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Trade Winds Tripel - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

875 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 875
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 46
Gots: 88 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Summer seasonal, Trade Winds Tripel is a Belgian-style Golden Ale with a Southeast Asian twist. Instead of using candi sugar (typical for such a beer), we use rice in the mash to lighten the body and increase the gravity, and spice with Thai Basil. The result is an aromatic, digestible and complex beer made for a lazy summer evening.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 05-25-2008)
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Trueant1

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3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a huge foamy head. Lacing sticks heavily to the glass.
Brew sits in glass cloudy orange.

Smells of tomato soup, candy sugars, bready yeasts, and an overall floral scent fill my nose!

Spicy taste up front. Corriander like flavors alongside the thai basil fill the pallet. Bitter hops slightly beat out the candy sugar tastes. Slightly alcoholic on the finish.
Very dry and bubbly mouthfeel.

Interesting brew. would like this one on tap at the brewery.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2010 04:20:37 | More by Trueant1
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Trade Winds Tripel from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 875 ratings.