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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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4,291 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,291
Reviews: 1,895
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 187
Gots: 373 | 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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4/5  rDev -5.4%

TerrenceOBrien, Nov 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

gshak, Nov 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

avschmitt, Nov 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

ReeseMax3, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of raynmoon
4.58/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

It's been far too long, here we go.

Not much of a head this time, but i've seen this beer more than I've seen most beers I've head, it's pretty. It's as standard and as beautiful as it gets when it comes to Belgian Dark Ales.

HUGE yeasty fruitiness. It smells like a fresh batch of bananas with some raspberries and dark sugar thrown in; it's hard to describe.

This beer is so perfect. You get this strong yeast presence, followed by a nice fruity malt bill; and it goes down smooth. No taste of alcohol. You may "feel" some of it on the way down, but there really is zero detection.

There are many a nostalgic moment attached to this beer. Very small room for improvement. I honestly do not understand why this does not carry a higher score.

raynmoon, Nov 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.2%

BigOtaku, Nov 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

mmattiso, Nov 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

abcdefghijkyle, Nov 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

JohnnyB, Nov 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

LarryMyers, Nov 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

ThomasAWilson2, Nov 09, 2012
Photo of Quackershnoc
3.68/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12-ounce bottle, served in a tulip glass
Appearance: it's pretty dark, kind of molasses colored; a thin, off-white head that has mostly disappeared after a minute or two, but some lacing remains all the way until the end
Aroma: sweet; there are some pretty clear dark fruit notes, maybe raisin or plum, smells a little boozy
Taste: kind of hard to describe; it's very smooth; despite its high ABV it does not taste much like alcohol; it starts very bright and moves more toward the dark fruit flavors; sweet throughout, but not overly so; finishes with a malty flavor that is quite nice and some chocolate; aftertaste is a little mixture of all the flavors; a nice hint of spice
Mouthfeel: a lot of carbonation, more than I would like; fairly thick or syrupy, coats the mouth well
Overall Impression: it gets much better as it warms up, the flavors come out more and the carbonation isn't as aggressive as it when it was colder; it is a nice fall beer, a little hearty and sure to warm you up some; it's got some layers of flavor in it that I cannot quite identify and had some trouble describing-a complex sipper (which seems to be something that Unibroue is known for); I think my favorite taste is the end, as all the flavors kind of come back together one last time as you swallow, but I think it smells even better than it tastes

Quackershnoc, Nov 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

BrettD, Nov 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

andthevolcano, Nov 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

JakeDebus, Nov 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Gstolas, Nov 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

chrisxmartin, Nov 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

DarthTremens, Nov 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -29.1%

benbjb, Nov 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

mrsbirdie, Nov 04, 2012
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2.03/5  rDev -52%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

A- Pours a dark cola brown, two finger tan head.

S- I pick up on some kind of vegetable presence (sort of reminds me of V8), plum, bready.

T- More almost vegetable flavor. Not digging this one at all...it just tastes like it smells.

M- Watery, low carbonation.

O- Definitely not my thing. Drainpour all the way, and I hate pouring out beer.

whendeathsleeps, Nov 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

tripelz, Nov 03, 2012
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Lukas, Nov 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

fredmugs, Nov 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

sourgrass, Nov 01, 2012
Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
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