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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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1,991 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1991
Reviews: 1093
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%


Brewed by:
Brasserie d'Achouffe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-13-2006)
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benfons

Belgium

4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Very cloudy orange colour, small but dense and stable head

S: orange peel, hops and something that reminds me of a Flemish kind of candy. nicely balanced and attractive


T: Some sugar, a bit bready and a nice hoppy finish

M medium body, a lot of alcohol, medium carbonation

O: good beer very drinkable

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2012 20:27:04 | More by benfons
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A: Brilliant golden with effervescent bubbles leaving a 2-3 finger ivory head with a frothy cap and thick swaths of lacing.

S: A thin veil of light caramel maltiness with a bit of pilsner sweetness moves into a complex but subtle floral, spicy, and lightly lemon citrus with light pepper and herbal hops notes in the background. The Belgian yeast character is orangey and spicy.

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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel from Brasserie d'Achouffe
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