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Infinite Wisdom Tripel - Upland Brewing Company

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Infinite Wisdom TripelInfinite Wisdom Tripel

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BA SCORE
83
good

103 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | 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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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-30-2014 21:04:13 | More by Kegatron
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RickS95

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev +7.9%

Disappointing pour. Very clear nectarine shade of faded orange. A finger of white head that doesn't retain well. A swirl leaves a spotty lace.

Smell is pleasant enough with orange or orange rind, alcohol and possibly banana, strangely enough. If they used Belgian yeast, I'm not picking it up.

After the first two scores, the taste is a surprising success. Orange or orange and pineapple, some citrus fruit that's got a sweetness to it. Plenty of malt. Enough alcohol. Pepper and grape yeasty taste.

The sweetness really helps the score here. It's a bit malty, but the addition of whatever's giving it that sweet citrus taste works wonders. Still, a bit light bodied given the strength, but it still works. Very fruity, carbonated finish.

Overall, this beer ends up being really good. There's enough complexity in the taste and feel to make up for the slightly light feel. Despite it's hefty ABV, it's pretty easy to drink with smoothness.

01-18-2014 03:50:59 | More by RickS95
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BennyThon

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

01-14-2014 00:36:07 | More by BennyThon
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TapHeadBrewing

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

01-11-2014 18:57:41 | More by TapHeadBrewing
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +23%

12-27-2013 23:38:16 | More by ToddGingerich
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NooseJustice

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

12-01-2013 22:11:02 | More by NooseJustice
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

11-12-2013 22:51:22 | More by Stinger80OH
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mattboyer182

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +1.9%

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.

10-26-2013 21:10:11 | More by Beric
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estevan1024

Indiana

4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-16-2013 21:06:51 | More by estevan1024
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bralston345

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-13-2013 02:53:59 | More by bralston345
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fredmugs

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-20-2013 11:27:46 | More by fredmugs
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

3/5  rDev -18%

09-08-2013 15:37:58 | More by Thomas_Picton
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-28-2013 10:51:17 | More by derkfromwi
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MaseFace

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-26-2013 03:25:37 | More by MaseFace
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-24-2013 01:39:17 | More by PEIhop
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

2/5  rDev -45.4%

07-15-2013 20:34:18 | More by jhillwastaken
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psmith161

Indiana

4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-09-2013 22:54:31 | More by psmith161
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MindEyeSight

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-08-2013 20:20:10 | More by MindEyeSight
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TheBattousai

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18%

07-06-2013 02:53:03 | More by TheBattousai
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vfgccp

New York

3/5  rDev -18%

06-23-2013 23:11:11 | More by vfgccp
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OB1

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-19-2013 00:01:32 | More by OB1
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csustar001

New York

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-16-2013 14:38:07 | More by csustar001
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-13-2013 23:49:24 | More by MordorMongo
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-09-2013 02:09:12 | More by zrab11
Infinite Wisdom Tripel from Upland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.