BOSTEELS Tripel Karmeliet - 330ml
Tripel Karmeliet is a remarkable triple style beer, steeped in Belgian brewing tradition. This historic recipe combines three grains – wheat, oats and barley – for an impressive blend of creamy head, lightness, and freshness. The beer's golden to bronze hue has subtle notes of citrus, vanilla and banana, the latter derived from the house yeast. On the palate, you'll find a delicate lemony taste that fades into a hint of quinine-like dryness. Enjoy this complex beer for a refreshing finish and centuries of heritage in one pour.
In the hands of the Bosteels family for over 200 years, the brewery relies today on the craftmanship of seven generations. In 1791, Jean-Baptist Bosteels established the brewery, and has been followed by generations who took over the brewery and never stop brewing, even during the world wars. At that time, the brewery played such an important role in the town, the family Bosteels were such influential people that we are not surprised that 3 of the 7 generations have been Town Mayors. In the year 1930’s Antoine Bosteels, 5th generation, carried on the brewing dynasty and played an important role expanding the sales of the Bosteels Pils into other regions such as Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. His son Ivo Bosteels honored the iconic beer of Pauwel Kwak by bringing it back to the market in 1980; this is the beginning of the strong beers for Brewery Bosteels. In the year 1990, Ivo’s son, Antoine Bosteels, the 7th generation, understood the potential of strong speciality beers and especially the trend for blond ones. Driven by passion of the art of brewing and guided by his creativity, Antoine is at the roots of the succes of Tripel Karmeliet and DeuS Brut des Flandres.
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