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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland Black Tulip Trippel AleNew Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

398 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 398
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.81%


Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2002)
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Ratings: 398 | Reviews: 247 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Vancer:
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Vancer

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ol' blackie pours a hazy amber orange, nicely done with a frothy white head that dies rather quickly.

Fruity aroma of pears, apple and a hint of cinnamon. Spicy quaff conters the initial sweetness, leaving the fruit for a hot finish. Actually, the spicy hotness lingers for a short bit, interfering with a clean drinking experience. Not a bad trippel, but not one that I'll be hankering to get again.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2009 18:18:28 | More by Vancer
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cosmicevan

New York

1.43/5  rDev -62.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Think I got this bottle from cam in a goandpickitupforyabro box back in the day. 2007 vintage that I have probably been holding for a few years as well. I guess tonight is the night...enjoyed from a la fin du monde tulip (despite most reviews saying that this isn't very triple like, we'll see about that).

a - brew poured a ruby chestnut with a finger plus of big frothy cream colored head, nice staying power. Slippery lacing.

s - nose is massively sweet. Knock you over sweet. Really rich and syrupy. Gooey. Caramelish. Musty.

t/m/o - whoa. Too much. Just too sweet. Cannot handle...sorry, not my bag. Although I never had this fresh, I can tell you that 7 yrs is too much. I can only handle small sips of this beer. I will have to try this fresh to give it a fair shake, but please don't age this for 7 yrs unless you want to play a joke on someone.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 02:01:31 | More by cosmicevan
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dacubz

Illinois

5/5  rDev +29.9%

04-16-2014 23:15:54 | More by dacubz
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-13-2014 15:13:04 | More by Morey
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-13-2014 02:18:30 | More by FUwolfpacker
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GrantNeubieser

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-07-2014 22:19:20 | More by GrantNeubieser
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Filabee

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-05-2014 17:43:20 | More by Filabee
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Brenden1

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-01-2014 05:49:17 | More by Brenden1
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-09-2014 21:22:24 | More by rydev24
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rwshelton2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-05-2014 02:06:16 | More by rwshelton2
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-26-2014 17:47:46 | More by JIMTRK16
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crashdavisinoh

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.1%

02-15-2014 13:21:55 | More by crashdavisinoh
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jeffwright

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-15-2014 02:35:05 | More by jeffwright
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-12-2014 23:11:24 | More by Kegatron
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-29-2014 05:24:12 | More by harpus
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

01-08-2014 21:08:57 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-29-2013 17:00:31 | More by ToddGingerich
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rrski198

Georgia

2.21/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer is a sugary mess! Not sure why it's classified as a Belgian trippel. Little head that dissipated quickly. The Belgian phenolic funk is subdued on the nose. Sweet... Didn't the yeast convert the sugar??? No attenuation. Will not buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 02:36:46 | More by rrski198
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

12-22-2013 16:10:01 | More by jaydoc
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mattvandyk

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-15-2013 21:27:02 | More by mattvandyk
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Alex5

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

12-10-2013 04:57:40 | More by Alex5
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-09-2013 01:59:01 | More by Dreamer
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour 12oz bottle into tulip glass
A-amber orange hazy color with thin white head
S-aromas of apples, pears, and Belguim yeast
T-great taste of apricot, apple, and pear with a spicy yeast
M-has a great yeast to malt balance medium carbonation well balanced with a moderate slick cleamy mouthfeel
O-great American take of a Belguim tripel that hides the alcohol

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2013 03:24:05 | More by reebtaerG
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-23-2013 08:59:10 | More by NorthSideSean
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krustster

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-22-2013 05:05:46 | More by krustster
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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 398 ratings.