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Violet - Perennial Artisan Ales

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very good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 6.89%
Wants: 6
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 06-17-2012)
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4.04/5  rDev +3.1%

So, this may be the first Frankenfruit beer that I've had. It is a hazy, cloudy orange-gold. It is a complex, fruity, and a little yeast-earthiness. Subtle malt. I am usually critical of fruit beer, but this one is very nice. A mix of sweet malt and mild tartness, layered with lots of fruit. There is a lot of plum flavor, and the apricot is also detectable. No ho flavor at all. Medium body with soft notes. This is a very solid and well-made beer.

Suds, Feb 02, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev +2.8%

750ml into a Cantillon tulip.

A: Pours a clear gold with a huge white head. Nice lacing.

S: Bright, perfumy pale malt and yeasty esters. Vanilla, sugary grain, a slight fruitiness to it.

T: Dryish pale malt and more esters in the taste, with a slightly tart fruitiness (a bit plummy I suppose). Grainy, some alcohol.

M: Frothy carbonation. medium-bodied.

O: Pleasant tripel. The fruit wasn't super assertive but it adds a bit of acid to mix things up.

Etan, Oct 06, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured from a 750ml bottle into two St. Bernardus glasses. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist!

A: Heathers' serving poured a brilliant gold with subtle hazing due to both chill & suspended yeast. 1 1/2 fingers of puffy white meringue floated on top and left a bunch of lace. My serving was a bit darker. True to form, I swirled in all of the yeast stuck at the bottom of the bottle and ended up with a much murkier presentation topped with 2 full fingers of purple tinted (!) meringue. Beautiful!

S: Big whack of spicy yeast and boozy fruit. A bit of white white and subtle herbiness as it comes up to temp.

T: Same as above with a bit more of a musky, tart fruit edge.

M: The booze in the nose, for me, didn't translate to the taste or the mouthfeel. Nice and smooth with a hint of astringency and berry tartness during the finish.

O: Extremely enjoyable and will certainly visit this again.

GbVDave, Sep 01, 2012
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4.01/5  rDev +2.3%

Bottle opened on 1.10.13

A - Pours a hazy light orange with a clumpy off-white head with good retention and spotty lacing.

S - Fruity, yeast, subtle but sweet.

T - Nice subtle fruit, wheat and yeast.

D - Good carbonation with a light body.

O - Nice fruit, not overly sweet. WTF is a pluots. A light beer, but tasty.

HuskyinPDX, Jan 22, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +0.3%

Poured golden in color with two fingers of white head to Perennial Tulip glass. Smell packs plenty of yeast spice, clove, everything you'd expect from a triple with notes of apricot and apple. Taste brings much of what the nose allows: clove and spice, some apple juice, slightly tart and funky. Moderately carbonated. I'm usually not a big fan of triples but I like the spin on this very much.

JustinMatthew, Nov 16, 2012
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Violet from Perennial Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.