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Triple Voodoo Grand Cru - Triple Voodoo Brewing

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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 19.83%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Triple Voodoo Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: impending on 05-26-2012)
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Ratings: 35 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by artdob:
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3.61/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Shot out of the bottle like a volcanic eruption the second the cap came off the bottle - lost a bit as this caught me off guard.

Pours a dark apricot color into my handy snifter. Sudsy light head subsides quickly like sea foam on the beach.

Smells of fruit - getting apricot, sweet bread, clover honey.

Taste is somewhat similar characteristics plus nectar, agave - undertones of a very light bitterness.

Mouthfeel has moderate carbonation and this beer offers a bit of warmth with the 9% alcohol content (poured at room temperature).

Enjoyable.

artdob, Mar 14, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of JeffNev
4/5  rDev +13.3%

JeffNev, Jan 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

dougieboy, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of Fatehunter
3.8/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A finger of head on an opaque, medium straw colored body.
The aroma is barnyard, hay and alcohol.
The taste is malty with hardly a hint of bitterness. A little booze and muddled lemon and cinnamon.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation and medium body.
A nice ale with good flavor and smell.

Fatehunter, Feb 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

jmccraney, Mar 17, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

GRG1313, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of BeerlyLegal
4.51/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a 22oz bomber into two wine glasses.

A perfect copper orange color with a strong hints of sunflower, peach/apricot and honey that could be picked up from across the room.

A very smooth belgian style taste that is super easy to drink although not as strong of a taste compared to the smell. There's something very interesting happening towards the end that I can't quite put my finger on. The alcohol content is hidden very nicely and I'm inclined to try this again.

BeerlyLegal, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of richard_stanton
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

richard_stanton, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of MadeInOregon
4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

MadeInOregon, May 24, 2013
Photo of womencantsail
2.58/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Amber color with a white head. Smells like jalapeños and stale bread. It's quite watery, but still very sweet and sugary. Maybe some pepper? The flavor is just as bad. Super sweet with tons of jalapeño/chile pepper. A bit of toast, some stale bread, and water. Not a winner at all.

womencantsail, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of HALB
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

HALB, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of davegray
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

davegray, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Falcon91Wolvrn03
4.34/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: A somewhat clear light reddish color, with a thin head and light lacing.

Smell: Belgian spice, coriander, honey, and a touch of orange. A nice "Belgian style" scent.

Taste: Tasted a lot like a "light" quadrupel, although at 9% abv its hardly light; it's just a bit less intense than a quadrupel. Very complex. Is this really 9% (wow)?

Mouthfeel: Perfect mouthfeel. Very smooth, lightly carbonated.

Drinkability: I found this beer to be highly drinkable. Far better than the 3.08 rating it had when I reviewed it.

Falcon91Wolvrn03, Oct 24, 2012
Photo of mactrail
3.41/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Big dry Belgian flavor totally dominates. Aroma is beery and not much else. Light body.

Clear golden color in the pilsener glass. Nice creamy foam. Not much of a fruit flavor, more of a grainy taste. Light cracker flavor with some hoppy flowers and bitter all the way to the end. An interesting lighter style of Strong Ale that is more like a Belgian Pale Ale. This just seems like too much of a good thing-- all yeast and no malt.

On tap at Rogue Ales in San Francisco.

mactrail, Feb 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

jemarent, Jan 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

brotherloco, May 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

GClarkage, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of JacobGumina
4/5  rDev +13.3%

JacobGumina, Mar 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

ambruns1979, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of dominic4beer
4/5  rDev +13.3%

dominic4beer, Jul 05, 2012
Photo of ccrida
1.3/5  rDev -63.2%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

This beer really ticked me off. 80% of the bottle EXPLODED all over my kitchen, violently. We're not talking a little gusher, we're talking firehose. If my wife had seen this, I'd be in the dog house. As it is, I'm just annoyed at having to spend 15 minutes moping it all up. The foam in the bottle still hadn't fully settled in that time. So I get about 6 oz in my tulip. Auburn with a small white collar, barely any sticky foam. The explosion factors into the appearance.
Sticky is the word, this thing is a sugar bomb. Pungent sweet, spicy smell. Lots of coriander, some ethanol.
Taste is really heavy on the plasticy phenols, which is the only thing remotely Belgian. Way sugary, and way to spicy.
Mouthfeel is sticky yet watery at the same time.
Drinkability is low. Not only do I not want another, I resent it. The mess was terrible, and the taste, almost as bad. Di the explosion bias me? Sure. But I'm not that one that over-primed it...pulled this out of my cellar after picking it up last week in San Fran. Had another bottle from the same trip earlier today that poured just fine...speaking of pour, I'm dumping this, after as much as I can choke down, which is very little.

ccrida, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of rudzud
3.31/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Received as an extra in a trade and poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - A slow gusher this pours a slightly hazy dark orange amber hue with a big, big three finger off white head that fades to leave spotty lacing and a nice one finger blanket. Solid.

S - Some light barnyard hay, coriander, belgian spices, faint orange, surprising amount of alcohol, and well....wet dog.

T - Wheat, belgian spices, fair amount of orange peel, malty honey sweetness, alcohol, faint agave, light banana, and more alcohol.

M - Mouthfeel is a bit syrupy. Lowly carbonated. Not a huge fan.

O - Overall, I guess this was an okay beer. Far too much booze and sweetness here. Really didnt dig this one.

rudzud, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of ngeunit1
4.23/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear copper-orange with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down fairly slowly leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of Belgian yeast elements with some coriander and other spices and some banana, with some honey, agave, orange peel, and some pilsner malt.

T - Starts off with with some honey and agave with some light coriander and orange peel. Through the middle, the yeast flavors get a bit stronger with some banana and stronger coriander and clove with a bit of pilsner malt. The finish is a mix of Belgian yeast flavors with some spices, banana, and some honey, agave, and pilsner malts.

M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry, estery, and warming finish.

D - Very drinkable. Nice BSPA with the agave and honey adding a nice element to the flavor. Goor overall balance.

ngeunit1, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of impending
4.2/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-

22oz into a tulip. Pours a crystal clear new copper penny, minor dense yellow amber head, ok lacing.

Aroma is spicy and rich, burn of cinnamon without the cinnamon. Scent is entirely of low notes with the orange peel and coriander distinct and prominent.

Mildly sweet, gently rounded evolution of flavors. Malts and grains. Tiny dry twang announces the long lived aftertaste which fades to a pleasant little bitter. No sharp edges. Alcohol is a properly proportioned flavor component. Taste intensifies significantly with temp, nice hint of zinc with warmth.
Full bodied creamy mouthfeel.
cheers
jd

a distance from a typical strong pale ale but closer to this than any other style

impending, May 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

IRONRakkasan, Sep 12, 2012
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Triple Voodoo Grand Cru from Triple Voodoo Brewing
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