From Brouwerij Bosteels – Tripel Karmeliet is still brewed to an authentic beer recipe from 1679 originating in the former Carmelite monastery in Dendermonde. Written over 300 years ago, this recipe describes the user of three kinds of grain: wheat, oats and barley.
Brouwerij Bosteels – Tripel Karmeliet – On tap at London Gastropub Monrovia, CA. Poured in a goblet. 8% abv.
Appearance: Pours a vibrant yellow gold with a thin white ring.
Aroma: Vanilla, banana and honey.
Taste: Vanilla, honey, spicy fruity yeast.
Mouthfeel: Thick and syrupy.
Overall: A very enjoyable Tripel. It didn’t have the typical earthy spicy tones I associate with classic Tripels.