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Tripel Overhead (Bourbon Barrel-aged) - Mother Earth Brewing

Tripel Overhead (Bourbon Barrel-aged)Tripel Overhead (Bourbon Barrel-aged)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

110 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 110
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 14.14%


Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cvstrickland on 05-04-2010)
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

06-27-2013 09:36:07 | More by hellhammermario
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North Carolina

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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

We drank a vertical of 2012, 2013, and 2014 at the brewery tasting room, but I will review the 2012 vintage, which was poured in a tulip, the beer is a hazy, copper-orange coloring with a bubbly, white head. Nose of creamy vanilla, apricot, mango, pineapple, and very subtle nutmeg and clove spices. Flavors are roast forward, with a cream and tropical fruit overtone and a boozy bourbon kick in the backbone. Wow! Vanilla highlights, with a subtle warmth building as you drink. Smooth and robust bodied, with a fruity and vanilla aftertaste. Subtle spice linger on a smooth finish. Unreal!

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2014 01:53:15 | More by GarthDanielson
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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smakawhat

Maryland

4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

There is not much head given to this off the pour, what is presented is a faint tan to white head that settles quickly to a thin collar. Body color is a deep orange, and very murky. Quite unattractive with blotchy colors of yellow and brown. Collar barely maintains any presence while resting.

Nose though is quite enjoyable. Lots of toasty vanilla and caramel sensations, but not much else. However it doesn't have a slight sucrose like quality, but not much else. Quite impressive if some of the classic Belgian characters seem to be shelved a bit.

Palate comes with a very thick but controlled body. Thick sugary malts and lots of light brown sugar flavor. Large rounding oak notes, and a sharp clove like sensing finish. Chewy palate of dense dark sugary sensing malts, with a nice sharp hot brown spices continuing. Moderate amounts of peach and orange fruit to compliment.

A nice example of a tripel that has done well in a barrel.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 23:38:20 | More by smakawhat
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Tripel Overhead (Bourbon Barrel-aged) from Mother Earth Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.