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Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle
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Antwerpsesteenweg 476
B-2390 Westmalle
Telephone: +32 (0) 3 312 92 22
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Notes

Opened: 1836

Annual Production: 120,000 hl

U.S. Importer: Merchant du Vin

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Florian Knüfelmann

Westmalle beers are imported into the U.S. by Merchant du Vin (Tukwila WA) and Wein-Bauer (Franklin Park IL).

Updated: September 7, 2017

Beer List


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    7.00% abv.
    • Date: December 25, 2005 (#5815)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Spirit World, Omaha NE
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brown, hazy. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Spicy, fruity, alcoholic. Hint of chocolate.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, fizzy. Really really malty, raisiny. Spicy and chocolatey. Earthy, malty finish.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Real tasty beer.
    • Date: March 16, 2001 (#3796)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Steve's Liquors, Madison WI
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Deep red, very high carbonation, thick head. Caramel malt, estery aromas. Massive carbonation, light body, big caramel flavor. Estery and alcoholic. Hint of banana.
    • Date: April 3, 1998 (#2625)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Sam's Wine and Spirits, Chicago IL
      Score: 19 points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Red opaque, thick head. Smells spicy, with some alcohol. Very high carbonation, medium body. Lots of caramel malt flavor, quite a bit of banana, and a face full of tongue-drying alcohol. Some oxidation in the middle.

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    9.50% abv.
    • Date: December 22, 2006 (#6220)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, real hazy. Huge fluffy head.
      Aroma (3)
      Spicy, yeasty, malty.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light-medium body, really fizzy. Big clean maltiness behind some really spicy esters. Really warming.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Real tasty Tripel.
    • Date: April 9, 1998 (#2713)
      Package: bottled
      Score: 9 points
      Overall Impression (2)
      Golden, thick head. Smells real oxidized. Tastes like cardboard, a little sour. This bottle is Real Old.