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Emboozlement Tripel - Rough Draft Brewing Company

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79
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39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 19.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rough Draft Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 04-13-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

SD0430, Nov 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

drepreciado, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of biboergosum
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle - great name for one of yer higher-test traditionally styled offerings, this one coming in at 9% ABV, as per the label.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, pale golden yellow colour, with two fingers of puffy, bubbly, and loosely foamy off-white head, which leaves some hanging iceberg shelf lace around the glass as it quickly sinks away.

It smells of sharply phenolic yeast, gritty, grainy pale malt, mild clove and white pepper spice, a touch of dried apple peel, and a sassy, emboozled warmth. The taste is more fruity off the start, the apples and pears moving into the fleshy, moderately sweet side of their nature, amongst a steady semi-sweet pale malt graininess, some still edgy clove and other muddled spices, a thankfully reduced yeast astringency, and a burgeoning, but still well-checked alcohol heat.

The bubbles are quite lively, in their edgy, and oft-times biting fizziness, the body a sturdy medium weight, and somewhat smooth, nothing other than that subtly threatening booze a cause for concern. It finishes pushing dry, the grainy, yeasty, spicy, and alcoholic elements in an elitist cabal of sorts.

A simply-rendered, less than complex version of a Tripel (at least they spelled it correctly), but in the end, drinkable, in a best of bottom shelf malt liquor scenario. Yeah, I don't feel like apologizing for this one, so I'll focus on its most obvious, um, 'attribute' - it'll getcha tight, for way too much dinero, is about it.

biboergosum, Oct 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

A - Murky lemony wheat, maybe a little darker. Big small bubbled white head. Minimal lace.

S - Light banana, tropical fruit, clove and other seasonings.

T - Taste matches smell, not a forward as hoped and a little less carbed than hoped.

M - Medium body, fair to light carb, decent balance.

D - Pretty tasty.

srandycarter, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

freshflesh, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

erikhovenkamp, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +17%

Slad, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

sillyhed8, Jul 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

KidsDoc, May 31, 2014
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2/5  rDev -41.5%

Birmz, May 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Apr 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

leoinsd, Apr 13, 2014
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3.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Whole Foods in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a hazy yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, spice, and grass aromas. Taste is much the same with honey, grass, and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that has some solid aromas, but the flavors are fairly subtle.

UCLABrewN84, Mar 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

JMM0414, Mar 07, 2014
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Beermazter310, Oct 27, 2013
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Samaurer23, Jul 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

Jmick28, Jul 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

mhaugo, Jul 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

Rish907, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

jbaakko, Jun 27, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

litheum94, Jun 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

drummermattie02, May 21, 2013
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Emboozlement Tripel from Rough Draft Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.