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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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4,117 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,117
Reviews: 1,872
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 174
Gots: 314 | FT: 8
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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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

08-24-2012 02:50:20 | More by bosoxfanme1966
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-23-2012 00:26:22 | More by Stevez455
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-22-2012 08:32:49 | More by Beeradelphia
Photo of mjtiernan

New York

4.38/5  rDev +3.5%

750ml bottle poured into a goblet. Bottled C04102225Q (March 4, 2010).

A: Reddish brown body topped with a pillowy 1 1/2 finger head that has a little bit of a red tint to it. Head drops out pretty quick but leaves a nice cap. Alcohol legs are apparent.

S: Smells wonderful. Dark and light fruit. Plum, cherry, pear, raspberry and passion fruit. Some floral hops.

T: Lush fruitiness. Taste follows the aroma closely and it works together beautifully. Alcohol present in the finish which is a pleasantly tannic.

M: It’s a sipper and a great one at that. Body is medium, carb soft and finish is astringent.

O: Really nice and complex. Up there with the best Belgian darks available. Will definitely re-visit soon.

08-22-2012 03:00:19 | More by mjtiernan
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Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-22-2012 01:17:45 | More by djcreepshow
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-21-2012 08:24:20 | More by ryko
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-21-2012 07:07:38 | More by Illos
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2/5  rDev -52.7%

08-21-2012 04:11:25 | More by tmars13
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-21-2012 00:16:11 | More by Health
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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-20-2012 20:22:04 | More by mklisz
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3.85/5  rDev -9%

Not sure when or where I first had this one. Also not sure why I never rated it, but oh well.

Dark reddish-brown pour with a foamy off-white head that retains well and leaves a bit of lacing on the glass. Aroma of malts and sugars, fruitcake and spice. Lots of dark dried fruit in the taste, raisins, plums, figs, sugary malts, a dash of spice and hoppy bitterness with a slight alcohol bite. Medium body and decently smooth. Nice overall.

08-19-2012 13:25:25 | More by Rifugium
Photo of Brubaker


4/5  rDev -5.4%

A- Clear but deep chestnut brown with a 3 finger head

S- Floral with an earthy tone, malts

T- Earthy with fruits (date/cherry), floral malts, alcohol finish

M- Richly bubbly and alcoholic

O- Malty, fruity, sweet and clean. A good beer

Would Drink
Would Buy
Won't Make

08-19-2012 12:19:03 | More by Brubaker
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-18-2012 16:05:21 | More by Renegrenade
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Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

08-18-2012 05:43:03 | More by Melomanemusher
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5/5  rDev +18.2%

08-16-2012 16:42:25 | More by GoBIG
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4.9/5  rDev +15.8%

Nose of plums, caramel, prunes, burnt sugar, and some toffee. Taste is sweet, grapes, caramel, brown sugar, dark fruit and molasses. This is awesome, one of my favorite Unibroue beers, maybe my favorite. Good stuff. I feel like there's some ginger and cinnamon in there too.

08-16-2012 07:12:07 | More by DonDirkA
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-15-2012 23:01:39 | More by True0
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New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-15-2012 12:49:04 | More by MikeConklin
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-15-2012 06:48:08 | More by jHez
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

08-15-2012 02:16:00 | More by Sum1tohate
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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

08-14-2012 02:35:37 | More by Schmuckles
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4.6/5  rDev +8.7%

Side poured from a bottle into a Chimay chalice with standard vigor.

Appearance - Cool packaging, with the dragon and all on the front. Plus, I think my country ass interprets the name as "Three Pistols" in French, which of course is cool. Anyway, pours a deep dark brown, possibly a black, that is not at all transparent. Although the head is small, it leaves wicked lacing throughout the drink and stays with the beer for the entire glass.

Smell - Are you kidding me? I smelled this thing and identified it as a Belgian Strong Dark while I was pouring it, the smell was so stout. The first thing I thought was "wow that smells like Chimay Blue." Dark fruits, some malts, and spicy yeasts are the main smells. Outstanding, could not be improved on.

Taste - I damn near gave this a 5. The dark fruits assault the palate first, with the malts and spices offering a nice counterpunch to the plums, raisins, black cherries, and more.

Mouthfeel - Creamy, rich, a stout spicy zing at the end with the alcohol to remind you that this is not a beginners beer. I really enjoyed this beer.

Overall - Excellent job. This beer belongs even higher than the #7 or whatever spot it occupies on the Belgian Strong Dark Ale top 100 list. It rivals Chimay, but falls just a hair short of that. I was rooting through my beer fridge wanting something dark to sip on, and I found a doozy in this beer. Very well put together.

08-14-2012 02:18:05 | More by TheCondor
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-14-2012 01:11:06 | More by Deanstreat
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-13-2012 20:36:02 | More by danthehopslamman
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

08-13-2012 13:50:21 | More by bluesplit63
Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
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