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Triple Exultation - Eel River Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

283 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 283
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 10
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Eel River Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mattmaples on 05-27-2006)
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champ103

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

On tap at many places around Houston. Most recently at Witchcraft Tavern.

A: Pours a dark brown with some ruby highlights. A two finger beige head forms with good retention and lace.
S: Toasted malts, baked bread, caramel malts. Chocolate and toffee aromas. A bit of solvent like alcohol in the very back.
T: Like the nose, a big malt bomb. Toasted malts, caramel, toffee and chocolate. Light baked bread. Solvent alcohol at the end lets you know this is +9% ABV.
M/D: A medium to full body. Moderate carbonation that is smooth and creamy. There is some solvent like alcohol here. Which is expected and warming. Like a camp fire. Very welcoming, and a nice sipper.

A well made and almost classic example of the style. Something I always enjoy when I have it, and always wonder why I don't order it more often.

08-07-2013 23:36:49 | More by champ103
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ADZA

Australia

3.86/5  rDev +2.4%

Pours the darkest copper hue with creamiest three finger head and lacing everywhere,the smell is burnt toffee,caramel,ripe fruit and candied figs,the mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation and has tastes of candied figs,fresh plums,burnt toffee,brown sugar and finished with a roasted maltiness and caramel bittersweetness and overall a nice old ale that would age well cheers.

08-04-2013 06:02:22 | More by ADZA
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-01-2013 22:04:45 | More by Kegatron
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Beerswag

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-21-2013 21:34:45 | More by Beerswag
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ChalupaBatman

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-12-2013 02:57:01 | More by ChalupaBatman
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diehl07

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-08-2013 19:22:36 | More by diehl07
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coolandy007

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-06-2013 10:38:33 | More by coolandy007
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hoptitsbrews

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-01-2013 07:06:07 | More by hoptitsbrews
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-26-2013 21:56:16 | More by Slatetank
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casapy

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-24-2013 22:57:42 | More by casapy
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-22-2013 12:10:53 | More by williamjbauer
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ackeeper

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-22-2013 02:56:58 | More by ackeeper
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alwaysplayin

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-21-2013 07:24:57 | More by alwaysplayin
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emilylee

California

3/5  rDev -20.4%

05-14-2013 21:31:54 | More by emilylee
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hawkmage

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-11-2013 22:40:49 | More by hawkmage
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YieldToNothing

New York

4.1/5  rDev +8.8%

bomber into a tulip
pours a copper brown with a creamy beige head of about two inches.
smells of caramel and toffee. kinda of like a subdued quad. smell definitely does not overwhelm, but is pleasant nontheless.
bitter kick in the aftertaste with hints of vanilla.
this is not a style that i'm all too familiar with, but this is a very enjoyable beer. abv is well hidden.
glad i tried t. would definitely drink again but not sure i'd seek it out.

05-05-2013 04:35:46 | More by YieldToNothing
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Ted

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-27-2013 01:39:07 | More by Ted
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-21-2013 21:21:58 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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artoolemomo

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

03-31-2013 05:17:19 | More by artoolemomo
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claspada

New Jersey

3.76/5  rDev -0.3%

Bottle cellared for 2 years. Pours a slightly hazy, light mahogany with little to no head, with some spotty lacing as I swirled.

Aromas begin quite dark fruit forward with lots of raisins, currants, dates and a predominant dark cherry sugary sweetness. As it warms you get more of the caramel and brown sugar maltiness. A little too sweet and sugary; the alcohol becomes more prevalent as is warms as well.

The taste begins with waves of dark caramel maltiness with raisin juice quickly followed by lesser brown sugar and toffee notes. You get the fruitiness more in the flavor as it warms with dark cherry, currant and more and more rum raisins. Alcohol flavors become a tad too prevalent towards the end.

Mouthfeel is medium to thick, with adequate carbonation. Alcohol presence/bite makes this difficult to truly enjoy to its full capacity but helps to dry out the palate.

Overall this was a very good beer although it is still not a mind blower in the old ale spectrum. The flavors are a bit too alcohol heavy, preventing complete enjoyment/savoring. The flavor profile is good but lacks the true greatness of say Kuhnhenn 4D.

03-23-2013 23:58:17 | More by claspada
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.4%

03-12-2013 12:48:35 | More by jenray
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animal69

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-06-2013 02:44:32 | More by animal69
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chugamugofsud

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-25-2013 16:25:31 | More by chugamugofsud
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abex44

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-19-2013 03:58:21 | More by abex44
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adkieffer

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-16-2013 18:49:16 | More by adkieffer
Triple Exultation from Eel River Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.