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Belgian Triple

Belgian Tripel, also known as Belgian Triple, is a strong, golden-style ale that originated in Belgium, and is typically characterized by its high alcohol content and complex flavor profile. The name 'Tripel' signifies the brewing process in which three times the amount of malt is used compared to a standard Trappist "simple" beer. Traditionally brewed by Trappist monks, this style features notes of fruit, as well as the distinctive aroma of Belgian yeast. The use of various spices, such as coriander and orange peel, gives Belgian Tripel its unique flavor that can vary from sweet to slightly spicy or even earthy.

Belgian Tripels boast a golden color with a hazy appearance and a lasting, creamy head. The balance of flavors, along with the warming alcohol sensation, makes Tripels a popular choice among beer enthusiasts. Some of the most well-known examples of this style include Westmalle Tripel, La Fin Du Monde, and Chimay White. With alcohol contents ranging from 7.5% to 9.5% ABV, Belgian Tripels are to be savored and enjoyed responsibly.

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