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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,848 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3848
Reviews: 1860
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.11%


Brewed by:
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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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jmatthew

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beads of carbonation form a lining at the bottom of the glass and then subside to reveal an opaque earthy dark brown liquid with orange tinges. The initially large head subdues to little more than a thin ring. Smells are suggestive of toast, dark fruit and raisins with a distinct hint of black pepper. Sweet caramel and molasses is first to hit the tongue, and is then rounded out with some dark candied fruit and spiciness in the middle. The flavors meld into a long warming finish that is reminiscent of tawny port (as accurately described on the bottle). A slick mouthfeel and very smooth for its hidden strength.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2006 12:43:24 | More by jmatthew
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Furlinator

California

4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
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Bottle dated: Best by 01/17/16

Pours cloudy dark brown with a one inch khaki head that fades away to a thick ring and leaves strands of lace.

The smell begins with Autumn-like spices up front followed by plum and dark cherry with a hint of toffee on the finish.

The taste is of dark fruit (plum, cherry and raisin) followed by molasses and dark malt with a hint of clove on the back end.

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Dark fruit and spices dominate the flavor. This is a solid Belgian dark.

Serving type: bottle

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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
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