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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,101 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,101
Reviews: 1,101
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 144
Gots: 125 | 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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Texas

4/5  rDev -5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-17-2011 23:07:49 | More by Leftofthedial
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Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -52.5%

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Vylo

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -28.7%

12-17-2011 14:05:35 | More by Vylo
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Agent1

British Columbia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-16-2011 08:38:01 | More by Agent1
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California

4/5  rDev -5%

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bmoney

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Eriogonum

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-15-2011 19:08:01 | More by Eriogonum
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jophish17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-14-2011 21:24:06 | More by jophish17
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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PhineasGage

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4/5  rDev -5%

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Shango42

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5%

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Philousa

California

4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Wine Affairs 12/11/11.

Sits an opaque tawny sun color with thick head that simmers to a thin layer. The varied size in bubbles left a nice Belgian lace pattern on the glass. Spicy grapefruit aroma, similar to a Saison but hoppier. Typical golden strong ale Belgian malt flavor and fresh barley followed. Lots of banana and grapefruit flavors fading to light spices, then to bitter, tart, earthy hops. Feel was big, cloudy, and a little tingly.

This is a great example of what a Belgian IPA can accomplish. The hops didn't step on the yeast and vice versa. Balance is good, but the malt bill was solid and complimented the hops and Belgian yeast well. The lacing was really extraordinary and truly reminded me of the lace hanging in the windows of shops in Brugge. A great break from the monotony of west coast IPAs, Achouffe shows another flavor in the spectrum of IPAs as a style.

Serving type: on-tap

12-13-2011 04:28:01 | More by Philousa
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California

4/5  rDev -5%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-09-2011 23:04:29 | More by Pdrufo
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BigPlay1824

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed in a tulip glass

A: Pours a beautiful bright golden color that is extremely hazy with a large amount of visible sediment, pours with three fingers of pure white fluffy head that lingers for a long time and leaves a large amount of thin sticky lacing on the glass
S: lemon, grasses, nice brightness from the hops
T: really nice taste, begins with a nice bit of brightness then moves into a good depth with plenty of bready funk and finishes at the very very end with a slight sour note like lemons, extremely complex
M: medium carbonation, silky yet bright on the mouth, leaves a certain dry yet bitter feeling, feels a bit thick in the middle
O: one hell of a beer from, in my opinion, one hell of a brewery. great taste, appearance, everything is top notch here, its just so subtly outrageous and awesome

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 00:32:45 | More by BigPlay1824
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New York

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5%

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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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California

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5%

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Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel from Brasserie d'Achouffe
94 out of 100 based on 2,101 ratings.