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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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4,508 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,508
Reviews: 1,934
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 213
Gots: 490 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
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Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 10-31-2000

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I’ve been drinking this one for so long I had just assumed I posted a review up at some point. So this is going to be short and to the point, but really what more do you need to know other than: it’s fantastic. Delicious. Drink it. For the price, the accessibility, and above all the quality this can’t be beat.

Pours a thick, dark ruby-burgundy with light foam. Wonderful bouquet with stone fruits dominating. The flavor shares an equal profile, with some plum and fig as well as a date-like sweetness standing out. What I find remarkable is how smooth (and smoothly sweet) this is. I mean, almost velvety. While not unusual I forget. (Belgian Strong Ale is not as clearly defined a category in my mind as say a dubble or triple and the wide variation is part of the reason.) This one won over some new converts recently and I can’t wait to share some more soon.

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A- pours very dark brown with about a finger of light tan head that is very bubbly, as opposed to foamy. Almost no lacing.

S - Bold smell of fruits

T - Sweet with a lot of fruit flavor, especially grapefruit and grapes

M - Very smooth, the carbonation really stands out

O - I love the feel of this beer from start to finish. The flavors are very crisp and refreshing, and surprisingly well-balanced given the alcohol level of the beer. The bubbly carbonation makes this beer stand out from other Belgians I have tried, and I really enjoyed it.

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From a 750 mL bottle this poured a dark brown. The smell was of citrus and fresh fruit. Carbonation was sharp like Champagne. The taste was oak-y and nutty with hints of freshness and citrus that the smell suggested. While still being a strong dark ale, this feels lighter than and crisper than others.

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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
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