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Westmalle Trappist Tripel Ale 330ml.Westmalle Trappist Tripel Ale 330ml.
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Size: 330ml


The History of Tripel

The tripel style was originated at Westmalle starting in 1931; it was first sold in 1934. The name "tripel" probably comes from the protocol established by "dubbel" - it was the brewery's "third beer." There are hundreds of breweries producing tripels today, but a tripel will always be stronger and lighter-colored than a dubbel from the same brewery.

Taste

Glowing orange-gold color, herbal aroma, and complex flavors that meld rich malt sweetness, warmth, hops, and powerful drinkability.

Serving Suggestion

As an aperitif with cheese or assorted hors d' oeuvres. Try with rich main courses or enjoy after dinner with fresh fruits and cheese. Westmalle Tripel is excellent with fresh steamed asparagus! Serve in the traditional Westmalle goblet at 45-50 F.

Accolades

Gold Medal, Tripel category - World Beer Cup 2012

Ratebeer.com: 99 points

"Top 25 Beers of 2011" - 98 points, Wine Enthusiast Magazine

"World Classic," - Michael Jackson

"1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die," selection, A. Tierney-Jones, 2010

Highest-rated beer - ever - and first 100 point score - DRAFT Magazine May/June 2008

Bronze Medal, Tripel category - World Beer Cup 2008

Gold Medal -World Beer Championships 2006 & 2004

"Outstanding," Bob Klein - Beer Lover's Rating Guide

Stats

ABV: 9.5%

OG: 1.080

IBU: 37