Brother David's Triple Abbey Style Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company
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3.75/5 rDev +8.4%
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%.
05-28-2014 00:20:55 | More by rangerman21
3.51/5 rDev +1.4%
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.
04-20-2014 19:19:36 | More by puboflyons
3.41/5 rDev -1.4%
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.
04-06-2014 02:42:31 | More by theteleman
Brother David's Triple Abbey Style Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 586 ratings.