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Infinite Wisdom Tripel - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2008)
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

11-03-2013 17:54:56 | More by mattboyer182
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Beric

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Serving: On tap, 5 oz sampler from Upland Production Brewery
Served: 26 October 2013

Appearance: A clear golden yellow with a nice white, soapy head. Good carbonation, but the bubbles are significantly bigger than Belgian versions of the style.

Smell: Compared to other tripels, this one didn't smell like much. I wasn't picking up the yeasty, banana-like esters I get from other tripels.

Taste: I had this one after the Upland Wheat Ale and it was a world of difference. Where the Upland Wheat had some weird spicy funk to it, this one was almost cloyingly sweet. It was not sweet. There were some funky notes as you would expect from a Belgian style, but much less pronounced than unfiltered tripels. I'm not sure why they filtered this one, since I think they yeast would make this one taste a lot better.

Mouthfeel: Great mouthfeel. Even though the bubbles looked a bit bigger than other Belgian style beers, this one had great carbonation and a nice silky texture on the palate.

Overall: I'm conflicted about this one-- it's good but it's only good compared to Upland's weaker offerings (which unfortunately are some of their most popular ones). Compared to these, this is a great beer; compared to other tripels, this one lacks in character and taste due to the overpowering sweetness.

Serving type: on-tap

10-26-2013 21:10:11 | More by Beric
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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Indiana

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Infinite Wisdom Tripel from Upland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.