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Tripel Threat - Cambridge Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

248 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.88%
Wants: 18
Gots: 22 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-20-2002)
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-12-2014 01:57:53 | More by Svendozen
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-11-2014 13:05:20 | More by d_brommer_nh
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Pens1967

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-05-2014 01:37:32 | More by Pens1967
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -2.8%

another cool and distinct beer from cambridge. i like this one because its a little darker, a little more of a copper or amber malt vibe to the normal belgian style tripel. is hazy pale rusty orange in color with a short and short lived white head. the nose here is great, really oath and earthy, with plenty of candy sugar added. its real sweet in taste too, but not cloying or weird, it works with the denser grain bill and the belgian yeast thats as much abbey style as it is saisony, an odd but compatible hybrid of yeasts in flavor, with a little of that farm spice in the finish under the residual sugar. a lot of body to this too, which makes it a little more of a slow sipper, even though it has quite expressive carbonation. i like that its a bit of a different take, not super pale or light, i see it as better in cold than warm weather, but thats just my palate. cambridge has been putting out some really high quality stuff lately, and this is on par with the others, if not my palates first preference

04-20-2014 18:28:43 | More by StonedTrippin
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-17-2014 01:42:29 | More by jwps214
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dental

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-16-2014 22:23:34 | More by dental
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dmachado

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

04-14-2014 17:50:06 | More by dmachado
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Bstrickler

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

04-13-2014 11:26:46 | More by Bstrickler
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-08-2014 23:06:23 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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kemoarps

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-06-2014 02:39:11 | More by kemoarps
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Ohmmygawd

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev +4.9%

This is the first time that I like the look of a beer more than the taste.

A- Golden orange with nice cloudy body. 2 fingers of frothy white head that laces very cleanly as you drink.

S- Traditional Belgian yeast smell: orange with a yeast and gum mix.

T- Orange, Gum and a hit of alcohol followed by spice.

M- Creamy and thick that lingers on the tongue and follows with a smooth feeling.

O- I like this beer. I'd gladly have it again.

04-02-2014 00:13:54 | More by Ohmmygawd
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rorjets

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

04-01-2014 21:36:14 | More by rorjets
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-31-2014 17:23:27 | More by bleedsblu
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-31-2014 17:18:36 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Kataco16

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.9%

03-24-2014 15:02:53 | More by Kataco16
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10%

03-16-2014 02:28:59 | More by Fettpopps
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Duhast500

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured from the 750ml bottle into a Harpoon tulip glass

The color is a bright yellow/gold with two fingers of foamy white head and some nice lacing left on the glass.

The smell is sweet and has a great floral aroma that pops with a nice fruity nose. There is hints of apple peel, orange, and pear in the aroma with a touch of a Belgian character.

The taste is a bit yeasty with a grainy flavor that pops with some sweet malty flavor. The juicy fruit flavor here is delicious as some apricot, and apple flavor mixes with a tease of white grape. A nice tangy bitterness comes in and melds with the sweetness and is like a double edged sword as the flavor splashes into a poke of bitterness at the end.

The feel of this beer is medium bodied with a great drinkable feel that is a little dry but quite pleasing. It goes down easy and has some nice fruity esters that lingers only slightly after each sip.

03-12-2014 13:58:55 | More by Duhast500
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kwkdmk

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-02-2014 22:54:18 | More by kwkdmk
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-01-2014 15:00:36 | More by Anvilfarm
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-01-2014 14:12:42 | More by Jacobob10
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-16-2014 04:29:26 | More by EvanWilliams
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-13-2014 13:37:27 | More by shigg85
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-12-2014 23:10:28 | More by Kegatron
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-10-2014 02:45:31 | More by Whiskeydeez
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-08-2014 15:49:02 | More by sgttibbs
Tripel Threat from Cambridge Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.