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Tri Umphant - NoDa Brewing Company

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86
very good

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
NoDa Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lanamj on 03-27-2012)
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DaveStroud


2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

10-10-2012 19:23:01 | More by DaveStroud
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Drk93TT

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.1%

05-18-2014 15:33:12 | More by Drk93TT
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ThirstyHrothgar

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.1%

12-29-2013 02:26:09 | More by ThirstyHrothgar
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aasher

Indiana

3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is bottle 1081 of 1518, courtesy of thagr81us. Thanks Calton!

This beer pours a light bodied, bright polished bronze in color with a good amount of carbonation yet no head or lacing. The nose is pretty straightforward and simple. There is pale, sweet almost candied bubblegum yeast and a touch of alcohol. The flavors too feature sweet pale malts, that bubblegum yeast again, some artificial banana flavoring, and light alcohol. There is some residual sugar to it. It drinks light and yeasty and isn't as full bodied as most. It's ok. It's just a little too simple for my liking. The appearance, lack of head, and clarity take away from the finished product. I prefer a bigger, bolder, yeastier and cloudier Tripel. This just doesn't satisfy what I look for and expect from the style.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 02:49:19 | More by aasher
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maxwelldeux

Washington

3.38/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Pours a very clear light amber color with a smallish white head on it. Nose is quite yeasty and slightly sweet, reminiscent of a lot of the Belgian styles of beer. Taste is slightly sweet, but has a bit of a bite to it that is a little unexpected. Not a bad brew, but not great.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 05:05:03 | More by maxwelldeux
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-21-2014 23:12:19 | More by Mantooth
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RaggaD

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-29-2014 12:44:22 | More by RaggaD
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marine1975

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-12-2012 00:07:07 | More by marine1975
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dirtylou

Washington

3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber, split over the holidaze

appearance: served in an olde hickory vessel, light straw-orange body, minimal head retention

smell: banana, clove, sugar, yeast, alcohol

taste; I've always been a fan of the tripel style - NoDa's interpretation is pretty well to style with no real memorable highlights or downfalls. Sugary sweet, yeast, banana and clove, light citrus

mouthfeel: medium, light carbonation

overall: a good beer but not too exciting and would prefer to see some other bottled offerings in the future

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 03:25:12 | More by dirtylou
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craytonic

District of Columbia

3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from Brawley's

Appearance: yellow-orange pour with a dcent head
Smell: Typical for the style, bananas, sugar, caramel, brown sugar and booze
Taste: Again, well representative of the style, cloves, bananas, toffee, brown sugar
Mouthfeel: Smooth and good carbonation
ABV: Not my favorite, but a good representative of the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 19:13:40 | More by craytonic
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to kubrick215 for sharing. 750ml, bottle #1288/1518.

Hazy and very dark golden orange colored with golden banana yellow edges and a 1.5 finger frothy, white head that quickly settle into a thick,  lasting ring.  Streaks of soapy lace are left behind.

Slightly funky aroma with strong yeast presence. Lots of bread, banana and bubblegum along with zesty spice, pale malt and earthy hops.  Hints of clove, coriander and pepper as well as some banana bread and citrus peel.

Medium bodied and complex with zesty spice, bready yeast and ester-y fruit notes.  Reminiscent of a wheat beer with bread, citrus rind and peppery spice.  I'm picking up some clove, ginger, coriander and pepper followed by wheat, bread/yeast and citrus peel.  A touch of banana followed by some bubblegum, orange peel and grapefruit.  Not too sweet, however, with masked ABV and decent balance.  Some earthy hops toward the finish which is slightly tart.  

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 02:31:45 | More by corby112
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle number was unreadable on my bottle upon opening, but it was #### of 1518. Signed by the owner and head brewer! Served from bottle into a NoDa snifter (proper!). Poured a golden yellow-orange with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, banana, banana runts, and sugar. The flavor was of sweet malt, spices, banana, earth, wheat, grain, and alcohol. It had a light feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. There was just something about the aroma on this one that made it like crystal meth to me as the banana runt aroma was very awe-inspiring and kept me smelling my brew over and over for quite some time before even taking my initial sip. Upon taking my first sip, I was kind of disappointed that the banana runt aroma didn’t carry over into the flavor. I know that if it were that sweet it would kill the beer, but this was replaced with an earthy and somewhat boozy aftertaste that stuck to your palate. If the booziness wouldn’t have been as present this one could have been a top-notch Tripel in my opinion. A well done brew by NoDa and especially well done for their first bottling. Can’t wait to see what the future holds as far as their releases.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 11:34:24 | More by thagr81us
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-21-2014 20:56:04 | More by Kegatron
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-06-2013 04:29:03 | More by FUwolfpacker
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jorrx003

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-13-2013 22:02:35 | More by jorrx003
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-02-2013 21:15:47 | More by mikeincharleston
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kell50

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-08-2013 01:15:54 | More by kell50
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

09-01-2013 05:20:22 | More by Stinger80OH
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Lob

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-30-2013 14:13:30 | More by Lob
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber into a snifter, the beer is a bright, slightly hazed, copper-gold coloring with a thin, wispy, surface coat of white head. Aromas of lemon, fig, ginger, clove, apricot, toasted grain, and orange zest. Fruity, light, effervescent nose. Flavors are tangy fruit forward, with a more rich character of old world fruit, including date and fig, followed by hints of rich caramel, honey, and a subtle spice character. Bubble gum, toffee, and citrus fruit notes become more present as you drink, as well. Very layered and dynamic. The spicing, once light and accenting, begins to build a bit more as you drink, as does a subtle warmth from the ABV. Light, crisp, effervescent body that remains refreshing throughout. The aftertaste is more of the tangy sweet, leading into a crisp, slightly dry, slightly lingering finish. Solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 23:59:09 | More by GarthDanielson
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Apellonious

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - translucent orange, slightly cloudy, pours with a thin head and dissipates to a lace.

S - doughy, banana, mild clove

T - candied sugar, bread, Belgian yeast

M - suprisingly smooth, slightly low on the carbonation. Stickier as it warms.

O - pretty solid tripel, strong offering from a local.

1 pt 6 fl oz from frougles

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 02:04:20 | More by Apellonious
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-12-2012 19:20:09 | More by mjtiernan
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lanamj

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opened Bottle # 117 of 1518. Served in a room temp pint glass. Congrats on the first bottling guys.

A- A slow pour generates little to know head in this hazy gold beauty. Not much in the way of retention or lacing out of the bottle. On tap the day of the release, it was a a different story. Nice foamy heady that held well. Bottle score 3.5 , tap 4.5 , so I give it a 4.

S- Lots of sweet smooth aromas. I pick up lots of ripe bananas, sweet candi sugar, raisin, caramel malts and sweet booze. Lafey Tafey and brown sugar!! I like, although triple is not my favorite of the ale aromas, this one is well balanced.

T- Banana nut bread, raisins, caramel malts, slight amount of toffee and a crisp hop finish that is short lived but present. Again Lafey Tafey.

M- Smooth and crisp. For an ABV of %9.2 it drinks incredibly easy. The carbonation is spot on, most triples I feel are to active but this one is just right.

O- My hats off to NODA for this one. I feel its a great representation of the diversity and talent that this up coming brewery possesses. I cant wait for them to bottle more great bears... who knows maybe next time it will be darker ;). Awesome beer will enjoy the other three over the next few years. One of my favorite triples by far.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2012 05:15:03 | More by lanamj
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strangebrew321

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-21-2012 03:58:29 | More by strangebrew321
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BlueFeetAndBeer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-07-2012 14:16:21 | More by BlueFeetAndBeer
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Tri Umphant from NoDa Brewing Company
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