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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,217 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,217
Reviews: 1,885
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 180
Gots: 356 | FT: 6
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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4.96/5  rDev +17.3%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

hmvalp, Oct 15, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +8.7%

The_Event_Horizon, Oct 14, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +15.4%

REBatten, Oct 14, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.75

Look, Smell, and Taste were all rated at 4.5 The feel I only gave it 2 due to the over-carbonation (too fizzy). That was the initial taste and letting it sit for a while.

Chief_Mug, Oct 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.7%

OCSA_1978, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of DenverHopHead
4.29/5  rDev +1.4%

Poured from a bottle with a best by date of 3/8/16; into a tulip.
Appearance - deep mahogany; look hard and you can see plenty of carbonation and sediment floating in the glass! Thick, foamy beige head. Lacing is minimal.
Smell - sweet dark fruit, citrus fruit and spices; great aroma from both the bottle and the glass!
Taste - very flavorful and easy to drink for a darker ale! Sweet, ripe, dark fruit; paired with yeast and spices.
Feel - surprisingly light feel, nicely carbonated, 9% ABV is incredibly well hidden!
Overall - I could drink this year round; truly an outstanding brew!

DenverHopHead, Oct 11, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Pours an opaque brownish black with a 1 finger off white head. The head eventually dissipates to a thin collar and sticks around for the remainder of the beer. Not much lacing, only a few spots.

S: Smell is of raisins, grapes, figs and cherries. Predominately dark fruits with some yeasty esters. Alcohol is faintly present on the nose.

T: The taste is mainly of alcohol soaked dark fruits and yeasty esters. Some tastes of caramel and a bit of a cherry flavor also enter the mix as the beer warms, along with a varying mix of malt flavors. This beer is very complex with fruit, malt, and caramel flavors along with the typical spicy/yeastiness that exists with most Belgian styles.

M: This beer is very chewy on the palate with a nice dry/smooth finish. The finish has a bit of a lingering yeastiness to it. Alcohol is masked very well and hardly detectable even as the beer warms.

O: This is a very full bodied and complex beer. It has many different flavors from fruitiness to maltiness along with the typical spice and yeast notes that most Belgian styles usually possess. Alcohol is slightly detectable on the nose, but is masked very well when it comes to the taste and mouthfeel. An excellent representation of the style that I will surely be having again.

TheItalianStallion, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Fruity taste. Not much carbonation. Amazing Belgian Ale coming out of Canada.

SurferEric, Oct 09, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -1.7%

Jgiroux77, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

t2grogan, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

tb4475, Oct 06, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.76/5  rDev -11.1%

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3/5  rDev -29.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

I am really starting to like what Unibroue has to offer. 750mL poured into a Unibroue chalice. A: Pours a dark brown color with a 1 finger tan head. Head quickly fades to a ring, a little swirl of the glass excites the brew causing some nice lacing. N: Aroma is of bread malts, plum, red grape and pears. P: The aroma accentuates the taste giving you a mildly carbonated dark fruit and malty smooth mouthful. Followed by a slight and pleasant alcohol after taste. O: I really enjoyed this brew. The flavors coming through make this almost like a dessert brew. It's not too filling so it's easy to drink. A very enjoyable Belgian style Dark Ale.

Jason_the_Argonaut, Oct 02, 2014
Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
94 out of 100 based on 4,217 ratings.