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Belgian Tripel - Council Brewing Company

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Belgian Tripel
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 6.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Council Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: SocalKicks on 05-23-2014

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Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 2
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3.32/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Brabart in San Diego

A clear, golden-yellow brew from local upstarts, Coucil. Light zesty nose with marshmallowy sweetness and berry-fruity esters. Flavors a straightforward and simple, with fruity funk at the front of the sip, quickly extinguished by a grassy dryness. Light on the palate, and finished quickly with some lingering bitter funk.

Not a bad drinking beer, but lacking complexity. I've been really curious about this little brewery - there's been a ton of local buzz but the scores on there didn't correlate. This is nothing buzzworthy.

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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber color with a fine-grained foam. Pleasantly sudsy in the mouth. Interesting clove and fermenting pineapple aroma. The brewer says this is made with a Westmalle type yeast, and the yeast really drives the flavors. this is really, really strong with clove. You get used to the taste after a while but it's quite an eye-opener.

Lots of the bubblegum flavor, but so sweet and spicy it's remarkable. However the yeast works its magic, and the flavors eventually dry out some. Still it's a malt candy delight that is more suited for micro-sipping. On tap at the Claremont Mesa brewery.

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Belgian Tripel from Council Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.