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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

444 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 444
Reviews: 257
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 25
Gots: 21 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2002)
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-31-2014 03:02:21 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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GRap

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-29-2014 23:27:13 | More by GRap
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cutout

South Carolina

3.26/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A Straw like color,thin foamy head, some what lacy foam on glass

S. A fruit explosion on your nose , Pear , Apricot and Plum.

T. Wonderful carbonation for style , the pear , apricot and plum come together, with a slight alcohol aftertaste that is subtle and inviting.

M. Explosion of flavors and carbonation makes this a refreshing drink considering its high ABV

O . Exciting beverage if your into Belgians

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 03:29:14 | More by cutout
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-24-2014 01:09:50 | More by Latarnik
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mcrawford

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-20-2014 23:03:05 | More by mcrawford
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-20-2014 20:43:13 | More by rypkr
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.5%

05-18-2014 18:24:32 | More by Lanstrum
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doubledd

Michigan

5/5  rDev +29.2%

05-18-2014 18:07:45 | More by doubledd
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This keeps the face of a typical Trippel with a hazy yet bright yellow color. The head thin and foamy and had little retention.

The nose keeps some sweetness with a pear, apricot and banana. There is more spicy clove and black pepper than is to my liking.

The flavors are subtle, not too sweet and a bit dry. I taste Apple and apricot, yeast and clove with a banana and bubblegum finish.

This is immensely light and drinkable, with a dry smoothness. I about did a spittake when I saw this was 9 pct ABV.

This is one of the better Trippels I've tried in recent memory and at 9ABV it can be deceiving.

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2014 13:56:34 | More by KYGunner
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Nordbier

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-17-2014 23:16:50 | More by Nordbier
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minarobin

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-17-2014 17:32:43 | More by minarobin
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bcm75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-17-2014 02:06:51 | More by bcm75
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bigaddy

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-17-2014 01:47:11 | More by bigaddy
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EdVandenberg

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-09-2014 22:37:01 | More by EdVandenberg
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kilobees

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-09-2014 02:01:28 | More by kilobees
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Undated bottle served in a Porter Bar goblet.

Appearance: amber-golden color. Small semi-durable head that eaves a fairly complete coat of lacing.

Smell: Complex and appealing: floral,yeasty, fruity, floral and spicy yet with a malt base showing.

Taste: Complex. Less sweet than the aroma suggests, especially in the mildly bitter finish and aftertaste. Fruity with banana, clove, nutmeg, and generic soft fruits. Some hop bitterness on the back end.

Mouthfeel: near medium body; light-medium carbonation.

Overall: a good American tripel with a true Belgian personality excepting the higher hop load.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2014 21:50:07 | More by chinchill
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-05-2014 22:07:23 | More by MikeWard
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-29-2014 19:06:47 | More by atrocity
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kyle86

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-26-2014 05:01:37 | More by kyle86
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PhilMiller

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-20-2014 21:29:56 | More by PhilMiller
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WKyle

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-20-2014 21:29:37 | More by WKyle
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cosmicevan

New York

1.43/5  rDev -63%
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 +29.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-13-2014 02:18:30 | More by FUwolfpacker
New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.