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Trade Winds Tripel - The Bruery

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88
very good

882 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 882
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 44
Gots: 91 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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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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pmlondrigan

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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First off there is alot about this beer I like, and some things I don't. It looks nice in the glass with a billowy white dense head and a small amount of lacing, golden wheat looking color and hazy. Smells like a good combo of tasty belgian yeast, candi sugar and yes thai basil. I happen to like thai basil alot and think it melds really well with the yeasty fruity estery aroma. Tastes like a standard triple, a little bit more hoppy though. The finish is, eh....kinda ricy and not so tasty. Mouthfeel is sorta sharp, doesn't have the same creamyness that traditional triples rock. I'm happy to sip this slowly once our twice a summer. An interesting beer to be enjoyed, but not visited too often.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2010 03:53:59 | More by pmlondrigan
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Trade Winds Tripel from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 882 ratings.