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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,048 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,048
Reviews: 1,870
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 171
Gots: 288 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-31-2000)
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MaximalC

Illinois

4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours the color of molasses with a bountiful head of tan froth. The invigorating aroma features clove, nutmeg, orchard fruit, and a hint of alcohol. Shark jaw lacing persists after each sip.

The taste is full and alive, with a bountiful melange of spices including the aforementioned clove, nutmeg, and possibly coriander. The malt profile offers raisin, prune, brown sugar, and bubblegum. Both spice and sweetness are there in abundance, but they're exquisitely balanced, making for an delicious, impactful brew with great staying power. A hint of alcohol finally begins to manifest in the finish as the beer warms. The lively carbonation accentuates the spices and brings a luscious, prickly mouthfeel, especially on the back end.

This is one of my all time favorite Belgian ales and was a gateway beer for me when it comes to the whole craft brewing phenomenon. To call any beer flawless is a tall order, but I must confess I have a really difficult time identifying any here.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 02:10:53 | More by MaximalC
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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
94 out of 100 based on 4,048 ratings.