Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel - Brasserie d'Achouffe
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4.7/5 rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
This beer did not want to be in the bottle. It wanted out so bad that when I popped the top, it came rushing out and spilling into my sink! The only thing I could say was, "Oh SH.T!!" I immediatley started pouring into my glass. It formed a huge 4 inch thick, creamy head. After dissapating, it ended up looking like someone tossed in a scoop of Cool Whip in the center. This is the thickest and most foamy head I have ever seen. I stuck my finger in and pulled out a marble sized "piece" of foamy head. After the head was small enough for me to drink, I had about a half full glass with a cloudy Mountain Dew'ish color beer with beasties floating around. Almost reminded me of a Hefe!
S: A blast of alcohol! Fruity ripe pears and Belgium hops. Some zesty lemon in the background.
T: Lemon and apples. Some ripe pears and great bittery hops. But wait, I smelled the alcohol. Where in the heck is it?
M: Thick, creamy, and chewy. What a consistency! How do they pull off thick, yet smooth.
D: HE-double hockey sticks YEAH!!! I may have to make another trip back to Chicago to find this beer.
Serving type: bottle
01-22-2007 02:04:18 | More by stouty1
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