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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,034 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,034
Reviews: 1,870
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 168
Gots: 284 | 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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demgoth

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-20-2012 03:31:36 | More by demgoth
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phiberoptik

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep maple brown with a burgundy hue and a bubbly off white head that dissipates quickly into just a cloudy layer on the top. The slightest agitation in the glass brings the bubbles back.

Notes of fig, dark fruits, faint molasses, and a nice alcohol heat.

Tastes of dark dried fruits, sweet maltiness, brown bread, winter spices, and a nice warmth in the throat.

Medium to full bodied, nice tongue coating effect with subtle bubbling in the mouth.

This is a warmer beer. One to be best had when you need a little inner warming. Definitely an enjoyable brew as many of the Unibroue beers are. Please try!

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 01:46:22 | More by phiberoptik
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-19-2012 02:22:21 | More by jcjerabek
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Wessoms

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-18-2012 23:37:00 | More by Wessoms
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-18-2012 05:01:35 | More by CarolinaKev
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mschind

California

4.63/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750ML bottle best by date 7-7-14

A- Poured into a snifter producing a huge rocky tan colored head without much persistence. Maintains a thin ring of foam around the edge with some lacing. Clear dark brown color.

S- Toasty malt and spicy esters with significant alcohol sweetness. Some dried fruit and rising bread notes as well.

T- Rich malty goodness. Mild sweetness, dates and cloves. Slightly dry finish.

M- Medium body with smooth and full carbonation.

O- Rich and tasty, another winner from Unibroue. Easily beats many examples of this style that are priced at twice what I paid for this. It paired very well with some Pad Thai. The lime and tamarind balanced the malty sweetness nicely.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 21:17:27 | More by mschind
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stortore

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-17-2012 05:06:29 | More by stortore
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nyrblue2

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-16-2012 23:16:38 | More by nyrblue2
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-15-2012 00:53:54 | More by Gww1864
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kcinlober

Oregon

3.98/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a dark molasses color with little head. Dark but not opaque

Aroma: yeast, fruit, some cloves. Significant but not very strong

Palate: full-bodied with fermented fruit the strongest flavor. Hits fairly quickly and tastes of raisin. Feels heavy in the mouth and finishes with a slightly choppy sensation.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 23:04:46 | More by kcinlober
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Jaldama

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

06-14-2012 08:32:36 | More by Jaldama
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RppIII

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: This beer was purchased in the winter of 2009 and consumed in the summer of 2012. Poured from a 355 mL bottle with an expiration date of 02/10/12 into a chalice. Pours a dull fig color of brown. There is a fingers worth of creamy, evenly dispersed tan head. A very enticing appearance leaves one eager to explore its matte brown exterior further.

Smell: The smell is the essence of Christmas on a farm. It has a beautiful combination of liquored sweet fruit, molasses, a fresh essence of farm (grassy and floral), and a hint of spicy dark chocolate fondue.

Taste: Chewy, medicinal, very alcoholic tiramisu brownie dipped in spiced chocolate fondue. Firstly, an alcoholic soaked cherry flavor lays foundations for the onslaught of spiced chocolate. Grassy hops are balanced perfectly against the chocolate, which eventually subsides to leave an ethereal spiced, alcoholic cherry flavor that sticks around for the long haul.

Mouthfeel: Dry, a bit chewy but smooth. The alcohol, while present as an essential part of any beer seems too much a part of this beer’s flavour to actually be measured as an entity outside of the taste itself.

Drinkability: This beer not only puts a smile on your face, it enlightens you and warms your heart. This beer makes me yearn for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, snow falling outside, and endless bottles being shared by the crackling fire. Perhaps this is where it was conceived or the first test batch enjoyed. For some, chicken soup, mac n cheese, and ice cream are comfort foods; this beer is my comfort food.

June 13, 2012
Vero Beach, Fl

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 01:26:07 | More by RppIII
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RES

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-13-2012 18:34:14 | More by RES
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Danny1217

Florida

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

Pours a beautiful dark reddish brown color with a small tan head that quickly disappears. Smells quite fruity with some spice to it. Can smell the yeast too. Cherry flavor seems to dominate the taste. A bit of grape too, slightly reminiscent of a red wine. Also some plum, raisin, and caramel. Body is thick and carbonation is heavy. Some might say too heavy, but I found it to be a nice surprise.
A good dark Belgian ale that I could see myself buying regularly. Unibroue never disappoints.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2012 05:06:14 | More by Danny1217
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Sarunas7

Kansas

5/5  rDev +18.2%

06-13-2012 02:27:31 | More by Sarunas7
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redmantodd

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-12-2012 15:16:25 | More by redmantodd
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lauries444

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-12-2012 01:18:51 | More by lauries444
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Countfapula


4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-11-2012 03:30:05 | More by Countfapula
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olbubba

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-10-2012 16:57:06 | More by olbubba
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

06-09-2012 16:33:24 | More by CEDAMA
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JSeabrookeFox

Alabama

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-09-2012 06:55:28 | More by JSeabrookeFox
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beerFool28607

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-09-2012 00:49:44 | More by beerFool28607
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Zakk

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-08-2012 17:08:16 | More by Zakk
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

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

Served in a snifter glass.

Appearance: As it pours it is very dark brown, as it settles in the glass it is like a brown black, head is somewhat thick with roughly 1/3" off the body.

Smell: Feels little like red wine with an overdose of yeast. Light scents of

Taste: This is smooth meets complex, I taste the sweetness of raisins I love the malt and a notch spicy but lightly and by the way did I mention the complexity.

Mouth: Medium and smooth, sharp texture coming from the bubbles.

Overall: This beer isn't perfect but it is incredibly well rounded, so smooth you will appreciate the quality as it is. A long day after work even better...Salud

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2012 03:34:17 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-07-2012 19:35:41 | More by OriolesFan1008
Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
94 out of 100 based on 4,034 ratings.