18.C - Belgian Tripel (BJCP 2008)


Description

Strongly resembles a Strong Golden Ale but slightly darker and somewhat fuller-bodied. Usually has a
more rounded malt flavor but should not be sweet. Originally popularized by the Trappist monastery at Westmalle. High in alcohol but does not taste strongly of alcohol. The best examples are sneaky, not obvious. High carbonation and attenuation helps to bring out the many flavors and to increase the perception of a dry finish. Most Trappist versions have at least 30 IBUs and are very dry. Traditionally bottle-conditioned (


Profile

Aroma: Complex with moderate to significant spiciness, moderate fruity esters and low alcohol and hop aromas. Generous spicy, peppery, sometimes clove-like phenols. Esters are often reminiscent of citrus fruits such as oranges, but may sometimes have a slight banana character. A low yet distinctive spicy, floral, sometimes perfumy hop character is usually found. Alcohols are soft, spicy and low in intensity. No hot alcohol or solventy aromas. The malt character is light. No diacetyl.
Appearance: Deep yellow to deep gold in color. Good clarity. Effervescent. Long-lasting, creamy, rocky, white head resulting in characteristic


Ingredients

The light color and relatively light body for a beer of this strength are the result of using Pilsner malt and up to 20% white sugar. Noble hops or Styrian Goldings are commonly used. Belgian yeast strains are used


Examples

Westmalle Tripel, La Rulles Tripel, St. Bernardus Tripel, Chimay Cinq Cents (White), Watou Tripel, Val-Dieu Triple, Affligem Tripel, Grimbergen Tripel, La Trappe Tripel, Witkap Pater Tripel, Corsendonk Abbey Pale Ale, St. Feuillien Tripel, Bink Tripel, Tripel Karmeliet, New Belgium Trippel, Unibroue La Fin du Monde, Dragonmead Final Absolution, Allagash Tripel Reserve, Victory Golden Monkey


Ranges

Data Min. Max.
Original gravity 1.075 1.085
Final gravity 1.008 1.014
Bitterness 20.0 IBU 40.0 IBU
Color 8.9 EBC 13.8 EBC
Alcohol 7.50 ° 9.50 °


Recipes on Zython (21)

new world order ale
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
16.0% 16 IBU 20.0 l albertino16100
06/01/2021
new world order ale
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
7.9% 16 IBU 40.0 l ElPastorBelga
05/01/2021
Dryhop tripel
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
9.1% 28 IBU 52.0 l ElPastorBelga
05/01/2021
Connivence Triple (C21)
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
5.2% 13 IBU 110.0 l vincenW38
12/12/2020
new world order ale
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
7.9% 16 IBU 40.0 l nostradamnit
08/11/2020
Connivence Triple (C18)
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
6.4% 12 IBU 110.0 l vincenW38
07/11/2020
Connivence Triple (C17)
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
5.2% 13 IBU 110.0 l vincenW38
27/09/2020
Connivence Triple (C16)
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
22.9% 9 IBU 30.0 l albertino16100
23/09/2020
Connivence Triple (C16)
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
5.2% 13 IBU 110.0 l vincenW38
12/09/2020
locked in triple
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
7.8% 21 IBU 40.0 l nostradamnit
07/04/2020
Triple a 3
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
9.1% 0 IBU 25.0 l Jessy
01/02/2020
... et les 3 barbus
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
12.2% 26 IBU 13.0 l de_la_broue_dans_le_toupet
13/04/2019
Longeard triple
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
7.3% 0 IBU 70.0 l Guihery
19/02/2019
Tripple belge
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
8.3% 19 IBU 20.0 l dalkun
02/12/2018
La Floflo Triple
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
8.2% 28 IBU 20.0 l Rhum1
13/05/2017
La Diablesse
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
7.9% 27 IBU 20.0 l miche7
01/03/2017
T
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
0.0% 0 IBU 30.0 l fredericseinlet
26/10/2016
La Floflo Triple
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
8.2% 28 IBU 20.0 l sebquismoke
16/10/2016
La Floflo Triple
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
8.2% 28 IBU 20.0 l beru
10/08/2016
La Floflo Triple
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
8.2% 28 IBU 20.0 l miche7
08/06/2016
Pouyol une fois
All grain- 18.C - Belgian Tripel
7.2% 29 IBU 50.0 l martyn
07/03/2013


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