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Miss Fancy's Tripel - Avondale Brewing Co.

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Miss Fancy's TripelMiss Fancy's Tripel

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very good

46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Avondale Brewing Co. visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Reaper16 on 04-26-2012

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Reviews by pvo:
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2.63/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at the Avondale Brewing Co. Bar.

Appearance: golden, mid-to-light carbonation.

Smell: good; cloves, bananas, sweet but not too alcoholic.

Taste: fairly bland. While the body holds up to the alcohol, it doesn't do much more.

Mouthfeel: smooth, not too carbonated.

Overall, a tripel that is fine, but a bit much for a full glass.

More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Tyler_Sly
3.54/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I'm not the biggest fan of tripels, but I enjoyed this beer. I bought it at a gas station out of their walk-in cooler.
This beer had a good head on it and was preserved its flavor well. (I bought a liter and nursed on it for a little while.) It was a little bit on the sweet side for me but I'd order if I found it at a bar.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of senglish7
4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jczn
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of slowdaddy
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of JohnBender
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Reaper16
3.53/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

served on-tap @ The Alcove, Tuscaloosa, AL, into a pint glass

Pours a vibrant orange color. Hazy yet bright at the same time. 1.5 fingers of white head stick around for a long time, lacing in clumps. This is a nice looking beer.

I can smell the yeast strain similarities between this beer and Avondale's Saison. But things seem more reigned in and refined in this Tripel. There's lots of candied orange, for starters. A moderate amount of spice. It smells at once strong and refreshing.

The taste follows the nose, but somehow is stronger. A bit too much orange, and a bit too much candi sugar sweetness and a bit too much clove/cardamom. It causes the back of my mouth to pucker, as if this beer were tangy. But these negatives are slight. It's still tasty and still nice to sip on a Spring/Summer day.

Like most American takes on Belgian styles, the mouthfeel lacks the proper effervescence. But Miss Fancy comes close. The beer's size -- in terms of thickness -- gets in the way a bit. But again, these are reasons why the beer isn't excellent. It's a fine beer. Overall, this is Avondale's best year-round beer. This tripel indicates a brewery that will soon come into their own. A fine effort.

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Miss Fancy's Tripel from Avondale Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.