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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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Slay40

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

05-01-2014 23:56:03 | More by Slay40
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emac1224

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -20%

04-28-2014 14:27:00 | More by emac1224
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kyle86

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-26-2014 19:16:39 | More by kyle86
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer is served a lightly hazed orange-yellow color with a small head of white foam. The head fades quite quickly leaving only a light level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is that as may be expected for a triple. The strongest smell is that of some bubblegum and banana mixed with some aromas of a spice nature. The spice is heaviest of a clove smell but contains other aromas of some lemongrass and coriander as well. Along with these smells comes some light biscuit smells as well as some other aromas of a candied sugar and yeast cake smell. Overall it is on the sweeter side but delicious, hiding any boozy aromas quite well.

Taste – The taste begins quite sweet upfront with lots of candied sugar and fruit of banana, orange, and pear. From the start there are also some more doughy like flavors that create a base for the sweeter flavors to rest upon. Quickly some flavors of yeast and spice come to the tongue, bringing some degree of balance to the sweet. The spice is quite heavy of clove, coriander and some pepper with it really giving a nice bite to the beer. With the addition of the yeast and spice, so too comes some more biscuit like flavors in replacement of some of the doughy flavors, and with that transition there is also a nice increase in the candied sugar flavors as well as a nice bubblegum flavor. With a bit more banana and some grass coming to the tongue at the very end of the taste, one is left with a sweet but quite pleasant and enjoyable Belgian triple flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thinner side with a carbonation level that is on the slightly higher side. The combination of the two is very nice for the yeasty, spicy and fruity flavors of the brew, making for a rather nice easy drinking triple.

Overall – Overall a very tasty and quite nice drinking tripe that, while a bit on the sweeter side, was very balanced and smooth. Quite delicious and well worth a try if you get the chance.

Serving type: on-tap

04-24-2014 16:13:52 | More by Darkmagus82
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-21-2014 23:56:22 | More by thatoneguymike
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev -26.1%

04-17-2014 17:53:24 | More by Whiskeydeez
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myelo

Tennessee

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

Dense bright gold/orange with thin white head, mild lacing and tiny bubbles.

Aroma is peppery citrus, orange and lemon with cloves. Some ethanol and light malt.

Initial taste is banana and cloves then sweet candy orange. Mild spicy, clean bitterness. Dry phenol and ester aftertaste.

Medium-light body with high carbonation and a bit of oily sheen. Medium ethanol warmth.

I'm no expert on trippels but this has a lot of interesting flavors and is well balanced if a tad sweet. The alcohol waits until you aren't looking and sneaks up on you.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 22:02:11 | More by myelo
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pandow

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-05-2014 03:06:10 | More by pandow
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camartin27

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-04-2014 22:28:48 | More by camartin27
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srgj88

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +17%

04-04-2014 22:26:05 | More by srgj88
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jlmathis

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-04-2014 05:58:48 | More by jlmathis
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MrBuckHigh

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-29-2014 14:41:04 | More by MrBuckHigh
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Prager62

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-16-2014 10:41:28 | More by Prager62
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Dshep1340

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -20%

03-14-2014 22:39:35 | More by Dshep1340
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David_G

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-12-2014 16:42:47 | More by David_G
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-10-2014 22:16:47 | More by Buck_Jones
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stooge

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-08-2014 05:54:21 | More by stooge
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combatFlexo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-07-2014 03:20:07 | More by combatFlexo
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lindhout

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-27-2014 16:05:38 | More by lindhout
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jeffwright

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-23-2014 01:32:26 | More by jeffwright
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kvnklingler

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

02-22-2014 22:36:35 | More by kvnklingler
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brutusmuktuk

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-19-2014 17:43:14 | More by brutusmuktuk
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CHSeattle1

Michigan

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This is an absolutely great example of Trippel. Initial color is semi-opaque, dense yellowish; typical for a tripple. I can't fully comment on how it pours as it was on-top. Head was good and very aromatic. Taste is exceptionally sweet with citrus notes. Mouthfeel is decent and lingers notably. Overall, this is a great beer and one of my favorite trippels.

Serving type: on-tap

02-17-2014 22:03:45 | More by CHSeattle1
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Doublicious

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-17-2014 18:12:32 | More by Doublicious
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LooseGasCap

Indiana

4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very, very malty with a nose only a mother could love. If you're into malty, sweet brews, this one is for you. Very smooth on the way down, almost gulpable. I found myself fairly full afterwards, but wanting more of that caramel, malty flavor. A delicious brew and fun to drink. I had it at HopCat, Lansing, MI, served in a belgian beer glass.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2014 23:46:52 | More by LooseGasCap
Dragonmead Final Absolution Trippel from Dragonmead Microbrewery
91 out of 100 based on 398 ratings.