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Triple Exultation - Eel River Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

273 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 11
Gots: 8 | 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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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

California

3/5  rDev -20.2%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

New York

4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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

New Jersey

3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.2%

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

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-16-2013 18:49:16 | More by adkieffer
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vcoggins

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-14-2013 16:08:08 | More by vcoggins
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mitlinks

Switzerland

4.25/5  rDev +13%

02-03-2013 16:00:53 | More by mitlinks
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Mastertensu


4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-24-2013 20:09:17 | More by Mastertensu
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-21-2013 23:42:39 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13%

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NickThePyro

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-24-2012 03:24:35 | More by NickThePyro
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The beer was dark brown in color, hazy that produced a nice white head. The aroma was of dark fruits, alcohol and maybe brown sugar for that hint of sweetness. The beer was pretty malty sweet with that hint of dark fruit and alcohol, but the taste was certainly big. As others have noted the beer felt more like a Barleywine, very heavy. Overall, I got to say that I am not into the darker beers with the dark fruit flavors, but the beer was good and I enjoyed it, but doubt I would drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 02:15:38 | More by PhillyStyle
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DRyan

Texas

3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured in a Ranger Creek Tulip.
Not sure how old this bottle is, I got it from a friend a couple of months ago and he had it for a couple of months, so probably 6 mo. old at minimum, but I can't seem to find any marking on it that shows its age.

A: Pours a very dark copperish-purple that is pretty clear, with a light tan head that dissipates quickly but leaves lots of lacing.
S: Malt, sugar, dark fruits, toffee, vanilla.
T: Very classic "old ale" flavor, bordering on barleywine. Has some malty backbone and a decent hop presence, but not overly done. There is a strong aftertaste; I think this would go well with a plate of extra sharp cheddar or other strong cheese.
M: Smooth and a bit velverty, but not too thick. Def not in the stout range of mouth-feel, but a lot thicker than your average IPA or Pilsner.
D: Pretty easily drinkable for a near 10% beer, it hides its alcohol well. Drinking this makes me wonder why organic beer can be so good and so many organic foods can be so bland.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2012 23:50:55 | More by DRyan
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-28-2012 06:56:45 | More by MarkyMOD
Triple Exultation from Eel River Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 273 ratings.