot. The 9.3% is completely hidden- not even a hint of alcohol. Have seen it in the store and was slightly creeped out by the weird monk shushing me (NO YOU SHUSH) but ordered it in the bar and it was my favorite of the four of the night. Gonna have to ignore the creepy susher and pick up one of these next time I see it!!

3.3
Wim (4133) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2017
Along with Yves at home philip golden blond colored body with a small white head with a spicy fruity yeast hops aroma a spicy fruity sweet yeast hops taste with an alcholic bitter finish

3
Yves (3109) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2017
Shared with wim at phil’s place. Clear goldblond colored beer with no head no carbonation floks of yeast visible. Spicy yeasty aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is yeasty spicy.


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