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Trois Pistoles - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,236 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,236
Reviews: 1,890
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 179
Gots: 360 | 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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Photo of rlee1390
4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Brown in the glass, ruby when pouring, two finger head.

S-Caramel, sugar/candy notes, darker fruits, apples.

T-Sugary sweet, darker fruits, plums and cherries, some bitterness, nicely balanced.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation, very smooth.

O-A very good balanced Belgian brew.

rlee1390, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of Kerrie
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Kerrie, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of Softestdog
2.5/5  rDev -40.9%

Softestdog, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of MattPS
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

MattPS, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of BigRedN
4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured from the 750 ml bottle into a goblet. Initially poured only 1/2 the bottle. Beer is a very dark brown, cannot see through. Pour produced a thick, white, head. Faded rather quickly to a solid cover on the liquid. Leaves as little lacing.

Smell: Rich roasted malts, a touch of a sweetness to the smell as well. Aromas of dark fruits, a little plum, raisin. Some alcohol aroma sneaks through as the beer warms up.

Taste: Taste is somewhat complex, changing as the beer is consumed and warms a little. Simply put it is mostly malty, nothing really giving a hop bitterness. A little sweetness. Taste falls in line with aroma. This is a big beer with high ABV, yet the alcohol is well hidden.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, limited natural carbonation. Smooth, a little slick going down. Alcohol warms me up, yet it does not burn the throat going down.

Overall: A very good beer. Got this bottle at a one time introductory deal of $7.99. Well worth the price. Would be better on a winter night. One bottle is enough for the night.

BigRedN, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of MonkeyboyATL
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

MonkeyboyATL, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of IrishGermanAmerican
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

IrishGermanAmerican, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of mmilyko
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

mmilyko, Aug 30, 2012
Photo of KegsAndEggs
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

KegsAndEggs, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of tyleeis
5/5  rDev +18.2%

tyleeis, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of DioS
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of AllHailBeercules
4/5  rDev -5.4%

AllHailBeercules, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of CaptDavyJones
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

CaptDavyJones, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of thegrifter
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

thegrifter, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of beerpadawan
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of jpbebeau
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

jpbebeau, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of bucketofheads
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

bucketofheads, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of DeezGunz14
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

DeezGunz14, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of Mojo
4.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is simply the finest beer I have ever had to pleasure to drink. It pours a beautiful dark maple syrup color with a nice 1 and 1/2 finger head. Lacing is minimal. The smell has some fruit, bread, grasses and maybe some other notes. Mouthfeel is delightful. A fullness of flavor with the perfect amount of carbonation. Taste is extremely well balanced. Sweet malt with some fruit notes (not overwhelming) and some toffee. The finish is smooth. Even with the high ABV, it is well hidden. It is near perfect in every way!!

Mojo, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of donzilake
4/5  rDev -5.4%

donzilake, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of bosoxfanme1966
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

bosoxfanme1966, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of Stevez455
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Stevez455, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of Beeradelphia
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Beeradelphia, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of mjtiernan
4.38/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

mjtiernan, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of djcreepshow
4/5  rDev -5.4%

djcreepshow, Aug 22, 2012
Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
95 out of 100 based on 4,236 ratings.