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Pisgah Tripel - Pisgah Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

12 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pisgah Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JeffreyJDavis on 10-28-2013)
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-09-2014 04:58:59 | More by Brewsed
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-30-2014 04:45:51 | More by twowheelssoar
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Poured from a bomber into an Orval Chalice.

A: Pours a nice luminescent orange/yellow, clear with very limited turbitiy. Disappointingly head was one half finger and subsided quickly.

N: Smells nice and creamy / fruity. Pretty strong fruity esters, with green apples and sour pears dominating, maybe a bit of pineapple. Not getting much yeast or bready malts that I would expect.

T: Consistent with the nose for the most part. Complex fruit driven by green apples, pear and mild citrus. I'm missing the yeasty biscuity maltiness that I would expect in a top shelf Tripel. For me, this is a little too sweet for the style and it tastes like they over sugared it , and possibly didn't use legit Belgian candy sugar. Pisgah is big on organic, which is cool, but.... It actually ends up being slightly boozy due to the sweetness.

MF: Lack of carbonation is the big miss here. I think the low carb level accentuates the sweetness and allows the booziness to come through.

O: Don't get me wrong, this is a nice beer. Not at the same level as Boulevard Long Strange Tripel or LFdM, but a nice North American Tripel , nonetheless. This is admittedly a hard style for North American brewers to master.

10-28-2013 22:01:11 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +1.8%

Had on-tap at Asheville Growler. Served in a short Oskar Blues glass.

A- Pours a light amber color with a 1/4 inch off-white head that retains decently before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a large center patch of sheer surface foam. Not much lacing to speak of.

S- Firm Belgian yeast aroma brings about some banana, spice and a hint of booze.

T- Sweet flavor of Belgian candi sugar, yeasty fruitiness and more banana. Slightly soily, very mild bitterness.

M- Tight and snappy with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- I gotta say that Pisgah does good justice to the Belgian styles. This and Bastogne are two that I would recommend.

08-10-2014 19:22:05 | More by Immortale25
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

12-01-2013 21:28:09 | More by napetry
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

4.01/5  rDev +2.3%

A - Super clear golden beer, with a moderate white head that fades. Little lacing, but it is a fine looking brew.

S - Typical tripel elements, with yeast playing across a malty grain base. Mostly, the nose is of fruit esters, pear and apple, but with a trace of wilder notes and a slight sourness.

T - Solid tripel, on the sweet end of the spectrum, following the nose, but with a bitter turn in the close that lingers.

M - A bright bubbly brew, with significant carbonation. The bitterness lingers but does not generally build.

A - A good beer, with solid components, and easy drinkability. The alcohol is well hidden, which means you can drink this easily, but be prepared for the hammer hiding behind its luscious fruits and bright carbonation. Very happy with my purchase.

06-18-2014 02:24:56 | More by Tsar_Riga
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Pisgah Tripel from Pisgah Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.