New Belgium Trippel

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Type: Tripel
  • Brewed by: New Belgium
  • Availability: Year-Round
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  • Region Available: USA
  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Aroma Description: Bread - Dark
  • Serve at Temperature: Cool
  • Container: Chalices
  • Website: http://www.newbelgium.com/
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  • 30 
  • 4.4/5 
  • 7.80% 
  • 883/3686 
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"Our Trippel Belgian Style Ale (pronounced triple) opens with a bold blast of hops that slowly gives way to the fruity esters implied by our Belgian yeast strain. "

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Reviews: 3

  • Jun 21, 2012
    kaj-ii (782)Rank: Beer ConnoisseurGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
    3.1
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    [Best served in a Trappist glass]

    The pour was a clear medium golden yellow with an average sized (1-2 finger) white frothy head that receded down to a large puddle and small collar with good spotty lacing.

    The aroma was mild of a light bread malt and a sweaty yeast with notes of banana, apple, citrus (lemon) and a bit of coriander.

    The taste mildly sweet and rather yeasty with a hint of citrus and a slight fruity ester early on, becoming slightly bitter with a hint of banana, a pinch of spice and a slight alcohol presence at the end. The flavor lasted an average duration with a creamy spicy fruity taste left lying on the taste buds.

    Mouthfeel was light in body with a dry watery texture and a medium carbonation.

    Overall a mild tasting Tripel with a good balance of flavors...

    Serving type: 12oz Bottle
  • Mar 3, 2010
    KC_Robertson (11)Rank: Beer Novice
    4.6
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    Nice fruity esters. Some banana flavoring is apparent. Pleasant mouth feel, some alcohol warming, but not too much. Nice balance of malt and hops for a trippel.
  • Aug 3, 2009
    Stacatto99 (3)Rank: Beer Novice
    3.6
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    Although it has a high alcohol content, this beer tastes phenomenal, and isn't all that heavy. It has a hop that sits on your tongue and a sweetness that begs for another sip.