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Tripel B - Adelbert's Brewery

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Tripel BTripel B

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BA SCORE
86
very good

103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 5
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Adelbert's Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This complex, straw-colored ale has clove and pear aromas. A marriage of spicy and fruity flavors help perfectly balance its elegant malt profile. Pair with rich foods like steaks, roasts, earthy cheeses, and cheese cake.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 03-09-2012)
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BeerEngineer

California

4.46/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

General: I received this from the "Rare Beer of the Month" club that my wife gave me for Xmas this year. This one came in first with a beer from Belgium and I figured tonight is as good of a night as any to taste it. I enjoyed this out of a chalice style glass, my wife split the bottle with me thankfully.

Appearance: Straw to light golden color with a slight haze. The head is a light white fluffy thing that has great lacing on the glass. It persists very well also so I'm pretty excited about it already. The cloudiness is probably because of the bottle conditioning, the first glass was crystal clear but even when I left the bottom bit in the the bottle it got cloudier each pour. Understandable and acceptable.

Aroma: There is a nice clove and pear aroma to this. No alcohol smell that I've come to expect with triples but with 9.3% ABV it was surprising. The aroma has pronounced aromas that I really like.

Mouthfeel: This is almost creamy, I know that sounds weird because a triple should never be creamy but this one is and interestingly, it works. There isn't a big alcoholic burn on this one either, it's really unique. The carbonation is moderately high which is appropriate for this style.

Taste: WOW this is a flavor bomb. Big hits of clove and pears and other fruits like bananas. There isn't the alcohol that I have come to expect from this style, I'm really surpassed and happy about that! Even the wife loves this one!

Overall: Great beer, honestly this is a weird triple because of the lack of alcohol burn and aroma but that's ok, it is covered with really nice delicate aromas and flavors. The wife loves it, I love it, if I ever see this again I will be sure to pick up a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 04:40:09 | More by BeerEngineer
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Poured from the bottle into a flared wine glass.

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Bottled on: 12/14/2013
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Honey blonde body with a rich honey colored center. Hazy with a medium height- crisp white head that is thick and frothy
Nose:
Light Belgian style malt scents, honey and clove
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Tripel B from Adelbert's Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.