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Triple Voodoo Inception Belgian Style Ale - Triple Voodoo Brewing

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Triple Voodoo Inception Belgian Style AleTriple Voodoo Inception Belgian Style Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

71 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Triple Voodoo Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: benclimbs on 03-24-2011)
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DovaliHops

California

4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden color with a medium white head that lingers for a bit. Scent is that of a typical Belgian tripel. Nice golden hoppiness with some zesty spices. A hint of coriander with pepper and Belgian yeast. Taste is just as it smell. A bit more earthy than nose would imply. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a nice dry finish. Drinkability is high. Overall, not the best example of a Belgian-style tripel, but it did impress me for the first bottling of a beer from this brewery. I would definitely buy another one of these.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 08:13:40 | More by DovaliHops
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev +9%

10-18-2013 00:31:13 | More by 2GOOFY
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Paccamacca

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-13-2013 05:15:12 | More by Paccamacca
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avaldivia

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-13-2011 01:40:27 | More by avaldivia
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev +9%

03-17-2013 18:49:36 | More by jmccraney
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impending

California

4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

A-

22oz into a tulip. Pours a fully hazed mid tone orange, minor orange cream head, ok lacing.

Aroma is sweet yeasty citrus and assorted fruits including white skinned grapes. Nice

Fairly sweet barely dry tiny pepper. From start to finish this smoothly evolves within a well selected narrow range. Trails off into a pleasant mild bitter. Warms well. Tastes as if darker. Medium bodied creamy mouthfeel. Tasty, quite nice.
cheers
jd

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2012 05:16:23 | More by impending
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gleemonger

California

4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

06-22-2012 21:07:34 | More by gleemonger
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kaseydad

California

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Wifey picked this one up for lil ol' me.

Poured into my big ass Bubba Gump glass and I am met with a pretty clear straw, apricot colored ale and a nice off-white foamy head. The aroma has some banana, apricot, malt, light rose and more floral. The taste is malty with a backbone of orange julius and slight medicinal characteristics. Bready. Peppery, slight hop finish. Hearty brew. Big time full bodied and yet smooth. They did a good job here as others of the same style can be thin. Overall I thought this was decent but nothing spectacular.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 00:49:59 | More by kaseydad
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DaveHS

California

3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Inception pours bright, clear light amber with a thin ring of fizzy, brilliant white bubbles. Typically beers of this style have a thick, creamy cap of off white foam, so this is a bit of a surprise.

S- The nose brings us back to the realm of the typical Belgian strong pale ale with aromas of golden raisin, clove and preserved lemon.

T/M- The mouth feel and body are much softer and lighter than most traditional Belgian tripels. Drinks like a cross between a tripel and an American pale ale. The typical Belgian fruit esters and herbal spiciness of a good tripel are present, but they’re backed up with a sweet, biscuity maltiness and a dry, hoppy backbone.

O- A dangerously drinkable Belgian strong ale. You’d never know this was 8%. Medium bodied with soft, supportive carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2011 19:01:19 | More by DaveHS
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Beerenauslese

California

4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass to a half inch head of beige foam that starts out leaving some sticky lacing but dissipates within several minutes to a ring leaving less lacing. Clear orange gold body.

Smells of sweet malt, Belgian candi sugar, a little butterscotch, citrus fruit, and spice.

Tastes of sweet bready malt and candi sugar with some ginger/coriander spice, balanced by orange hops, and some butterscotch in the back palate. The yeast seems a good belgian variety with earthiness and a little metal. The finish remains sweet but is balanced by a light orange-hop bitterness as well as a bit of green tea.

Body is medium, and carbonation is medium, producing a nice creamy mouthfeel.

Definitely a good drinkable tripel, well hopped with an orange hop variety (guessing Citra and/or Cascade) that is a bit on the sweet side like many tripels are, but not cloying as some can be. It's good to see California brewers using west coast hops effectively with Belgian styles other than IPA. This is their first bottled beer to my knowledge, so a pretty good first at-bat.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2012 02:55:59 | More by Beerenauslese
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ambruns1979

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-12-2012 04:40:25 | More by ambruns1979
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jeffjeff1

California

3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

My wife picked this up for me a while ago. I just got around to drinking it now.

Appearance- golden color, nice size head, good head retention, nice lacing

Smell- sweet, spicy

Taste- sweet fruit, spicy pepper

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought this was very good. The sweet and spicy balanced each other out wonderfully. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 17:57:43 | More by jeffjeff1
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hayesjw

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-20-2013 00:25:48 | More by hayesjw
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MarioM

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-01-2013 05:21:53 | More by MarioM
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seand

California

4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a relatively clear amber with a surprisingly small amount of off-white head. What's there retains reasonably well, especially a rim around the edge of the glass, leaving nice (but not sticky) sheets of lacing.

S: Smells like a tripel - deep sweetness, clove and the standard Belgian spices, though slightly modified, as I seem to notice a hint of allspice as well.

T: Sweet and full. It gets a bit muddled towards the rear of the palate, kind of a woody, grainy, and nearly astringent mix. The overall flavor is nice, though, and that one bit doesn't detract much if you don't focus on it while trying to describe it. The alcohol is pretty much unnoticeable, so this is a sneaky one.

M: Fairly full body, low carbonation though prickly on the tip of the tongue.

Overall this is pretty good. Apparently it's reasonably priced (I got it as part of a monthly club so I'm not sure how reasonably), and it'd make a pretty decent standby tripel if that's the case.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 02:11:59 | More by seand
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od_sf

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-06-2014 22:00:03 | More by od_sf
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sbanacho

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-11-2012 22:26:58 | More by sbanacho
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terence

California

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

01-05-2013 06:15:46 | More by terence
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cletusdog

California

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

12-26-2012 04:18:06 | More by cletusdog
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2neardead

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-03-2012 03:49:33 | More by 2neardead
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benclimbs

California

3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at Shotwell's in the Mission, SF.

Pours blonde with a thick head and just a bit of lacing that dissipates as it warms. Looks right on for a tripel, just a bit of opaqueness through the glass.

Smell is not incredibly nice - The issue comes from a skunky, old rag smell that permeates the yeasty, fruity, clover driven typical tripel nose. This exists, but its hard for it to shine through.

Taste is quite nice, its an interesting mix of fruit, spicey yeast and a nice hoppy kick at the end...however, this is way more of a Belgian IPA than a Tripel, we all agreed this thing has waaay too much hoppy character to qualify for the style...still though, were in SF, so we like hops so what the hell, 4.0 for the taste.

Feel is good, a bit light and lagery for me for some reason, didn't quite hit the belgian mouthfeel thing head on.

Overall, this is a better than average beer, a solid adaptation of west-coast hops and belgian yeast into a tripel. I look forward to trying more styles from this brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2011 22:18:41 | More by benclimbs
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Amerikon

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-24-2013 05:05:39 | More by Amerikon
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MrGone

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-08-2014 06:42:04 | More by MrGone
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Swervine44

California

4/5  rDev +9%

02-20-2012 06:58:47 | More by Swervine44
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phichifiji00

California

3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into tulip glass.

Appearance: hazy, golden straw color. Pours white head that fades quickly. Moderate lacing.

Smell: brett, earthy, citrus, lemon, grapefruit.

Taste: estery, earthy, citrus, matly.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, moderate carbonation, creamy.

Overall: A decent belgian triple. A bit malty but still drinkable. Impressive for the breweries first bottled beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 17:36:20 | More by phichifiji00
Triple Voodoo Inception Belgian Style Ale from Triple Voodoo Brewing
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