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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel AleNew Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

505 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 505
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 30
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2002

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4.41/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.67/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mchegash
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - 3.75/5
Pours a fairly clear medium orange. Minimal to no head. Small amount of carbonation bubbles rising at an average rate to the top. I would have liked to see more head on this beer. Also, with a name like 'Black Tulip' I was expecting the beer to be a little darker in color.

Smell - 4.25/5
Smells of breadiness and fruitness (berries, bananas, apples). Another sweet flavor (carmalized sugar?) which I am assuming is the beet sugar. Some alcohol smell. Overall, a very nice and complex smell.

Taste - 4/5
Taste is quite sweet. Tastes of carmalized sugar, berries, alcohol, general fruitiness. Overall, fairly tasty

Mouthfeel - 4/5
Light to medium in body, more on the creamy side. There is a light amount of medium-intensity carbonation.

Overall - 4/5
This is a fairly good beer, perhaps a little bit too sweet for my tastes, but that sweetness is generally part of the Tripel style. This seems to me like a good beer to drink in the winter/holiday months, with it's candy-like sweetness, and high ABV. I'm glad I got a 4-pack of these and will be sure to save at least one or two for the upcoming winter.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 505 ratings.