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Tripel Threat - Cambridge Brewing Company

Tripel ThreatTripel Threat

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BA SCORE
87
very good

219 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.47%


Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-20-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 219 | Reviews: 85 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by jneiswender:
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

2.93/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured out of a 750 ml bottle into a chalice. Served cool.

Pours a slightly hazy burnt gold body with a very faint white ring head.

Smells VERY vinous. Slight grain and fruit smells as well.

Sweet front. Yeasty middle. Slightly fruity. Alcohol hits you on the way down (throat not mouth).

Thick. Low carbonation for the style.

Not a bad tasting beer. Carbonation for the style was a bit low. Smells and tastes weren't as varied as other representations of the style but this is a good beer nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2012 15:29:15 | More by jneiswender
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Tripel Threat from Cambridge Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.