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Triporteur From Hell - B.O.M. Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
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71 Ratings
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 04-07-2013)
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Reviews by Or80rowley:
Photo of Or80rowley
4.11/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Out of the bottle, nice and cold

A. Dark amber, pleasant color

S. Chocolate, sweet light mocha, nice roasted aroma

T. Dark chocolate, dark fruit, but it is not heavy flavor, pretty mild

M. Smooth, nice carbonation, medium, mouth coat

O. This is a excellent beer, we'll balanced mild dark flavors, it just goes down easy, awesome aftertaste

Or80rowley, Jan 14, 2014
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

petewheeler, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Justin8mypants, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

I had this both in the bottle and on tap and I like the bottled version better. Both versions have a light malt nose scented with chocolate and faint spices.
The beer rolls over the tongue with creamy, fruity sugar sweetness seasoned with a touch of fig and a hint of cola. The tap version finishes sticky sweet. The higher carbonation of the bottled version cuts and tempers the sweetness making for a better beer.

pat61, Oct 17, 2014
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3.05/5  rDev -17.8%

mattfancett, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

whatname, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of socon67
3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark plum\rust color. Very thin foam head on this. Not much lacing at all. Has a slight sticky coating of the glass as it swirls.

S - Scents of dry sherry, dark fruits (I could smell some plums and dates). Has a spicy smell along with rich malt notes.

T - Nothing I'm too excited about. There is an initial sweetness of fruit sugars that combines with some roasted malt. I found the combination a bit harsh and not exactly smooth. Does have a complexity of flavors, but it seemed muddled.

M - Balance could use some tuning on this. Does have a medium body that is pretty comfortable to drink. Not as good with food as it is as a standalone beer to drink slowly.

O - Not a bad beer, but one I wouldn't recommend because there are better examples out there.

socon67, Jul 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

StephRai, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Rymish, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of falconxman
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

falconxman, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of ManforallSaisons
3.29/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle bought in March. Poured dark brown with golden as opposed to red undertones, and a thin layer of ivory head that remained as a scrim and laced the glass. Aromas of cherry, sawdust, a sour yeast note, a grassy herbal smell. Toasted caramel malt, red fruits, a coriander and sour note, just a bit of hop spice with little bitterness. Nice creamy feel but with a clean finish, coating but not cloying.

ManforallSaisons, Nov 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

jaydoc, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

enelson, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of largadeer
3/5  rDev -19.1%

largadeer, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of metter98
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap at Mugs Alehouse, Brooklyn, NY

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a quarter finger high light tan head that died down, leaving some patches of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: The smell has light to moderate aromas caramel cause with notes of chocolate.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and tastes like caramel and chocolate flavorings that would be added to coffee, with notes of coffee flavors and bits of dark fruits.
M: It feels a bit shy of medium-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite complex for a Belgian Dark Ale and has the depth of flavors you would expect from a Belgian Strong Dark Ale, yet it is easy to drink because it doesn't have a high alcohol content.

metter98, Dec 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

mendvicdog, Sep 10, 2013
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3.03/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Drank from my Duvel tulip

A - Pours a dark Mahogany colour with a cream coloured head that reduces to a fil

S -Dark fruits and yeast

T - Up front some spice and dark fruit. with molassis and a sticky finish

M - Medium body and low carbonation

O - A good beer without being great.

eric5bellies, Apr 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

BushwyckCraft, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of utfiero
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Color- dark brown. Medium to full mocha head.

Aroma- fruitcake spicy and sweet with rum raisin vanilla hints.

Taste- A complicated beauty! Starts rich with caramel and toffee notes transitioning with mild vanilla hints (reminiscent of vanilla hints from barrel aging) finishing with rich rum raisin cake notes. Sublime. Triporteur is french for a cargo bicycle. I'd ride for this fine Belgian ale any day!

Purchased from Whole Foods in Austin. Tasted on 3/8/2014.

Poured from 750 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass).

utfiero, Mar 08, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A dark brown beer with an off white creamy head.

The smell is lightly roasted with candisugar, plums and figs. There is a light fruitiness from the yeast, a typical Belgian smell.

The taste is a caramel, chocolate and candi sugar. This reminds of chocolate and plums. The mouthfeel is a bit thin. The yeast adds a nice Belgian fruitiness.

Absumaster, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

elHeron, Jan 16, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The absolute, unrelenting eradication of my back inventory continues. I just want to return to The CANQuest (TM), but the bottles glare at me for ignoring them. This one came from The Fridge and went into my fridge.

From the bottle: "Hell of an ale brewed with home roasted malt"; "Unfiltered ale with flavor evolution".

Holy Hell! I popped the cap and almost immediately, I got foam coming up the neck and quickly running down the side of the bottle. I placed the bottle inside the glass until I could regroup. I guess that I am lucky that it was not an outright gusher! I can also read, so I utilized a VERY gentle pour and only filled about a quarter of the glass before allowing it to rest. As you may imagine, I ended up with two fingers of frothy, rocky, light-tan head that off-gassed, popped and fizzed its way out of existence. Color was a medium-brown (SRM = > 27, < 34) with ruby highlights. Nose was another raucous melange! I got dried, dark fruits, coffee, dark chocolate, mustiness and even vinousness off of this one. Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium, but quite effervescent. The roasted malt was the clear driver in this beer. It tasted of coffee and dark chocolate in the mouth, initially, but warming, it took on a dried, dark fruit aspect. I kept thinking of a Cadbury Fruit & Nut Bar, sans the nuttiness. Finish was semi-dry, with the yeast really having done their job, but at the same time, leaving enough sweetness so as not to make it totally dry. This had a vinousness that was interesting, but kind of outside of my scope. If I were to buy another bottle, I might allow it to age for a while.

woodychandler, Jul 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

VikeMan, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

jmtpi, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Mar 26, 2014
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Triporteur From Hell from B.O.M. Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.