74 of the Best Tripels, Blind-Tasted and Ranked

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Left Coast Brewing Company Asylum (74)

“This Belgian-style tripel has a golden color and a relatively light body. It has a sweet and spicy, fruity aroma and flavor derived from our Belgian yeast strain. Asylum finishes with a subtle, warming character.”

Left Hand Brewing Company St. Vrain Tripel (75)

“A Belgian-style golden ale with intricate aromas of fruit and spice.”

Green's Quest Tripel Ale (75)

“Fairly light body for beer of this strength; spice and herb nose with flavors of candied fruit. Aromatic, long finish.”

Brouwerij Het Anker Gouden Carolus Tripel (79)

“This pleasant golden blond beer is preferred by all who love heavier, some- what seasoned, and refreshing beer. The full-bodied flavor still quenches the thirst, thanks to a balanced hopping. Bottle-conditioned and all natural.”

Victory Brewing Company Golden Monkey (82)

“This golden Belgian-style ale glows with goodness. The richness of imported malts and Belgian yeast are tempered by a sparkling approach and light body. It has considerable depth of character with abundant herbal, fruity notes.”

Ell River Brewing Triple Exultation (84)

“Traditionally, old ales are dark, rich, and sweet, with avors of soft currant, fruit, and blackstrap molasses. While old ales typically have IBUs of 30-65, we put own own spin on the style by adding extra hops to ramp up the IBUs to 80!”

Tallgrass Brewing Company Velvet Rooster (85)

“This Belgian tripel is smooth and care- fully crafted like a fine velvet painting, but with an 8.5 percent ABV, this bird has some spurs. This beer has a floral nose and a candy-like sweetness.”

Derive Brewing Turtlenecks and Gold Chains (85)

“Brewed and triple dry-hopped with Citra Incognito, Citra Cryo, Rakau, Motueka.”

Brouwerij Dilewyns Vicaris Tripel (86)

“A creamy white head billows above a honey-gold-colored beer. The nose has notes of malt, vanilla, and spice while a full body and long finish are perfectly balanced by a fine, dry hops bite.”

Hobbybrouwerij Het Nest Jack Of Spades (86)

“If you like beers with a fruity touch, try this La Chouffe–inspired tripel born out of the first brewing experiments. The use of coriander and Cascade hops gives the beer its fruity touch.”

De Ranke Guldenberg (86)

“A full-bodied abbey beer that balances between sweet and bitter.”

Old Nation Brewing Company Mi, Mi, Mi (86)

“Sweet pineapple and mango aromas. Peach, orange mimosa, a piney hop bitterness with fresh bread notes.”

The Bruery Black Tuesday Grand Reserve (86)

"Triple barrel-aged imperial stout."

Brouwerij Westmalle Tripel (87)

“A complex beer with a fruity aroma and a nuanced hops scent. It is soft and creamy in the mouth, with a bitter touch carried by the fruity aroma. And with a splendid long aftertaste.”

Heavy Seas Beer Phantom Ship (87)

“Goldenrod in color with a dense head and creamy mouthfeel, this brew presents phenolic flavors of white pepper and peach skin from the warm fermentation, along with vanilla and subtle spiciness from the bourbon-barrel aging.”

Triple Crossing Brewing Company Whitewater DIPA (87)

“Double IPA hopped with Strata and Citra.”

Bitburger Triple Hop'd Lager (87)

“A beautiful harmony of German and American brewing styles. Full of grapefruit citrus and aromatic fruit notes, balanced by a bitter finish and light malt backbone.”

Hop Butcher For the World Florida Citrus Commission (87)

“Simcoe-, Strata-, and NZH-102-hopped, plus Phantasm, triple India pale ale.”

Boulevard Brewing Long Strange Tripel (88)

“A golden-amber colored, full-bodied beer with an intense fruity aroma of bananas, a prominent sweet malt flavor containing a hint of toffee, and a low to medium citrusy hops flavor and bitterness.”

Weyerbacher Brewing Co. Merry Monks (88)

“Pilsner malt combined with an abbey yeast strain yields a remarkable and complex flavor packed with notes of spice, banana, and pear. Nicely balanced, with a moderate to dry finish. 9.3 percent ABV.”

Brewery Ommegang Gnomegang (89)

“This blonde ale is a co-creation of Brewery Ommegang and Brasserie d’Achouffe. It employs five malts, two noble hops, and the Ommegang and Chouffe yeasts. Enjoy the smooth drinkability, fruity aromas and flavors, and warming finish.”

Burial Beer Co Malcontents of Dissonance Triple India Pale Ale (89)

“Double dry-hopped with loads of hand-selected Mosaic and Idaho 7, and a dab of Mosaic Cryo.”

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Strong Safety (89)

“In honor of Pat Tillman, we brewed this with Yakima Chief Hops’ Veterans Blend, which supports K9s for Warriors.”

Dust Bowl Confused Therapist (89)

"Vermont ale yeast and copious amounts of late-addition hops give this beer huge tropical-juice notes of pineapple and guava."

Woven Water Brewing Company Corporate Water (89)

“Triple blurry IPA brewed with Citra, El Dorado, and Talus.”

Green Bench Brewing Co Bus Beer (89)

“Our Světlý Ležák 12º, triple-decocted and brewed with Moravian malt and whole-leaf Bohemian Saaz hops.”

New Belgium Trippel (90)

“High note of sweet citrus before delivering a pleasantly dry finish with a warm, strong boozy bite.”

Triple Crossing Brewing Company Falcon Smash IPA (90)

“Our flagship IPA hopped with Falconer’s Flight.”

Alvarado Street Triple Cone (90)

"Going for maximum oil extraction from a combo of Mosaic, Strata, and Citra hops."

Hoppin’ Frog BA T.O.R.I.S. the Tyrant Triple Oatmeal-Imperial Stout (90)

Super-tasty rich, dark, and flavorful with complementary characteristics of oak, vanilla, and whiskey.

Pure Project Mantra (90)

“Nelson Sauvin hops and pressed Sauvignon Blanc grapes were added.”

North Park Beer Co. Inversion of Time (90)

“Notes of ripe pineapple, juicy mango, gummi peach rings.”

Allagash Brewing Company Allagash Tripel (91)

“Aromas of passion fruit and honey accompany a dry finish.”

Burial Beer Co The Shadow of Our Final Days Triple India Pale Ale (91)

“Made with oats and barley. Triple dry-hopped with Riwaka, Galaxy, Citra, Eldorado, Amarillo Cryo.”

Hop Butcher For the World How Giant is Giant? (91)

“Motueka, Simcoe, and Citra-hopped triple India Pale Ale.”

Indio Brewing Co Lord Beerus (91)

“Citra and Nelson Sauvin. Mango, cashew fruit, and dank. Slightly sweet finish.”

Monday Night With a Little Help From My Friends (91)

"Bold aromas of orange peel slip into sips of tropical melon, ripe papaya, lychee, and spruce."

North Park Beer Co. Unknown Origin (91)

“Triple dry-hopped hazy double IPA with Bru-1, Bru-1 Lupomax, Citra, Citra Incognito, and Freestyle Nelson.”

Comrade Brewing More Dodge Less Ram (91)

Triple dry-hopped version of Superpower IPA, brewed after a truck crashed into the brewery.

Breakside Brewery Dream Pop! (91)

“Triple-dry-hopped hazy IPA."

Monkish Ribbidy-Diddiby (92)

"Triple IPA with Galaxy and Mosaic."

Hop Butcher For the World Blizzard of '67 (92)

“Citra-, Mosaic-, El Dorado–, Ekuanot-hopped triple IPA.”

Green Cheek Beer Company Swim Test (92)

“Flavorful hoppy layers of pineapple, lychee, and nectarine.”

Side Project Brewing Continuance Blend 3 (92)

“Blend includes Triple Barrel–Aged M.J.K., Single Barrel–Aged M.J.K., Port Barrel–Aged Ryewine, and Anabasis.”

Ahnapee Brewery Hippie Hoppy Hobo (93)

“Features Talus, Centennial, and Citra hops.”

Odell Brewing Mountain Standard (93)

Triple dry hopped with modern, American hops varieties, which bring hops aromas of pineapple, orange, and mango. The result is a drinkable IPA bursting with bright hops flavors, low bitterness, and a slight haze.

Triple Crossing Brewing Company Soft & Slow Silence (94)

“Mixed-culture with malted buckwheat, pilsner malt.”

Civil Society Brewing Co Tropical Envy (94)

“Hopped with Citra, Galaxy, Mosaic, Bru-1, Citra Cryo.”

Green Bench Brewing Turbid 13 (94)

Triple dry hopped hazy IPA with Simcoe, Rakau, and Lemondrop hops.

Hoppin' Frog Brewing Pentuple (94)

“Like a trippel that’s somewhat hoppy, light in color, but supercharged for more flavor.”

Triple Crossing Brewing Company Skyless Moon (95)

“Our West Flanders–inspired red-hued ale.”

Triple Crossing Brewing Company Citra Triangles IPA (95)

“We taste mango, sweet orange zest, soft melon, and delicate apricot.”

Ecliptic Brewing Orange Giant Barleywine: Triple Dry-Hopped Edition (95)

“Dry-hopped three separate times with Columbus, Chinook, and Simcoe, as well as Mosaic and Azacca.”

Green Cheek Beer Company Casual Quest (95)

“Hazy triple IPA with Citra Cryo and Ekuanot Cryo.”

Outer Range Brewing Co Rush (95)

“With Citra and Nelson hops for a blend of pineapple, grapefruit, gooseberry.”

Hoppin' Frog Brewery T.O.R.I.S. The Tyrant (95)

“Freedom from alcohol limitations in Ohio has finally been granted in 2016, allowing us to brew T.O.R.I.S.!! This super-tasty triple oatmeal Russian imperial stout is rich, dark, and flavorful—the way we like it—this beer is intense! It has been long-awaited by our brewery as well as our fans. There comes a day when you break out of your shell and stretch your wings.”

Triptych Brewing Batch 600 (95)

A hazy triple IPA dry hopped three times with Citra. Layers of silky oats and our favorite British malt combine to form this smooth beer that overflows with sherbet, mango, peach, and citrus.

Southern Tier Brewing IPA (95)

Our IPA has a vigorous hops profile, well-balanced malt background, and a medium body. It is most akin to an English-style IPA and is an intrepid ale that’s triple-hopped on its journey to your glass.

Anchorage Brewing Co A Deal with the Devil Triple Oaked Batch #6 (96)

“Aged seven, eight, and eight months in a blend of bourbon barrels.”

Outer Range Brewing Co Swells Triple IPA (96)

“A triple IPA brewed with Mosaic, Simcoe, and Sterling hops. Bright notes of apricot and gooseberry shine through.”

Reuben’s Brews Triple Crush (96)

"Thickly hopped and juicy, with delicate balance for a big IPA."

Trap Door Brewing Blown Up (96)

“Aroma and flavor of fresh pineapple, navel oranges, resin.”

Vitamin Sea Brewing Tropical Envy (97)

“Collab with Civil Society Brewing, hopped with Citra, Galaxy, Mosaic, BRU-1 Lupomax, and Citra Lupomax.”

Pax Verum Brewing Velvety Kush (97)

“Triple dry-hopped hazy IPA using Eukanot, Amarillo, Mosaic.”

American Solera Terpy Triple (98)

“Triple IPA dry-hopped with Simcoe, Strata, Mosaic.”

Absolution Brewing Co Wicked 2023: The Symbiote (98)

“Modern West Coast triple IPA with Nelson Sauvin and Mosaic hops, two-row and Pilsner malt.”

Alvarado Street Brewery Triplets (99)

“A monster double IPA brewed with quite possibly our favorite hop combination ever, Nelson, Galaxy, and Citra.”

Great Notion Brewing Triple Dank Shark (99)

“Triple IPA brewed with Strata, Nelson Sauvin, Citra, Galaxy.”

Lawson’s Finest Liquids Triple Sunshine IPA (99)

Explodes with juicy notes of pineapple, grapefruit, and lychee. It exudes potent floral and herbal aromas from a deluge of dry-hopping.

New Anthem Beer Project Clapback Triple Bizarro (99)

“Big wheated variant of our all-Citra DIPA with an addition of Riwaka and Nectaron.”

Green Cheek Beer Swim Test (99)

"Milky yellowy/white in color, with flavorful hoppy layers of pineapple, lychee, and nectarine."

Hop Butcher Run to Daylight (100)

"Citra-, Simcoe-, Strata-, and Galaxy-hopped triple India pale ale brewed with honey."