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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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94
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1,990 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1990
Reviews: 1092
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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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a bottle last week from a Philly bottle shop at little over $7. Poured into a tulip glass. Didn't realize there was so much yeast on the bottom. Accidentally dumped a generous portion of yeast into my glass.

A: Yellow gold with nice thin layer of foam. Belgian lacing evident on the sides of my glass. Ample carbonation.

S: Lots of spicy lemon character. Citrus hop notes from Amarillo hops used. A bit of pine from Tomahawk. Saaz seems a little hidden. Some honey notes. Clean malt aromas with bready wheat. Light alcohol notes detectable.

T: Wheat and lemon, light spicy Belgian yeast. Peppery. Hops blend well with clean malt taste. Nice balance of bitterness with seemingly sweeter honey-like notes.

M: Medium feel with ample carbonation.

O: Solid Belgian beer. Interesting take on a tripel. 9.0% ABV is excellently well hidden - sneaky, as you would expect a good tripel to be. Didn't see a freshness date on the bottle. I think the hops have somewhat faded in this bottle, but something I'd definitely try again. Not sure if I would pay $7 however.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2012 18:23:51 | More by jwhancher
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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel from Brasserie d'Achouffe
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