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Trade Winds Tripel - The Bruery

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88
very good

879 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 879
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 45
Gots: 90 | 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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tdawgydog

New York

3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this bottle sitting in the cellar, time to make some way for the summer 2010 brews...

A - A little darker than your typical triple. Pours with a good 2 finger head that subsides to leave a nice lacing around the glass

S - Has a good spicy scent. The bottle suggests to enjoy it fresh.

T - Even though I've had this cellared for a few months it doesn't appear to have effected the taste at all. The spice (some sort of basil) is evident but not overpowering. Overall a very well done triple.

D - The higher ABV makes this a great session beer. I just enjoyed my bottle while grilling up some grub on a Friday evening.

M - It pours a little gassier than I normally like but it seems to flatten out a little bit and become tolerable.

I've yet to have a bad brew from the Breuery and this is another one that I'd definitely drink again.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2010 01:56:08 | More by tdawgydog
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Trade Winds Tripel from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 879 ratings.