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Dragonmead Final Absolution Trippel - Dragonmead Microbrewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

398 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 398
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 35
Gots: 32 | 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 MrHolland:
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MrHolland

South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Smittysguinness for this rare opportunity to try this wonderful beer.
Pours in my snifter glass which produces a cloudy amber color with a two inch thick white head that falls away quickly and leaves some lace around the glass.
A sweet smell which is a little fruity with a lot of cloves thrown in as well.
Think with not very much carbonation, has some fruity esters in there, has a spicy kick to it as well. The 8.5% alcohol warms up the mouth and throat. Pretty complex brew with loads of flavors for the palate. This is my first of the style and will be pursuing many more.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2006 01:39:59 | More by MrHolland
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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

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Dragonmead Final Absolution Trippel from Dragonmead Microbrewery
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