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Brother David's Triple Abbey Style Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Brother David's Triple Abbey Style AleBrother David's Triple Abbey Style Ale

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574 Ratings
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Ratings: 574
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 8
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-15-2004)
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silver0rlead

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear golden with a thick and frothy white head that retains adequately. The aroma starts off with belgian yeast notes, as well as candy sugar, banana, clove, spices, biscuit, fruity esters, herbal hops and some alcohol. The flavor is all fruity esters and candy sugar upfront, along with yeastiness, bread dough, herbal hops, some phenols and spices and alcohol. The mouthfeel is light and sprightly and drinkability is very good. A tasty but not particularly complex triple, very drinkable but maybe a tad too sweet.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2010 05:10:14 | More by silver0rlead
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kmanjohnson

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

07-29-2014 17:52:24 | More by kmanjohnson
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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07-27-2014 00:39:16 | More by tgatort
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-17-2014 03:17:48 | More by kmos27
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California

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

07-16-2014 19:10:33 | More by aquazr1
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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

07-08-2014 14:48:57 | More by Rlhinson2104
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mmilyko

Nevada

4/5  rDev +15.6%

07-07-2014 05:05:27 | More by mmilyko
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California

4/5  rDev +15.6%

06-30-2014 16:18:53 | More by Marco_Gtz
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West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

06-20-2014 00:07:20 | More by WVbeergeek
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

06-03-2014 21:41:29 | More by djrn2
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-02-2014 02:37:14 | More by wrightst
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

05-28-2014 22:40:42 | More by Latarnik
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rangerman21

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Golden with a generous white head. Great head retention.

Smell: Fruity, a bit sour and a hint of alcohol.

Taste: Slightly sour, sweet with a good bitterness towards the end. Fruity notes in there somewhere.

Mouthfeel: Incredibly smooth

Overall: Good example of style, different tastes at each part of sip make it interesting. Best if sipped slowly. No overpowering booze despite being 10%.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 00:20:55 | More by rangerman21
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Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

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Georgia

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Washington

3/5  rDev -13.3%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

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Pennsylvania

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California

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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.51/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on April 20, 2014.

It is a decent looking pour with its orange-amber-copper color, good clarity, and modest off-white head.

The aroma had many of the Belgian Triple sensations one would expect such as biscuit malts, sweetness, and effervescent cleanliness.

The medium body is a bit heavier than most Tripels and I like that.

The taste tends to make one forget the aroma. yeah, there are biscuit malts, sugar sweetness, and clean crisp hops but there is this odd aftertaste that I would only best describe as medicinal. I have to say that it really throws the positives out the door because the taste is what lingers. It really throws all the good character stuff I have to say.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 19:19:36 | More by puboflyons
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theteleman

California

3.41/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Before I review this beer I need to confess. I don't like Belgiums, or anything that remotley resemebles the style, too sweet for me personally. HOWEVER, my girlfriend bought this for me and its been sitting in the fridge for a couple days so here it goes.
The color on this brew is hay color, lightly yellowish with a big fluffy head. A very nice looking beer. Smells of fruit, subdued hops come through faintly on the nose. Taste is sweet, estery, with a chewy medium thickness in the mouthfeel. Sugars come through very prevalently and hide the high ABV...so tread caustiously on this one! I thought this beer was well crafted, thought I'm not a huge fan on the style, the look, nose and mouthfeel alone on this made it OK to drink.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 02:42:31 | More by theteleman
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Brother David's Triple Abbey Style Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 574 ratings.