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Millstream Raspberry Tripel - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 24.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AmericanGothic on 06-23-2012)
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The beer was served in a 12-oz glass.
Appearance: Very cloudy gold in color with about 1/2" of white foam and a fair amount of lacing.
Smell: Lots of fruit, raspberry, apricot, peach. No hops detected and not much of a malt aroma either. Just a very potent fruit aroma.
Taste: This beer was definitely all about fruit--lots of raspberries as the name implies, but I also tasted lots of apricot and a slight bit of banana in the background. And, as expected from the smell, there was little in the way of hops.
Mouthfeel: Very nice mouthfeel. It had a huge amount of body, just bordering on syrupy.
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This brew bears little resemblance to most Tripels I've had. There's a deep golden hue, slightly hazed,but the head is non-existent with only the occasional slow bubble arising from below. Where's the carbonation? The first smell makes me think of cheap malt liquor. I get a hint of sweetness and faint raspberry notes, but otherwise no other esters/fruit/yeast or anything resembling a Belgian Ale.

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I can't really say anything good about this beer at all. It's like they made a terrible Tripel and thought to add some cough syrup-like artificial raspberry flavor to boot. I can't believe they could have used real raspberries in this. I recommend you stick to German styles Millstream.

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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Unibroue tulip.

A: Pours a hazy orange color with 1/2 finger of off-white head. Some retention and lace.

S: Sweet malt, good spicy tripel esters, light raspberry underneath. Quite pleasant.

T: Spicy, sweet bready malts up front quickly transition to a flash of raspberry on the finish. Pepper, raspberry and light fruits linger on the aftertaste.

M: On the light side of a medium mouthfeel with a little syrup that coats the tongue.

O: I like this. Wasn't sure what to expect as Belgian styles are not typical for Millstream. It's a bit of an oddball, but still quite enjoyable.

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