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Deceit - Funkwerks

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very good

85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 12
Gots: 16 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Funkwerks visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: denver10 on 08-17-2012)
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2.25/5  rDev -43.6%

mpenning13, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of Beaver13
2.63/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy straw amber with a big creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet malts and banana with straw and yeast.

The flavor is sweet soapy belgian malts and banana with some earthy yeast and a dry, almost plasticky, finish. There's a bit of warming alcohol. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with a lot of spritzy carbonation.

Overall, an OK Belgian with some off-notes.

Beaver13, Nov 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Zbeetleman, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

GRG1313, Feb 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

bespin15, May 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

trebbates, Jun 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

arlingtonjoe, Apr 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Ristaccia, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

marct, Nov 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

marvmoreno, Nov 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

dhbiker0889, Apr 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

popery, Sep 07, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev -7.3%

Knapp85, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Pours a murky yellow with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, spices, and a slightly soapy aroma. Taste is much the same with a yeasty flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, Feb 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

BrittQ, Nov 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

MinorThreat, May 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

SocalKicks, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

vermilcj, Dec 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

freemanj, Oct 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Evan, Jun 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

MarkyMOD, Aug 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

afsdan, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of SkeeterBoganski
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle in to snifter tulip

A - Deceit is a subtle golden, soft yellow color, with some opaque-ness towards the bottom of the glass, some significant lacing, and a subtle white head

S - sweetly malty, slightly banana-lemon; it smells like a medium-hopped Belgian

T - a little banana, a little lemon zest; Belgian yeasts are all over this; there is some medium alcohol bite toward the end that includes a little spice; slightly sweet and tarty; some apple and pear notes

M - this beer is extremely smooth and hides the 9.4% amazingly well; the beer is pleasantly carbonated and light bodied; the alcohol provides a bit of a dry finish

O - solid; for me, a really good pseudo-introduction to popular/respected Belgian ales; it's really well-balanced, accessible, and full of nuance. Really strong offering.

SkeeterBoganski, Dec 09, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big foam-up in the tall glass, but it settles down to a puffy head. Very light golden color. Malty and fruity aromas.

Spicy and sharp on the tongue. Just a brief flirtation with sweet malt, followed by the tart appley taste. Fruity flavors of pear skins and dry pineapple. This is a serious mouthful of flavor. The Belgian yeasty taste is quite bold, and ends with the dry mouthfeel and slight bitterness.

I would call this a robust sort of Tripel, and if you like the bold flavors it's a winner. From the 750 ml bottle bought at Mayfair Liquors in Denver.

mactrail, Nov 23, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The beer has a a white and creamy head that dissipates quickly. The beer itself is a golden amber that is clear and filtered. The beer smell is an interesting combination of smells. The dominant smell is apricot with a bit of Belgian funk. Other smells include some Belgian spices, sugar and a slightly yeasty smell as well. The more subtle smells consist of hints of peach and honey as well as a bit of alcohol. However, the other smells a bit subtle. The beer's taste is similar to its smell. The dominant flavor is apricot and the Belgian spices including clove. Unlike the smell, that taste has a lesser yeast presence that is dominated by other flavors. The beer has a wheat flavor that is very present and noticeable. Additionally, the beer has slight honey notes and a bit of alcohol taste. The beer has a slight alcohol warmth. Other than the alcohol taste, the beer has a clean and slightly crisp feel. Additionally, the beer feels smooth with a slight slickness at the end of the drink. Heavy bodied. Overall, a pretty good and unique Tripel.

HattedClassic, Nov 27, 2013
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Deceit from Funkwerks
89 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.