Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel - Brasserie d'Achouffe
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4.4/5 rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
750 ml dark green bottle with no freshness date. Cool looking giant gnome picking hops on the front.
A- Semi-clear pale golden yellow, white head of the gods ... amazing white trail of lace all the way down the glass.
S- Loads of citrusy hops in the nose. Note of chouffe yeast funkiness ... very aromatic.
T&M- Moderate body, light crispness with a long smoothness. Quite bitter upfront ... citric, heavy herbal and tobacco hop flavor. Tight doughy biscuity malt lays underneath, mild kiss of honey like grain as well. Slight warming alcohol with a ghost like tropical fruit. Hint of phenols. Orangey hop finish complements the dry malt flavor in the end.
D- This is one of those epic ales that I will always remember and want to go back to. Right up there with XX Bitter yet a boat load more hops.
Serving type: bottle
08-29-2006 01:15:48 | More by Jason
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