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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,372 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,372
Reviews: 1,903
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 191
Gots: 400 | 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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4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

all unibroue beers are awesome, but this may be their finest offering. it pours a unique mahogany color, with a touch of something dark purple even in there. a nice white head stays around awhile, leaving lovely lacing down the glass. the nose of this beer is powerfully alcoholic, intemixed with a bouquet of fresh and dried fruits. plums, rasiins, candied pears, and figs come to mind, this is a rich nose. the yeast is also a classic belgian strain that really brings the smells together in a synergistic way. the flavor is equally complex and decadent, with the fruits taking center stage. its sort of sweet and thick like a port wine, but much brighter and lighter despite its full body and sticky texture. it finished boozy, and when it warms up its very intense, but this is a beer that opens up beautifully in the glass. it gets more and more yeasty to me, and less and less sweet. the mix of fruit and spice makes this a perfect winter warmer or holiday beer, although i dont think it is intended to be such. wonderful carbonation makes it more drinkable than it should be. this pairs well with red meat, boldly seasoned seafood, and caramely bread pudding. overall a world class example of the style.

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4.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Deep dark ruby in color with three fingers of bubbly off white foam. Leaves a thin tan cap on top. Looks very lively. Smell of dark cherries, raisins, rum and sourdough. Bold flavors of fruits and a sort of cocoa taste. Slight sweetness. Full bodied and bubbly, alcohol warms you quickly but the alcohol taste is well hidden. Dry finish. Dynamite beer from one of my favorite styles.

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3.2/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Year old bottle with a BB of 04-07-13

A-Pours a thick finger of light tan bubbly head with low retention and no lacing. Cloudy dark brown with ruby highlights.

S-Good enough to eat. Strong aromas of grape juice, raisins, estery fruit, very sweet malt.

T-Similiar to the aroma. I like sweet malty character but this one is over the top. Very ripe grape flavor. As it warms the taste softens and rounds out a bit nicer.

M-The carbonation tingle is high in this one. Alcohol is noticeable but at 9% ABV not over the top. Body is medium but a bit low for such a hight ABV beer, the carbonation seems to be taking away from the balance.

O-Perhaps this one would have been a better beer to consume fresh, with a little age on it, it is over the top sweet but would need to try a freshie to compare.

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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
95 out of 100 based on 4,372 ratings.