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Triplicity Belgian Tripel - Four Winds Brewing Co.

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Triplicity Belgian TripelTriplicity Belgian Tripel

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 5.03%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Four Winds Brewing Co. visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: FondueVoodoo on 03-18-2014)
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Reviews by Agent1:
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4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - Nice pale malts. Golden yellow with hints of orange. Beautiful white head that unfortunately dissipates far too quickly. A striking, welcoming color with short-lived head.

Smell - Orange peel, banana leaf, plenty of coriander, sharp, dry yeast and deep sugars (mellon, cantaloupe, brown sugar come to mind). Nice, clean hoppy zest. Faint vanilla and tropical aroma. Almost subtle hefeweizen notes.

Taste - Caramel, bitter wheat, barley, dry and yeasty, white bread, oranges/ orange peel, lemon, apple, white sugar (clear Belgian candi sugar), pineapple, mango and subtle butterscotch. Very complex and layered. Perfectly bitter and dry.

Mouthfeel - Full-bodied.Very warm and rounded. All around a very thick and syrupy Tripel. Sticky and sweet. This stimulates all parts of the mouth, mainly the roof of the mouth...but again, all over. This may be a standout area for this beer.

Overall - Nothing new here, but done *EXTREMELY* well. Tastes like an authentic Belgian Tripel akin to La Chouffe and its rivals . I have to say, pulling off a stand-out, legitimate Tripel as a North American brewery is NOT easy. This is a brewery worth keeping our eye on (which, I have been doing just that, to be honest...I'm still a tad shocked by the quality). As a big Belgian beer fanatic (see many of my earlier reviews), I can attest to this beer and its sibling beers; this is impressive stuff. Clearly, there is passion and articulation behind these brews. After having Four Winds' Saison, Pilsner and Wildflower Saison, this solidifies my opinion. Definitely a brewery to pay attention to.

Agent1, Mar 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Justindouglas7, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

chickenm, May 03, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy apricot poured out with 4 fingers of head, that gripped onto the glass sudsy and assertive.

S: Sweet pales malts, ripe bananas, yeasty bread, spices of cloves & coriander, standard triple style smells with candied orange peels and honey. Possible notes of fresh cut grass.

T: Minerals up front with wheatiness and yeasts followed with sweetness of pale malts, rock sugar, caramel & possibly butterscotch and ripe bananas. Dry cereal flavours, cream of wheat or shredded wheat on the back end that last on the tongue along with alcohol esters.

M: Champagne like pin pricks on the front of the tongue and dryness on the back end.

O: Very traditional and overall well executed take on a Belgian triple. Would be improved with a slightly more complex base and a more hidden alcohol presence. Another solid offering from Four Winds.

FondueVoodoo, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

scameron, Jun 18, 2014
Triplicity Belgian Tripel from Four Winds Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.