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Highwater Hoppy Tripel - Blue Pants Brewery

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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Pants Brewery visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GPHarris on 08-07-2012)
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1.75/5  rDev -52.1%

robertjskelton, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

DocAJ, Jul 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

AlaskanYoung, Jul 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

sgttibbs, Dec 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

paulgarrison, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of sommersb
3.3/5  rDev -9.6%

Tasted On: 09-15-2012
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 22 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Tulip
Purchased: Single from Liquor Express, Huntsville AL

A: Nice white head on a cloudy, dark orange or apricot colored beer. Retention is OK and lacing is good.

S: Smells are mainly of hops, both citrus and piney, plus a little grape fruitiness, but overall aromas are not strong.

T: Some Belgian yeast notes, but the main taste is that of citrus hops.Very little malts or sweetness. Tastes much like an IPA to me.

M: Moderate to high levels of carbonation with a medium body. Aftertaste is hoppy and bitter. The flavors smooth out and seems less harsh as it warms up.

O: It was interesting to try my first Blue Pants offering. They hit the mark on the hoppy part of the name, but it didn't seem much like a Tripel to me.

sommersb, Sep 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

harpus, Jan 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

drummermattie02, Feb 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Huntbuc, Oct 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

ZinFanDave, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of a0lbudman
3.51/5  rDev -3.8%

A-hazy gold color with a very large white head that fades slowly and leave a great lace on the glass
S- Spice, some citrus, and hop aroma
T-hops comes though the spice and malty flavor, with some citrus in there also. Has a hop bitterness in the aftertaste with a spice and pepper taking over in the finish
M-medium body and high carbonation
O-the hops in this Tripel was nice but would liked to have not so much hops. It had all the spicy , peppery, and other flavors of a tripel, and by the name I guess that was the taste that was being shot at. Nice Alabama beer! Make one without all the hops I will try it.

a0lbudman, Dec 23, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours an effervescent gold/amber with a pinky of pearl colored head. Good lacing & head retention

S: Pears, appleskins & cereal notes, some perfumy hops as well

T: Pineapple, slightly boozey breadyness, grassy notes, & wet cereal up front. Bitterness is pronounced as this warms, some aspirin, some grapefruit, white grape & canned pears as well, more porridge type flavors as well & little bit of honey crisp apple. Finishes with pineapple, pears & a bit of grapefruit

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation

An alright tripel, but I wouldn't buy this again

russpowell, May 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Dracarys, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

CRJMellor, Dec 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

TheBeard89, Oct 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

wshell1, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

grumpygerman, Sep 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Jujr, Aug 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

FrankK, Aug 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

CraigTravor, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

FliryVorru, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

justinm4bama, Dec 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Weas, May 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

a - poured a one finger thick, creamy, light tan head into a tulip glass that left a thin ring of lace throughout. the body was a bright golden color.
s - floral hops, yeasty, bready, a pilsner type aroma comes through as well.
t - bready with some piney hops. hint of apples with a caramel finish.
m - medium and slightly bubbly.
o - nice take on a tripel. really like blue pants stuff since they moved into their new brewhouse.

GPHarris, Aug 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

JSeabrookeFox, Aug 10, 2012
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Highwater Hoppy Tripel from Blue Pants Brewery
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