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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,087 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,087
Reviews: 1,100
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 143
Gots: 118 | FT: 0
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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yemenmocha

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4.63/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Lemon meringue pie in a glass! Rich pale golden color beneath a rocky meringue-like pillowy head that retreats to sexy Belgian lace within a few minutes. Faint yeast wispies dance in the beer as well.

Nose is lemony, clean, and somewhat metallic. The clean character is more like clean n' fresh.

Palate offers an interesting balance of background malt with citrusy sweet hops, and the light fruitiness of the yeast is at play also. Nice balance and complexity, without being hit over the head with any particular component of the experience. Long, juicy-fruit finish and again very "fresh clean".

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2009 04:05:47 | More by yemenmocha
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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel from Brasserie d'Achouffe
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