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Dragonmead Final Absolution Trippel - Dragonmead Microbrewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

400 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 400
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 36
Gots: 34 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Dragonmead Microbrewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 08-12-2002)
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Reviews by LilBeerDoctor:
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LilBeerDoctor

New York

3.03/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed on 6/19/2010. On tap at the brewery. Pours a cloudy lime yellow with a ring of white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast and spices (especially clove). Flavor is again mostly Belgian yeast with lots of spices and some bready malt. An ok Belgian but not very trippel-esque actually without the usual fruity undertones.

Serving type: on-tap

12-23-2010 23:25:58 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampling right now on 7/29/14. My friend Rob brought me 2 bottles of this from their trip to Michigan last week. 4-pack is $12.00 (12 ounces). Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in a glass boot from Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn in Michigan.

Pours a apricot in color with a good 2+ finger white foamy head that settles down to a good 4mm. Spotty lacing is seen when sipped. The aroma is very pleasant and is of bananas, cloves and citrus for the most part. Even more going on with the taste. Lots of sweetness is right up front with the above flavors with some honey, black licorice with a hint of coriander even. Not to sweet and this is a sipper with the high alcohol content that warms your tummy. Perfect carbonation and full bodied with lots of good flavor. Goes down fairly easy but take your time and enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 22:11:17 | More by BeerWithMike
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drchaseums

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-28-2014 22:05:57 | More by drchaseums
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Alexkassab


5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-27-2014 23:03:27 | More by Alexkassab
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jemarent

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-26-2014 15:31:40 | More by jemarent
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Hrodebert

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-20-2014 18:30:06 | More by Hrodebert
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ThatsStout

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-19-2014 00:28:15 | More by ThatsStout
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JFougero


4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-15-2014 22:54:29 | More by JFougero
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Labaden

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-15-2014 01:54:12 | More by Labaden
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Adrian-Keith


4.75/5  rDev +17%

07-13-2014 14:59:36 | More by Adrian-Keith
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MichiganBeers

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-13-2014 05:48:37 | More by MichiganBeers
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CooperFranks


4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-12-2014 14:26:28 | More by CooperFranks
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -20%

07-07-2014 12:24:05 | More by KAF
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pstouffer


5/5  rDev +23.2%

07-03-2014 23:57:00 | More by pstouffer
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Viperman1316

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-02-2014 23:21:52 | More by Viperman1316
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cplater

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.2%

06-20-2014 19:54:16 | More by cplater
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-15-2014 15:54:10 | More by acurtis
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-05-2014 03:38:04 | More by SkinniePost
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barnabasdog

Michigan

4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A-cloudy golden apricot color, 2 finger head that quickly receded, little lacing

S- banana, bubblegum, cloves, citrus

T- lots of sweetness up front, candied sugar and honey, bubblegum, cloves, coriander, almost black licorice, lemon, slight hops on finish

M- medium-heavy syrpy feel with high carbonation, smooth and dry

O- interesting American style Trippel. It's a little sweet for me but I love the complexity of Aroma and flavor

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 23:40:06 | More by barnabasdog
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Coronaeus

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-24-2014 02:25:30 | More by Coronaeus
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patre_tim

China

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Honey amber tones, cloudy with particles also floating within, large and small bubbles rising to the surface, one finger of white head.

S: Very complex floral and fruity bouquets, true Belgian yeasts, mold, apples, peaches and pears, some alcohol, lots of floral qualities like a perfume.

T: Seriously good. I get the floral notes, fruitiness, perfume, melon, candy corn, russet pears, Chinese pears, Belgian yeast, and mold. Its quite sweet but well balanced with all the complexities. Light bitterness lingers on the tongue.

M: Thick, syrupy body, medium carbonation.

O: Very surprised by this one. I like it more than some Belgian trippels I’ve had from Belgium, though, this one is from Michigan. Its appearance, smell, taste, mouth feel, and overall impression put this one near the top of my list. Great stuff coming from Michigan! Found it in Saginaw at Opperman’s Cork-n-Ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 03:05:52 | More by patre_tim
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mcgovern1010

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-19-2014 16:03:19 | More by mcgovern1010
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.35/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Undated bottle at 55 degrees into standard pint
Aroma of spice and yeast
Head average (3 cm), off white, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to broken 1-2 mm ring and some small islands
No lacing
Body is medium yellow with slight haze
Flavor begins slightly sweet with yeast and spice; a slight alcohol burn becomes very pronounced immediately after swallowing. No hops or diacetyl are noted.
Palate is medium, slightly oily, with lively carbonation.

Over the years I have had various Dragonmead brews and have yet to be impressed. This is no exception.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 14:20:00 | More by Ozzylizard
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Nich7601

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-16-2014 22:19:21 | More by Nich7601
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minarobin

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-12-2014 17:23:05 | More by minarobin
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Dragonmead Final Absolution Trippel from Dragonmead Microbrewery
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