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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,229 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,229
Reviews: 1,109
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 158
Gots: 173 | 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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Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Giant sudsy head with a yellow gold body. Presents with a musky, piney nose. The taste is remarkable: everything you like about a Belgian ale combined with a hoppy IPA Lacing is incredible, from top to bottom. This is a unique beer that should be on everyone's bucket list.

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There is only one way to describe this IPS (have no doubt, it is an IPA).

It is THE best IPA i have tried in the last 5 years. Incredibly hoppy, some very strong flavours behind to back it up.. it is one beer that shouts to your palate. If you are tone deaf on the tongue like me, this beer will make a statement.

I absolutely enjoyed this beer... it was not like anything I expected. Better than an IPA, better than a Belgian Strong... it has everything. Bitterness, mouthfeel, carbonation (there is a lot..2.9 minimum IMO), suds, some funk, some grapefruit...

One hell of a beer...

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

October 6, 2014

25.4 oz bottle, snifter

A – Beautiful golden straw with a slightly orange hue. Light shines through beautiful, fantastic clarity. A good inch of frothy white foam lasts a very long time, leaving a centimeter of white bubbles floating on top.

S – Some yeasty funk and malty sweetness, followed by vibrant, juicy, earthy hops. Flowers in the spring with an orange-lemonade on the porch, the smell of the world in bloom. Some very slight graininess, and hints of clove.

T – Extremely floral hops, with intense bitterness following behind the initial hop flavor. Some sweetness in the bubbly finish, then the bitterness reclaims its place. Some lemon is present, as well as bubble gum, and earthy hoppiness comes through towards the finish, along with a slightly medicinal note.

M – Very high foaminess, high carbonation and scrubbing bubbles. Although tons of hop bitterness is present, it does not assault the tongue.

O – Very flavorful IPA, with the hoppy notes of an English IPA but the yeasty funk and foamy carbonation known in Belgian beers. Really interesting combo, where I stay interested long after the first (and second, and tenth) sip.

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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel from Brasserie d'Achouffe
94 out of 100 based on 2,229 ratings.