Thursday, April 14, 2016

Tripel Karmeliet


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20Chad9976 (1575) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016

 
2015 BJCP Category: 26C Belgian Tripel

AROMA: Pungent fruit and spice. Green apple, banana, flowers, clove, black pepper. 10/12

APPEARANCE: Deep gold; slightly hazy; CO2 visible. Large, white, foamy head. 3/3

FLAVOR: Spicy tingly sensation immediate. Peppercorn and alcohol first followed by blonde/pale malt. Lemonpeel, banana, melon and green pear on second half. Spicy sensation on finish. Delicious. 17/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium/full body. Highly effervescent. Dry finish. Some alcohol warmth complements palette. Refreshing and crisp. 5/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Classic example in every facet. Delectable and enjoyable drinking experience. 9/10

TOTAL SCORE: 46/50 
 DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.