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What are the difference between a dubbel and a tripel?

From a question about german beers, the difference between a doppelbock and triple bock seems to be simply about the abv and maltiness. Basically just a stronger version of the "single" bock. Is is ...
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What should I expect from a Belgian triple (tripel)?

I know from this question that doubles and triples are stronger than the "single" version. And from what I've seen, Belgian triple are often closer to be blond and golden while doubles are often ...
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Why are dubbels generally dark while most tripels are not?

In my experience, dubbels are often fairly dark, brown ales, while tripels are much clearer and lighter (of colour). Why is that?
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Tripel beers on tap

I was under the impression that tripel beer is supposed to be fermented inside the bottle. From time to time I come across beers that are tripel but on tap. There is a substantial difference in taste ...